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Bustamante Hospital is now eSmart

Friday, January 24, 2014 | 8:39 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica—T he Bustamante Hospital for Children will benefit from improved energy management, as the institution was recently presented with access to the Jamaica Public Service’s (JPS) eSmart. 

The eSmart application, a cutting edge energy management tool, is an online portal hosted by Utilismart from Canada which provides a similar service to other North American utilities and Companies.  

The JPS says the software will allow the hospital to monitor energy usage, as frequently as every 15 minutes, analyse trends and gauge the effectiveness of energy conservation initiatives.  

The donation was made courtesy of the JPS Foundation and the eStore.  

The software application was officially handed over to the Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority (SEHRA), Lyttleton ‘Tanny’ Shirley, by JPS’s newly appointed Senior Vice President for Customer and Corporate Services, Sheree Martin.

Speaking at the handing over ceremony on January 15, Martin noted that the JPS Foundation is about empowering and educating fellow Jamaicans.  

“We want our customers to benefit from energy efficiency, in addition to an improved customer experience,” she said.

Shirley stressed that energy saving is high on the country’s agenda, observing that it will involve an educational process in addition to various measures being undertaken, to successfully bring about the changes in energy costs, that we wish to see.

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