Greening Health Care
Founded in 2004, Greening Health Care is the largest and longest serving program of its kind in North America, helping hospitals work together to lower their energy costs, raise their environmental performance and contribute to the health and well-being of their communities. Members manage data, assess their performance and track savings through a powerful online energy management system. They share knowledge and best practices through workshops, webinars and networking to help plan, implement and verify improvements.
Making Savings
  Savings 2020
(vs. 2019)
Savings Percent Savings 2020
(vs. 2018)
Savings Percent
Electricity 30,682 MWh 4.6 % 30,424 MWh 4.7 %
Demand 48 MW 5.3 % 49 MW 6.0 %
Thermal (29,228) eMWh (2.7) % (45,405) eMWh (4.5) %
Total energy 1,454 eMWh 0.1 % (14,981) eMWh (0.9) %
Water 139 10m3 4.3 % 183 10m3 5.9 %
Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2e) 2,892 tonnes (1,334) tonnes
Energy Cost Savings $ 3,331,139 $ 3,053,005
Not all participant buildings are reporting in all years or in all categories. Savings are reported on a net basis.
Results as of December 31, 2020
numbers in ( ) are increases
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Ontario organizations 24
 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health  Ontario Shores
 Grand River Hospital  Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
 Halton Healthcare Services  Peterborough Regional Health Centre
 Headwaters Health Care Centre  Ross Memorial Hospital
 Humber River Hospital  Runnymede Healthcare Centre
 Kingston Health Sciences Centre  Sault Area Hospital
 Mackenzie Health  Shared Services West
 Markham Stouffville Hospital  Sinai Health System
 Michael Garron Hospital  Waypoint Centre for Mental Health
 Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare  West Park Healthcare Centre
 Niagara Health System  William Osler Health System
 North York General Hospital  Women's College Hospital
Total buildings 42
Total building area 2,197,750 m2
Alberta organizations 1
 Alberta Health Services
Total buildings 13
Total building area 523,439 m2
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