Holiday Inn Downtown Grand Rapids

Situation

The Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown ownership group was committed to reducing the Hotel’s environmental impact and improving the guest experience without retrofitting projects that require large capital outlays.

Solution

The Hotel partnered with UHG Consulting in 2008 to reduce utility costs and create a brand associated with environmental stewardship.

Outcomes in Energy & Water Conservation

By implementing the solutions prescribed by UHG Consulting, Holiday Inn Downtown Grand Rapids has realized an average ongoing savings of $14,428 annually.

Outcomes in Recycling & Waste Reduction

By implementing the solutions prescribed by UHG Consulting, Holiday Inn Downtown Grand Rapids has diverted an average of approximately 305,657 pounds of waste from landfill annually and generated in sustainable revenue by hosting conferences for sustainability driven companies​​, hosting community Based Events, and pursuing sustainable certification.

Despite utility and occupancy increases UHG helped Reduce utility costs by

$16,578 annually.