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A few weeks ago we looked at energy efficiency issues in hotels, one of the most energy intensive building types in the world.  This month, Smartcool's work improving the energy efficiency of air conditioning chillers in hotels has been featured in the CiBSE Journal.

CiBSE spread

The special supplement by the Chartered Institution for Building Services Engineers (CiBSE) covers results of several Smartcool projects with major hotel brands around the world.  Here are the highlights:

Hilton Hotel Malta
Saving 78,840 kWh every year with Smartcool's ESM, a custom retrofit applied to the hotel's Trane chillers.  This saves the hotel more than 12,000 Euros and cuts the carbon footprint by 69,222 kg.

JW Marriott
Saving 115,146 kWh every year with the ESM, giving the hotel a payback on their energy efficiency investment in under 24 months.  Carbon footprint reduction? 70,450 kg!

Radisson SAS Hotel
Saving 187,089 kWh every year with the ESM on its York chillers.  Carbon footprint slashed by 110,185 kg and a return on investment in 15 months.

These were large hotels, in hot climates (Malta, Florida and Dubai respectively), with some serious cooling requirements and no margin for error.  Guests won't tolerate being too hot or too cold- they will simply book in to another hotel, so incorrect climate control will cost money.  The hotel engineers cannot tolerate any issues with the air conditioning systems for which they are responsible- this equipment is extremely valuable and finely tuned. 

Comfort cooling is an integral part of the hotel industry, and Smartcool has proven its ability to provide huge energy (and cost and carbon!) savings without any impact on the hotel's day to day business.  The same goes for smaller hotels that may have a couple roof top air conditioning units or even heat pumps, instead of massive chillers.  Our ECO3 will save just as much energy on these less complex systems. 

For more information on exactly how the ESM and ECO3 work to save energy, read the full CiBSE article here or watch our video here.

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