Hospital Energy Benchmarking Guidance - Version 1.0

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This document describes an energy benchmarking framework for hospitals. The document is organized as follows. The introduction provides a brief primer on benchmarking and its application to hospitals. The next two sections discuss special considerations including the identification of normalizing factors. The presentation of metrics is preceded by a description of the overall framework and the rationale for the grouping of metrics. Following the presentation of metrics, a high-level protocol is provided. The next section presents draft benchmarks for some metrics; benchmarks are not available for many metrics owing to a lack of data. This document ends with a list ... continued below

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Singer, Brett C. September 8, 2009.

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This document describes an energy benchmarking framework for hospitals. The document is organized as follows. The introduction provides a brief primer on benchmarking and its application to hospitals. The next two sections discuss special considerations including the identification of normalizing factors. The presentation of metrics is preceded by a description of the overall framework and the rationale for the grouping of metrics. Following the presentation of metrics, a high-level protocol is provided. The next section presents draft benchmarks for some metrics; benchmarks are not available for many metrics owing to a lack of data. This document ends with a list of research needs for further development.

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  • Report No.: LBNL-2738E
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • DOI: 10.2172/974318 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 974318
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc929255

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Singer, Brett C. Hospital Energy Benchmarking Guidance - Version 1.0, report, September 8, 2009; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc929255/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.