U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Building Technologies Office
Hospital Energy Alliance Videos
The following videos demonstrate how medical facilities across the nation are working toward becoming more energy efficient.
Dell Children's Medical Center: Achieving LEED Platinum
The LEED Platinum Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas illustrates how planning, design, and construction can advance energy efficiency in medical facilities.
Dell Children's Medical Center: An Executive View of the Business Case
Jesus Garza, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Seton Family of Hospitals, and Bob Bonar, president and chief executive officer of Dell Children's Medical Center, discuss the financial and business decision-making that went into the building of the LEED Platinum Dell Children's Medical Center.
Energy Management at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has utilized DOE Energy Management Training as part of a broad strategy for lowering energy costs and better serving the needs of its workforce and community.
Paul Torcellini, National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Design and Planning to Create More Energy-Efficient Buildings
Paul Torcellini, principal group manager for Commercial Buildings Research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, discusses the importance of design and planning in creating more energy-efficient buildings.
HEA Technology Case Studies: Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) — Parts 1 through 4
- HVAC Part I: Providence Portland Medical Center
Featuring the Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, this video includes Richard Beam and Dick Lauderback discussing the installation of an energy-efficient central plant at the hospital.
- HVAC Part 2: Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic representatives Bill Peacock, John D'Angelo, and Christina Vernon, along with Carnegie Mellon University professor Burcu Akinci discuss Building Information Modeling and right-sized and variable-speed air handlers.
- HVAC Part 3: Dell Children's Medical Center
Bob Bonar, president and chief executive officer, joins Alan Bell and Phil Risner of Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin, Texas, and architect Joe Kuspan of Karlsberger, to provide an overview of right-sized and variable-speed air handlers used in the hospital and discuss the positioning of air intakes and equipment in the facility.
- HVAC Part 4: Kaiser Permanente Modesto Medical Center
This video includes experts Joel Loveland (Integrated Design Lab), Walt Vernon (Mazzetti), Arash Guity (Mazzetti), and John Kouletsis (KP) talking about the consideration given to displacement and natural ventilation in the new Kaiser Permanente Modesto Medical Center in Modesto, California.
HEA Technology Case Study: Daylighting
An overview of the benefits of daylighting in hospital settings as well as strategies to achieve these benefits is presented by experts including Paul Torcellini from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Joel Loveland and Heather Burpee of the University of Washington Integrated Design Lab, Dr. Joan Roberts of Fordham University in New York City, and hospital staff from Dell Children's, Providence Newberg, and Legacy Salmon Creek hospitals.
HEA Technology Case Study: Integrated Building Design
An overview of best practices in integrated building design, featuring the University of Washington Integrated Design Lab in Seattle and medical centers including Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara, Providence Portland, and Dell Children's, is presented by experts including Joel Loveland, John Kouletsis (KP), Richard Beam (Providence), Bob Bonar and Alan Bell (Dell), and Joe Kuspan (Karlsberger).