(Healthcare Dive 10/30/2017)
The building automation system (BAS) is the primary backbone for energy savings in a hospital. From controlling every aspect of the HVAC system (chillers, boilers, air handling units, variable air volume boxes and more), the benefits from a well programed BAS ultimately ensures the HVAC systems operational performance which can reduce energy costs and keep patients, visitors and staff comfortable.
Unfortunately, this system is the least understood and yet one of the most expensive system in a hospital. Damian Skelton, Area Vice President at Medxcel FM shares four critical points healthcare executives need to consider when selecting a BAS that works for their healthcare facilties.
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