Radisson Blu Yas Island is first Gulf hotel to use solar energy to heat up hotel's water supply

A three-star hotel needs 40 litres of hot water a day per guest

Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island.
Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island.

Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island has cut its water heating costs by 85% by switching to solar-themodynamic panels, The National reports. 

The Abu Dhabi hotel has put in place a solar installation that can heat around 45,000 litres of water a day. 

The reports adds that a three-star hotel needs 40 litres of hot water a day per guest, while a four-star hotel needs 50 to 60 litres of water heated daily per person. According to the figure reported the hotel has reduced its expenses from AED300,000 a year to AED54,000 using solar thermodynamic technology on hot water costs.

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In Q4 2017, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Diamond Developers have held a ground-breaking ceremony for Hotel Indigo Dubai Sustainable City, which will be 100% powered by solar energy.

 

 

 

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