Energy use reduction: Mayo Clinic initiatives for new and existing research facilities

Project Manager

The pressure to make good on climate commitments is increasing, but moving toward a lower-energy-use operating model is a daunting task for research-heavy organizations – especially those doing research in older facilities. Ken Potts presents Mayo Clinic’s progress toward climate change goals, how it is tackling the challenge in its existing research portfolio and how it is reshaping the next generation of Mayo buildings. He illustrates facility operation, user engagement, and equipment procurement strategies, highlights lessons learned, and examines how a new research building is being designed to incorporate Energy Use Intensity (EUI) planning and best practices.