The Basics of Going Green for Hotels

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"Green Hotels" are the trend in the hotel industry. Energy efficiency and energy management are critical issues when it comes to going green. This presentation presents ideas to reach a basic level of "green" in your hotel operations. Energy ideas are also included. Ozone laundry is one area of energy efficiency and environmental friendliness that hotels can adopt.

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The Basics of Going Green for Hotels

  1. 1. Building a Green Hotel<br />A Checklist for Going Green<br />
  2. 2. It’s<br />“Eco-friendly hotels get higher consumer reviews than their non-green counterparts.” -- Travelocity<br />
  3. 3. “Customers’ green attitudes are, in general, significantly associated with their expressed intentions to visit a green hotel, to spread word-of-mouth about a green hotel, and to pay more for it.” -- International Journal of Hospitality Management<br />
  4. 4. Going Green:<br />The Basics<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li>Recycling in common areas</li></ul>Lobby<br />Near vending machines<br />Near elevators<br />Outside conference rooms<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Purchase products in bulk</li></ul>Concentrated cleaners<br />Aerosol cans<br />
  7. 7. <ul><li>Donate leftover food</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Minimize use of disposable food service items</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Purchase energy-efficient equipment
  8. 8. Room
  9. 9. Office
  10. 10. HVAC
  11. 11. Kitchen
  12. 12. Laundry</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Energy-Efficient lighting</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Low flow faucets, toilets, showerheads</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Eco-friendly landscape, planting, and watering procedures</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Towel and linen reuse</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Fill clothes washers, dryers, and dishwashers to recommended capacity for each cycle and use coolest effective water temperature.</li></li></ul><li>Learn more about ozone laundry.<br />Visit us at www.DELozonelaundry.com<br />

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