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Assessment of practices and technologies of energy saving and renewable energy sources in hotels in Crete

Nikolaos Zografakis, Konstantinos Gkillas (Gillas) (), Antrianna Pollaki, Maroulitsa Profylienou, Fanouria Bounialetou and Konstantinos Tsagarakis

Renewable Energy, 2011, vol. 36, issue 5, 1323-1328

Abstract: This study aims to assess the state of the art of practices and technologies of energy saving and renewable energy sources in hotels. This will contribute to determining the potential of efficient and sustainable energy technologies integration. Hotel managers were interviewed face to face and information sessions were provided. Special energy and environmental awareness campaigns, sectoral tourism programs for climate change mitigation and adaptation, supportive policies and hotel energy investments and renovation programs are some recommendations elicited from the results of this study.

Keywords: Energy efficiency; Energy saving; Hotels; Renewable energy sources; Sustainable tourism (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2010.10.015

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