The Florida Green Lodging Program wants to make the process of becoming greener as easy as possible. There are three types of partnerships designed to help lodges become
designated. The products and services are offered by our partners at a reduced cost or in some cases at no cost. They will work directly with lodges to help find the best solution to save money and increase profits with short term pay-back investments.
Disclaimer: The DEP does not endorse specific companies, equipment or organizations. The DEP, through this partnership program, does not imply that the companies are in compliance with applicable laws. Those using the partners are responsible for ensuring that products, equipment, or services comply with the requirements of local, state and federal law. The information provided by the partners for this partnership was voluntarily supplied. The DEP has not tested any claims, products or services provided by any partners. The DEP cautions users to personally evaluate the products, services and compliance status of any company or other organization they use.
Technical Partners provide assistance to the lodging industry
typically at no cost. Experts can provide consultations to help
you choose the best plan for your facility.
Florida provides the state’s lodging industry with energy
management techniques through energy surveys and workshops.
The company also encourages its employees, management and
staff to use Florida Green Lodges for conferences, meetings
Progress Energy news release | View
Energy Partnership Agreement [PDF]
Energy Conservation Assistance Program (ECAP)
provides cost-free energy conservation assistance to citizens,
businesses and communities. By conducting onsite energy
audits and linking clients to Florida-based vendors of ‘green’
products and services, ECAP reduces energy consumption and
lowering costs for home and business owners. View
ECAP news release
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the development of independent - small and midsized
- ecofriendly hotel and tourism businesses around the globe. The mission of RHS is to promote
Education and Sustainable Tourism Development (CESD) within the Hospitality and Tourism Industry worldwide.
and Rug Institute (CRI)
is the national trade association representing the carpet
and rug industry. The Institute's membership consists of
manufacturers representing more than 90 percent of all carpet
produced in the United States, and suppliers of raw materials
and services to the industry. View
CRI news release | View
provides technical assistance and water conservation information
to hotels and motels in the area. Miami-Dade’s more than
440 lodging facilities have the opportunity to receive water
audits, install ultra-low volume water fixtures and establish
linen and towel reuse programs. Miami-Dade also encourages
county management and staff to use Florida Green Lodges
for conferences, meetings and travel. View
Miami-Dade news release | View
Partnership Agreement [PDF]
The Water Conservation Hotel and Motel Program (C.H.A.M.P.)
helps hotels and motels save water and money while practicing
more efficient housekeeping and landscaping. This free education
program helps hotels and motels save water for Florida’s
future in ways that save money.
The Steel Recycling
is an industry association that promotes and supports the
recycling of all iron and steel products. SRI educates the
solid waste industry, government, business and consumers
about the benefits of recycling iron and steel. View
SR I news release | View
SRI Partnership Agreement [PDF]
Supporting partners are organizations that provide funding and/or
services to assist the Florida Green Lodging program.