Publications and responsibilities
A strategic document as a tool for implementing change.
A strategic document as a tool for implementing change. Lessons from the merger creating the South-East Health region in Norway
In 2007, the Norwegian Parliament decided to merge the two largest health regions in the country: the South and East Health Regions became the South-East Health Region (SEHR). In its resolution, the Parliament formulated strong expectations for the merger: these included more effective hospital serv...
Equipment and Energy Usage in a Large Teaching Hospital in Norway
This article presents a study of how equipment is used in a Norwegian University hospital and suggests ways to reduce hospital energy consumption. Analysis of energy data from Norway’s newest teaching hospital showed that electricity consumption was up to 50 % of the whole-building energy consumptio...
Hospital Equipment and Energy Usage. Applied Research by the Low Energy Hospitals Project, Norway
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Activity modeling for energy-efficient design of new hospitals
Background: Buildings in Europe counts for 40% of primary energy consumption. Among different building categories like offices, dwellings and so on, hospitals are one of the two most energy-intensive. This article reports some of the results from the “Low Energy Hospitals” project supported by the N...