May 20, 2015

Dear Boston Green Tourism Members,  
                    
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Our next meeting will be Thursday from 2:30 to 4:00 at  The Fairmont Copley PlazaSt. James Room, floor 1. 

I thank our hosts: Paul Tormey, Ellen Ryan, Eric Ulvila and Brooke Lizotte.

 

I hope you can come!

 

Dan 

 

MEETING AGENDA

Boston Green Tourism Meeting

May 21, 2015

 

Location:  Fairmont Copley Plaza 

 

2:30 to 2:40 

Introductions

2:40 to 2:45
 

Update

Dan Ruben  

 

2:45 to 3:10

Enhancing Resilience in Boston: 

A Guide for Large Buildings and Institutions

Kathryn Wright, Consultant, Meister Consultants Group, Inc.

3:10 to 3:30
 

LED Retrofit Kits for Fluorescent Tubes

Dinesh Wadwhani, Chief Executive Officer, ThinkLite

 

3:30 to 3:50
 

Boosting Green Tourism with Urban Bee-Keeping

Noah Wilson-Rich, Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, The Best Bees Company 

  

3:50 to 3:55

Boston GreenFest: How Hotels Can Benefit   

Karen Weber, Boston GreenFest

 

3:55

Visit to the Fairmont Copley Plaza Beehives

Noah Wilson-Rich, Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, The Best Bees

 

IDEAS

Seeking Referrals!

Do you know hotels or hoteliers who are ready to benefit from joining Boston Green Tourism or taking the green hotel training program? If so, please contact me. I would love to help them go green in the context of their facility's character and mission. 

 

OPPORTUNITIES
"This event will feature over 300 exhibitors...Running concurrently...is an educational conference featuring 42 one-hour talks covering: LEED, Green, Sustainability, Energy, Building Commissioning, Facility Maintenance, Construction and Renovation Planning."

 

ARTICLES 
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Tim Sontag, Green Lodging News, April 20. 

Proper air conditioning maintenance improves comfort and extends system life. It reduces energy use, costs, noise, mold, mildew and unpleasant odors. 

UPCOMING MEETINGS   

The following BGT meetings will be 2:30 to 4:00. 

 

May 21:             Fairmont Copley Plaza 

July 16:              Mandarin Oriental Boston

September 17:  Hyatt Regency Boston

October 22:       Taj Boston

December 10:    Le Méridien Cambridge-MIT

 

See you Thursday at the Fairmont!