5700 homes powered, 650 Olympic-size pools filled and 34,865 cars off the road. Not to mention $29 million in utility costs saved in 2009.
Impressive numbers from Hilton Worldwide announcing its LightStay, a proprietary system developed to calculate and analyze environmental impact. In the first full year of findings, the 2009 LightStay results show that the 1,300 Hilton Worldwide properties using the system conserved to achieve those results. Here is the full story in Green Lodging News, http://www.greenlodgingnews.com/Content.aspx?id=4636
A reminder to us all to measure our environmental and economic savings...then to report it out in terms of pools, cars, trees, $$$ and even elephants. What is measured does matter--tell your story!