Sustainable Hotel Design from Apex Hotels The design of our Hotels contribute to their environmental efficiency. Apex Hotels have a dedicated architect in charge of Sustainable Hotel Design and through new energy efficient technology the hotels are producing less carbon emissions. Group wide: Apex Hotels use existing buildings based in the City centre and not on Greenfield sites (exception of Apex in Dundee, a new build on a brownfield site) Apex Hotels are surrounded by good transport links for road, air, rail, underground rail and boat. Improved thermal performance in room finishes. Thermographic imaging conducted. Energy efficient roof plant rooms. High specification glazing introduced. Dual flush cisterns introduced to bathrooms and public toilets. Bathrooms designed with walk in showers separate to the bath to encourage shower use. Flow restrictors in place for showers and taps. Ving key card systems in place to control lighting, heating and air cooling when rooms not in use. Master switches in place to control lighting. Energy saving lighting, dimmers and motion detectors in place. LED lighting in place. Energy efficient lifts introduced. Energy efficient boilers introduced. Building Management Systems in place to control temperatures throughout the building. Less obtrusive signage internally and externally so they are visually pleasing to the eye. Cycle racks in place to encourage cycle use. Ozone pools in place using ozone to disinfect the water instead of chlorine.