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energy efficiency and renewable energy for hospitals

new potentials for hospitals protect the climate + save costs

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Loh, Project Leader – viamedica foundation - markus.loh@viamedica-stiftung.de / www.klinergie.de
Markus Loh, KfW Energy Forum 08.11.2013

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Power consumption by trade, commerce and service sector from 2004 to 2006
/ specific final energy consumption
lighting energy process heat

cooling

communications electricity fuel

space heating

Building trade Offices Factories Trading Hospitals Schools Swimming baths Hotels and Restaurants
Quelle: Energieverbrauch des Sektors Gewerbe, Handel, Dienstleistungen (GHD) für die Jahre 2004 bis 2006. Fraunhofer-Institut für System- und Innovationsforschung. Bezugseinheit (BZE): für Krankenhäuser (Anz. Planbetten), www.klinergie.de www.viamedica-stiftung.de

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Energy situation in German hospitals
2087 hospitals with approx. 507,000 beds in Germany Total consumption in German hospitals: approx. 12.5 M MWh / year heating approx. 13.9 M MWh / year electricity Overall energy costs per year: approx. Euro 1.7 bn

Possible savings in German hospitals
By implementing optimal technical rehabilitation measures German hospitals can save:

up to 40 % on energy costs more than Euro 600 M per year and avoid up to 6,000,000 tons of CO2 .
(Quelle: Fraunhofer Institut Umsicht, Oberhausen 2009)

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How can hospitals save up to 40 % on their energy costs? Most importantly: They don’t have to invent anything new!
• • • • • • • • • modernisation of heating and control engineering use of a combined heat and power plant (CHP) modernisation of the air-conditioning and ventilation systems energy management and central building control systems use of heat recovery use of energy-saving lamps, electronic chokes and natural light use of solar heat isolation of the building face user behaviour

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How can the technical and financial benefits of different options be assessed?

Apply a value analysis using the

The energy potential analysis especially for hospitals Benefits: Identifies the status quo Delivers a benchmark Proposes relevant measures Creates a value analysis
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Incentives for the implementation of energy efficiency
• High potential for savings • Improves the quality and the security of supply • Moderinsation of and value added to the property • Contribution to climate protection • Image gain for your hospital

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Best Practice Example
Martin-Luther-Krankenhaus Wattenscheid
300 beds

Selection of measures implemented :
Heating • Installation of a CHP plant with 50 kW electrical and 80 kW thermal power output • Installation of six gas condensing boilers for heating and airing the building. Power supply and lighting • Use of low-energy light bulbs • Use of presence detectors Energy management and staff involvement • Drawing up energy reports • Constant monitoring and optimisation of the heating system • Briefing with the staff Savings The measures reduced CO2-emissions by 20% (400 t per year). Investment: € 615.000 - Annual savings 840.000 kWh natural gas and 46.000 kWh electricity Energy cost savings of at least € 110.000 per year
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Best Practice Example
Klinik Hohe Mark Oberursel
230 beds, 27 buildings

Measures implemented:
Heat supply • Old gas boiler replaced with a modern peak load boiler • Flow temperature reduced by 22% • CHP plant installed with 140 kW electrical and 212 kW thermal power output • Circulating pumps exchanged for regulated pumps Power supply and lighting • Use of LED tube lights, low-energy light bulbs and presence detectors Energy management and staff involvement Savings The measures reduced CO2-emissions by 27% (510 t per year). Investments: € 1.600.000 – annual savings of 840.000 kWh natural gas and 46.000 kWh electricity Energy cost savings of at least € 160.000 per year
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Why are cost-saving potentials not realised? Possible explanations:
• Energy efficiency is not recognized as having relevance • The potential for possible savings is not recognized • The theme is not communicated at the decision-making level • No means to finance the measure

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- Conclusion • Hospitals are complex facilities with a strict focus on health care • Hospitals are among the largest energy consumers • Optimal energy efficiency can save up to 40 % on energy costs • Modernization and optimization of facility engineering creates many positive effects for hospitals • Uniform measures are difficult to define for hospitals • The biggest savings are achieved with the large consumers – by modernizing heating and cooling technology, as well as air conditioning and ventilation technology • Measures are very easily identified with energy potential analyses and ranked according to economic efficiency • There are plenty of good examples for energy efficiency in hospitals that can be presented as examples of best practice. • The topic of energy efficiency is not communicated sufficiently to decision-makers in hospitals and is not regarded to be important.

My message: „Energy efficiency for hospitals pays off!“
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