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Robbinsville, NJ, United States, 2010/02/08 - The Bentonville Convention & Visitors Bureau and EcoGreenHotel have teamed up to bring the local hotel community an educational look inside the Green Hospitality movement.
EcoGreenHotel’s Jeff Kiec LEED AP will be presenting real world case studies. Bentonville is the worldwide headquarters of Wal-Mart a global corporate leader in the sustainability movement. Jeff Kiec is the Corporate Director of Sustainability and will present examples of hotel energy efficiency, innovative technologies and green marketing. All case studies are based on real results from around the country. These proven solutions help general managers and building engineers increase their occupancy while lowering their overall costs.
Learn how hotels can quickly and economically stay competitive with leaders in the hospitality industry that are gaining the attention of the green traveler. The case studies will cover:
• “Eco labels” for hotels;
• Swimming pool energy and chemical use reductions;
• Occupancy Based Energy Management Systems;
• Guest room and back of the house recycling programs;
• Operational cost savings;
• Web-based marketing strategies, …
There will be no charge for the event and will include a great lunch sponsored by US Energy Solutions. In addition, EcoGreenHotel will provide a free EnergyStar benchmark evaluation to a local hotel as a door prize.
Who should attend? – Hotel Owners, Management Companies, General Managers, Building Engineers, Sales & Marketing Directors.
Thursday, February 11th 11:30am -1:00pm
DoubleTree Guest Suites Hotel
301 Southeast Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, AR 72712
Event Limited to 40 participants
Please RSVP to Wendy[.]bentonville.org.
If you cannot make the Bentonville Event you can join us in Arlington TX on Tuesday February 16th 2010 or Plano TX Thursday February 18th 2010. Email JKiec[.]EcoGreenHotel.com for more information. Also contact us if you would like to hold a similar event in your area.
About Jeff Kiec, Jeff Kiec, LEED-AP
Corporate Director of Sustainability-EcoGreenHotel. Mr. Kiec is a veteran in the environmental service industry. His experience includes engineering building assessments, building and operational sustainability audits, and environmental site assessments. As the volunteer Sustainability Director for Deep Ellum, a historic arts and entertainment neighborhood in Dallas, Mr. Kiec is responsible for educating and working with neighborhood businesses and property owners to incorporate sustainable building technologies.
EcoGreenHotel is a valuable resource for hotels dedicated to supporting hospitality sustainability. You can visit EcoGreenHotel.com or EcoGreenHotelStore.com for more information.