Sam Reed | December 18, 2019
There are close to 50,000 hotels and motels in the United States, and they spend around 6 percent of their operating costs on energy each year, according to Energy Star. Most of that is used for lighting and climate control. Because hotels and motels operate 24 hours per day, those two things run almost constantly. Making a few energy-efficient changes can make a big difference. Energy consumption at hotels also accounts for 60 percent of its carbon footprint. Upgrade your lighting Most of the changes to lighting can be done inexpensively while cutting a hotel’s energy bill by as much as 20 percent, according to Carbon Trust. Car...
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