- Date: 9 – 4 – 2018
- Venue: Melaka General Hospital, Melaka
Malacca Hospital has recorded a 6.4% employment-saving rate since the use of light-emitting diode (LED) last January compared to the same month of last year.
Energy Commission Chief Operating Officer Abdul Razib Dawood, who represented the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) deputy secretary-general (Energy and Green Technology), said during the event that the Malacca Hospital had reduced energy consumption by 101,356 per kilowatt hour (kWh) with a saving of almost RM41,000.
At the same time, the event was also been visit by,State Of Health Director Datuk Dr. Ghazali Othman, and Director of Malacca Hospital,Dr. Hatijah Mohd. Tan .
Meanwhile, Abdul Razib said the Malacca Hospital was selected for the implementation of this project due to the high electricity consumption and the old age of lightings.
“The purpose of the project is to reduce energy use through the improvement of the lighting system with regard to the comfortness of the hospital, patient and civilian staff members who are in Malacca Hospital.
“The project was started on October 24, 2017 and was completed on 15 January 2018 and implemented by Medivest Sdn. Bhd. with a project cost of RM1.29 million, “he said.
Apart from that, the project has given a positive impact to the people and staff of the Malacca Hospital because the conversion of the lamps provides a cheerful atmosphere and a brighter environment.
“The Malacca Hospital’s wards and work spaces and public routes have become brighter and have improved the environment and security situation in the area,” he said.
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