Are you a hotelier seeking the best methods of going green? The hospitality industry today must look for sustainable strategies because they are crucial in helping to improve brand perception, cut down the impact on the environment, and keep operating costs low. However, the actions to take for sustainability are never easy to identify and implement.
Buildings all over the world use different resources (water, energy, etc.), generate waste, and release greenhouse gasses (GHG). The building construction industry generates the second largest amount of waste and greenhouse gasses (35-40%), mainly during the construction and later through lighting and air conditioning. This is why real estate is an important industry in advancing the globe’s focus on sustainability.
The hospitalitiy industry is another industry starting to adopt sustainable practices. If you have a hotel, this article if for you as we delve deeper into how to make a hotel more sustainable.
Sustainable or green buildings are becoming the norm in every part of Singapore, and, indeed, the entire world's construction projects. The efforts to green buildings are pretty straightforward for new buildings, but what about ageing commercial ones. This post takes a closer look at the main strategies that you can employ to make your aging commercial building more sustainable in Singapore.
Do you have an air conditioning system in your facility and have been wondering about its energy consumption rate? This post will help you take a closer look at heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems to establish what determines the energy they use. If you already have an HVAC system installed in your facility, this post will also solve the big dilemma, “do you buy a new unit or repair the current one?
Mention the word sustainability, and many corporations will tell you one thing: it is becoming the norm rather than the exception. Starting from the Paris UN Climate Change Conference of 2015, which called on governments and corporations to take every effort to lower global temperatures below the pre-industrial level by 2 degrees Celsius, everything is geared towards the same objective. Now, local governments, licensing authorities, and standards organizations have set sustainability as the bottom line.
Air quality is of great interest, especially in commercial enterprises. The hospitality industry, especially hotels, has set a very high bar when it comes to air quality because it is a critical part of the customer experience. So, whether you are new in the industry, probably thinking of establishing a new hotel, or already have an existing resort, it is paramount to make high air quality an important benchmark.