Energy to Care Chapter Challenge

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The Energy to Care ASHE Chapter Challenge program allows ASHE affiliated chapters to participate in a friendly competition against one another in an effort to reduce their energy consumption.

 

2019 Chapter Challenge Winners: New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society, Inc. and California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.
 

2019 Chapter Challenge winner - California Society for Healthcare Engineering
Small category winner – The New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society, Inc.
2019 Chapter Challenge winner - New England Healthcare Engineers Society
Large category wiiner – California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.

 

2020 Participants

Currently in progress – 17 chapters competing representing 527 facilities

Small Category Teams
Kansas Healthcare Engineers’ Association
Arkansas Association for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.
The New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society, Inc.
Georgia Association for Healthcare Facility Managers
Georgia Society for Healthcare Engineers
Tennessee Hospital Engineering Association
Pennsylvania Society for Health Facility Engineering
Chesapeake Area Society of Healthcare Engineering, Inc.
Large Category Teams
California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.
Healthcare Engineers Society of Northern Illinois
Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management
Ohio Society for Healthcare Facilities Management
Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers
Colorado Association of Healthcare Engineers and Directors
Indiana Society for Healthcare Engineering
North Carolina Healthcare Engineers Association, Inc.
Utah Society for Healthcare Engineering

2020 Challenge Information and Participation Instructions:

  • To be eligible to compete, the facilities must have complete energy data entered in Energy to Care for the year (4/1/18 thru 3/31/19).
  • All energy data must be entered into the Energy to Care platform no later than June 30, 2020.
  • Energy to Care participants can view their chapter rank on the Energy to Care Dashboard. Data will be updated on or around the 1st of each month.
  • The Challenge will compare weather-normalized Source EUI between two, 12-month period, ending dates 3/31/19 and 3/31/20. The chapter that demonstrates the greatest percent-based reduction in weather normalized EUI across the two periods will be the winner.
  • A chapter must enroll a minimum of  5 hospitals to compete and there are two categories of participation:
    • Small chapter category (5 to 15 enrolled hospitals)
    • Large chapter category (16 or more hospitals)
  • Teams must consist of at least 5 hospitals. Facilities must be health care buildings with at least one (1) ASHE member on staff in the organization.
  • There is no cap on the number of facilities on a team.
  • Winning Chapters will be announced and receive recognition at the 2020 ASHE Annual Conference in Chicago, August 2-5, 2020. In addition, winning chapters will receive an individual award to share with their chapter and their name will be added to the revolving Energy Cup.

Notes:

  • Click here to review the Energy to Care Data Use Policy. For the Energy to Care ASHE Chapter Challenge program, ASHE will follow the data use policy with two exceptions: ASHE will report aggregate savings for the winning chapter, as well as all chapters a whole. Also, a listing of the competition standings will be posted.
  • The competition may not be used to reward competitors for the use of any particular commercial products or service.

For help enrolling in the Energy to Care Chapter Challenge, please contact the Energy to Care HelpDesk at energytocare@aha.org.

 

 

2019 Chapter Challenge Winners
Small Category – The New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society, Inc.
Large Category – California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.
2018 Chapter Challenge Winners
Small Category – Arkansas Association for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.
Large Category – Healthcare Engineers Society of Northern Illinois
2017 Chapter Challenge Winners
Small Category – Kansas Healthcare Engineers’ Association
Large Category - California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.
2016 Chapter Challenge Winner
Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management