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Unformatted text preview: HBM 280 Paper 04:58 http://www.environmentalleader.com/2008/01/25/marriott-hiltonother-hotels-going- green/ Radisson SAS Edinburgh switched to energy-efficient lights at a cost of $2,307, and first year savings were $27,889 Obstacles lie in the way, though, and one is pricing. But Robert Katz, CEO of Vail Resorts in Colorado, sees the cost differential for green beginning to decrease http://lhonline.com/green/understanding_leed_1010/ Lower operating costs Lower utility bills from increased energy and water efficiency Lower maintenance cost as a result of detailed preventative maintenance plans Waste reduction providing reusable cloth towels in public restrooms, which significantly reduces the number of paper towels used; purchasing recycled-content toilet paper and tissues for guestrooms; switching to a paperless check-in system; replacing paper cups with reusable plastic ones; replacing bottled water with coolers of water Energy savings...
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