ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY​


​Multiple Categories

2017 MassSave Incentives for Hotels; Success Stories

Engineering Approaches to Reducing Energy and Water Use in Hotels
Operational Tips and Energy Solutions with Strong ROI
Eversource Customer Engagement Platform
Cooling Related Energy Conservation
Sheraton Boston's Path to 30/20/20
Hyatt Regency Boston's Strategy for Reducing Electricity Use by 45%
High Impact Hotel Energy Projects​ 
Opportunities for Energy Efficiency in Hotels


HVAC, Domestic Hot Water
Clean HVAC Coils: A Cost Efficient Solution to a Cleaner Indoor Environment
Variable Refrigerant Volume (VRV) HVAC Systems: Hotel Applications
Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Program: The Hotel / Lodging Industry
Heat Pump Water Heaters in Hotels - Engineering & Economics
Leveraging Mechanical CHP w/ Natural Gas Engine Driven Chillers
HVAC Energy Savings with Cloud-Based Software
Siemens Demand Flow: A unique and proven energy and operational cost saving application for water-cooled, central chilled water systems
Combined Heat and Power with Natural Gas Engine Driven Heat Pumps
Domestic Hot Water Systems Advances & Concerns in the Hospitality Sector
Free Cooling & Other HVAC Opportunities
Understanding Chiller Plant Optimization
Two Energy-Saving Products: Heat Timer Boiler Controls and Heat Pump Block Heaters
Ventilation Solutions for Hospitality Applications
Upgrading Hotel PTAC Units - When & Why
Power to Profit: Introduction to Combined Heat and Power
InfraRed Heating Solutions for Hotels
Bathroom Ventilation for Hotels: Using Energy Efficient Ventilation to Reduce Operating, Maintenance & Repair Costs
Improved Chilled Water Plant Performance with a New Energy Valve

Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Hotels

Heat Recovery and Transfer (Besides CHP)
Gravity Film Drain Water Heat Recovery Systems: Recover & Re-use Wasted Energy before it is Lost Down the Drain
Bio-Based Phase Change Materials (BioPCMs)
Thermal Storage Solutions with Existing Chillers: Bio-Based Phase Change Materials
EcoThermalFilters: Heat Recovery Technology for Commercial Kitchens
Taj Boston: Condensate Recovery Project; Testing a Food Waste Dehydration Machine

Smart Buildings
New Generation of Building HVAC Analytics: ROI in Months, Not Years
The Latest in Intelligent Guest Room Technologies
Set It and Forget It?
How Big Data Analytics Helps Hotels Improve Maintenance and Comfort, and Save Energy

Energy Storage, Reduce Demand Charges, Microgrids
Microgrids: Resilient Hospitality and the New Energy Landscape

Energy Storage Solution - Introduction & Benefits 
Terrawatt Intelligent Demand Response Technology

Motors
Saving Electric Motor Energy with Smart Drive Technology
Variable Speed Water Pumps for Hotels
Variable Drive Retrofit for Domestic Water Booster
The Hidden Energy: Electric Motor Savings in Hotels
Motors Used for Refrigeration and HVAC: How to Identify Retrofits with Great ROI’s

Energy Audits
Retro-commissioning Performance Assessments
Hotel Energy Efficiency: Insights from Energy Auditors
Metering & Energy Management Information Systems

Interior Insulation
Hotels: The War on Pipe Insulation

Lighting
Wireless Lighting Control that Works
Lighting Controls
Desk Lamps, T5s and Smart LED Retrofits for Corridor Fixtures
Improving Hotel Aesthetics and the Bottom Line with Window Shades and Lighting Controls
LED Retrofit Kits for Fluorescent Tubes: Why Change the Entire Fixture When You Can Just Change the Lamp?
Recent and Upcoming Innovations in LED Lighting
New LED Lighting Applications
Advances in Lighting Controls and the Impact of ASHRAE Requirements

Kitchen
Refrigeration Basics for Hotels; Common Efficiency Measures
Hobart Energy Efficiency Program: Saving Water and Energy in the Dishroom
Demand Control Kitchen Ventilation: What's New and Better?
Save Energy with a Dishwasher Heat Exchanger
Warewashing and Energy Savings

