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At 8:30 on a Wednesday morning, nurses roll 83-year-old Rev. Ralph Kee into a place with one of the largest carbon footprints in Boston: a hospital operating room. He comes to a stop in the middle of a room filled with monitors, movable lights and tables covered in blue cloth.
But this OR, inside a renovated area at Boston Medical Center (BMC), is about as climate friendly as they come. BMC says the renovation has helped it draw 70% less energy from the grid, starting in 2012.