Water

  • We have added Hippos at all toilets (a special device for reducing water consumption 2-4 litres at each flush, without reducing water pressure).
  • Hot and cold water pipes are insulated.
  • We are using a drip system to water a part of our garden, and have planned to extend it.
  • We always water our gardens early in the morning or late in the afternoon.
  • All our water taps are one hand controlled (mixer).
  • All our members of staff are advised not to waste water and are involved in simple actions to support our environmental policy.
  • Cleaning of the rooms is done with warm water, so that less water is needed for the effective cleaning.
  • Staff is clearly trained to use concentrated detergents, only in producer’s suggested quantities.
  • We use a professional dishwasher at the breakfast buffet, to save on water and energy.
  • There is a clear policy for changing the guests’ towels, in order to economize on energy and water used.
  • We regularly monitor the quality of pool water.
  • Sewerage:contributed financially to building the municipality’s local sewerage network, to which we’ve been connected since 2005.
  • We have tried using eco-friendly detergents and try to find appropriate products in market, according to our needs and budget.
  • We constantly enhance our policy and we remain at our guests’ disposal for clarifications and suggestions.

Energy

  • All of our guestrooms have electricity saving system, controlled with a card, so all appliances are turned off once the guest is not in the room, apart from the fridge.
  • All guestrooms have a sensor at the balcony door to block the a/c function if the door is open.
  • All our guestrooms are equipped with split a/c units, individually controlled, and we urge our guests to reasonably use the thermostat, gradually lowering the temperature 3 degrees compared to outside temperature.
  • All our electrical appliances are systematically controlled by our service providers, so no energy is being lost.
  • Our hotel building enjoys large windows so indoor areas do receive adequate daylight, and we economize a lot on artificial lighting.
  • There are motion-sensor activated lights fitted in some outside areas of the hotel, and other exterior lighting is timer operated.
  • We urge our guests to reasonably use energy in the room, and not to leave appliances on a stand-by mode.
  • In indoors common use areas, air conditioning units are reasonably used, gradually lowering the temperature 2-3 degrees from outside temperature.

Materials

  • We use newspaper sheets instead of clothes, to clean the windows of the hotel, so we use less synthetic, and at the same time we reuse already produced materials.
  • We buy supplies in bulk when possible, so we