BY Stephen Kerins, Regional Director at Tri-State LED, a division of Revolution Lighting Technologies

Hospitals and healthcare facilities utilize a significant amount of energy to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for patients, staff and visitors. Balancing demands to reduce operating costs, meet stringent sanitation and safety standards and provide a healing patient experience can pose a challenge for hospitals and healthcare facilities. Energy bills for healthcare facilities can be high, specifically in hospitals open 24 hours every day. To streamline efficiencies, reduce operating costs and increase revenue, many are making the switch to LED technologies.