Current Trends and Opportunities in Hotel Sustainability

This article briefly reviews the history of environmentalism and sustainability in the hospitality sector, and provides commentary on the current drivers and constraints toward realization of a sustainable hotel and lodging operation.
Kevin A. Goldstein is the President of HVS Energy & Sustainability, a division of HVS that helps hotel owners and operators reduce utility costs through diligent facility management and informed, strategic investment into building equipment. HVS’ pioneering approach in this area is financially-driven, owner/investor-facing, and hospitality-specific. HVS also hosts the Hospitality Energy Benchmarking Platform which provides a comprehensive analytical resource to manage a property’s utility spend. Prior to joining HVS, Kevin was a development executive for a design/build firm where he led multidisciplinary teams responsible for feasibility, investment structuring, master planning, A&E design, entitlements and construction. Contact Kevin at: or +1 305 343-9004


  1. it provides a comprehensive understanding of the trends of sustainability in hospitality management.

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