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How Environmentally Sustainable Is Your Hotel?

You're a hotel manager. Can you cut costs and still be efficient and green?

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  1. What type of lightbulb?

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    Via Lowes.com
    Halogen bulb
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    Via newcandescent.com
    Incandescent bulb
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    Via Lowes.com
    Fluorescent bulb
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    Via ikea.com
    LED bulb
    Via ikea.com
  2. Do your lights have motion sensors?

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    Of course!
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    I need those?
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    No, they're too expensive.
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    Lights don't move, silly!
  3. How's the AC in your lobby and offices?

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    My HVAC system isn't a central system so I keep it on high, how my guests like it.
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    Whatever the janitor set it to.
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    Low. I always conserve energy.
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    High. It's hot outside!
  4. Do you have regular efficiency checks on your appliances?

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    Yes, I have continuous commissioning!
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    No, that's expensive.
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    My building is old, it's no use.
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    Huh, maybe I should do that.
  5. Where do you book the next guest?

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    Rooms 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 15, 17, 18, 19, and 20 are booked.

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    16
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    10
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    4
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    12
  6. How often is your boiler serviced?

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    Service a boiler?
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    Once a year, it can save up to 10% of my annual energy costs.
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    Whenever it stops working.
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    Every couple of years, it should be fine.
  7. What temperature do you heat the hot water?

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    Via 123rf.com
    Via 123rf.com
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    Via shutterstock.com
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    Via vectorstock.com
  8. How often do you service refrigerators?

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    Whenever the refrigerator breaks down, there's no reason to waste money and time on them.
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    I defrost it once a year, and clean the condenser and evaporators too.
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    Every other year.
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    Whenever the customer complains about it.
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