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Lunch Meeting: Driving Hospitals Towards Net Zero

  • 06 Jun 2024
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Lenny Boy Brewing - 3000 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28217
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Driving Hospitals Towards Net Zero 

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increasing Climate Resilience


By: David N. Schurk

ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer

Learning Objectives:

1.      Understand what greenhouse gas reduction involves and exactly what hospital facilities are tasked to deliver.

2.      Provide references to industry resources which can be used to help create a road map to success.

3.      Explain the various contributors of hospital GHG emissions including direct, indirect, and other source emissions that must be addressed. 

4.      Define hospital “energy use intensity” (EUI) and show exactly which process within the facility consume the most energy, and why.

5.      Outline three opportunities within a hospital that can deliver the largest energy-source reduction and understand practical ways to implement solutions with little or no first-cost consequence.  

6.      Clarify a simple and effective way to communicate the financial benefit of any energy-efficiency initiative to the CFO, in a manner that will garner a positive response.

Speaker Bio:

David Schurk DES, CEM, LEED-AP, CDSM, CWEP, SFP, CIAQM, ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, ASHRAE Life Member, and Committee Chairperson ASHE Sustainability and Decarbonization Leadership Task Force is National Sales Manager for Innovative Air Technologies in Covington, GA  He has over 40-years of experience in the design and analysis of heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems for a variety of market sectors, with a special focus on healthcare and aerospace environmental control and air quality.

Meeting Schedule

11:30 - Registration/Network

Noon - Lunch and Presentation

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