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June 1

Advantages of Rooftop Solar for Hotels

Solar has some significant benefits for hotels. Like any commercial enterprise with high utility costs, solar can be a big help to hotels today. With the installation of a solar energy system on the roof of a hotel, they can dramatically reduce utility costsDepending on the size of the solar energy system that is installed, hotels could negate their overall utility expenses. These steps that are available to hotels, like any other business, can be made easier through provincial subsidies and programs that help with the upfront cost of solar. These costs are further reduced by Naveco Power’s 25-year lease plan, which is perfect for a hotelWith a relatively minimal upfront cost and big long-term savings, installing solar on the roof of your hotel may be the best business decision you could make, while benefitting the environment.  

Solar has some significant benefits for hotels. Like any commercial enterprise with high utility costs, solar can be a big help to hotels today. With the installation of a solar energy system on the roof of a hotel, they can dramatically reduce utility costs. Depending on the size of the solar energy system that is installed, hotels could negate their overall utility expenses. These steps that are available to hotels, like any other business, can be made easier through provincial subsidies and programs that help with the upfront cost of solar. These costs are further reduced by Naveco Power’s 25-year lease plan, which is perfect for a hotelWith a relatively minimal upfront cost and big long-term savings, installing solar on the roof of your hotel may be the best business decision you could make, while benefitting the environment.  

Why Switch to Solar?

Hotels use very high amounts of energy regularly, despite seldom being at their full capacity. This means that a hotel may very well have a consistently high impact on the environment even if many rooms are emptyHotels use 50% more energy than a similar-sized residential building despite having only 55% occupancy rates on average. Just for a comparison, hotels in Dubai on average use between 650 -1,250 liters of water per guest and consume 275 - 325 kWh of power per square meter. In Germany, the average hotel uses only 350 liters of water and 100 kWh per square meter. Europe has approximately 5.45 million hotel rooms, which represents almost half of the world's total. Needless to say, hotels using solar energy could greatly lower their utility costs, while also benefiting the environment.  

Hotels use very high amounts of energy regularly, despite seldom being at their full capacity. This means that a hotel may very well have a consistently high impact on the environment even if many rooms are emptyHotels use 50% more energy than a similar-sized residential building despite having only 55% occupancy rates on average. Just for a comparison, hotels in Dubai on average use between 650 -1,250 liters of water per guest and consume 275 - 325 kWh of power per square meter. In Germany, the average hotel uses only 350 liters of water and 100 kWh per square meter. Europe has approximately 5.45 million hotel rooms, which represents almost half of the world's total. Needless to say, hotels using solar energy could greatly lower their utility costs, while also benefiting the environment.  

Hotels use 50% more energy than a similar-sized residential building despite having only 55% occupancy rates on average.

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With a rooftop solar installation, hotels can produce a large part or all of their electricity from the sun. While the energy would come from a renewable source, it also means the hotel would have a much lower utility cost as it would produce much of its energy. This could let a hotel pay its staff better, or perhaps invest in enhancing the guest experience. Installing solar panels on the roof of a hotel is sure to draw public and media attention, boosting attention to the hotel and likely causing more visitors to stay at that establishment. This represents a further financial benefit for hotels if they choose to utilize solar energy.  

With a rooftop solar installation, hotels can produce a large part or all of their electricity from the sun. While the energy would come from a renewable source, it also means the hotel would have a much lower utility cost as it would produce much of its energy. This could let a hotel pay its staff better, or perhaps invest in enhancing the guest experience. Installing solar panels on the roof of a hotel is sure to draw public and media attention, boosting attention to the hotel and likely causing more visitors to stay at that establishment. This represents a further financial benefit for hotels if they choose to utilize solar energy.  

Solar Panels are Affordable

Understandably, the main concern for most businesses who consider installing a solar energy system is the upfront cost. Thankfully this is not an issue for most commercial enterprises. There are numerous subsidies and funding programs available through the Province of New Brunswick that reduce the financial burden of investing in solar energy for businesses. On top of this, Naveco Power’s 25-year lease makes it easy and affordable for businesses to invest in solar energy today. The lease allows businesses to recuperate the cost of the lease through the savings on their utility bill, which after a certain amount of time will more than cover the lease payments and increase a hotel’s overall savings on their expenses, namely utilities.

Understandably, the main concern for most businesses who consider installing a solar energy system is the upfront cost. Thankfully this is not an issue for most commercial enterprises. There are numerous subsidies and funding programs available through the Province of New Brunswick that reduce the financial burden of investing in solar energy for businesses. On top of this, Naveco Power’s 25-year lease makes it easy and affordable for businesses to invest in solar energy today. The lease allows businesses to recuperate the cost of the lease through the savings on their utility bill, which after a certain amount of time will more than cover the lease payments and increase a hotel’s overall savings on their expenses, namely utilities.

While a hotel enjoys its savings, Naveco will take care of all issues and maintenance as a part of the lease, ensuring your solar energy system is running at its peak efficiency. With a rooftop solar energy system provided by Naveco Power, a hotel can reduce its utility costs, offset its carbon footprint, generate more positive public attention, and only incur minimal upfront costs. Moreover, the installation period is a relatively short process, so hotels won’t have to shut down during the construction period. And the payback can happen as quickly as 5 years after installation. What’s more, as solar technology becomes more mature, the costs of solar PVs keep decreasing year after year, making solar energy more affordable, even to small hotels.  

While a hotel enjoys its savings, Naveco will take care of all issues and maintenance as a part of the lease, ensuring your solar energy system is running at its peak efficiency. With a rooftop solar energy system provided by Naveco Power, a hotel can reduce its utility costs, offset its carbon footprint, generate more positive public attention, and only incur minimal upfront costs. Moreover, the installation period is a relatively short process, so hotels won’t have to shut down during the construction period. And the payback can happen as quickly as 5 years after installation. What’s more, as solar technology becomes more mature, the costs of solar PVs keep decreasing year after year, making solar energy more affordable, even to small hotels.  

Solar energy is environmentally and financially beneficial. It reduces your business’ carbon footprint by producing your energy through a renewable source, offsetting other environmental impacts of your business. The upfront costs are recuperated in a short period and can be lowered through government programs and Naveco’s leasing options. These savings are beneficial for a hotel, big or small. Naveco Power hopes to help your hotel utilize solar energy and make big savings in expenses today. Invest in solar, benefit from it, and know you’re investing in a more sustainable tomorrow.  

 

Resources 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferhicks/2011/07/07/solar-powered-energy-management-for-hotels/#28579b2a23c3 

https://www.hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/290305/The-ROI-of-solar-powered-hotels 

https://www.lowcarbonenergy.co/solar-panels/hotels/ 

https://goenergylink.com/blog/6-ways-hotels-can-take-advantage-of-renewable-energy/ 

Solar energy is environmentally and financially beneficial. It reduces your business’ carbon footprint by producing your energy through a renewable source, offsetting other environmental impacts of your business. The upfront costs are recuperated in a short period and can be lowered through government programs and Naveco’s leasing options. These savings are beneficial for a hotel, big or small. Naveco Power hopes to help your hotel utilize solar energy and make big savings in expenses today. Invest in solar, benefit from it, and know you’re investing in a more sustainable tomorrow.  

 

Resources 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferhicks/2011/07/07/solar-powered-energy-management-for-hotels/#28579b2a23c3 

https://www.hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/290305/The-ROI-of-solar-powered-hotels 

https://www.lowcarbonenergy.co/solar-panels/hotels/ 

https://goenergylink.com/blog/6-ways-hotels-can-take-advantage-of-renewable-energy/ 

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