103 Years

of experience



22 locations

across the nation

1,300+ Hospitals

served nationwide

Healthcare Energy-as-a-Service

By leveraging our scale, turnkey capability, expertise in energy efficiency, operational training programs and proprietary technology, Bernhard is the leading Energy-as-a-Service provider for healthcare in the US. Bernhard’s primary focus is to deliver reduced lifecycle costs through comprehensive utility infrastructure renewal and optimization, meaningful transfer of operational responsibility, and positive financial outcomes through revenue generation and off-balance sheet accounting treatment.

We combine development, financing, design, construction, and operations to deliver turnkey Energy-as-a-Service solutions. By leveraging expertise across our firm, we can address our client’s needs at any and every stage.

Our turnkey solutions reduce energy use, risk, and cost so that our clients can focus on their everyday work. 



    Bernhard’s Energy-as-a-Service program delivers immediate infrastructure renewal and energy optimization improvements that are designed to generate utility cost savings and significantly enhance the resiliency and reliability of critical infrastructure systems.


    Bernhard delivers private capital at an effective cost below the customers incremental borrowing rate through a combination of innovative leveraging strategies, monetization of tax benefits, and delivery of operating expense reduction.


    Healthcare institutions and the public alike are focusing more on environmental sustainability as a key performance indicator and ESG risk. Bernhard continues to challenge itself to deliver accretive utility savings as well as tell a “living story” of the impact to its customers carbon footprint in the communities it serves.


    Bernhard has completed over $1B in Energy-as-a-Service arrangements. No other entity can rival Bernhard’s EaaS resume in US healthcare.

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New Orleans, Louisiana

(225) 706-9280

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