News for the Hospitality Executive
Kalahari Resorts' Energy Efficient Operations Includes
a Laundry Water Recycling
and Filtration System which Allows Reuse of 70% of its Laundry Water
Exploring Geothermal Heat Recovery
and the Use of Wind Turbines
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis., April 17, 2008 - Kalahari Resorts' long-standing commitment to energy efficient operations continues as it adds the AquaRecycle system, a laundry water recycling and filtration system which will allow Kalahari Resorts to reuse 70 percent of its laundry water. The AquaRecycle system's chemical-free filtration and treatment recycle process will provide clean, disinfected and pre-heated water to the laundry systems at Kalahari Resort properties in Wisconsin Dells, WI and Sandusky, OH and eventually a third resort in Fredericksburg, VA.
Home to a 740-room hotel in Wisconsin and an 884-room hotel in Ohio, Kalahari Resorts estimates the AquaRecycle system, which is expected to be operating by June 1, to:
-- Conserve 26 million gallons of drinking
water per year.
Winner of the 2006 Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air Recognition Award, Kalahari Resorts began exploring options for energy efficiency for its properties in 2005.
"The effectiveness of our energy efficient operations has been impressive
and we remain committed to adding measures that will save energy and protect
our environment," said Todd Nelson, president and owner of Kalahari Resorts
which are home to two of America's largest indoor waterparks. "As we design
our third property in Fredericksburg, VA, we are researching a wide array
of state-of-the-art green initiatives to
In addition to its new AquaRecycle system, Kalahari Resorts green initiatives include:
Both Properties have also installed:
Kalahari Resort is also in the process of installing high-efficiency boilers in its indoor waterparks and exploring geothermal heat recovery and the use of wind turbines.
About Kalahari Resorts
Kalahari Resorts, located in Wisconsin Dells, WI and Sandusky, OH, are home to two of the largest indoor waterparks in the U.S. In addition, both resorts feature outdoor waterparks, spas, a collection of unique retail shops, a plethora of dining options and variety of guest and suite room options. For reservations and guest information, call (877) 525-2427 or visit http://www.KalahariResorts.com.To review Kalahari Resort's electronic press kit, go to http://www.kalahariresortsgobig.com.