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Still battling reheat energy in hospitals:
Short- and long-term ideas for hospitals'
biggest energy use
By Timothy M. Peglow, MBA, MSE; Jeff Boldt, LEED AP, HBDP; and
Travis R. English, PE, LEED AP, MBA

Pop quiz
Find your strengths and weaknesses

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The measurement of a health care facility
manager: How do you define success?
By Antonio Suarez, CHFM, SASHE

The financial impact of variable speed ventilation
controls in hospital kitchens
By Brent Morris and Matt Meyer

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Data driven culture fuels University of
Florida Health's success in energy and
operational optimization
By Sanjyot Bhusari, PE, LEED AP, CEM; Bradley S. Pollitt, AIA; and
Mark Dykes

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Energy management in a critical access hospital:
How Barnesville Hospital reduced energy
consumption by 39 percent
By Marty Lanning, CMVP, LEED AP and Eric Weber, PE

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Value analysis: Improving operating
margin through cost savings
By Bert M. Gumeringer, MBA, MSIT, CHFM, FASHE

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Member spotlight
Energy to Care participants

Letter from the president
By Russell Harbaugh, CHEP
What's new
ASHE at a glance

Creating a program to identify and monitor
pressure dependent spaces
By Dennis Ford, SASHE, CHFM, CHC; David Holzen, CHFM; and
Sandeep Dilwali, PE
Critical considerations for specifying a building
automation system for health care
By Damian Skelton, MBA, PE, CHFM; Jason King; and
Greg Foreman

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Bright ideas: LED renovation at Boulder
Community Health
By Robert Gance, MBA, CHFM, RHSO, SASHE

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Selecting the right fire extinguisher for
operating rooms
By Bret M. Martin, PE, CSP, CFPS, CHFM, CHE, CHSP, CLSS-HC

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Inside ASHE - Fall 2017

Letter from the president
What’s new
Pop quiz
The measurement of a health care facility manager: How do you define success?
Creating a program to identify and monitor pressure dependent spaces
Critical considerations for specifying a building automation system for health care
Bright ideas: LED renovation at Boulder Community Health
Selecting the right fire extinguisher for operating rooms
Still battling reheat energy in hospitals: Short- and long-term ideas for hospitals’ biggest energy use
The financial impact of variable speed ventilation controls in hospital kitchens
Data driven culture fuels University of Florida Health’s success in energy and operational optimization
Energy management in a critical access hospital: How Barnesville Hospital reduced energy consumption by 39 percent
Value analysis: Improving operating margin through cost savings
Member spotlight
Advertisers’ index
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - Letter from the president
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - Critical considerations for specifying a building automation system for health care
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - Bright ideas: LED renovation at Boulder Community Health
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - Still battling reheat energy in hospitals: Short- and long-term ideas for hospitals’ biggest energy use
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - The financial impact of variable speed ventilation controls in hospital kitchens
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - Data driven culture fuels University of Florida Health’s success in energy and operational optimization
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - Energy management in a critical access hospital: How Barnesville Hospital reduced energy consumption by 39 percent
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - Value analysis: Improving operating margin through cost savings
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Inside ASHE - Fall 2017 - Member spotlight
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