There are 5 properties currently listed in Calistoga. At this time there are 3 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 2 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. Solage has been awarded a 5 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Solage 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, Solage employs 53 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Solage please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Environmental accountability is integral to the Solage spirit. As a result, we’ve put a wide range of programs in place to promote and enhance our eco-friendly agenda such as:
Extensive recycling throughout the resort
In-room conserve program that invites guests to participate by reusing linens
Solar rooftop panels that help reduce overall energy consumption and CO2 emissions
Local, hand-made bath amenities in guest rooms, spa and public areas delivered in bulk-size containers for dispenser refilling and waste reduction
Pedal-power: our bellmen, housekeepers, engineers and room service attendants use bicycles as their primary mode of transportation on property.
Complimentary cruiser bicycles are available to all guests for exploring the resort, local wineries and downtown Calistoga
Non-toxic cleaning product standards used throughout the property
Solbar (link) cuisine features locally grown produce sourced from small organic farms
Solbar and Spa Solage (link) offer carbon-filtered at-the-source drinking water, reducing waste from plastic and glass bottled water.
Salt-based water filtration and disinfecting systems at Adult, Family and Bathhouse geothermal mineral pools minimizing use of chlorine and other chemicals.
LEED approved Plyboo bamboo flooring used in the Gym and Yoga & Movement Studio
Non-toxic, low VOC emitting paints used throughout the resort
Natural materials, such as wool, jute, hemp, stone and reclaimed timbers, found in all guest rooms and public areas
On-site geo-thermal water produces radiant heating at Spa Solage treatment building and Bathhouse, and acts as a natural heat source for the Adult, Family and Bathhouse soaking pools.
Bathhouse passive cooling architectural design eliminates need for air conditioning
Landscaping features native, drought-tolerate plants minimizing irrigation requirements (the source of which is reclaimed water from the City of Calistoga)
On-site composting program reduces food waste provides soil nutrients for Solbar culinary gardens
* Solage is a member of the Green Hotel Association and is currently undergoing LEED certification.