There are 49 properties currently listed in San Jose. At this time there are 9 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 6 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. Doubletree By Hilton San Jose has been awarded a 3 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Doubletree By Hilton San Jose 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, Doubletree By Hilton San Jose employs 31 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Doubletree By Hilton San Jose please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
What we are doing now: • Our trash is separated and used as its product break down i.e., glass, plastic, food waste (biodegradable), cardboard. • Our grease trap is reclaimed and used in bio diesel • We participate in PG&E energy reduction resources • All our new equipment purchases are eco friendly and energy use efficient. Over $1,000,000 in equipment in the last three years, i.e. kitchen, HVAC, computer items • Our new standard practice for remodels or renovations is to purchase / use eco friendly material if possible. • In house we use a computerized management system to control HVAC usage • We are a beta test site for PG&E testing, i.e. lighting, motors, natural gas powered equipment and other items. At this time we are testing several electrical items for PG&E. • We are using products determined by corporate standards and vendors to be eco friendly, i.e. cleaners, grease, solvents, any number of daily used sanitary products. • Don’t touch my towel, please – Encouraging guests to participate actively in our EarthCare program. A 100-guestroom hotel can save an estimated 72,000 gallons of water a year through the linen and towel reuse program! • Administratively, we have reduced the amount of paper consumption by replacing brochures, collateral, correspondence with email, e-proposals, e-brochures, etc. Our files are reduced by keeping electronic archived files. When printing, we print on both sides of the paper! • Turn all lights, electrical equipment, computers, printers, etc. off when not in use (not standby mode)