Eastern Maine Medical Center Garners Two Energy Efficiency Awards
Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) received two Energy Star awards from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) in their annual recognition of organizations that made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. EMMC's rank within the top 25% of hospitals for energy efficiency earned an Energy Star Award. EMMC also garnered an Energy Star CHP Award for achieving 5% greater efficiency through its combined heat and power plant than is possible with comparable separate heat and power generation systems. SMRT documented and verified the energy savings that resulted in the awards.