Studies find going green saves money in hotels
ITHACA, NY — The results of three recent studies out of Cornell University has found that green-certified hotels operate more cheaply, according to an article from the Los Angeles Times.
Facility managers and contract commercial carpet cleaners should keep this study in mind moving forward as support for pitches to change to green cleaning.
The studies, conducted by three professors independently studying environmentally-friendly hotel operations versus traditional operations, found that, while customers general will not pay more for green hotel stays, operating environmentally-friendly hotels costs less, resulting in more profit regardless of stay prices.
“Hotels that are more sustainable have a better cost structure because they use less energy,” Rohit Verma, a professor involved in the studies said in the article.
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