TIMBER RIDGE LODGE & WATERPARK AND MARCUS HOTELS & RESORTS RECEIVE ORION ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AWARD
Implementation of energy-reducing lighting system leads to reduction of carbon footprint
(LAKE GENEVA, WI; April 24, 2012)— Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark is proud to announce it is the recipient of the Environmental Stewardship Award from Orion Energy Systems. Through the use of Orion’s Compact Modular light system, the lodge was able to
Leslie Johnson, General Manager of Timber Ridge Lodge, accepted the award in February at a presentation celebrating this accomplishment. “We are honored to be recognized by Orion for our energy-saving efforts,” said Johnson. “Through the use of our newly -implemented lighting system, the lodge was able to reduce our carbon emission by 191 tons annually.” According to
Based on the Environmental Protection Agency’s projected 20-year lifespan of Orion’s fixtures, Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark anticipates decreasing their carbon dioxide emissions by 3,820 tons over the next two decades. During this time, Timber Ridge Lodge will prevent 14 tons of sulfur dioxide and 6 tons of nitrous oxide from being released into the atmosphere. Timber Ridge Lodge and Marcus Hotels & Resorts also expect to reduce their light-related energy costs from an annual $28,394 to just $6,793 a year.
The Environmental Stewardship Award strengthens the lodge’s reputation as one of Wisconsin’s most eco-conscious properties. As a member of Travel Green Wisconsin, a voluntary program that reviews, certifies and recognizes tourism businesses and organizations that have made a commitment to reducing their environmental impact, Timber Ridge has implemented the following green initiatives:
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