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 2019
(vs. 2018)
Savings Percent Savings 2019
(vs. 2017)
Savings Percent
Electricity 17,923 MWh 2.7 % 19,022 MWh 3.0 %
Demand 16 MW 1.9 % 3 MW 0.4 %
Thermal (43,625) eMWh (3.9) % 202 eMWh 0.0 %
Total energy (25,702) eMWh (1.5) % 19,224 eMWh 1.1 %
Water (174) 10m3 (5.5) % (109) 10m3 (3.5) %
Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2e) (2,894) tonnes 7,860 tonnes
Energy Cost Savings $ 1,472,585 $ 2,940,669
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, 2019
numbers in ( ) are increases
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Next workshops
June 24, 2020 – Low Carbon Heating Plant Webinar
July 21, 2020 – Greening Health Care Webinar
September 2, 2020 – Annual Sustainability Forum
September 29, 2020 – 2020 Workshop #3
October 27, 2020 – Greening Health Care Webinar
Ontario organizations 26
 Baycrest  Ontario Shores
 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health  Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
 Grand River Hospital  Ross Memorial Hospital
 Halton Healthcare Services  Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
 Headwaters Health Care Centre  Runnymede Healthcare Centre
 Humber River Hospital  Shared Services West
 Kingston Health Sciences Centre  Sinai Health System
 Mackenzie Health  Stevenson Memorial Hospital
 Markham Stouffville Hospital  Trillium Health Partners
 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 2,199,610 m2
Alberta organizations 1
 Alberta Health Services
Total buildings 13
Total building area 523,439 m2
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