Elevators and Escalators
Green Technologies in Elevator and Escalator Design

Swimming Pools
Energy Savings Opportunities in Hospitality Swimming Pools: Pumps and Lights

Building Shell
Refurbishing vs. Replacing Commercial Windows: Why, When and How

The Langham Boston Hotel Window Film Project
A Brief Introduction to Window Film

Transformers
The Low-Voltage Transformer Opportunity: Reduce Losses by 70-80%

Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy Procurement Options in Massachusetts
Community Solar Net Metering Credit Program in Massachusetts
Purchasing Renewable Energy to Benefit Your Hotel

Financing
Innovative Strategies for Financing Energy and Water Efficiency Projects


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WASTE MANAGEMENT

Waste Management Principles
Best Practices for Organizing Waste Management Programs

Recycling, General
Global Recycling Industry Developments: What they Mean for Hotels
InterContinental Boston’s Green Initiatives: Let’s Engage
The Hauler's Perspective: What makes the Intercontinental Hotel Recycling Program Work? Cardboard: To Bale or Not to Bale

Reuse 
InterContinental Boston's Community Initiatives, "Work Better Together"

Food Waste
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine
Filta Environmental Kitchen Solutions: Fryer Management and Controlling Moisture in Refrigerators
Organics Recycling in Boston
Food Waste Diversion One Year after the Ban Took Effect: What Works Best? Where Are We Headed?
How Pulping Systems Can Help Hotel Restaurants Reduce Food Waste and Save Money
Taj Boston: Condensate Recovery Project; Testing a Food Waste Dehydration Machine
Preventing Food Waste in Hospitality
The Compelling Case for Waste Food Dehydration Technology
Improving Sustainability By Recycling Used Cooking Oil

Furniture
Hotels and Furniture Banks: Working Together to Help the Planet and the Homeless
Opportunities from Reusing and Recycling Hotel Furniture

Mattresses
Mattress Recycling for Hotels
How Hotels can Recycle Mattresses and other Hard Goods

Construction & Demolition (C&D) Materials
Improving Reuse and Recycling in Hotel Renovations: Reduce Waste & Save Money

Refillable Amenity Dispensers
Branded Amenities & Amenity Fixtures - A Savvy, Sustainable Solution

Pillows
Pillow Renovation and Sustainability

Paint 
The Paint Exchange: How to Recycle Latex Paint and Purchase Recycled Paint

Universal Waste
Managing Universal Waste: Tips for Safety and Compliance 


 
   Daily Table: How Food Donations Reduce Waste, Create Jobs and Bring Affordable Nutrition to the Community 



The links above will connect you to the presentations. For each category, the presentations are listed from most recent to oldest.

Note: Each presentation is listed once, but many of them could fit in more than one category.

INDOOR AIR QUALITY / TOXIC USE REDUCTION


•    Reducing your Hotel's Chemical Footprint: Healthy Products for People and the Planet​
 
    UV Coil Cleaning: An Innovation that Improves Indoor Air Quality, Saves HVAC Energy and Improves HVAC System Maintenance

•    The Economics of Biophilic Design: Why Designing with Nature in Mind Makes Economic Sense 

    Preventative Maintenance Tips to Improve Aesthetics, Indoor Air Quality & Profits

    The "Dirty-less Secret": Electrically Activated Water

    Healthy Indoor Air with Energy Savings 

    Tackling VOC's, Smoke, Mold Smell and other Odors with Hydroxyl Generators

    Cleaning and Disinfecting with ElectroChemically Activated Water

    Making The Leaders Greener:  Addressing Green Cleaning Products, Minimizing Cross Contamination and Ideas For Guest Engagement                   

    Sustainable Wastewater Solutions for Hotels

•    The Chaffing Fuel Industry: What is Truly Sustainable?

