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Chapter 9: Refurbishment & Landscaping

Most hotels have rolling programmes involving redecoration, changing lighting and services or, more radically, refurbishing whole floors and upgrading major items of plant. Often systems are replaced on a like-for-like basis, but refurbishment presents an excellent opportunity to increase energy-efficiency as well as introduce other environmental improvements. When choosing materials, products and equipment, environmental criteria […]

Chapter 10: Wider Responsibilities

In addition to giving environmental considerations a high priority in the day-to-day operation of your hotel, there are other factors to take into account if you wish to make your operation more sustainable in the long term. These include adopting a more ‘community-based’ approach and doing business fairly and in an ethical way, without exploiting […]