Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Green Hotel in Ouray Colorado Solicits Help from Hotel Guests

Posted by Karen Avery on Fri, Jan 14, 2011 @04:12 PM

The Box Canyon Lodge strives to be a very green hotel.  We look for ways to reduce our carbon footprint on the planet: we use geothermal  hot springs to heat water for our rooms and guest use, we have insulated our buildings, replaced windows and doors with more energy efficient materials, and changed out our commercial washers and dryers for more energy efficient models.  We recycled our older materials as much as possible to minimize impact to our local landfill.  We continue to work on our impact.  However, there are things that guests can do to help us in our quest to be green.  Here are a few suggestions to help you be a greener guest during your next hotel stay:

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Geothermal Heat Exchanger - Part II - Completing the Project

Posted by Betsy Vallone on Thu, Aug 26, 2010 @07:22 AM

Once the Box Canyon Lodge had addressed the initial obstacles of the geothermal project, the project team was able to move forward towards a greener solution.

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