EU European Union and its new hotel rules

In future, we will shower in accordance with EU standards – even in hotel bathrooms, simply with ecoturbino

The EU Taxonomy Regulation, which has been in force since 2022, aims to assess economic activities in terms of their environmental impact and promotes environmental protection, sustainability, and responsibility, in particular.

It identifies environmental objectives such as climate protection and sustainable water use and requires companies to demonstrate that they consider these objectives in their activities in order to be classified as sustainable.

This regulation provides transparency for investments and promotes sustainable practices in various industries, including the hotel industry.

Recommendation Table 1 according to DVGW – Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V

Type of tapping point Litre capacity [l/min] Frequent litre output in practice [l/min]
Washbasin 4,2 (Norm) ┬á8 – 10
Shower 9,0 (Norm), 6,0 possible 12 – 18
WC: Small and large per flush 3 and 6 (economy version) 6 and 9

Given the pressing environmental issues, it is essential in the hotel industry to promote ecological, economic, and social sustainability and emphasize the responsibility of both guests and hotel operators.

Many hotels require a significant amount of water daily for activities such as showers, wellness areas, pools, and more.

Unfortunately, almost all guests on vacation do not think sufficiently about water conservation (as it is an included service at no additional cost), while they might do so at home.

This results in the average water consumption per guest per day in hotels being more than double the average consumption in a household, ranging from 250-300 liters.

  • The EU Taxonomy establishes clear criteria for water efficiency, focusing on the prudent and efficient use of water.
  • To meet these requirements, hotels must take measures to reduce water consumption and implement sustainable methods.
  • This can include the adoption of advanced water recycling technologies, optimization of production processes, and the implementation of water-saving measures.
  • For example, the EU Taxonomy recommends that showers should have a maximum water flow rate of 8 liters per minute.
  • Although modern water-saving showerheads already reduce water consumption, it is often challenging to maintain guest comfort while meeting these requirements.
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EU Regulations | This is where our ecoturbino water and energy-saving systems come into play.

They allow for a reduction in shower water consumption to as low as 6-7 liters per minute without compromising the shower comfort. Additionally, we have inserts for sinks that reduce water usage to 5 liters per minute.

By utilizing our technology, hotel operators can save not only water but also energy and operational costs, particularly in light of rising energy prices.

The benefits of this ecoturbino system for hotel operators are diverse. It enables significant cost savings by reducing water, wastewater, and energy expenses while maintaining high shower comfort for guests. Simultaneously, it enhances cleanliness, hygiene, and the crucial enjoyment of showering.

The investment typically pays for itself in a very short time. Furthermore, the use of this system contributes to compliance with the EU Taxonomy Regulation and allows hotels to achieve their sustainability goals (and sustainable image goals).

Our ecoturbino system is also medically certified for healthcare facilities and adorned with environmental awards, emphasizing its ecological compatibility.

The ecoturbino System | Installed in just 3 minutes – completely maintenance-free afterward

The patented ecoturbino System is based on the venturi turbine principle. It allows for a significant reduction in water flow by introducing air into the water stream. Without any loss of comfort!

The ecoturbino technology not only ensures a pleasant shower experience but also prevents the formation of biofilm in the shower hose and showerhead, minimizing the risk of germ formation and Legionella.

Overall, the ecoturbino water and energy-saving system demonstrates how hotels, hospitals, businesses, and more can reduce their environmental impact by implementing sustainable environmental technologies and conscientiously managing resources without compromising the comfort of their guests, patients, members, etc.

This is a crucial step towards environmental protection, sustainability, and responsibility for both guests and hotel operators, as well as all of us, to achieve the goals of the EU Taxonomy and contribute to a climate-neutral and resource-efficient economy.

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