•    Welcome to Xeros: A Revolution in Laundry Cleaning
•    Sanitization and Disinfection in Hotels: Why, When and How
•    How Biophilic Design Enhances the Hotel Atmosphere
​•    Reducing Toxic Chemicals at Your Facility
•    Preventing and Safely Treating Mold in Hotels
•    Chemical Exposures as Barriers to Access in Hotels: Clearing the Air and the Way to Improved Access
•    Making Our World Safer for People with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
•    Green Laundry; Cleaning with Microfibers
•    Electrolyzed Water and Why it is Good for You
•    Environmentally Friendly, Sustainable Care, Repair, Installation, and  Restoration of Natural Stone and Terrazzo in Resorts & Hotels

WATER EFFICIENCY


•    Welcome to The Moss: Commercial Pools and Spas
•    The Environmental and Financial Benefits to a Sustainable Water Program

•    Water Issues and Innovative Water Efficiency Opportunities in Hotels and Restaurants

FOOD

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Restaurants: Communicate Sustainability to Your Guests, Harvest Ideas from Your Staff
​•    Bee-Keeping for Hotels
•    
Have Your Fish, and Eat It, Too: Sustainable Seafood and the Role of the Hospitality Industry  
•    Sustainability Insights & Opportunities for Innovation
•    Taranta Restaurant: Going Green
•    Greening Hotel Restaurants 

TRANSPORTATION


•    Parking Guidance Systems  

   Parksmart: Sustainable Practices in Parking Structure Management, Programming, Design and Technology

•    Boston's Expanding Bicycle Program for Visitors and Residents

•    Offering a Plug: The Benefits of Attracting Electric Vehicles

•    Why and How Hotels Can Become Bike-Friendly for Staff and Guests
•    Boston Pedicab: Rolling into the Future
•    Walk/Ride Days: Greener Footprint, Great PR and a Healthier Staff    
•    Zagster -- The Newest Green Amenity
•    What You Need to Know about Eco-Friendly Livery

MARKETING

•    What do Hotel Guests Want from your Green Program?
•    TripAdvisor GreenLeaders        

GREEN HOTEL PRESENTATIONS​​


    Saunders Hotel Group: Genuine Responsibility Program
    Seaport Green Initiatives 2017
•    The Ritz-Carlton Boston: Energy Actions 2017
•    Taj Boston's Recent Green Initiatives  
•    Proper LED Selection for Lighting Upgrades; Improving Guestroom Energy Management System Performance 
•    Courtyard Boston Downtown: Green Initiatives
•  
 Seaport Hotel: Green Achievements, Green Resume
•    Green Initiatives at The Langham, Boston
​•    Eco-Initiatives by the Saunders Hotel Group
​•    Hyatt Regency Boston: Energy Projects Updates
•    InterContinental Boston's Recent Green Initiatives: Let's Engage
•    The Millennium Bostonian Green Program: Progress and Plans

•    The Langham Boston's Plans to Cut Electricity Use by 3.5 Million kWh's
•    Sheraton Boston: 30/20/20 Sustainability Update
•    Sustainability at HI-Boston
•    Saunders Hotel Group’s Green Program
•    The Fairmont Copley Plaza’s Green Program

​•    Taj Boston: Condensate Recovery Project; Testing a Food Waste Dehydration Machine       
•    InterContinental Boston’s Green Initiatives: Let’s Engage
•    Sheraton Boston's Path to 30/20/20
•    Hyatt Regency Boston's Strategy for Reducing Electricity Use by 45%
•    HI-Boston LEEDs the Way: The Development and Marketing of a Green Hostel    
•    Omni Parker House: Green Team Initiatives and Accomplishments


HOTEL RESILIENCE


    Resilient Hotel Guides: How Hotels Can Prepare for Weather and Climate Emergencies
    Climate Ready Boston
    How Hotels can Prepare for Weather Emergencies
    Enhancing Resilience in Boston: A Guide for Large Buildings and Institutions
    Restoring Boston Harbor's Oyster Beds: How Hotels Can Participate and Benefit
    Disaster Resilience for Hotels


​MISCELLANEOUS


•    BostonGreenFest: How Hotels Can Benefit
•    Challenge for Sustainability
•    Practical Sustainability: Engaging Employees and Customers
•    Strengthening Your Hotel's Sustainability Program: Tools for Success


index of presentations


The links below will connect you to the presentations. For each category, the presentations are listed from most recent to oldest.

Note: Each presentation is listed once, but many of them could fit in more than one category.