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Practical Pathways to Decarbonization in Healthcare Facilities (In-Person)

  • 03 Oct 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • One Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON M5V 1J4
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Practical Pathways to Decarbonization in Healthcare Facilities (In-Person)

Agenda and Venue

Monday, October 3, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Networking

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Dinner and The Presentation

Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel - One Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON M5V1J4

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Event Summary

Climate change is impacting all of us and the call for action is louder than ever. We are dealing with a problem of our century, and it demands attention and practical solutions from all in this challenging, resource-limited economy. The buildings’ sector is responsible for 30-45 % of greenhouse gas emissions and hospitals are one of the biggest emitters of all. Climate Challenge Network and Greening Health Care have been working with healthcare sector leaders over the past two decades to research and implement practical pathways to reduce emissions through data analytics, better design decisions, and optimized operations of healthcare facilities. This presentation will address the need for collective action, available resources, the current potential for emissions reduction and the biggest opportunities for hospitals to achieve deep cuts in GHG emissions.

  • Current emissions from healthcare facilities, challenges and opportunities to achieve big savings
  • What can we learn from some of the new P3 hospitals’ designs and operations and how can existing hospitals leverage best practices in their transition to low carbon?
  • Where can a facility team find answers and resources to help understand their emissions, identify opportunities and plan for low carbon solutions?
  • The financial case for low carbon transition and why it is always a better alternative to like-for-like plant replacements
  • What role will industry play and how ready are we for this transition?


Amandeep Deol, P.Eng., PMP, M.Eng., LEED AP BD+C, CMVP

Director of Engineering, Enerlife Consulting Inc.

Amandeep is the Director of Engineering at Enerlife Consulting and is responsible for technical direction of the Greening Health Care program. With over 15 years of experience, Amandeep led the design and project management, from inception to completion, of a range of commercial, healthcare, pharmaceutical and institutional projects. In his role as Director of Engineering, he leads the data analytics, webinars and workshop content. His team of engineers works with member hospitals, industry partners and utility sponsors to create best practice guides for use in design and operations of healthcare facilities. Amandeep brings extensive experience in mechanical systems design and leadership skills to provide innovative and practical solutions to the most challenging technical problems. He is deeply committed to sustainability and a strong advocate of practical pathways to low carbon and net zero emissions for buildings.

Amandeep served as the past chair of the Emerging Green Builders (EGB) Committee of the Canada Green Building Council-GTA (2011-2014) and was finalist for the CaGBC 2014 Volunteer Awards. He continues to volunteer his time and expertise with a number of green building and sustainability non-profit organizations.

Walk-in registrations will not be permitted.

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Elias Barker

ASHRAE Toronto CTTC Chair


Adewumi Adepoju
ASHRAE Toronto CTTC Co-Chair

Ayush Dewet
ASHRAE Toronto Refrigeration Subcommittee Chair


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