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Hotel guests and staff are not directly accountable for a hotel’s overall utility bill. As a result, room occupants have little incentive to adopt energy-efficient habits. Yet, guest room energy consumption accounts for between 40 and 80% of energy use within the hospitality industry. In addition, industry data shows that guests remain outside of their rooms for several hours a day, on average. This paper analyzes room energy management approaches that accommodate both guest comfort and efficiency.