National Program Manager, US Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program
Clark Reed is National Program Manager for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program, leading efforts towards energy savings and reduced carbon emissions at healthcare facilities across the US. He helped establish EPA’s energy rating system for acute care hospitals, the industry standard for determining energy efficiency. He regularly publishes and speaks about energy issues, and has served on steering committees for the Green Guide for Health Care and the USGBC’s LEED for Healthcare.
Health care facilities are the second most energy-intensive commercial building type in the United States, spending nearly $7 billion on energy use every year. Paradoxically, through increases in consumption-based emissions, the sector that heals may also be a sector that harms. A recent study demonstrates that the U.S. health care sector’s pollution burden represents 10% […]