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Reduction in Energy Intensity by 2020
Million Square Feet
Cumulative (vs Baseline)2%
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Ascension Health's Playbook
Facilities Infrastructure Pool
Ascension Health is the nation’s largest Catholic and nonprofit health system with 71 care facilities across 23 states and the District of Columbia. Ascension Health focuses on serving all persons with special attention given to the underserved, and last year, provided $1.3 billion in care to persons living in poverty and community benefit programs. Ascension Health’s Environmental Stewardship Program is committed to creating social, financial and environmental benefits for patients, visitors, associates and the local communities served.
As a Better Buildings Challenge Partner, Ascension Health has committed to a 20% reduction in energy use by 2020 across 35 million square feet of acute care hospitals and related facilities.