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Sustainability Point of View

Class in Session
NEWH presents two inspiring sustainable
CEU webinars
By Dina M. Belon

The NEWH

Sustainable Hospitality Committee
announces the return of Green Voice Conversation webinars,
beginning Friday, September 26th. These live sessions, sponsored
by JLF/lone meadow, Global Lighting, Northwest Hospitality
Carpets, and Valley Forge Fabrics, will feature two CEUaccredited panel discussions-one in the morning and another in
the afternoon-suited to a wide audience of architects, interior
designers, purchasing agents, hoteliers, and industry suppliers.
Now in its third year, Green Voice continues to grow in scope and
popularity. Th is year's webinars spotlight six industry experts
actively involved in sustainable practices across many facets
of hospitality, lodging, dining, and business. Moderators and
panelists will lead attendees through two conversations covering
sustainable principles and practices that impact the hospitality
industry from their range of perspectives.
The entire series is $20 for NEWH members (and includes two
CEU credits) and $40 for non-members. As always, webinars are
free for students and educators. Speakers will be sharing their
real-world experience with responsible sourcing and how to
deliver guest-centric sustainable design.

Responsible Sourcing

11 a.m.-noon EST
CEU Accreditation: AIA, 1 LU-HSW; IDCEC 0.1 CEU
Th is session will examine the process of responsible
sourcing through building materials, fi nishes, and furnishings,
exploring how to gather, verify, track, and report on a project's
sustainable choices. Attendees will learn how to improve the
level of information available to make smarter specification and
procurement decisions. Specific topics will include:
* Understanding the value of and how to write environmental
product data into specifications
* Examples of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and
how to understand the information that is listed
* Determining the impact of materials, fi nishes, and
furnishings to the health of occupants in a building, and reading
and understanding a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and
Health Product Declarations (HPDs)
Speakers
Dina Belon, NEWH's vice president of sustainable hospitality
and director at MindClick Global, will moderate the panel
of speakers through a fictional project, including design,
procurement, and delivery.
Dave Lippert, vice president of procurement for Marriott
International's Architecture and Construction Division (A&C),
oversees procurement and contracting services of FF&E and
OS&E for all Marriott brands. He is responsible for implementing
Marriott's sustainable sourcing initiative.
Sharon Flynn, director of prototype design with Wyndham
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Worldwide, leads the prototypical design and documentation of
the company's 15 branded hotels and is responsible for delivering
two LEED certifiable prototypes for Hawthorne Suites and
Wingate Inn brands. Flynn will discuss the process for meeting
the materials and resources category for LEED.

Sustainable Design for Guests

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. EST
CEU Accreditation: AIA 1 LU-HSW; IDCEC 0.1 CEU
Th is session will focus on making a connection with the
consumer. The panel will present case studies of local sourcing,
purchasing choices, energy and water conservation efforts, and
the sustainable messaging that helps win business. Participants
will hear examples of sustainability efforts that are meaningful
to guests and how to successfully communicate them as well
as show ROI both from a cost savings and revenue generation
standpoint. Attendees will hear about:
* The areas of sustainable design that make a meaningful
impact to hotel guests and how to communicate the value
proposition of sustainable design investments
* How the sustainable purchasing choices made in the design
process can positively impact the revenue of the hotel and how to
articulate a positive story about a project's design and purchasing
choices
* Understanding the impact of design choices on the
community and the tools that support local sourcing for projects,
including good will and ROI
* The methodology for water and energy conservation, and
how to calculate basic energy and water savings
Speakers
Leading the session will be Glenn Hasek, publisher of Green
Lodging News, a weekly email newsletter now reaching almost
4,200 opt-in subscribers and a website receiving more than one
million total visits annually. Green Lodging News covers topics
ranging from energy management and water conservation to
waste management and green design.
Adrienne Pumphrey is global head of adoba ecotel + suites,
where she drives the company's overall strategic growth and
sustainable investment opportunities. The revolutionary Adoba
brand launched on the anniversary of Earth Day in 2010 and
provides guests the opportunity to "Travel with a Purpose"
through its commitment to environmental awareness and social
responsibility. Pumphrey will share her substantial experience
with delivering a guest-focused green hotel experience.
A second guest speaker will be joining the session-so don't
miss out on the surprise. ❙❘❚


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NEWH - Fall 2014
Table of Contents
News
Who’s Who
Sustainability
Scholarships
Conference Recap
In Remembrance
Q&A: Katie Zuidema
Q&A: Adrienne Pumphrey
Have You Seen?
Product Know How
On the Scene
Meet the mind behind the Mandy Li Collection
Project: Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
Project: Guard and Grace, Denver
New Members
Save the Date
Partner Profiles
Chapter Highlights
Ad Index
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NEWH - Fall 2014 - Scholarships
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NEWH - Fall 2014 - Conference Recap
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NEWH - Fall 2014 - In Remembrance
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NEWH - Fall 2014 - Q&A: Adrienne Pumphrey
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NEWH - Fall 2014 - Partner Profiles
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