By David Schurk DES, CEM, LEED AP, CDSM, SFP, CWEP
Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH), the flagship hospital of The Methodist Hospital System, is located in the Texas Medical Center (TMC) in Houston. The hospital has consistently ranked as “One of America’s Best Hospitals” according to U.S. News & World Report and, most recently, as the no. 1 hospital in Texas. Their TMC operation comprises over 5 million sq ft of patient care and research space, with a central utility plant (CUP) capable of producing 14,800 tons of chilled water capacity to help combat Houston’s hot and humid summer and keep patients and staff comfortable year-round.