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Communicating Sustainability Issues to Staff<br />Siobhan Thomasson<br />General Manager<br />Holiday Inn Winchester<br />
Why Communicate to staff?<br />Saving energy is one of our top concerns<br />Helps the environment and also bottom line, w...
Intro to Green Engage Video: a short video introducing the Green Engage tool <br />Getting Started (First Things to Do): a...
Within The Building.........<br />Heat Exchange<br />Auto shut – off lights<br />Limit heating and Air Conditioning<br />C...
Things we talk about with the team<br />Checking seals etc... Regularly on fridge doors.<br />Not to turn on every applian...
Things we talk about with the team<br />Don't leave hot water running<br />Don't ignore leaks<br />Close doors<br />Turnin...
However we are in the Hospitality Industry<br />When we first opened I installed dispensers in the bathroom rather than in...
Future Projects<br />Engaging the teams more, with costs, now a year on comparisons for our notice boards costs against oc...
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Siobhan Thomasson, Holiday Inn Winchester - "Communicating Sustainability Issues to Staff"

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Siobhan Thomasson, Holiday Inn Winchester - "Communicating Sustainability Issues to Staff"

  1. 1. Communicating Sustainability Issues to Staff<br />Siobhan Thomasson<br />General Manager<br />Holiday Inn Winchester<br />
  2. 2. Why Communicate to staff?<br />Saving energy is one of our top concerns<br />Helps the environment and also bottom line, with saving on your energy bills.<br />Can only do this with co operation of all the team.<br />Inductions, notice board, monthly FLS meetings which has agenda points relating to energy.<br />IHG has Green Engage.<br />
  3. 3. Intro to Green Engage Video: a short video introducing the Green Engage tool <br />Getting Started (First Things to Do): a list of how to get started <br />Training guides: interactive training guides which will provide you with a step-by-step overview on how to use the basics within Green Engage and should answer most of your questions <br />Certification Overview: description of what certification means and how you achieve each level of certification within Green Engage <br />Green Solutions Checklists: a checklist of all of the action list items from Green Solutions <br />
  4. 4. Within The Building.........<br />Heat Exchange<br />Auto shut – off lights<br />Limit heating and Air Conditioning<br />Cards advising, towel exchange etc... For guests to help.<br />
  5. 5. Things we talk about with the team<br />Checking seals etc... Regularly on fridge doors.<br />Not to turn on every appliance at 5.30am when they start<br />Use one oven not two when we can.<br />Put a lid on it!<br />Keep equipment well maintained, coils etc... Dust free<br />Fully loading dishwashers<br />
  6. 6. Things we talk about with the team<br />Don't leave hot water running<br />Don't ignore leaks<br />Close doors<br />Turning off lights and air con<br />Recyclable waste, paper glass etc..<br />Ordering monthly to save on transport costs<br />
  7. 7. However we are in the Hospitality Industry<br />When we first opened I installed dispensers in the bathroom rather than individual bottles, however the customers didn't like it! so individual bottles came back!<br />The staff use the half empty bottles in our facility. <br />
  8. 8. Future Projects<br />Engaging the teams more, with costs, now a year on comparisons for our notice boards costs against occupancy, against this time last year etc..<br />Bulbs re public area. We have now sourced from a local company, a dimmable lcd lamp.<br />

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