The Barlow goes “green” next month as we switch over from a conventional (and very expensive) energy sup
plier to an energy supplier using environmentally friendly resources. In the Hotel’s mission statement we not only include a statement about our commitment to our guests but a statement about our commitment to the environment as well. Currently The Barlow uses guest bathroom amenities that employ Lather’s “Eco-Pure” technology in the products’ packaging. We installed energy efficient electric fireplaces in all guest rooms in place of less environmentally friendly gas fireplaces. Our heating/air conditioning system utilizes state-of-the-art thermostats to better control energy efficiency and usage.
Traditional energy is generated using fossil fuels which include the burning of coal, natural gas, and oil at generating plants. “Green Energy” utilizes the planet’s natural energy generation solutions such as wind, geothermal, and solar power. These innovative resources are completely renewable and significantly better for the environment.
WHERE DOES GREEN ENERGY COME FROM? There are a variety of sources of electricity:
HYDRO/WIND: Water and wind are used in dams and windmills to power turbines that create heat and electricity.
The Barlow going “green” is just one more step we are taking to underscore our commitment to the environment, and we are pleased to announce this innovative change to our guests.