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Crowne Plaza Athens

Crowne Athens - final

Overview

Located at the center of Athens, the Crowne Plaza Athens features 198 rooms and suites, an outdoor swimming pool, fitness and business centers, and a full suite of amenities.

Physically located in a hot central environment with high energy demand year-round, the hotel management was concerned with both pollution and high energy expenses. To reduce emissions and costs, the Hydra Air was installed in September, 2011 – bringing exceptional savings from the onset.

Annual Figures

Water heating gas consumption 140,000 Cubic meters
Heating costs (before) €105,000
Heating costs (after) €42,000

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Additional Info

Uses of heat energy

Showers, outdoor pool, indoor space, kitchen

Installed system

Hydra Air, 150 kW

Date of installation

September 2011

Annual % Diesel fuel reduction

90%

Annual pollution reduction (Global)

Global: CO2 71,000 kg

Figures

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EURO Savings

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CO2 Emissions (tons)

Hydra Balance was installed in our Crown Plaza Athens after a successful installation in the Holiday Inn Attica in Athens. It brought significant savings to both 5-star hotels and the real-time website interface provides very useful data, far superior to any competing systems. At the Crown Plaza, we saved 61%, amounting to €262,000 since installation.

- Yani Keskinoglou , Technical Manager