Ian springford part h

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Insight from Apex Hotels: Building a new green hotel in London

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Ian springford part h

  1. 11. MANAGEMENT
  2. 12. <ul><li>Client ‘Green Team’ and building champion </li></ul><ul><li>Common sense approach used for energy saving </li></ul><ul><li>Planned Plant Maintenance & ‘MOT’ Regime in place </li></ul><ul><li>Meters & Sub Meters linked to BMS, monitored by services engineer </li></ul><ul><li>On site recycling and waste compaction </li></ul><ul><li>Saving targets identified </li></ul>Management
  3. 14. <ul><li>City Centre location; good public transport links, no car parking </li></ul><ul><li>Re-use of existing structure </li></ul><ul><li>Replacement of external envelope with higher performance skin </li></ul><ul><li>Natural materials used </li></ul><ul><li>Planted roof; attenuates rain water run off, creates bio-diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Natural ventilation for bedrooms and public areas </li></ul><ul><li>State of the art heating/ cooling system used </li></ul><ul><li>Card switches, PIR, timeclocks used. </li></ul><ul><li>Water conservation through showers, low volume cisterns & flow restrictors </li></ul><ul><li>Induction hob used in kitchen. </li></ul><ul><li>Good building management practice in place. </li></ul>Summary
  4. 15. <ul><li>More efficient building= less plant </li></ul><ul><li>Less plant= less capital cost, less running cost </li></ul><ul><li>Less plant= more income generating space </li></ul><ul><li>More income generating space= more profit </li></ul><ul><li>Less overheads= more profit </li></ul><ul><li>More profit= greater capital value </li></ul><ul><li>Greater capital value + profit= happy client! </li></ul>Benefits
  5. 16. THE FUTURE
  6. 17. ......... IS NOW!
  7. 18. <ul><li>Green is not Porn! </li></ul><ul><li>Energy costs are circa 3-5% of hotel costs </li></ul>
  8. 19. <ul><li>More demanding planning & building regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Higher energy costs </li></ul><ul><li>Higher tax on energy consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Shift in fuel source </li></ul><ul><li>More stick than carrot </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive shift in consumer attitudes </li></ul>The Future
  9. 20. <ul><li>Modular Combined Heat & Power </li></ul><ul><li>Guest energy monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Water conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Greywater recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Solar pre-heating </li></ul><ul><li>Air to Air/ Ground source heat pump systems </li></ul><ul><li>On-site private Laundry </li></ul><ul><li>Microgeneration </li></ul>Mainstream Future Technologies
  10. 21. <ul><li>Increased capital costs </li></ul><ul><li>Guests making informed choices </li></ul><ul><li>Greater guest control </li></ul><ul><li>Gradual elimination of ‘wasteful’ facilities eg Towel heaters, whirlpool baths, sauna cabins </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern of travel and locations may change </li></ul><ul><li>Gradual elimination of un-sustainable markets and hotel types </li></ul>Future Implications
  11. 22. <ul><li>H: Refurbishing hotels – improving the </li></ul><ul><li>delivery process in the lead up to 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Damien Kenny, managing director, Vivid Interiors </li></ul>

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