Usage of large windows saving energy cost by utilizing natural light and reducing electrical usage for interior lighting. Bathrooms utilizing recycled materials and hot water supplied by the rooftop solar panels all tastefully designed for elegant styling
Proximity Hotel uses 100 solar panels on the hotel rooftop which generate the hot water used for the entire hotel. The rooftop solar panels are filled with glycol which acts as a heat exchanger. The sun's energy is transfered to generate hot water. 60% of hot water for hotel and restaurant ... that amount is equal to 100 homes use every day.
Sunset on the rooftop of the Proximity Hotel a LEED certified hotel utilizing solar panels to supply hot water to the rooms and restaurants. A Green hotel.
Proximity Hotel developer Dennis Quantance on the roof with over 100 solar panels.
Waiter William Southerland in the Print Work Bistro at the Proximity Hotel eco-green hotel utilizing state of the art energy saving devices to reduce lighting energy usage.
The Otis iGen elevator (without distortion)
Otis iGen elevator, the first in the country, used at the Proximity Hotel which reallocates energy as it is used. The photograph is intentionally distorted.
Kohler waterless urinal which saves the hotel money and thousands of gallons of water.
A green roof is used to grow herbs for the hotel kitchen, reduces heat to the interior which reduces cooling costs in the summer and aids with rain run-off.
Geo-thermal energy for the restaurants refrigeration equipment instead of standard water cooled system saving significant amounts of water.
Sustainable Practices are the incorporated into every aspect of this LEED Certified hotel
Proximity Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina eco-green hotel utilizing state of the art energy saving devices. One of the first LEED Gold certification hotels in the US.