Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

3.9 (880 reviews)

500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (504) 525-2500   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-7033

3.9

Eco-Friendly Hotel

Conserving water, energy and other resources is rewarding for you and great for the environment. Enjoy a $5 voucher at participating food and beverage outlets or 500 Starpoints® awarded at check-out for each night you decline housekeeping (except day of departure) at our New Orleans hotel.

It feels good to conserve. Make A Green Choice.

To participate in the Make a Green Choice program, please tell us at check-in or look for the doorhanger in your guestroom.

See what a difference a night can make!

Save Water

37.2 Gallons*

37.2 gallons is 596 cups, enough for 1 person to drink almost 2 cups per day for a year.

Save Electricity

0.19 KWH*

That's enough to run an Energy Star-rated laptop for 10 hours.

Save Natural Gas

25,000 btu*

Enough energy to heat a 400 square foot room at 70°F for 4 hours - when it's 10°F outside.

Save Chemicals

7 oz.

   Fewer chemicals equals less toxicity in the environment. And that's good for everyone.

*All amounts estimated based on average guestroom size and materials usage.

   

The Sheraton New Orleans: An Environmentally Friendly and Green Hotel

Guest Room Initiatives

  • Motion sensor HVAC controls
  • WaterSense labeled showerheads
  • Make a Green Choice linen and terry program
  • New guest room drinking glasses cleaning program to reduce water consumption
  • Six Sigma reduce energy consumption project for kilowatt hours, water & sewer and gas
  • Phase in of MERV 13 filters with more improved filtration
  • Beginning applications using low VOC paints
  • Replaced all guest room incandescent lights with ENERGY STAR certified compact fluorescent bulbs

 Public Spaces

  • 2007 Top 20 Starwood Hotel North American Division award for Energy Management
  • Electrical dimmer boards for lighting controls in meeting rooms
  • Automated Controls for Cooling Towers
  • HVAC controls and central chilled water on building management program utilizing variable frequency drives to control KWH usage
  • Energy Star rated chiller and Heat Cabinet in the Commercial Kitchen
  • Cold cathode bulbs in chandeliers and public space lighting
  • Energy efficient bulbs in 24 hour lighting applications such as stairwells, guest room corridors and etc
  • Laundry equipment "energy star" rated with exhaust fans filtered to improve air quality and we added a water recycling for tunnel washer and reduced KWH requirements
  • Recycling program for white paper, newspaper, magazine and telephone books with collection on all 49 floors.
  • Various processes within multiple departments that have converted document storage to an electronic process rather than a paper copy
  • Power usage control for monitors and desktops that are left on
  • Associate Discounted Transportation/Bus passes to encourage reduction in auto fuel consumption
  • Six Sigma Project to reduce energy consumption on Culinary Equipment
  • Phase in of MERV 13 filters with more improved filtration
  • Beginning applications using low VOC paints
  • Increased energy star rating on new installed equipment and mechanicals
  • Equipped Commercial Kitchen with a 5 Energy Star Refrigerators and a Combi Oven to reduce KWH usage
  • Revamped the Kitchen areas with new ceiling lighting which reduced KWH demand