Energy to Care Award

ASHE’s Gold Standard Awards for Health Care Facility Energy Savings

The Energy to Care Award celebrates facilities accomplishing sustainability goals that will pave the way for environmental stewardship, social equity and fiduciary responsibility in their health care organizations to support healthy, equitable and resilient environments and communities maintained over time.

In its inaugural year (2006), ASHE awarded 9 facilities with this prestigious award. These awards have grown to over 250 recipients in 2020!

Criteria to win this award include:

  • Facility MUST be tracking energy and water consumption, as well as Greenhouse Gas emissions in the Energy to Care Dashboard. Signature verification of data accuracy is required.
  • NOTE: 10% of award winners’ data will be randomly chosen and verified for each award cycle.
  • Reduction 10% weather normalized source EUI savings in a single year (comparing 2021 to 2019 baseline).
  • OR reduction weather normalized source EUI 15% savings over two years (comparing 2021 and 2018).
  • OR reduction weather normalized source EUI 5% savings in a single year PLUS previous winner (comparing 2021 to 2019).

How to WIN and be RECOGNIZED?

  • Track energy, water and greenhouse gas emissions in the Energy to Care Dashboard.
  • To learn more and begin tracking, click here!
  • Energy to Care Award eligibility is visible in the dashboard through the “Awards Progress” widget!

 

For the full 2022 Energy to Care awards criteria overview, please download the PDF file at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Energy to Care Helpdesk at energytocare@aha.org.

Celebrate the Energy to Care 2020 Award Winners

To see this year's recipients, click on each of the regions below.

The Energy to Care Award honors health care facilities that reduce energy consumption by 10% in a single year or 15% over two years. The program also recognizes previous award winners that reduce energy consumption by 5% in a single year.

 
 

Track Your Eligibility

All facilities participating in the Energy to Care Dashboard are eligible to win an award. Award Progress can be viewed on the home page of the dashboard through the following widget.

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