Environmental Awareness

British Columbia and the Kootenay Rockies region are known around the world for their majestic landscapes and wild spaces. Let’s keep it that way and green the world one night at a time.

Fairmont Hot Springs Carbon Neutral Status

  • Achieved Carbon Neutral Status in December 2011, purchasing sufficient offsets to balance all Fairmont Hot Springs Resorts' operational emissions. 
  • In 2011 Fairmont Hot Springs resort offset 117% of our annual carbon footporint. 1,647.8 tonnes of carbon offsets have been purchased from emission reducing projects.
  • That's equivalent to taking 120,289 cars off the road for a day!

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Did you know?

  • The average 150-room hotel contributes three tonnes of greenhouse gases to our global environment every day.
  • The average 150-room hotel’s annual greenhouse gas emissions is equivalent to driving 200 cars, heating and lighting 100 homes, or taking 5,000 airplane flights.
  • In one month, a 150-room hotel can save over 22,714 litres of water and 151 litres of detergent with a linen & towel reuse program.
  • The 20 warmest years in the last century all have occurred in the last 25, with 2005 being the hottest on record.
  • Market research indicates seven out of ten Canadians are prepared to pay more in order to limit climate change.