The Environmental Protection Agency March 26 presented AHA’s American Society for Health Care Engineering with a 2024 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award, the program’s highest honor, for its long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency. ASHE has received the Sustained Excellence Award for six consecutive years and the Partner of the Year award for eight consecutive years.

“It’s an honor to accept this award on behalf of ASHE’s members, who are continuing to carry out the hard work of decarbonizing health care facilities,” said Kara Brooks, ASHE senior associate director of sustainability. “ASHE is excited to build upon its past successes to help hospitals across the country reach their sustainability goals.”

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