viernes, 14 de octubre de 2011

Eco hotels

Self-study activity:
Watch this short video about how Gaya Hotel has gone green in San Francisco Bay area and answer the questions below.

1 In what areas can the hotel save between $50,000 and $75,000?
2 What does LEED stand for?
3 How many rooms does Gaya Hotel have?
4 Why is everything made out of natural materials?
5 What incentive has Gaya Hotel got from the local authorities?
6 What has the hotel installed on the rooftops?
7 What happens during 10.00 to 4.00 at the hotel?

You can read the transcript here.

1 energy and water 2 Leadership in Environment and Energy Design 3 one hundred and thirty-two 4 so that it can be recycled in the future 5 a one-million dollar tax credit 6 solar panels 7 the lights are off