The luxury hotel of tomorrow that’s driven by drives

Designed for sustainability, Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers is a true example of tomorrow’s engineering, with 77% lower electricity consumption than comparable hotels operating conventional energy technology. By deploying the best environmental and energy technology, the hotel comes close to achieving carbon neutrality.

Copenhagen’s luxury business hotel, the elegant Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers in the Ørestad district, has been designed from the ground up with sustainability in mind. Its electricity and water consumption for 2015 were respectively 77% and 25% lower than comparable properties worldwide in the Crowne Plaza chain. These results reinforce the hotel’s global benchmark status. The enviably lean power and water consumption are achieved on a solid base of innovative technology and best practice operation, demonstrated by ISO 14001 environmental certification and international recognition with a Sustainable Tourism (SKÅL) award, for the most environmentally friendly hotel in the world.


In order for energy consumption and CO2 emissions to be as low as possible, the hotel insisted on state-of-the-art energy technology throughout. One of its most significant features is an innovative ground water cooling system. This supplies the heating and air conditioning for 366 guest rooms, conference rooms, kitchen, restaurant and offices in an adjoining wing. Read more…

Article published in: FuturENERGY January-February 2017