“Hotels and motels”
Energy Audit at Massachusetts Hotel Results in 64,177 kWh Savings
This E Source case study from the hotels and motels sector was created for the Business Energy Advisor.
Refrigerated vending machines are energy hogs and can cost owners over $400 per year. Fortunately, it’s possible to reduce this energy waste by choosing new efficient models or adding controls. This article explains what options are available to you and how to make the best choice.
Lighting controls are primarily used to turn lights off when they are not needed or dim them so that they produce no more light than necessary. Learn about the various options so you can choose the right system for your application.
LED technology continues to improve; these lamps are becoming more common in business settings. Learn about the best applications and potential energy savings for this emerging and increasingly cost-effective technology.
Ice makers are used in a large number of commercial facilities and use a tremendous amount of energy. Fortunately, there are now a wide range of high-efficiency models available that won’t cost you any more to purchase. Find out what the options are and how to make the right choice.
Hotels and Motels
Hotels and motels don’t use as much energy as hospitals and data centers, but they do use more than educational and residential facilities. Many efficiency strategies, such as hotel room automation, offer the opportunity for cost savings and increased profitability.
Most fans operate continuously while a building is occupied and represent a major source of energy consumption. This article explains what types of fans are available, controls that can help reduce energy use, and how to make the best choice for your building.
Although premium-efficiency elevators are difficult to justify on a cost basis alone, they offer many non-energy benefits that building owners may find compelling. Find out how high-performance and reliability improvements may combine with energy cost savings to make them the right choice.
Commercial Kitchen Equipment
Commercial kitchens are intense energy users, consuming as much as three times more energy per square foot than most other types of commercial buildings. Upgrading equipment to be more energy efficient can increase your bottom line while also providing a number of significant non-energy benefits.