1.Benchmarking 2.Benefits 3.Eco System 4.Examples 5.Conclusions
It is a business imperative Understand building performance Effectively direct personnel resources Useful in single properties or portfolios Provides direction/motivation You can’t manage what you can’t measure
The US hotel industry… Utilizes over 600M gallons of water/day (219B/year) Spends over $10M on electricity/day ($3.6B/year) Generates over 5.4M pounds waste/day (1.9B/year) …and there is paper, newspapers, guest amenities, landscaping, food and beverage, etc. DO YOU UNDERSTAND YOUR ECO SYSTEM IMPACT?
Savings from improved hotel performance Maximize personnel resources – make the ‘right decisions’ Motivator – property mission and rally call Address stakeholder pressures (AAA, Corporate RFPs, Eco Groups, etc.) Marketing and Communication
There is value in benchmarking anything that can be measured.