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Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego  Hot
Hotels 5 Green Stars
Eco Stars: 5 star
Stars: unrated
Location: North America
Country: USA

Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego

The Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego is located in Mission Valley alongside the San Diego River. It has 417 rooms including 14 beautifully decorated suites, 26,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, plus the 8,400 square feet Pavilion. Islands Restaurant featuring casual California cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Islands Sushi and PuPu Bar, Kona Cafι, Room Service, Banquets and Catering and Employee Dining.

The Crowne Plaza Hanalei is committed to the protection and beauty of their environment. This commitment also applies to the health, safety and welfare of its customers, employees, purveyors and neighbours. They strive to educate, train and motivate employees to conduct their activities in an environmentally responsible and sound manner.

Their recycling system is particularly noteworthy and here are some figures of interest:
Last year the Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego diverted 128 tons.
The breakdown of these diversions is;
• Food Contaminated Waste - 71 tons
• Clear & Color Glass 10 tons Cardboard - 28 tons
• Tin Cans & Other Tin Product - 2 tons
• Newspaper & Magazines - 7 tons
• Grass & Trimmings - 17 tons
• Plastic Products - 3 tons
• Cooking Oil - 250 Gallons

The Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego estimate cost savings due to recycling, waste reduction, reuse and purchasing recyclable products was $6,000.

Green Star Rating Results:
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Overall Rating: ★★★★★ (5)

Energy Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Staff Comment -
• Installed a Solidine Energy Management system for public air conditioning system in meeting rooms and admin offices which saves approximately 95,922 KWH per year
• Variable frequency drive saves power usage for production of chilled water HVAC system. Estimated KWH usage of 41,600 saved per year
• Replaced 191 PTAC with more efficient units saving approximately 50,000 KWH per year
• Compact florescent Light bulbs and LEDS comprise 95% of hotel – Saving approximately 73,528 per year. Also implemented a Florescent Lamp Recycling System utilizing Mercury VaporLok Containers.
• Occupancy Sensor lighting is installed in public restrooms.
• Installed high efficiency dryers in laundry room saving approximately 25% less natural gas
• High effificiency boilers that service guestrooms use approximately 15% less natural gas

Water Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Staff Comment -
• Speakman low flow showerheads – Savings of 531,075 gallons per year compared to a 3.0 GPM Shower head.
• Vorten low flow toilets – Savings of 86,880 gallons per year when compared to a 3.5 GPF toilet
• Installed conductivity meters on our cooling towers to save water – Saving approximately 730,000 gallons per year at 5 cycles.
• Linen program in guestrooms helps to save water, electricity and natural gas. This program removes 98,550 pounds of terry and linen per year from the laundry process.
• Water upon request program is utilized in all our F&B outlets.

Disposal Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Staff Comment -
2008 WRAP Award Winner – Waste Reduction Awards Program – Awarded through California Integrated Waste Management Board, a subsidy of the California Environmental Protection Agency
• Donate 20 to 50 pounds of unused food product to Father Joe’s and St Vincent De Paul monthly.
• Through our recycling efforts the Crowne Plaza San Diego Hanalei has diverted over 122 tons of recycling/reusable material to the landfi ll to be buried in 2008. We strive to improve that diversion amount in 2009. We will evaluate and implement more effi cient ways to recycle in the hospitality industry.
• Yard clippings recycled through Edco Recycling. Estimated poundage kept from our landfi lls of 20,900. This Green only dumpster allows our landscape clippings to be urned into mulch through Edco Waste Management System.
• Battery Recycling programs prevents over 2,000 batteries per year from going into our landfi lls.
• Director’s Award, City of San Diego, Environmental Service Department, 2009

Eco-Active Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Staff Comment -
• Electronics Disposal (approximately 500 pounds per year) & Donations to Father Joe’s and St Vincent De Paul
• Donate 20 to 50 pounds of unused food product to Father Joe’s and St Vincent De Paul monthly.
• Written policy

Protection Rating: ★★★★★ (5)
Staff Comment -
• All printer and toner cartridges are recycled.
• Utilized used white paper as scrap paper in restaurant & kitchen
• Contracted San Diego Bus & Auto Repair to maintain our fleet of 2 – 14 passenger vans and 2 – 10 passengers vans
• To state mandate regulations every 45 days with disposal of all hazardous oils, batteries, tires, air filters.
• Clean all air handler units and coils annually and follow a preventative maintenance schedule keeping records of all activity.
• Clean Air 2500 Ionizers breakdown smoke residue to provide clean air in guestrooms. Additionally reduces quantity of chemicals sprayed into the air.

Contact Details

Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego
2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego,
CA 92108
001 619-297-1101
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