Design & Construct


Controls critical healthcare environments in real time

Clark Memorial Hospital uses Intelligent Services for 24/7 real-time monitoring and control to achieve exceptional patient comfort and significantly reduced energy consumption while easing budget strains.

Challenge

  • Increase comfort and care for patients and staff through upgraded and top-notch 241-hospital bed facility control.
  • Aging control infrastructure straining budget and increasing unnecessary energy consumption.
  • Realize the Kentucky hospital’s vision of total modernization of facility controls.

Solution

  • Consolidated new controls for one system management.
    Installed Intelligent Services for real-time, modern energy control and monitoring.
  • Harshaw Trane successfully acquired a $200,000 grant from the Indiana State Department of Energy to fund the facility enhancements.
  • Continued partnership with Harshaw Trane to meet future energy vision and goals.

Results

  • Energy cost savings of approximately $57,000 annually, over $500,000 to date.
  • Avoided service truck calls worth over $25,000 in operational savings.
  • Through Intelligent Services, the hospital controls critical healthcare environments by monitoring temperature and humidity trends in real time.
  • Superior healthcare standards achieved through improved comfort throughout treatment, equipment performance, energy savings, and reliability of energy systems.

$57,000 Energy cost savings per year
75% Decline in comfort complaints

“The controls system has worked very well for us. And the energy savings speaks for itself.” – Fred Horlander, retired Clark Memorial Hospital Vice President of Support Services.