Typical improvements

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A Green Key certified business has to fulfil a number of criteria. Below are some of the typical improvements on a Green Key business.

Typical energy improvements:

  • Change to energy-saving light bulbs/LED
  • Save energy by using sensors and timers on lights
  • Use less energy by controlling heat and ventilation
  • Use less and better air-condition
  • Using solar or wind power or buy green energy
  • Better insulation of the buildings and the windows
  • Buying energy-saving electronic equipment

Other typical environmental improvements:

  • Change to water-conserving technology i.e. less water from the tap
  • Reduction and recycling of waste
  • Promote the use of public transportation
  • Use less chemicals when cleaning and when maintaining green areas
  • Educate staff on environmental issues
  • Advise guests on environmental issues
  • Buying organic and climate-friendly foods and products