Skyscraper hotel to take CO2 savings to new heights

A tower hotel in the UK is to be powered by a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant. The 135KW unit will provide low carbon electricity, heating and hot water to the 39-storey Novotel skyscraper in Canary Wharf, due for completion in autumn this year. It is expected to reduce 213 tonnes of carbon emissions […]

Half of travellers ‘prefer sustainable hotels’

Sustainability and energy consumption are important to half of travellers when choosing hotels. That’s according to a survey by OnePoll, which added a third of 2,000 guests questioned believe hotels should be judged on how sustainable they are. The survey also revealed a third of people admitted to using more energy than they would at home. […]

Hollywood sitcom uses all green set

Hollywood tends to be associated more with gold than green – that is, until now. A set builder is claiming to have designed the world’s first completely sustainable set for an American sitcom. The Emmy-nominated show Raising Hope is about a man becoming a single-parent after the woman he had a one-night stand with is […]