Hilton Upgrades LightStay to Better Track Energy Use

October 26, 2015 By Carl Weinschenk

hilton energy manageHilton Worldwide said this week that it is upgrading LightStay, its corporate responsibility measurement platform used in its properties worldwide.

The press release says that the next-generation of LightStay tracks historical energy and weather forecasts to predict needs going forward and predict impacts on cost and consumption. LightStay will provide a three-month forecast of energy and water consumption at each of Hilton’s more than 4,400 properties.

The release says that the upgrade took a year to completed and was based on in-depth analysis of hotel data from the past five years. LightStay will help the company work through the 4,800 energy efficiency projects it has undertaken. Hilton holds ISO 50001 for energy management, ISO 90001 for quality management and 14001 for environmental management.

Hyatt Hotels Corp. is also paying attention to energy issues. The company said last week that it is has established a relationship with Bloom Energy, a fuel cell company that provides on-site power generation. The first installation will be at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, CT.

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