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El Primero Boutique B&B Hotel

Year Submitted: 2014

Process: Energy Reduction

Industry: Service, Transportation

Location: Cula Vista CA

Contact: Pie Roque

Phone: 619-425-4486



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Details of Reductions

  • 21.0 - kWhr of   Green Energy (produced)
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  • 13.5 - ton of   Air emissions reductions
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    • Installed 18 solar panels that generate clean electrical power an average of 21 kWh during the day
    • Reduce outgoing waste by 70% through recycling and composting
    • Upgraded to Energy Star appliances, installed motion sensing light switches, upgraded to CFL and LED lights to reduce energy consumption
    • Replaced 24 toilets to the 1.6 gpf and installed low flow shower heads
    • Uses environmentally sensitive cleaning products and amenities as well as recycled office supplies
    • Donates clean towels and linens to shelters when applicable
    Investments: $60,000 (solar panels, CFLs, LEDs, Energy Star appliances, occupancy light sensors, low flow toilets and shower-heads)

    Estimated Cost Savings: 50-55% total cost

    Estimated Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions: 13.5 tons CO2 based on energy demand reduction (not including 70% in solid waste reduction)

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