Eco-Friendly Improvements That Can Help You Save Money While Being Green

There’s a growing push for hotels, resorts, and other hospitality properties to become more environmentally-friendly. Not so long ago, that meant shelling out precious cash to purchase energy-efficient equipment and supplies without seeing any financial benefit from these investments.

But now, the “green industry” has evolved to the point where conversion project costs can be recouped quickly and energy savings can significantly affect a property’s bottom line. Here are several ways to go green and save money in the process.

  • Low-flush toilets. These are already required in some municipalities. They work by allowing less water to flow into the bowl each time the unit is flushed. And because each commode uses less water per flush, some properties are reporting savings of almost $100 per toilet per year in water costs. Read more

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By: Chris Martin


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Technology is making greater and greater inroads into our lives. Right from when we wake up in the morning to when we head to sleep – we cannot imagine a life without the gadgets and gizmos that make life easy and interesting. When we travel and stay in hotels, our expectations are no different. We expect all the technological amenities we easily access at home if not more. The hospitality industry in increasingly accessing technology to wow guests, optimize their use of manpower, control hotel functions in an integrated manner and on the whole reduce costs while increasing efficiency. This blog is meant to track these technological changes happening in the hospitality sector. The growing move towards sophisticated hotel ERP, the growing use of cloud computing, the rapidly changing customer facing devices – smart phones and iPads, the increasing security concerns and more. Expect to find interesting articles, whitepapers, thoughts, and observations. Feel free to comment and even mail us content that you don’t mind posted here. Happy reading!
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