New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel not only offers quality hospitality services, but also seeks to apply energy-saving solutions that benefit the environment.
Inspired by the introduction of the Meter Online (MOL) service at CLP’s Green Building Symposium, New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel applied for the service, a simple and convenient tool to access the latest load profile data provided by CLP.
A new upgraded version of MOL was introduced in 2015. The hotel started to utilize the new version, MOL 3.0 which has features including a 9-Day consumption forecast and precise forecast on the time of peak demand. Based on the humidity and temperature, MOL 3.0 predicts the hotel’s peak demand that would occur during 12 noon and 2 pm and sends out an email alert. The hotel would then take prompt action such as increasing the chilled water temperature of air conditioning system by 0.5°C and optimising the operation of Primary Air Units (PAUs). The hotel can then achieve energy saving without additional capital and manpower investment.
After implementing MOL 3.0, the hotel successfully reduced 5% energy consumption from 2014 to 2015. Despite the slight adjustment on the average temperature of the hotel, the hotel service quality was not affected. The enhanced MOL 3.0 service also raised staff’s awareness of energy management and energy usage.
Summer is the peak season for electricity consumption, if you want to better manage your energy consumption, please contact your CLP Account Managers or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe for the MOL 3.0 service. Your environment-friendly contribution always counts.
Sitting on the beautiful Silvermine Beach in Mui Wo, Silvermine Beach Resort
is a secluded place for holiday-goers and nature-lovers. Since the change of its
ownership, the Resort has started intense renovation and one of its major goals
is to adopt facilities that complement its natural environment.
To support the Resort's intention of using more environmentally friendly
equipment, CLP helped replace the old chiller systems with new heat recovery
technology. The heat recovery technology generates hot water without using
additional electricity and has replaced two sets of diesel boilers that have
been providing hot water for 128 guestrooms since 1984.
As a result of the upgrade, the Resort has benefited from free hot water
supply and improved energy efficiency, and avoided the storage of dangerous and
flammable diesel on site.
With CLP's professional advice on energy saving and Energy
Efficiency & Conservation applications, the Resort management is in the
process of replacing the highly unsafe and flammable sterno cans with electric
buffet burners. Guests will rest easy while their kids play in a much safer
environment given there is no naked flame on the buffet tables. The new
management also replaced CRT television sets with low energy consumption LED/LCD
TV sets. The new installations are all in line with the Resort's objective of
providing the most natural of setting for holiday makers. You will be able to
relax in the knowledge that you are contributing to a much healthier environment
and caring for the future of not only the local Mui Wo community but also
preserving the natural environment for your kid's future.
CLP Energy Services and Technology has helped the Shangri-La Hotel,
Guangzhou, saving nearly 50% in heating expenses through retrofitting of the
hotel's water heating system. The hotel used to rely on traditional diesel and
natural gas boilers. In view of constantly rising fossil fuel costs, the
management decided to replace the water heating system for better cost
CLP recommended using water generated from the hotel's central
air-conditioning system as a heat source and installing a heat pump to recycle
the energy for water heating purposes. This solution kills two birds with one
stone by alleviating the air-conditioning load and reducing water heating
Assuming a 50% average occupancy rate, Mr. Goh, Kim Leong, Director of
Engineering of Shangri-La Hotel Guangzhou, estimated the new system could save
153.4 tonnes of coal consumption per year and that the hotel's water heating
expenses would be reduced from $1.35 million to $610,000.
Long summers in Hong Kong and southern China make heat pumps an
ideal solution to save water heating and air-conditioning expenses.