Key Green Solutions Customer Saves Energy and Money by Retrofitting Lamps

1 simple way to produce real energy savings; a Key Green Solutions hospital customer retrofitted their lamps from T12 to T8 and saved both energy and money.

The hospital saw several benefits after retrofitting from T12 to T8

  • It was simple to do.
  • They saved over $50,000 annually.
  • Their simple payback was less than 2 years.
  • T8 lamps function with reduced mercury, a potentially harmful substance used in many lighting fixtures, therefore T8s are more sustainable.

The hospital utilizes Key Green Solutions sustainability software suite to measure and manage their energy conservation initiatives.  Find out how your hospital can utilize Key Green software – the first 30 minute phone call is free – Call Jeff Burks, Relationship Manager at 877-777-0862.

Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care (CCHGC) recognizes Key Green Solutions as a charter member at the 2011 Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES) conference held in Collingwood, Ontario

CCGHC is an alliance of committed Canadian health service organizations, associations and environmentally focused business associates that promotes the adoption of environmentally friendly and sustainable health care service delivery to complement the compassionate delivery of health care.   CCGHC encourages the adoption of resource conservation, pollution prevention principles and effective environmental management systems to reduce the Canadian health care sys­tem’s ecological impact while protecting human health.
Key Green Solutions (KGS) is a leading international provider of a sustainability management software suite for healthcare.  KGS is benchmarking and standardizing energy, water and waste data for hospitals and helping in their quest for increasing efficiency and managing costs as they deliver care in their facilities.

The Center for Sustainability at Aquinas College highlights Key Green Solutions as one of Spectrum Health’s unique programs

Spectrum Health System has a nationally recognized sustainability program.  Aquinas College, the first institution in the United States to offer undergraduate degrees in sustainable business, recognizes what Spectrum has accomplished.  Click on the link to see a list of the many unique sustainability programs that have been implemented at Spectrum, including partnering with Key Green Solutions sustainability management software suite.

Spectrum Health System receives Practice Greenhealth 2011 System for Change award and others

Since the System for Change award’s program began in 2008, only 17 health care systems in the U.S. have received this award. This is a great accomplishment for Spectrum and indicates a shift towards creating a sustainability culture.
Additionally, Spectrum Health Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals received Partner for Change with Distinction. And Spectrum Health United Hospital received Partner for Change.
Spectrum Health System utilizes Key Green Solutions software suite to manage their sustainability program.

Metro Health Hospital receives Practice Greenhealth 2011 Environmental Leadership Circle award

This is the third year in a row that Metro Health has received this award.  The Environmental Leadership Circle is the premier award recognizing health care facilities that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices in health care. To be considered, facilities must meet the criteria for the mercury-free award, recycle at least 25 percent of their total waste, have implemented numerous other innovative pollution prevention programs, and be leaders in their community. 
Metro Health Hospital utilizes Key Green Solutions software suite to manage their sustainability program.

Automated tracking recognized by two Key Green Solutions customers

Spectrum Health System and Metro Health are managing and measuring their sophisticated and complex recycling programs with ease.  Read this article to learn how they do it.

Key Green Solutions, LLC (KGS) enhances the software to provide increased security for our customers. KGS stresses its privacy and security standards to guard against identity theft and provide security for our customer’s information. We regularly evaluate our privacy and security policies and adapt them as necessary to deal with new challenges.  We have increased our security with high grade 256-bit SSL encryption and secure identification of our network web server providing a significantly higher degree of security.
Jeff Burks, Relationship Manager for Key Green Solutions states, “Bank-level security is our standard so our customer’s can have peace of mind.”

Key Green Solutions, LLC (KGS) welcomes Carroll Hospital Center, a progressive 195 bed community hospital and MDH2E member, as a customer. KGS, the leading hospital sustainability management software company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Carroll Hospital Center to provide exclusive Sustainability Management Software to Carroll in Westminster, Maryland. The agreement represents an expansion for Key Green Solutions into the Mid-Atlantic market.
Robert White, Assistant Vice President of Professional and Support services for Carroll Hospital Center states, “With KGS as our partner, we will continue to enhance the facility performance and provide to our patients with a green and efficient facility.”

2011 Michigan Going Green Award Winner

Key Green Solutions receives the 2011 Michigan Going Green Award for being a “Green Industry Innovator“.  Companies honored are those that have made sustainable practices a business strategy that also results in profitability.

Which do you prefer: Reducing Energy Costs, Or Driving Green Initiatives? You can have both!

Tracking metrics?  Riding the sustainability “wave”?  According to the Center of Sustainability at Aquinas College, “’Sustainable Business’ is a non-traditional strategy that strives to maximize effectiveness”.  Tracking Metrics can tell you what you should do and as a result, you will be measuring your successes.
Key Green Solutions’ cutting-edge Sustainability Management Web-Based Software designed for Hospital and hospital shared laundry facilities makes tracking sustainability metrics simple and saves the organization time and money.  Our software automates your energy, water and waste data collection and analysis, benchmarks the data using health care metrics (patient days, licensed beds, FTE’s, etc) and provides advanced reporting with dashboards, scorecards, facility comparison, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions calculations.
It sounds complicated, but with the integrated project management tools the software helps your team learn about sustainability, assists management as they strive towards reducing costs and drives green initiatives.
Find out how health care is saving time and money with Key Green Solutions web-based software. (