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Should You Consider ICF Construction for Your Next Hotel?

Should You Consider ICF Construction for Your Next Hotel?

Should You Consider ICF Construction for Your Next Hotel? Insulating Concrete Form Construction, also called ICF, has proven itself as a high-performance wall system, offering economic and environmental benefits. With rising building costs across the US, many hotel owners are exploring the use of ICF…

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What is a Hotel Photometric Study?

What is a Hotel Photometric Study?

Hotel Photometric Studies:  Smart Lighting to Maximize Your Hotel Environment In out last newsletter, we discussed LED lighting as a popular energy saving component for hoteliers. Today I expand on how lighting design impacts the overall look and feel of a hotel. City officials often…

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LED Lighting:  Cost-Savings Every Month

LED Lighting: Cost-Savings Every Month

LED Lighting:  Cost-Savings Every Month As we discussed in our last newsletter, we strive to bring energy efficient designs to our clients. We want designs that are not only environmentally friendly, but also beneficial to the bottom line of a project. A popular energy-saving component…

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Hoteliers Benefit from No-Cost Cooling!

Hoteliers Benefit from No-Cost Cooling!

Hoteliers Benefit from No-Cost Cooling! After receiving some great questions from our last newsletter, I wanted to dive into another energy-efficient hotel design solution, one that is often overlooked. This solution involves utilizing your hotel’s dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) for no-cost cooling. A DOAS…

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See You At ALIS!

See You At ALIS!

See You At ALIS! Base4 is excited to be attending the annual American Lodging Summit (ALIS) on January 19th, at the JW Marriott Los Angeles next week. ALIS is the largest hotel investment conference in the world and we look forward to spending time with…

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Cool Roofs – Saving Hoteliers Energy Costs!

Cool Roofs – Saving Hoteliers Energy Costs!

Cool Roofs – Saving Hoteliers Energy Costs! Hoteliers in warm and sunny climate zones often face the challenge of high monthly cooling expenses. After publishing a series on energy efficient hotel solutions, I received some questions about how a cool roof could be used in a…

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Efficient Hotel Design Tips – Save Monthly Utility Costs

Efficient Hotel Design Tips – Save Monthly Utility Costs

Efficient Hotel Design to Save on Monthly Utility Costs With construction costs on the rise, most developers are looking for ways to cut both upfront and operational costs. One way to drive down operational costs is to design a hotel as energy efficient as possible. …

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Hotel Business – Top Architect & Designer

Hotel Business – Top Architect & Designer

  Thank you,   Blair Hildahl Base4 Principal 608.304.5228 [email protected]  

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Hotel Shadow Studies Bring Added Value In Design

Hotel Shadow Studies Bring Added Value In Design

Hotel Shadow Studies Bring Added Value To Hotel Projects Hotel developers do not want to enter their first summer season and realize their hotel pool sits in the shadow 90% of the day! Architectural shadow studies early in the design process will help you avoid…

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

  Thank you,   Blair Hildahl Base4 Principal 608.304.5228 [email protected]  

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