Late last week, TRT’s founder and president had a chance to offer his thoughts on a theme that we at The Refinishing Touch feel strongly about — the benefits of refurbishment over replacement and how sustainability has been translated by the public and private sectors. Check out excerpts below from the article published in Hotel & Motel Management as a part of HotelWorld Network:
“The challenges faced by the hospitality industry throughout 2009 are still ongoing, and growth in 2010 is predicted to be sluggish at best. As organizations seek to lower costs and maintain profitability, it is increasingly obvious that the concept of sustainability isn’t just of interest to the environmental lobby; it’s also good business.”
“It’s time to see refurbishment as more than ‘making do.’ As increasing numbers of companies respond to consumer-driven demand for changing business practices through triple bottom line reporting, sustainability ranks highly. By focusing on sustainability in resource management, companies save money, while increasing their standing with consumers at the same time.”
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