There are 3 properties currently listed in Simcoe. At this time there are 2 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. Comfort Inn Simcoe has been awarded a 2 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Comfort Inn Simcoe completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, Comfort Inn Simcoe employs 21 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Comfort Inn Simcoe please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
As a 24 hour business we are very aware of our energy demands on the environment and would like to share with you some of the steps we have put in place to help reduce our environmental footprint.
If a room or area is not being used we shut off the lights.
Curtains kept closed to block the warming and damaging effects of direct sunlight.
Air conditioners/heaters are turned off whenever possible to help reduce the strain on the electricity system during peak demand periods (noon to 8pm). Service our air conditioning units annually.
Clean/replace air conditioning filters monthly. Dirty filters can restrict air flow and reduce the systems efficiency.
Make sure air flow is not blocked around the unit.
Guest room refrigerators are turned off when room is not in use.
Changed out incandescent exit signs with LED exit signs.
Signage and out door lighting systems are sensor operated.
Replaced most incandescent light bulbs to compact florescent.
Out door sprinkler system equipped with rain sensor.
Guest room recycle program.
Guest room linen program.