Posting Date | 18 June 2012
Countries where the tool has been developed | Bulgaria , France , Germany , Spain
Country where the tool is in use | Bulgaria
Funding description | Cofunded by the European Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI) and Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE).
Tool Languages | English , French
The "Hotel Energy Solutions E-toolkit" (HES e toolkit) provides hoteliers with a report assessing their current energy use and recommends appropriate renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies along with a carbon footprint calculator and a return on investment calculator.
Description | The HES e-Toolkit enables Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the accommodation sector to assess their current energy use and carbon footprint against similar enterprises, and provide support in ranking practical and cost-effective energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) investment options.
The toolkit is comprised of an energy benchmarking tool, and a decision support sequence which will provide assistance in evaluating carbon emissions and mitigation techniques through Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy investment options. It also includes information on best practices and capacity building materials and a carbon calculator.