Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire

4.2 (279 reviews)

255 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 5C2, Canada   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (403) 266-7200   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8623

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The Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire is Going Green

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Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire - Club Lounge

The Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire is committed to environmental protection and sustainability and strives to minimize our property's operational impact on the environment through resource conservation and best practices.

 

Environmental Certification/Rating:

Awarded 4-Green Keys from Hotel Association of Canada.

A 4-Green Key rating is awarded to hotels that have "shown national industry leadership and commitment to protecting the environment through wide ranging policies and practices. The Hotel has mature programs in place that involve management, employees, guests, and the public, and which have shown substantial and measurable results."

Green Initiatives at Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire:

Housekeeping:

  • Guest linen and towel reuse program
  • Recycling bins in all guest suites
  • Housekeepers are trained to use natural light when cleaning guest suites
  • Housekeepers are trained to keep doors and windows shut when heating/cooling systems are in use
  • Lights and TVs are turned off in all unoccupied suites
  • Soap, shampoo and other amenities collected for donation to local charities
  • Linens and towels that no longer up to hotel standards are donated to local charities
  • Guestroom and spa amenities contain natural ingredients
  • All newly purchased equipment is energy star rated
  • Pressurized aerosol cans have been eliminated and replaced by hand-pump dispensers wherever possible
  • No chemical pesticides/insecticides are used in guest suites
  • Bio-degradable/non-toxic cleaners used whenever possible
  • 100% smoke-free

Conference and Meeting Services:

  • Use of energy efficient lighting systems wherever possible
  • Natural light in all breakout rooms
  • Dimmer lights installed in all meeting rooms
  • Recycling bins in all meeting rooms
  • Individual servings replaced with bulk purchases served in reusable containers whenever possible
  • Napkins, note pads, and other paper products purchased with a minimum 30% recycled content whenever possible
  • Clutter-Free Setup used for Meetings and Conferences
  • Conference schedules, menus and contracts communicated via email whenever possible
  • Decorative centerpieces are reused

Food & Beverage Services:

  • Regular schedule of equipment turn off/on has been established
  • Timers installed on hood fans and exhaust systems
  • Cooking equipment pre-heating periods are minimized/optimized
  • All newly purchased equipment is energy star rated
  • Efficiency optimized through coordinated deliveries
  • Doors on all freezers close automatically
  • Use of energy efficient lighting systems wherever possible
  • Flexible light switching arrangements and dimmer controls used in restaurant seating areas
  • Products purchased in bulk to reduce cost, packaging and waste whenever possible
  • Napkins, coasters, and other paper products purchased with a minimum 30% recycled content whenever possible
  • Individual servings replaced with bulk purchases served in reusable containers whenever possible
  • Product packaging recycling whenever possible
  • Pressurized aerosol cans have been eliminated and replaced by hand-pump dispensers whenever possible
  • Grease traps regularly treated with a biodegradable trap cleaner
  • Old refrigeration equipment properly disposed of to prevent the release of ozone depleting CFC's
  • Locally grown produce promoted and provided as much as possible

Engineering & Maintenance:

  • Performance audits regularly carried out to provide base-line data on energy consumption, water consumption and waste streams.
  • Regularly monitor greenhouse gas emissions related to energy consumption
  • Regular schedule in place for maintenance on heating/cooling systems and ventilation systems
  • Regular HVAC equipment upgrades to improve energy efficiency
  • All doors and windows are properly weather stripped and/or caulked and air ducts are sealed and insulated
  • Entry doors are automatic sliding or kept closed
  • All newly purchased equipment is energy star rated
  • Hot water pipes are properly insulated
  • Use of energy efficient lighting systems wherever possible
  • Motion detectors used in lighting systems wherever possible
  • Guestrooms equipped with low-flow showerheads
  • Guestrooms and public washrooms equipped with tap aerators
  • Comprehensive recycling program throughout building
  • Chemicals, cleaners, detergents, and pesticides have been eco-labeled or environmentally friendly alternatives wherever possible
  • Oil based paints replaced by water based alternatives wherever possible
  • Traditional (halon) fire extinguishers replaced with code compliment, environmentally preferable alternatives

Community Involvement:
The Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire participates in various volunteer events throughout the year, giving back to the community:

  • CIBC Run for the Cure
  • Heart & Stroke Big Bike
  • Calgary Food Bank
  • Adopt a Family
  • Earth Hour