Aril 22 has come and gone, but you can make your eco-impact all year long. Here are some ways to keep the greening going:
AH&LA Green Resource Center
At www.ahla.com/green you’ll find resources for all stages of the greening process. This includes guidelines, ROI information, cost-saving tips, and links to state programs. And AH&LA members can tap the expertise of the Green Guru with specific questions.
If you’re running a green property, the best way to let the traveling public know is through a certification. After vetting dozens of programs, AH&LA selected Green Key Global as the most cost-effective and relevant for hotels of any size. Members save up to 45 percent—visit AH&LA’s Green Resource Center for more details.
More efficient purchasing, process management, equipment, and systems can be used to lower energy usage throughout a property. If you own or operate more than 2,000 rooms, Burton Energy group can help optimize your energy strategy, resulting in average savings commensurate with a 77-cent increase in ADR. Corporate members save 20 percent—visit the members-only section of www.ahla.com to find out more.
As technology changes and consumer needs shift, so does your green strategy. Make every day Earth Day and set your property worlds apart.