Halifax Hotel Goes Stylishly Green

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Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel Takes Initiatives to Create an Eco-Friendly Lodging Environment for Travelers

With more and more travelers becoming environmentally aware, area hotels are beginning to create eco-friendly Halifax accommodations to please both consumer and Mother Earth. The Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel has taken an array of steps to reduce their carbon footprint on the globe, while still staying ultra-stylish - stylishly green, that is!

At the moment, this luxurious Nova Scotia hotel is taking the following steps to make their hotel environmentally supportive:

  •     Use of energy efficient light bulbs
  •     Use of time and photo cells for controlling light usage
  •     Recycling paper, bottles, cardboard, glass, juice containers
  •     Recycling all organic products
  •     Having a re-use program for linens for guests who stay more than one night
  •     Use of biodegradable cleaners
  •     Replacement of light ballast with electronic ballast
  •     Cleaning all hot water storage tanks and coils
  •     Recycling all cooking oils used in the kitchen
  •     Use of water savers on taps and shower heads
  •     Placing air walls on the loading bay and lobby entrances to keep the cold air out
  •     Use of Eco-Fabulous paper gift bags that are 100% recycled
  •     Conversion to natural gas, a cleaner burning fuel

In the near future, the Marriott luxury hotel in Halifax will also be taking the following actions to further enhance their eco-initiatives:

  •     Retro-fit all the HVAC units with variable speed drives and control sensors
  •     Replace weather stripping on all exterior doors
  •     Install timers on exhaust fans
  •     Upgrade Ballroom lighting
  •     Purchase two new chillers to be more energy efficient

Come experience a Halifax hotel that seamlessly balances chic sophistication with a growing awareness of the surrounding environment. Discover the stylishly green Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.

About Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Discover a sparkling, waterfront Halifax hotel connected to the exciting Casino Nova Scotia at the luxurious Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. Situated in the heart of downtown, this extraordinary Halifax, NS hotel is steps away from the city's top attractions, including the business district and World Trade & Convention Center. This AAA 4-Diamond hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia features luxurious accommodations and an abundance of upscale amenities. Relax your body and restore your energy at the 5,000 square foot Interlude Spa, providing a variety of refreshing and invigorating treatments. Indulge in exquisite fine dining at 44 North Restaurant in Halifax highlighting spectacular waterfront views of Halifax Harbour or enjoy the lively atmosphere of Fife & Drum, a traditional Scottish Pub. Corporate and government travelers delight in upgraded business amenities, as well as 17,000 square feet of flexible meeting and social event space. Experience the premier Nova Scotia hotel at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. For more information or to make a reservation, call (902) 421-1700 or visit http://marriott.com/hotels/travel/yhzmc.

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