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Assessment of practices and technologies of energy saving and renewable energy sources in hotels in Crete

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  • Zografakis, Nikolaos
  • Gillas, Konstantinos
  • Pollaki, Antrianna
  • Profylienou, Maroulitsa
  • Bounialetou, Fanouria
  • Tsagarakis, Konstantinos P.

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This study aims to assess the state of the art of practices and technologies of energy saving and renewable energy sources in hotels. This will contribute to determining the potential of efficient and sustainable energy technologies integration. Hotel managers were interviewed face to face and information sessions were provided. Special energy and environmental awareness campaigns, sectoral tourism programs for climate change mitigation and adaptation, supportive policies and hotel energy investments and renovation programs are some recommendations elicited from the results of this study.

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  • Zografakis, Nikolaos & Gillas, Konstantinos & Pollaki, Antrianna & Profylienou, Maroulitsa & Bounialetou, Fanouria & Tsagarakis, Konstantinos P., 2011. "Assessment of practices and technologies of energy saving and renewable energy sources in hotels in Crete," Renewable Energy, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 1323-1328.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:renene:v:36:y:2011:i:5:p:1323-1328
    DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2010.10.015
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