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Swiss resort uses lake water for unique heating and cooling system

Swiss resort uses lake water for unique heating and cooling system

A new resort on the edge of Lake Lucerne in Switzerland uses a unique energy system for the heating and cooling of the hotel. Bürgenstock Resort Lake …

UK hotels can take an energy audit to improve efficiency

UK hotels can take an energy audit to improve efficiency

Hoteliers in the UK are being encouraged to take an energy audit to see if they could save money and …

Research shows solar energy a good fit for safari lodges

A recent report from THEnergy-IPS has demonstrated that solar hybrid systems are a good energy solution for safari…

Hotels climate change commitment means 90% reduction in carbon

The hotel sector needs to reduce its carbon footprint by 90% to meet climate change commitments according to…

Free webinar tackles kitchen energy, water and waste

The Green Kitchen Standard – a partnership award from the Soil Association and the Carbon Trust – is…

Talking Point: Hotels need to take up the charge

Talking Point: Hotels need to take up the charge

With the continued growth of electric vehicles being purchased, Martin Jones, National Sales Manager, Services & Solutions at Rexel (UK), believes this is a time of significant opportunity for hotel operators. In this Talking Point he outlines…

Power hungry hotels need to reduce their future energy needs now

Power hungry hotels need to reduce their future energy needs now

In June Astana, Kazakhstan hosted the UNWTO’s World Conference on Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking Low-Carbon Growth Opportunities. We sent Holly Tuppen from BoutEco to learn more. As part of the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism for…

Why should hotels invest in efficient properties?

Why should hotels invest in efficient properties?

There’s a need in hotel construction for a move to more efficient buildings – particularly in hotter regions where HVAC energy demands can be high, but need to be reduced. Simple but clever design features can make…

Radisson Blu Marseille wins annual Think Planet award

Radisson Blu Marseille wins annual Think Planet award

The Radisson Blu Hotel Marseille is this year’s winner of Carlson Rezidor’s Think Planet Award. The hotel was recognised for its exemplary commitment to energy and water savings. The annual Think Planet award is open to all…

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