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Hospital Operating-Room Energy Management

This article discusses surgical-suite environmental control and gives examples of hospitals that completed successful energy-efficient environmental upgrades.


The operating room (OR) typically is among the greatest sources of revenue for a hospital and, thus, kept as busy as reasonably possible. The “occupied period” of a typical OR may start before 6 a.m., when nurses

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