Hotel/Motel Waste Reduction: Facilities Management
A property with 350 guest rooms can spend $300,000 per year on electricity, $50,000 on natural gas, and another $60,000 annually on water and sewer. Most properties have the potential to significantly reduce energy and water consumption without any impact on guest comfort. The sheet presents some simple management strategies, which can reduce utility bills by 30 percent or more while helping the lodging facility become a better steward of the environment. This sheet provides checklists that identify cost-effective activities that also conserve resources.