Build it green

Southan, Jenny
July 2011
Business Traveller (UK/Europe Edition);Jul/Aug2011, p36
The article focuses on the eco-certification of business hotels. It stresses that reducing global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can benefit the environment as well as reduce energy consumption and cost. Factors that business travellers need to consider when looking for a so-called green hotel are given, one is independent certifications. Hotels that have received eco-certification are mentioned which include ITC Royal Gardenia in India, Element Lexington in Massachusetts and Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas City Centre in Nevada.


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