04 Jun '12, 9pm

Green Key adds Carbon Calculator for hotels @CarbonCounted @HotelAssoc @franciscaquinn #gmic #hsmai #carbon

Green Key adds Carbon Calculator for hotels @CarbonCounted @HotelAssoc @franciscaquinn #gmic #hsmai #carbon

The Green Key Carbon Calculator was developed specifically for the lodging industry in order to assist hotels in determining their carbon footprint. Carbon management can reap great economic and reputational benefits, not to mention the resulting environmental benefits. The Calculator allows hotel owners everywhere to capture these benefits at the individual, portfolio and industry level by measuring, reporting and reducing the carbon footprint of their operations. The Calculator measures all carbon emissions attributable to a set of carbon-emitting activities or sources applicable to a lodging facility from an annual perspective. As the hotel enters their “source data” (e.g. electricity consumption or vehicle miles/kilometers travelled) the calculator will compute the corresponding carbon emissions by applying “emission factors” (a number describing the carbon intensity o...

Full article: http://www.greenkeyglobal.com/carboncalculator.asp

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