Sustainable development management summary report 2017 -2020 – NHS Digital
The heightened vigilance on improving energy efficiency in hospitals comes as a result of the ambitious targets set by the UK government for carbon reduction through the Greening Government Commitment (GGC), the Climate Change Act 2008 and Carbon Budgets. The NHS have until 2022 to manage and monitor their activities to fully support the GGC on carbon reduction by 2020.
Estates are number 1 on this plan with the two priorities targets set below;
– Reduce energy consumption by 30%
– Reduce gas consumption by 30%