Search for dissertations about: "performance in hotels dissertation"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words performance in hotels dissertation.

  1. 1. Responsible resource management in hotels : attitudes, indicators, tools and strategies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Paulina Bohdanowicz; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : hotels; energy and water management; energy and water conservation; environmental awareness; environmental reporting; performance indicators; consumption modelling; benchmarking; TECHNOLOGY Engineering mechanics Mechanical and thermal engineering Mechanical energy engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk mekanik Mekanisk och termisk energiteknik Mekanisk energiteknik;

    Abstract : Hotels constitute one of the main, and still expanding, pillars of the tourism sector and are highly unique among other commercial buildings. Resource intensive and frequently inefficient systems and operational routines applied in the sector, result in considerable environmental impact and indicate an urgent need for more environmentally sound practices and products in the hotel industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy use and environmental impact from hotels on Adriatic Coast in Croatia : current status and future possibilities for HVAC systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Vlasta Zanki Alujevic; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HVAC systems; hotels; energy performance; energy efficiency; environmental savings; energy audit; system approach; sustainable energy systems; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses a specific type of energy usage system, “energy usage in hotels”, and how this system behaves. In order to evaluate the current state of energy use in hotels, an energy audit questionnaire was developed and conducted among 31,5% of hotels on the Adriatic coast. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy Auditing and Efficiency in a Chain Hotel : the Case of Scandic, Järva Krog

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Branko Simanic; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract :  Energy efficiency and conservation measures in hotels is an area of research at the Department of Energy Technology, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH), Sweden. As a continuation of the research work, this project was focused on a hotel's resource-use performance, considering both internal and external factors that influence their consumption. READ MORE