Harbor View Hotel is pleased to announce it has been selected as a 2023 Mass Save® Climate Leader.
Harbor View Hotel Named 2023 Mass Save® Climate Leader for Outstanding Commitment to Energy Efficiency Recognition highlights Harbor View Hotel’s continued efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and leading the state to a clean energy future.
Edgartown, MA (October 11, 2023) — Harbor View Hotel is pleased to announce it has been selected as a 2023 Mass Save® Climate Leader. Harbor View Hotel is one of fourteen commercial and industrial organizations across the Commonwealth to receive this distinguished recognition. “Receiving this award fills us with immense pride. We have invested more than $5 million dollars in making our property more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. This investment has helped to reduce our carbon footprint and preserve the beauty of our island,” said Bernard Chiu, owner of Harbor View Hotel. Harbor View Hotel has leveraged the financial and technical support provided by the Sponsors of Mass Save to make meaningful investments in energy efficiency and curb greenhouse gas emissions. Three of the over ten energy conservation projects completed by Harbor View Hotel include:
• Installation of an energy management system, in combination with smart thermostats, that automatically lowers energy usage after guests have checked out
• Installation of low-usage showerheads and toilets, ECM pumps, and kitchen hood controls
• Use of trash compactors to limit the frequency of trash pickup trips
“Harbor View Hotel and Shaw’s Supermarkets are deserving of this recognition, each displaying continued commitment to combatting climate change,” said Maggie Downey, Administrator, Cape Light Compact who nominated Harbor View Hotel for this award. “We’re proud of the sustainability efforts each entity has undertaken and appreciate the increased energy efficiency both have achieved. We hope their dedication inspires others in Massachusetts to work towards a greener future.”
Background: The Sponsors of Mass Save selected this group of Climate Leaders based on a variety of factors including the total energy savings achieved over the past few years, the historical level of energy savings relative to energy consumption, and the frequency and diversity of energy efficiency investments.
About the Sponsors of Mass Save®
Mass Save® is a collaborative of Massachusetts’ electric and natural gas utilities and energy efficiency service providers including Berkshire Gas, Cape Light Compact, Eversource, Liberty, National Grid, and Unitil. We empower residents, businesses, and communities to make energy efficient upgrades by offering a wide range of services, rebates, incentives, trainings, and information.
About Harbor View Hotel
Harbor View Hotel, situated in the heart of historic Edgartown, has been providing a home away from home for its guests for over 130 years. The hotel recently underwent a significant renovation, which revealed new luxurious guest rooms, suites, and public spaces. The modern design of these areas blends seamlessly with the timeless elegance of this iconic resort. The hotel offers various accommodation types, ranging from ocean views, balconies, suites, and cottages to the one-of-a-kind 4-bedroom Skyhouse. The property has a food and beverage program that attracts not only hotel guests but also local islanders. Bettini Restaurant is an upscale yet approachable restaurant that specializes in island-to-table dining, utilizing the freshest local ingredients. With numerous awards and unmatched views of Edgartown Harbor, the Harbor View Hotel is the perfect year-round destination for anyone visiting Martha’s Vineyard. For more information, visit www.harborviewhotel.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Instagram.
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