Accommodation and Recreation
Reduce operational costs and attract guests with energy efficiency
A growing number of tourists and business travellers want to stay at hotels with eco-friendly practices in place, including smart energy use. In fact, some large businesses only contract with hotels that can demonstrate a commitment to sustainability.
From the reception desk to guest rooms, to kitchens and parking garages, energy-efficient upgrades help you save on operating costs and make your hotel stand out in the market.
Three biggest energy users in hotels and motels
Heating/cooling, hot water and lighting are some of the top energy expenses for hotels. And, since guests spend over 50% of their stay outside of their rooms, installing sensors and controls to adjust HVAC and lighting to occupancy is
a great way to reduce energy waste.
FOR SMALL BUSINESS
Small hotel or motel?
You may qualify for FREE lighting, smart thermostats and/or refrigeration upgrades to help you save energy and reduce costs.
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Guest Room Savings
Kitchen & Restaurant Savings
Whole Building Savings
Maximize comfort, minimize energy waste
Switch to LED lighting
Get up to 50% of project costs >
One of the fastest and easiest upgrades hotels can make, LEDs use up to 75% less energy and last up to 25 times longer, reducing replacement and maintenance costs indoors and out.
Heating and cooling
Get up to $200/ton to upgrade >
Heating and cooling are the top energy users for many hotels. How old are your air conditioners? If you have aging units, a replacement can pay for itself in energy savings.
Reduce lighting usage 30-70%
Quick installation and payback >
Already have occupancy controls in guest rooms? Add sensors to meeting rooms, stairwells, restrooms and garages next. Never pay to light empty spaces again!
More efficient suite heating
Cut heating costs >
Replace electric baseboard heaters with ductless heat pumps to help reduce energy consumption while maintaining maximum comfort.
Improve pump efficiency on average by 70%
Pumps are one of the most overlooked areas for energy savings in large buildings. You may qualify for a smart pump rebate up to $8,750 per pump or a no-cost VFD upgrade.
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Get expert advice, free of charge
Call Toronto Hydro first. Our Energy Experts have helped many property managers and owners of hotels and motels find big savings. We'll take care of the incentive paperwork for you too.
- $1,865 annual cost savings*
- $894 incentive
- $266 cost to customer
The Kalia family upgraded to LEDs at their boutique hotel to enhance ambience and help reduce costs. They're so happy with the results, they've enrolled in another program, RTUsaver.
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