Published on October 05, 2017

Firelands Regional Medical Center’s South Campus Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

(October 6, 2017 – Sandusky, Ohio) Firelands Regional Medical Center’s South Campus has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification for the third consecutive year. This signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

"We are extremely pleased to receive this recognition from ENERGY STAR,” said Darrell Boling, director of facilities and plant operations. "Every year we strive to cut energy waste, reduce greenhouse gas emisions, and do our part to protect the environment, and this certification shows that our efforts continue to pay off.”

Just like a refrigerator, commercial buildings and industrial plants can earn the ENERGY STAR, EPA’s mark of superior energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR certified buildings and plants operate among the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide, with no sacrifices in comfort or quality.

Compared with their peers, an ENERGY STAR certified office building, on average:

  • Uses 35 percent less energy
  • Generates 35 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions
  • Costs $0.54 less per square foot to operate

For more information about ENERGY STAR Certification for Commercial Buildings, visit energystar.gov.

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