31st
July 2010
SAVING MONEY BY BEING GREEN
Advice for Motels
Tim Grubb
Tourism Resource Consultants
www.trcnz.com
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Presentation
 Tourism Resource
Consultants and STAR
 Costs to your business
 Some easy wins
 Major investment…?
 Ma...
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The cost of electricity
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The cost of water and waste
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Demand for environmental
practices…
 Small market niche
 Mainstream views…
 Green price point
 Tolerance
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Where does energy get used?
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Lights
Standard
incandescent
New Generation
Halogen
Compact
Fluorescent
(CFL)
Watt 100w 70w 20w
Cost $1 $5.95 $7.00
ROI ...
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Lights continued…
www.rightlight.co.nz
 Turn off unnecessary lights
 Lighting design
 Sensors
Consumer energy efficie...
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Showers
 Check flow rate
 Invest
…$85 per shower
…Investment of $1,020
 Savings…
…Annual savings of $840 …ROI = 1.2 y...
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Other energy savings…
 Set laundry to ‘Cold’ as a default setting and do laundry
in full loads
 Shut down appliances w...
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Waste
 In-room recycling
 Buy in bulk
 Purchasing policy
 Potential savings = $270 p/a
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Water
 Reduce water use of toilets
 Reduce flow of sink taps
 Check for leaks / monitor
 Reduce water use in the gar...
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Savings so far…
Savings per year ROI
Easy wins $1487 -
Lights $280 - $480 4 – 8 months
Showers $840 1.2 years
Waste $270...
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Appliances
 Main energy users = washers, driers, refridgerators
 Lifetime operating costs e.g. washing machine
 Other...
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More expensive options
What Investment ROI
Insulation Wide range 10 – 20 years
Heat pumps (ea.) $2,500 - $4,500 12 – 17 ...
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Paper work
 What exactly?
1. Standard Operating Procedures
2. Supplier Register
3. Monitoring
 Extra merit
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Supplier Register
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Monitoring
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Monitoring
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Monitoring
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Information and assistance
www.ecanz.co.nz
www.stewardship.co.nz
www.eeca.govt.
www.sbn.org.nz
www.smarterhomes.govt.nz
...
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Summary
 Focus on easy wins
 Investigate best opportunities
for investment
 Paper work..?
 Seek further information
...
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Motel Association New Zealand Sustainability Presentation

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Motel Association New Zealand Sustainability Presentation

  1. 1. 31st July 2010 SAVING MONEY BY BEING GREEN Advice for Motels Tim Grubb Tourism Resource Consultants www.trcnz.com
  2. 2. + Presentation  Tourism Resource Consultants and STAR  Costs to your business  Some easy wins  Major investment…?  Management practices  Support and information
  3. 3. + The cost of electricity
  4. 4. + The cost of water and waste
  5. 5. + Demand for environmental practices…  Small market niche  Mainstream views…  Green price point  Tolerance
  6. 6. + Where does energy get used?
  7. 7. + Lights Standard incandescent New Generation Halogen Compact Fluorescent (CFL) Watt 100w 70w 20w Cost $1 $5.95 $7.00 ROI term - 7.5 months 4.3 months Savings per year (Per bulb) - $10 $20 Potential savings (24 bulbs) $240 $480 www.rightlight.co.nz
  8. 8. + Lights continued… www.rightlight.co.nz  Turn off unnecessary lights  Lighting design  Sensors Consumer energy efficient lighting guide
  9. 9. + Showers  Check flow rate  Invest …$85 per shower …Investment of $1,020  Savings… …Annual savings of $840 …ROI = 1.2 years
  10. 10. + Other energy savings…  Set laundry to ‘Cold’ as a default setting and do laundry in full loads  Shut down appliances when not in use  Turn off towel rails when guests are not in the room  Ensure fridges are working properly and ventilated  Set computer to standby setting  Check hot water temperature – 60 degrees $430 /year $45 $36 room/year $50 - $100 cylinder/year $15 per appliance/year
  11. 11. + Waste  In-room recycling  Buy in bulk  Purchasing policy  Potential savings = $270 p/a
  12. 12. + Water  Reduce water use of toilets  Reduce flow of sink taps  Check for leaks / monitor  Reduce water use in the garden
  13. 13. + Savings so far… Savings per year ROI Easy wins $1487 - Lights $280 - $480 4 – 8 months Showers $840 1.2 years Waste $270 TOTAL $3,077
  14. 14. + Appliances  Main energy users = washers, driers, refridgerators  Lifetime operating costs e.g. washing machine  Other considerations $350 $1,250
  15. 15. + More expensive options What Investment ROI Insulation Wide range 10 – 20 years Heat pumps (ea.) $2,500 - $4,500 12 – 17 years Solar hot water $7,000 - $12,000 12 – 14 years
  16. 16. + Paper work  What exactly? 1. Standard Operating Procedures 2. Supplier Register 3. Monitoring  Extra merit
  17. 17. + Supplier Register
  18. 18. + Monitoring
  19. 19. + Monitoring
  20. 20. + Monitoring
  21. 21. + Monitoring
  22. 22. + Information and assistance www.ecanz.co.nz www.stewardship.co.nz www.eeca.govt. www.sbn.org.nz www.smarterhomes.govt.nz www.rightlight.govt.nz  Ecosmart Electricians  Energy auditors  EECA  Sustainable business networks  Subsidies  STAR Programme!!
  23. 23. + Summary  Focus on easy wins  Investigate best opportunities for investment  Paper work..?  Seek further information  Avoid impractical solutions

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