State Hospital System

This Hospital is comprised of seven community hospitals, a continuing care hospital as well as several emergency centers and physical therapy clinics. It consistently ranks as “One of America’s Best Hospitals” according to U.S. News and World Report, and has earned worldwide recognition in multiple specialties including cardiovascular surgery, cancer, epilepsy treatment and organ transplantation. Acclaim was retained to help improve operating efficiencies through its EMOI service.




  • Energy spend > $12 million/year
  • Leadership unaware of major operational issues impacting energy costs
  • Energy procurement and risk management not aligned with business and operations teams
  • Energy management disaggregated across departments and NOT a strategic focus by senior leadership


  • Analytics of energy-centric operations to demonstrate costly irregularities
  • Projects to assess opportunities broadly, then to focus on delivering savings
  • Prove the value add from energy consulting best practices to senior leadership
  • Build a long-term relationship to act as an outsourced strategic energy manager


  • Have established credibility and trust across senior leadership team and in the trenches
  • Changed the paradigm of how analytical expertise can be applied to the energy equation
  • Increased power generated by CHP to blend down cost of purchased power for savings of $425K/year at the Medical Center campus