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Connecticut VA Medical Center Benefits from Energy Efficiency Upgrades

By Cathryn Jakicic Lighting

More than eight million veterans are provided access to healthcare through the U.S. Veterans Health Administration, the country’s largest health care system. As part of the federal program, the VA Connecticut Healthcare system encompasses two ambulatory care centers and six primary care community-based outpatient clinics across the state serving approximately 56,000 patients.

Under the Veterans Health Administration, VA Medical Centers have a number of energy conservation programs and construction goals to meet. Recently, the ambulatory care center and inpatient facility in West Haven, Conn., partnered with The United Illuminating Company (UI) to develop strategic plans and assess financial assistance for energy efficiency projects.  They aimed to minimize wasted resources and reduce operating costs to help meet their conservation goals.

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




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