There are green for less than 10 kilograms per capita CO2 emissions, a CO2 value of 10 to 40 kg means yellow. If you are unsure how to proceed, check out Starbucks. The House in the red zone with more than 40 kilograms of CO2 consumption, ends up it gets no certification, but it has one year time to reduce its emissions to at least 40 kilograms to achieve the certification. From then on, the House needs to improve its energy efficiency by at least 2.5 percent per year. BIO-hotels as a group are certified ehc, 10 percent of farms may leave a red footprint maximum. Houses recognized the guests with certification the ehc label in the BIO-Hotels catalogue, on the website of the Group and the ehc plaques on the houses. For the ehc award are in addition to a low consumption of resources and the willingness to CO2 emissions to improve minimum standards required: about the purchase of green electricity, the use of recycled paper, or the preference for local products. Whether given data correspond to the facts from the hotel, is regularly by independent Tester of the control Institute ABCERT tested. Only after passing inspection, certification or confirmation of the certification takes place.
Award Winner: Biohotel Werratal exemplifies the ehc certified restaurants of the hotel group is the Biohotel Werratal between Kassel and Gottingen. We consume only 14.79 kilograms of CO2 per guest and night “, so Hotel Chief Jorg Treichel. This hotel has done a lot: 100 percent of the hotel stream coming from water and wind power, the kitchen handles 100 percent organic food, of which 75 percent comes directly from the region. The hotel uses only writing, printing and toilet paper made from recycled or sustainable forest management. Soaps and shampoos are offered in donors, breakfast buffet has waived portion packs and fair-trade tea and coffee offered.