William Gray's Green Touch

ENERGY SAVING

  • Installation of timers
  • Installation of LED lights
  • HVAC – use of heat pumps / heat exchanger
  • Automated thermostat controls
  • Carbon reduction measures
  • Use of “Energy Star” energy saving equipment (natural gas or electricity)
  • Intelligent kitchen hood exhaust system installed
  • Installation of white elastomer roof
  • Closure of lights in unoccupied working spaces and banquet halls

WATER CONSERVATION

  • Low-flow toilet bowls
  • Use of a motion detection flush in public bathrooms
  • Filtered water dispensers for guests and employees
  • Aerators and flow limiters on faucets
  • Biodegradable products (Choisy)

WASTE REDUCTION

  • Recycling of plastic and paper for employees and guests
  • Recycling of neon lights and batteries
  • Donation to charity for extra sheets, towels, tissue and toilet paper

RESTAURANT

  • Prioritization of local products
  • Installation of the green wall
  • Abolition of plastic straws
  • Abolition of Styrofoam
  • Lower the distribution of cardboard « to go » cups
  • Selection of a fair trade tea for the rooms
  • Collaboration with the Tablée des Chefs

EQUIPMENT

  • Bike rental for guests
  • Charging station for electric cars

EDUCATION / OPERATION

  • Training employees on green measures and developing their commitment
  • Closing of unused floors during the period of low occupancy
  • Use of recyclable office supplies
  • Creation of an eco-social-responsible committee
  • Awareness of recycling and waste issues when hiring employees

ONGOING PROJECTS

  • Installation of hives on the roof
  • Green key certification
  • Participation in a food drive for a women’s shelter in Montreal
  • Volunteer with Chic Resto-Pop organization
  • Accompanying procedure for the homeless who come to the hotel
  • Promotion of healthy activities for employees (i.e. city bike tour)

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