Resources: Case Studies
Proven Results from Telkonet's Energy Savings Platform
Neema Hospitality maintains a portfolio that includes franchise licenses with Intercontinental Hotel Group, Hilton Worldwide, and Choice Hotels for Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn, Comfort Inn, and EconoLodge brands. To maximize the value of property investments and reduce energy expenses, Neema Hospitality installed Telkonet's EcoSmart energy management system at multiple hotels.
At the Embassy Suites Denver - Downtown/Convention Center, the hotel owner uses the concept of a "triple bottom line" to evaluate the success of energy efficiency implementations. Telkonet's SmartEnergy intelligent thermostats help the hotel focus on "people, the planet, and profits:" comfortable guestrooms, corporate responsibility, and significant utility cost savings.
Even New York City's most successful hotels remain susceptible to the challenges brought on by the rising cost of energy. In fact, hospitality leaders often face an additional challenge in meeting--or exceeding--the high standards of guests. With an EcoSmart solution in place, early estimates predicted that the Crowne Plaza Times Square might save nearly six figures on annual utility costs.
Galt House Hotel has a rich history of energy-efficient innovation. The Louisville, KY-based hotel required an energy management system that would integrate seamlessly with existing--and future--technology investments. For Slater Coe, Director of Operations at Galt House Hotel, Telkonet's EcoSmart quickly emerged as the best solution.
Faced with continuously high energy usage combined with the rising cost of power, Lance Broberg, general manager of the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay, knew he had a problem. One of the greatest expenditures for any hotel is energy, and guest usage represents a large portion of an overall utility bill.
James Badia, general manager of the Lodge Alley Inn in Charleston, South Carolina had a major service problem on his hands. Frequently, timeshare owners would check in to their rooms, crank up the air conditioner and then leave for their daily activities. Oftentimes owners would turn down the air conditioning too low, causing the system to seize.
In the 1990s, managing partners of the Habitat Suites Hotel, Eduardo Longoria and John McCready, made a personal commitment to support a sustainable future by "greening" their Austin, Texas hotel. By implementing several changes to the property, the hotel has managed to promote and support environmental consciousness.