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Retrofitting Hotels for Energy-Efficient Lighting

Retrofitting Hotels for Energy-Efficient Lighting

There is no question, LED lights are here to stay. They’re more energy efficient, last longer, and are better for the environment than standard lights. For hotels, where lighting incurs significant costs, these qualities make LEDs highly desirable. However, even ...

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Starwood and NRG Team Up for Sustainability Project

Starwood and NRG Team Up for Sustainability Project

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. in partnership with NRG Energy, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary NRG Renew, today unveiled its first project to integrate clean sustainable energy at The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection resort. Featuring approximately 2,000 photovoltaic ...

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Hampton Inn Bakersfield Unveils Solar Carport

Hampton Inn Bakersfield Unveils Solar Carport

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—REC Solar has completed a 102-kilowatt array for The Hampton Inn & Suites Bakersfield North-Airport in Bakersfield, Calif. The carport-mounted installation will offset 44 percent of the electricity costs for the 94-room hotel, saving up to $8,800 per month. ...

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First Accommodation in Boston Receives LEED Certification

First Accommodation in Boston Receives LEED Certification

BOSTON, Mass.—Upon receiving its recent LEED Silver Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Hostelling International Boston (HI-Boston) became the City of Boston’s first accommodation provider to achieve LEED Certification. Since its opening in June 2012, this repurposed historic ...

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