Energy in hotels? a winning straight flush in efficiency

Hotels are those places, a momentary halt on their journey for many, where we expect everything to be perfectly designed for our comfort, rest and work, with the right balance between the category stars...

Ten rules for an efficient hotel how to improve energy efficiency & sustainability in...

The hoteliers’ technological body Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero (ITH) advocates ten steps which mark a road map, linked to their Sustainable Hotel Programme, designed to make a hotel more efficient and more sustainable. These are...

The sustainable hotel’s energy map

Air conditioning and temperature control systems, DOMESTIC HOT WATER (DHW) production, lighting, kitchens and room service, spas and meeting rooms…The way any area in a hotel works is connected to energy and water, in...

Latin America led by the Brazilian boom

According to figures published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in the Global Wind Report- Annual Market Update (world data is dealt with in another article in this issue), wind power is now...

Commitment to energy efficiency

Royal Decree 233/2013, regulating the National Plan for promoting rents, building refurbishments, urban recovery and renewal 2013-2016, is very wide-ranging and covers all issues necessary for a new concept of building, more linked to...

Energy efficiency certification for buildings: What does it involve?

A major part of our energy consumption goes on the use, comfort and services of our buildings. One of the key elements in the European Union’s policy is its interest in rationalising energy expense,...