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Press Releases from EcoGreenHotel (11 total)

Philagreen – Supporting Sustainability at Philadelphia Area Hotels

Since the organization’s founding in 2008, The Philagreen Hospitality Association (PGHA) has worked towards improving the sustainability practices of the Philadelphia area hospitality sector. To accomplish this, PGHA’s mission has been to setup and connect the hospitality managers with environmental professionals. The subsequent established relationship yields results two-fold: economically viable & environmentally beneficial. First, for this to work, any rational industry will examine “the bottom-line” before any project is to

Kana Hotel Group Announce the Grand Opening of Green-Focused, Eco-Friendly Hampt …

August 11, 2011 TUPELO, MS – Kana Hotel Group is pleased to announce the grand opening of the green-focused, eco-friendly Hampton Inn & Suites Tupelo/Barnes Crossing MS. Located in the hills of Northeast Mississippi, the property offers a location and amenities suitable for both personal and business travel. Officially open as of July 1, 2011, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the property taking place on August 2011. In cooperation with

Hostelling International Supports Sustainable Hostel Operations in NYC

On a very sunny New York City day, my team and I arrived at a historical building located on the corner of 103rd and Amsterdam Avenue on the upper west side of the incredible island of Manhattan. For the first time in the past several years, we were walking into a property that was not a typical hotel to conduct the onsite survey portion of our E2A Program (Energy Efficiency

Green Hotels and Reclaimed Materials

Time and time again we hear hotel project managers and developers embarking on “greening” projects comment, “If only I thought of reclaimed materials before…” Although the project might have already been completed, it might not be too late to help you save time, money and help with your sustainable hotel initiatives. Who knows, you might still have some old furniture, carpeting, or other materials sitting in your storeroom from your

Low Interest Funding for Hotel Energy Efficiency Projects Available in Tennessee

It has been proven that energy efficiency measures and new sustainability technologies are being implemented into hotels and delivering positive impact to the bottom line. However In these times of stiff capital markets, strict lending requirements and unattractive interest rates for commercial loans, it is necessary to research and exhaust all of your financing options when making energy efficiency improvements to a hotel. Working together, the Hilton Garden Inn Nashville/Smyrna,

Electric Vehicle Green Hotel Shuttles

What would you do if you could reduce your monthly fuel cost by 70% for the hotel shuttle van? In our August newsletter EcoGreenHotel detailed the progress toward creating a nationwide infrastructure for electric vehicles to be driven on a large scale. The September newsletter detailed how hotels can increase their revenue by being part of a regional approach to electric vehicle introduction. This month we are going to detail

EcoGreenHotel Named Sustainability Partner to National Purchasing Network

Partnership to Provide Green Hotel Guidance to NPN Customers ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. – EcoGreenHotel, a sustainability and energy services company, has been selected as an accredited sustainability partner to the National Purchasing Network (NPN), a hotel purchasing consortium, to provide guidance on green products, energy solutions and sustainability services and advice to NPN’s customer base across the hospitality spectrum that includes hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants and nightclubs. The partnership combines EcoGreenHotel’sexperience

Trash to Treasure: Reduce Waste and Help Those in Need

As the saying goes, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. But it can be dfficult to figure out “how” for a hotel business. With standard hotel operations being wasteful, there are numerous opportunities for hotels to not only reduce their own waste and associated hauling costs, but also help contribute to their communities whether it be local or international. Writer Paige Greenfield from O, The Oprah Magazine, has compiled a

Hotel Energy Solutions Team Further Strengthened With Addition of Chris Lewis

Experienced Hospitality Veteran Expected to Help Foster Significant "Green” Hotel Growth Robbinsville, NJ – November15th, 2010 - Energy-efficiency and sustainability services firm, EcoGreenHotel LLC, recently named Chris Lewis the Director of Energy Solutions. In this role, Lewiswill be responsible for managing all strategic hotel energy projects and advancing innovative green solutions to help clients reduce their environmental impact and operational costs. “Chris brings a wealth of valuable experience in the hospitality industry

The Drive for Energy Efficiency

A Road Map for Your Green Hotel ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. –According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, American hotels spend an average of almost $2,200 per available room on energy each year, representing about six percent of all operating costs. A reduction in energy consumption of just ten percent is the same as raising the average daily room rate at your green hotel by $.062 to $1.35. That savings can really add

Taking the Next Step in Creating Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Last month EcoGreenHotel highlighted the hospitality industry’s role in helping to build the infrastructure to make electric vehicles a common site on streets and highways throughout the country. This month we are going to explore the concept at greater length and offer a vision for the very near future. If you have read the headlines over the last three months, it is clear that momentum is building for 2011

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