University Hospital Galway is currently participating in the ‘Big Switch Off’energy saving competition.
The aim of the Big Switch Off is to change the approach to energy usage and conserve as much electrical and thermal energy as possible.
Eight hospitals across Ireland are taking part in the campaign, including Cork University Hospital, Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore, Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar, Our Lady’s Hospital Navan, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, University Hospital Waterford and Cavan General Hospital.
Each of the hospitals will be hoping to be named Energy Saving Champion after the Bank Holiday Weekend.
It is organised by the Office of Public Works (OPW) in partnership with HSE Estates.