There are 11 properties currently listed in Arlington Heights. At this time there are 1 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. Doubletree Hotel Chicago Arlington Heights has been awarded a 4 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Doubletree Hotel Chicago Arlington Heights 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 Hotel Chicago Arlington Heights employs 51 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Doubletree Hotel Chicago Arlington Heights please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
The Doubletree Hotel Chicag - Arlington Heights is part of Doubletree Hotels, a member of the Hilton Family of Hotels, which has committed directionally to the following reductions within operations by 2014:
-We will reduce our energy consumption by 20%. -We will reduce our CO2 emissions by 20%. -We will reduce our output of waste by 20%. -And we will also reduce our water consumption by 10%.
Our hotel is supporting the above commitments in the following ways:
Energy -Installed compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) -Utilize Energy Star to save on computers, printers and faxes within our offices -Installed occupancy senors in all guestrooms that are connected to the HVAC thermostats CO2 Emissions -Heating and cooling systems are returned to an unoccupied temperature setting when cleaning is complete. Typical guidelines would require the fan speed to be set in low position and room temperature to fall in the following range based on regional climate: winter 66°-70° and summer 72°-76°. Waste -Our property separates its recyclables in all guestrooms and in all public areas -Donated all old furniture during renovation to Restore Illinois, a resale store that donates the proceeds to Habitat for Humanity
Water -Linen re-use program -Low-flow toilets -Low-flow shower heads