Akron Healthcare Facility 'Sips' Energy

  October 24, 2016

By Cathryn Jakicic

The Akron Children’s Hospital's Kay Jewelers Pavilion was designed to 'sip' energy, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website.

The 368,735-square-foot medical tower was built to the Integrated Lean Project Delivery (ILPD) method, which resulted in construction being done for an estimated $40 million under budget. 

The new tower is operating much more efficiently than anticipated, consuming 38 percent less energy than the national median for a similar-sized hospital.

Programming the sequences of operation in the building automation system was critical to a successful implementation of a comfortable environment, the article said.

Read the article.

This Quick Read was submitted by Cathryn Jakicic, Healthcare Industries Editor, Facilities.net




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