HEI Hotels & Resorts has received the Energy Star partner of the year Award for 2010 by the US Environmental Protection Agency for its achievements in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The company robust energy management programme, which rolled out in 2005, saved more than $3m in annual energy costs and helped in achieving greater energy efficiency.
Other sustainability programmes include Energy Looking Glass, a proprietary energy monitoring dashboard, and We CARE, a programme for a social responsibility programme to empower associates.
HEI also plans to reduce energy consumption by 5% through operational awareness and conservation in the coming year, and will focus on waste reduction and recycling programmes.
HEI Hotels & Resorts is a hospitality investment firm.