Dublin's Grafton Hotel Receives BREEAM Certification
The four-star Grafton Hotel of 31/32 Lower Stephen Street, Dublin 2, has been received the BREEAM certification, following an assessment process of its environmental, social and economic sustainability performance, using standards developed by BRE.
BREEAM is a sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It recognises and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment. For a hotel to be recognised for its efforts means that BREEAM rated developments are more sustainable environments that enhance the well-being of the people who live and work in them, help protect natural resources and make for more attractive property investments.
Grafton Hotel Information
The Grafton Hotel management team headed by general manager Brid Cloonan meet regularly to ensure the continuous improvement of green initiatives throughout the hotel, whether it be through energy conservation, recycling and waste management.
In terms of sustainability The 127-bedroom Grafton Hotel, reopened in August of last year under new management following a complete refurbishment, is committed to reducing its carbon footprint as well as to the continuous improvement of green initiatives throughout the hotel, whether it be through energy conservation or recycling and waste management. In addition to the BREEAM certification, the hotel is also in the process of securing the green tourism accreditation.
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