Greening Health Care
Founded in 2003, 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 2018
(vs. 2017)
Savings Percent Savings 2018
(vs. 2016)
Savings Percent
Electricity 13,607 MWh 1.6 % (10,718) MWh (1.3) %
Demand (5) MW (0.4) % (51) MW (4.8) %
Thermal (51,321) eMWh (3.7) % (110,623) eMWh (8.4) %
Total energy (37,714) eMWh (1.7) % (121,341) eMWh (5.7) %
Water (30) 10m3 (0.7) % (129) 10m3 (3.2) %
Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2e) (4,610) tonnes (20,660) tonnes
Energy Cost Savings ($ 650,789) ($ 6,158,309)
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, 2018
numbers in ( ) are increases
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Ontario organizations 29
 Baycrest  Ross Memorial Hospital
 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health  Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
 Grand River Hospital  Runnymede Healthcare Centre
 Halton Healthcare Services  Scarborough and Rouge Hospital
 Headwaters Health Care Centre  Shared Services West
 Humber River Hospital  SickKids
 Kingston Health Sciences Centre  Sinai Health System
 Mackenzie Health  Stevenson Memorial Hospital
 Markham Stouffville Hospital  Trillium Health Partners
 Michael Garron Hospital  Unity Health Toronto
 Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare  Waypoint Centre for Mental Health
 Niagara Health System  West Park Healthcare Centre
 North York General Hospital  William Osler Health System
 Ontario Shores  Women's College Hospital
 Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
Total buildings 56
Total building area 3,062,553 m2
Alberta organizations 1
 Alberta Health Services
Total buildings 13
Total building area 518,844 m2
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