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Environment Responsive Solutions For Hospitality

This article focuses on methods that may be employed by hotels to be more environment friendly in their operations.

ECOTEL Version 2.0 - Reaching Out

ECOTEL’s metamorphoses into a more inclusive and interactive certification, involving owners, guests, employees and the community. We see the practicality of going green through a case study analyzing Rodas, an ECOTEL, located in Mumbai, INDIA.

Vail Resorts: Pioneering Sustainability

From relieving destruction from a forest fire to inspiring vendors to go green, a sustainable vision is paramount for Vail Resorts’ Director of Environmental Affairs.

HVS Eco Services Contributes to Sustainability Article in Western Real Estate Business

HVS Eco Services offers insights on low-cost high-impact sustainability initiatives that hoteliers can implement in a down economy.

Seattle, Hyatt, and the LEED Evolution

Seattle has one of the highest concentrations of LEED-certified buildings in the world, and the new Hyatt at Olive 8 marks the entrance of green hotels into the city’s landscape.

Tenacious G - Conversations with Champions of Sustainability

Featuring: Chris Lane, Vice President of Environmental Affairs, Xanterra Parks and Resorts.

Taming the Escalating Cost of Escalators with Reduced Operation and Voltage Controllers

Shutting down escalators during periods of low use and installing voltage controllers lowers utility costs, reduces the environmental impact of a hotel, and clearly conveys a hotel's environmental commitment to guests and staff.

«Зеленый» отель в России - оксиморон или необратимое будущее? (Часть 2)

Как снизить воздействие гостиницы на окружающую среду? Какие преимущества у «зеленой» гостиницы, чем хорош такой объект для владельцев и менеджмента? На эти вопросы мы постараемся ответить во второй части нашей статьи об Eco Hotels в России.

Lean and Green: Control HVAC Costs with Demand-Controlled Ventilation

Ever feel like you're coming down with a cold after attending an event in a hotel meeting room? That's because most hotels don’t effectively use demand-controlled ventilation, a technique that ensures that ventilation air contains enough fresh air.

«Зеленый» отель в России - оксиморон или необратимое будущее? (Часть 1)

Кому, кроме Greenpeace, интересно влияние гостиничного предприятия на экологию? Есть ли у гостиниц экологические обязательства по закону РФ? Начиная серию статей, посвященных вопросу Eco Hotels в России, мы попробуем ответить на эти и другие вопросы.