Crowne Plaza Doha—The Business Park recently won the Green Hospitality Award for Best Conserving Building in the tourism sector. The award was given by Amlak and Kahramaa as a recognition to the hotel that has integrated energy efficiency, resource conservation and air quality to its operations.
Steps undertaken by the hotel to ensure energy conservation include use of LED lights in the hotel’s guest rooms, dining outlets, meeting rooms and public areas and 100% use of LED in the building’s façade lights. Occupancy sensors are also used in office areas and staircases to minimize energy use. Other resource conservation steps include computerized chiller management system for optimizing energy use in air conditioning system, VFD in pumps and key tag system. The hotel continuously monitor, trace and compare historic data of energy water, LPG and waste management through the IHG Green Engage System to ensure that it remains committed on energy efficiency and monitor its energy usage.
Marcus Sutton, General Manager, said:
We are pleased to be recognized with this award as Best Conserving Building. Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park together with the management and our staff is committed to implement more efficient practices for integrated environmental management in our hotel. All these efforts are in line with our commitment and responsibility toward sustainable environment.’
With this recognition, Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park has joined other industry leaders who have demonstrated a willingness to take meaningful steps towards resolving some of the very real issues that face the planet.