Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East Liberty

Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East Liberty Sustainability

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Some Initiatives at Our Property

 

Energy 

  • Over 75% of our interior light bulbs are LED.
  • All our guest rooms have ENERGY STAR qualified appliances.
  • We use occupancy sensors and timers behind house and exterior areas.

 

Water

  • All bathroom fixtures meet current GPM and GPF flow rate standards.

 

Purchasing

  • We use locally produced food and beverage items (within 100 miles) in our restaurant.
  • The engineering team uses low VOC paints, primers, adhesives, and sealants.

 

Waste

  • We recycle used cooking oil for biodiesel.
  • We donate old newspapers to a local animal shelter.

 

Site

  • In April of 2016, our Green Team constructed a rooftop garden with vegetables and herbs for our kitchen.
  • The rain garden in front of our hotel uses storm water runoff to minimize waste.
  • 100% of the total roof area is covered using Cool Roofing technology.