The hospitality industry in general, and big hotels in particular, can add a tremendous amount to the bottom line by focusing on energy efficiency. It isn’t that there are unique opportunities in the hospitality area that are seen nowhere else. It’s that just about every energy saving technology — from LEDs to efficient washing machines — can have great impact in hotels.
A typical large hotel is a 24×7 operation in which energy is poured into administrative offices, guest rooms, conference facilities, dining facilities and other areas.
Last week, Caribbean News Now reported that that The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) signed an agreement aimed at creating beneficial energy policy reform, research and capability development, according to the story.
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