Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Gets Green Key Rating

 

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu has become the first hotel in Quebec to receive its 5 Green Key Meetings certification, and the fourth hotel in Quebec to obtain 5 Green Key Eco-Rating Program certification from Green Key Global.

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu is one of the top 10 hotels in Canada, and the 19th in the world, to receive the prestigious 5 Green Key Meetings certification. This distinction underscores the excellence of the service and facilities for meetings and events and guarantees an environmental-friendly customer experience. As it is to the 5 Green Key Eco-Rating Program certification, the hotel ranks 24th in Canada and 44th in the world.

Some of the initiatives include:

  • 20% of the lighting is now LED.
  • All rooms have electronic thermostats with motion detectors connected to the reception ie, when a room is unoccupied, the temperature is maintained at 18°C until the next arrival.
  • The swimming pools are heated with heat pumps and heating tiles, reducing electricity consumption by more than 40%.
  • The installation of a ventilation system with an intelligent speed dimmer for the kitchen hoods has reduced electricity consumption by 30%.
  • The implementation of a water conservation program (installation of 6 liter toilets and low consumption shower heads).
  • A golf course irrigation system that uses 100% rainwater.
  • Installation of new motion sensor faucets in the hotel’s public bathrooms to reduce water waste.
  • The use of water pitchers in our restaurants to replace disposable bottles and limit water waste.

Awarded by the Green Key Global organization, the Green Key and Green Key Meetings certifications are internationally recognized symbols of trust and environmental excellence. They reward the efforts of tourism establishments that adopt sustainable and environmental-friendly practices.

 

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