|SUSTAINABILITY FACT SHEET|
|CALVIN L. RAMPTON SALT PALACE CONVENTION CENTER|
The Nation's Largest
Rooftop Solar Array
US Green Building Award
No water used outside building for cleanup- sweeping only.
Dishwashing machines with low-level water arms were installed in the kitchen, cutting water use by 30%.
High Standards for
Indoor Air Quality
Car Pool Support
HVAC systems are controlled by a centralized system so the facility managers are aware of all temperature settings.
Power-use reduction policy implemented building wide for climate control & lighting; presently below last yearís usage of power despite an increase in space usage.
Concourse lighting/heating/cooling scheduled according to building use.
Stand-alone cooling system installed in Security Office so main chillers are not in use when the building is not occupied.
The 2006 expansion has utilized water-efficient landscaping which has reduced anticipated water needs for this landscaping by 50%
Compost pile started; working on ways to have vendors contribute.
Caterer offers five-gallon water containers or coolers instead of plastic bottles.
Caterer recycles grease and fry oil.
Caterer uses 100% biodegradable Greenware plastic products made from plants including cups, plates, napkins and cutlery.
Caterer encourages local food-buying practices and uses organic food sources when appropriate.
Caterer distributes leftover food to The Road Home homeless shelter, Salt Lake Mission, and Utah Food Bank, and day-old bread products to local farms for animal consumption.
At least 50% of cleaning chemicals presently in use are green seal certified.
Caterer uses 100% biodegradable, noncaustic, citrus-based cleaner.
Hand soap in restrooms is EPA green seal certified.
The executive offices all have motion sensors for the lighting systems so lights are only used when needed. 50% lighting levels in exhibit halls during move in/move out hours, heating or AC not provided.
Show lights reduced to 50% levels promptly at show closing.
Meeting room lights turned off when not in use.
Solar panels power and operate the lighting in parking structure.
We are pleased to be
working with the Salt Palace Convention Center, not only for its
exceptional meeting and exhibition space, but because of its well
established corporate sustainability policies and practices.