Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has implemented a number of environmental projects that have reduced electricity use, cut energy and water consumption, and kept thousands of pounds of waste out of Hawaii landfills.
HONOLULU — This Earth Day, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii highlights a number of environmental projects implemented over the past several years, which have resulted in more than one type of savings. In addition to reducing its electric bill, the organization cut its energy and water consumption, and saved thousands of pounds of waste from being dumped into Hawaii landfills.
Here’s a roundup of environmentally friendly efforts that Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has been working on:
Upcoming energy projects include replacing outdated lighting with LEDs at select clinics on Oahu and Maui. LED lighting can reduce energy usage by up to 20 percent in clinics and hospitals, which will help lower total energy usage throughout the region.
In addition, the Kaiser Permanente Kona Medical Office will soon be receiving its LEED Silver certification, joining Kaiser Permanente Koolau Medical Office and a handful of medical buildings in the state to achieve LEED status.
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