ローゼンホテル & Resorts is proud to announce that its three Orlando convention properties — Rosen Plaza, Rosen Centre and Rosen Shingle Creek — are the first hotels in Central Florida to achieve Two Palm status in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Lodging Program, と数字であった 8, 9 と 10, の中で唯一 11 total Two Palm hotels in the state of Florida. The three properties were among the first 50 properties — the top one percent in Florida — to receive One Palm designation in 2007. The newly achieved Two Palm designation certifies that the hotels have increased energy conservation and pollution prevention measures since their One Palm certification just over a year ago.
The voluntary state initiative provides the lodging industry with free technical assistance, encouraging hotels and motels to adopt cost-saving “green” practices that reduce waste, conserve natural resources and improve the bottom line. Facilities can achieve up to three levels of green within the Florida Green Lodging Program ranging from One Palm to Three Palm based on increased reductions in waste, 水とエネルギー消費量.
「私たちに, Green Lodging is more than just another award or designation after our name. それは本物だ, everyday effort to continually reduce our footprint on the environment. It’s because of this commitment and singular focus that Rosen Hotels & Resorts’ convention properties are the first three hotels in Central Florida and among the first 10 in the state to receive the Two Palm status,「ハリスローゼンは言った, 社長 & ローゼンホテルのCOO & リゾート. “We started this process before DEP’s program began, 私たちは私たちの努力を継続することを計画, meeting and exceeding the state’s standards not for accolades or for sales, but simply because it is the right thing to do.”
フロリダグリーン宿泊プログラムの指定されたメンバーになるには, ホテルは緑の慣行の多様を実装する必要があります. These practices include, これらに限定されないが、, water conservation measures by installing low flow plumbing fixtures and implementing a linen reuse program, and energy efficiency achieved by installing ENERGY STAR® appliances and programmable thermostats. The waste reduction criteria are met by providing the opportunity to recycle, purchasing items in bulk, purchasing recycled materials and by recycling ink and toner cartridges. All designated properties must also use green cleaners and high efficiency air filters, 頻繁に、きれいな空気処理ユニット. The three Rosen properties went above and beyond the state’s Green Lodging requirements by introducing several other eco-friendly programs, which include providing recycling bags in individual guest rooms and recycling containers in public areas.
Many of Rosen hotels’ environmentally conscious practices are surprisingly simple but effective, such as turning off lights after meetings are over, using a programmable energy management system to control temperatures in meeting rooms, purchasing only paper and notepads that are made from recycled paper, placing water coolers in meeting rooms to alleviate use of plastic bottles and donating leftover convention items such as binders, notepads and pens to a local school serving an underprivileged area of Orlando.
だけでなく、ローゼンのホテルを持って & Resorts implemented and increased its recycling and energy conservation practices over the years, 社長 & COO Harris Rosen has also taken an active role in conservation of the area’s natural resources. 3月に 2007, バラ, in partnership with the Florida DEP, launched a first-of-its-kind wilderness trip entitled: 遠征源流, An Everglades Journey to Remember. オーランドのローゼンシングルクリークから着手, two teams of kayakers and hikers traversed 140 miles of the Kissimmee River to Lake Okeechobee over 12 日. In keeping with the purpose of the expedition — to increase awareness of the hydrological and ecological connection of the Orlando metropolitan area with the Everglades ecosystem — team members observed the state’s extensive restoration efforts, viewed restored portions of the Kissimmee River and recorded their observations through online journal entries and photography. 加えて, チーム, DEPの環境教育事務所と一緒に, conducted field labs with students from elementary and middle schools in the region, teaching them about watersheds, 湿地と水界生態系.
実際には, ローゼンシングルクリーク, これは9月にオープンした. 2006, was designed with the environment in mind. “We made it a point in the design phase of Rosen Shingle Creek to conserve water and energy and to reduce waste as much as possible; 結果として, we save valuable resources,「ローゼンは言った. “Guests may never notice the small changes we’ve made to help our planet, but those who do take notice applaud our efforts, 彼らすぎるため, are socially responsible citizens concerned about the effects man has on the environment.”
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