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Healthcare facilities must cope with the challenges of energy management in a mission-critical environment, according to an article on the Energy Manager Today website.
It is not an exaggeration to say that an energy manager is a key player on a patient’s healthcare team, the article said.
The first challenge is that they simply can’t go offline. The second element that puts pressure on healthcare facilities is that energy is used for more things than perhaps any other type of facility.
The final difference is that air quality is particularly important in healthcare settings. Filtering of impurities takes on added importance when a good portion of the people in the structure are quite ill, have communicable diseases, or both.
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