Tag: energy-efficiency

Why Be Green?

Green construction is more than a buzzword in today’s commercial market. It is a necessity. Not only can green technologies reduce the cost of operating a building, but they are becoming a desirable feature for hotel guests.

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Making “Green” With Green

A hotel is a specific type of building for which certain green technologies make economic sense, while others do not. At HiFive, we’ve undertaken significant and real-world studies to discern which of those technologies are expedient and result in the highest benefit and cost returns.

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SBA Financing… A New “Green” Twist

Until recently, the thought of SBA financing for hotels would elicit negative reactions from hotel investors. Mountains of paperwork, expensive filing fees, governmental scrutiny, and insufficient lending limits caused most developers to turn their backs on “504’s” and “7(a)’s.” But in this “recovery,” the game has changed…

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How to Make Green Work for You

A recent forecast of the top trends of 2011 identified three that directly impact the hospitality industry – travel, tourism, and green. Today, sustainability is more than being “green.” The new focus is on sustainable profitability. The goal is to integrate sustainability to increase profit and build the business.

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Groundbreaking on New “Green” Hotel Project

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. August 26 at 7701 Washington Village Drive in Dayton, Ohio, 45459 for a new Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel. This hotel, located next to the Chophouse, will be the area’s first eco-friendly hotel.

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