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 31,998 MWh 6.0 % 29,250 MWh 5.5 %
Demand 49 MW 6.4 % 49 MW 7.3 %
Thermal (26,789) eMWh (3.3) % (39,488) eMWh (5.0) %
Total energy 5,209 eMWh 0.4 % (10,237) eMWh (0.8) %
Water 259 10m3 9.8 % 210 10m3 8.3 %
Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2e) 2,839 tonnes (1,486) tonnes
Energy Cost Savings $ 3,698,377 $ 2,971,515
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 25
 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  Waypoint Centre for Mental Health
 Michael Garron Hospital  West Park Healthcare Centre
 Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare  William Osler Health System
 Niagara Health System  Women's College Hospital
 North York General Hospital
Total buildings 42
Total building area 2,202,158 m2
Alberta organizations 1
 Alberta Health Services
Total buildings 13
Total building area 523,439 m2
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