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The Orlando World Center Marriott saves money through basic energy efficiency.

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World Center Green

  1. 1. FDEP – Green Lodging 2 Palm Presentation
  2. 2. 2008 Achievements What we’ve done…….
  3. 3. Rooms Renovation
  4. 4. Rooms Renovation <ul><li>Coil Cleaning - HVAC Sanitation </li></ul><ul><li>New Drain Pan - Eliminating chlorine </li></ul><ul><li>14,150 ly. of Wall Vinyl Recycled </li></ul><ul><li>22,200 sq. yds. of Carpet Recycled </li></ul><ul><li>Merv 8 Filtration </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Star LCD Televisions </li></ul>
  5. 5. HVAC – Central Plant <ul><li>Removal of 15,000 lbs of CFC R-500 replaced with 15,000 lbs of non-ozone depleting HCFC R-134A. </li></ul><ul><li>Installed variable frequency drives on 2- 1,500 HP chiller motors, 3 VFD’s on 125 HP secondary chilled water pumps. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reclaim Water Conversion
  7. 7. Reclaim Water Conversion <ul><li>Took approximately 10 acres of landscape off of potable water and put on reclaimed water supply </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 20 million gallons saved in the aquifer for human consumption. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. 2007 Baseline Recycling <ul><li>Cardboard: 135 ton </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2008 Actual through December 31, 2008 <ul><li>Single Stream: 344.45 ton up 250% * </li></ul><ul><li>Office Paper: 72,206 lbs. or 36.1 ton** </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saving 3186 trees ** </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Total Recycling Effort = 380.55 ton or 245.37 ton diverted from landfill* </li></ul><ul><li>* Source - Waste Management </li></ul><ul><li>** Source - Shred it </li></ul>
  10. 10. Carbon Footprint Reduction <ul><li>From the 8,250,000 KwH saved in the central plant improvements, we have reduced: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CO2 Emissions by 8,992,000lbs/4496 tons.* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NO2 Emissions by 15,675lbs/7.84 tons.* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SO2 Emissions by 47,025lbs/23.51 tons.* </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>1650 Acres of Trees to remove the equivalent* </li></ul><ul><li>* Source - Progress Energy, based on 2007 generation data. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Awards <ul><li>2008 “BEST” Award -Business for Environmentally Sustainable Tomorrow (Orange County Government) </li></ul><ul><li>Ecologic Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Sylvania Award for having 75% Environmentally Friendly Light Bulbs </li></ul><ul><li>Audubon Sanctuary Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Golf Course Awarded in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Bird Sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Honors Marriott with &quot;Tourism for Tomorrow Award for Sustainability&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 14. Outstanding ECHO Engineering Award Central Region Orlando World Center Marriott Resort and Convention Center Marriott applies its ‘spirit to serve’ philosophy not only to people but to critical issues facing the environment. From trash removal and recycling to conserving energy and water, Marriott’s operating units are constantly employing methods that preserve their natural surroundings and resources. Our companywide Environmentally Conscious Hospitality Operations – or ECHO – program provides guidance to our properties and business units in five key areas: Water and energy conservation Clean air initiatives Waste management Clean-up campaigns Wildlife preservation ECHO: Environmentally Conscious Hospitality Operations Awards based on 2008 Data
  13. 15. Awards Continued Travel + Leisure magazine honored Marriott with the G lobal Vision award ... &quot; Green/Eco Hotel ,&quot; and recognized the company for its five-point strategy plan to off-set its environmental footprint. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Marriott International the &quot; 2009 Sustained Excellence Award .&quot; Marriott has been named an EPA Partner of the Year since 2004. Climate Counts, creator of a climate change corporate scoreboard, ranked Marriott tops within the hotel sector for 2008  
  14. 16. Going Forward……. <ul><li>We intend to: </li></ul><ul><li>Do continual commissioning on our HVAC systems, evaluating software and control strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>Working with our water treatment provider to increase cycles of concentration, reducing blow down. </li></ul><ul><li>Expand associate knowledge thru education, best practices & celebrate our successes. </li></ul><ul><li>Track, evaluate, and modify the program to be as efficient as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate to our customers and solicit their involvement for a cleaner environment. </li></ul>
  15. 17. Next Steps cont. <ul><li>Greener key cards.   Marriott has “unlocked” the door to a greener hotel stay by purchasing 24 million key cards made of 50 percent recycled material, saving 66 tons of plastic from being dumped in the landfill.   Eco-pillows.   Guests can sleep easy knowing that their pillows are “fighting” to save the planet.  Marriott will begin replacing the 100,000 synthetic pillows that it purchases with those filled with material made from recycled bottles.    Coreless toilet paper.   By the end of 2009, 500 hotels will offer “coreless” toilet paper, thereby eliminating 2 million cores a year, saving about 119 trees, nearly 3 million gallons of water, and 21 tons of packaging waste annually.  The new tissue is made of 20-40 percent recycled fiber.    Earth-friendly towels.   Thanks to a unique manufacturing process, the one million towels Marriott purchases in North America don’t need to be pre-washed, saving six million gallons of water.   Recycled pens.   The 47 million pens that Marriott purchases for its guest and meeting rooms in the U.S. and Canada are made of 75% recycled material </li></ul>
  16. 18. QUESTIONS????