Winner of the Partners for Clean Air Recognition Award, Kalahari® Resorts continues to lead the hotel industry in energy conservation and reduction of our carbon footprint with innovative initiatives.
Some examples include:
- Roof top solar panels which heat more than 50% of the hot water for the resort's facilities
- Partnership with Clean The World to recycle soap and shampoo products for distribution to impoverished people, helping to prevent the millions of deaths caused by hygiene-related illnesses every day.
- Low-flow shower heads for guest rooms, reducing water consumption by 2.46 million gallons per year
- Most advanced lighting control systems in the industry
- Transition to energy saving fluorescent light bulbs
- Motion sensor lights in public areas
- Low-flow dishwasher spray heads
- Upgrading to digital thermostats in guest rooms
- Low energy consumption water pumps in the park
- Global use of CFL and LED lighting in interior and exterior fixtures
- Installation of massive fans in the Waterpark to lower heating costs by pushing warm air near the ceiling to floor level
- Resort-wide receptacles for refuse recycling
- "AquaRecycle" system for resort laundry will conserve 26 million gallons of water per year
- Cardboard boxes used to ship products and supplies are baled and recycled
- Ozone laundry system allows for colder water wash, resulting in a reduced carbon footprint
- High-efficiency water pumps within water parks
- Use of high post consumer waste paper products
- And much more!