Lodging and Hospitality
Willdan identifies and implements energy efficiency and water conservation measures in hotels, motels, inns, bed-and-breakfast facilities, resorts, and casinos with lodging facilities. Our team understands that guest satisfaction is the top hospitality industry priority. As a result, our recommendations for energy-efficient lighting, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration upgrades protect, and often enhance, the guest experience at a property. Our experience ranges from implementing energy efficiency incentive programs to performing investment grade audits to developing, managing and implementing turnkey energy-saving projects for some of the nation’s leading lodging brands.
Sample Projects in the Hospitality Industry
Representative Project:Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, Lodging Energy Efficiency Program (LEEP)
In its September 2016 newsletter, California Hotel & Lodging Association featured an article about the national energy savings program by Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. at 19 properties in 10 states, in close partnership with Willdan. The piece details in particular a pilot project at Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel which was named SDG&E Energy Champion in the hospitality category in 2013. Upgrades are saving 2,545 mWh of electricity and 24,700 therms of gas per year, the equivalent of avoiding the CO2 from 400 passenger vehicles. Project costs were offset by $167,600 in LEEP incentives. Full article on calodging.com.
Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel Case Study
Below video about Hilton Bayfront project is by SDG&E.