Hotel Sustainability

Healthy Buildings has the team and experience to develop effective and efficient hotel sustainability programs. Their commitment to business-oriented sustainability decisions makes them a player you most definitely want to have on your team.

They will work with you to meet your bottom line goals while greening your operations and maintenance practices; ultimately reducing your operating costs, generating marketing opportunities, and strengthening your business model by integrating sustainability into all aspects of your hotel.

Sustainability Manager, major hotel in New York City

Healthy Buildings has a proven track record for achieving hotel sustainability program certifications. Our strategic certification approach facilitates a streamlined process without burdening key employees or demanding too much time out of their daily responsibilities. We provide easy to use templates to document existing practices and metrics and our team handles the documentation process.

Certification

Our team brings experience in a breadth of hotel sustainability protocols and will work with your team to determine the best route for your hotel.  Some of the many programs that we have worked with include:

  • LEED
  • BOMA 360
  • Green Key
  • LECS (Luxury Eco Certification)

For hotels ineligible or uninterested in established sustainable certification programs, Healthy Buildings’ offers a strategic approach which develops a sustainability accomplishments record based on measureable successes in the following areas:

• Recycling and Source Reduction
• Water Efficiency
• Energy Efficiency
• Indoor Environmental Quality
• Land Use
• Community Involvement

In addition, we develop a roadmap based on opportunities for improvement including the following breakdown of actions:

• Quarter 1: Program Setup and Benchmarking
• Quarter 2: Vendor Inquiry and Policy Development
• Quarter 3: Program Implementation
• Quarter 4: Continuous Evaluation and Capital Projects

We work with hotels to implement sustainability improvements including (but not limited to):

• Energy auditing
• Retro-commissioning
• Renewable energy assessment
• Submetering
• Waste reduction strategies
• Implementation of water efficiency technologies
• Employee engagement
• Guest communications

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