The Savoy adopts carbon reduction strategy to reduce energy consumption by 40%
The Savoy, a luxury hotel in London, plans to reduce its total energy consumption by 40%.
The hotel is investing in a carbon reduction strategy, as part of the £100m restoration project it is currently undergoing.
Energy management company, Evolve Energy, has been brought on board to implement a carbon emissions reduction system.
“When we closed our doors we set an ambitious target for ourselves.
Kiaran McDonald, general manager of The Savoy
Kiaran McDonald, general manager of The Savoy said: ‘When we closed our doors we set an ambitious target for ourselves: to reduce our energy consumption by up to 40%, and become the most environmentally responsible luxury hotel in London.’
Chief operating officer at Evolve Energy, Tim Schneider, said: "[The Savoy’s] decision to adopt this strategy reinforces our view that it is not just new buildings that can be green.’
‘Businesses should see investments in environmental measures not as a cost but as a saving,’ he added.