1033 Young Street, Dallas, Texas 75202 USA
+1 214-761-0000

Sustainability


Today’s green-savvy guests will find plenty of eco options at Aloft Dallas Downtown. It starts at arrival, with park-like landscaping that offers the chance for a breath of fresh air.

Inside, natural materials like cork and sustainable wood veneers are integrated into the hotel’s design. And in guest rooms, less landfill litter is the thinking behind our in-shower product dispensers—non-biodegradable bottles, be gone! Guests can also choose to reuse—towels and linens, that is—to help save water and energy.

The Aloft Dallas Downtown was repurposed from the historic Santa Fe Freight depot and is Starwood Hotels & Resorts' first adaptive reuse project and designed specifically to meet LEED Certification Silver qualifications. We take great pride sharing our everyday sustainable practices through our core values below.

Space

As an adaptive re-use project, the hotel maintains 95% of pre-existing floor plates, walls and the roof.
75% of demolition debris was reused in the lower-level event spaces and parking lot.
Along 4 DART bus routes and within .3 miles from 2 light rail lines allowing easy access to public transportation.
Up front parking for low-emitting and fuel efficient vehicles, plus electrical car charging stations.
Convenient bicycle storage and changing facilities.
10% of building materials are regionally sourced.
All paints, sealants and carpets are low emitting/low VOC materials.
Natural daylight is found in 75% of all spaces reducing electricity consumption.
Water efficient toilets, sinks, and landscaping.
Roofing and concrete paving materials reduce heat island effect by meeting the Solar Reflective Index(SRI) requirements of USGBC LEED credits.
LED lighting used in all ground and lower level public spaces.

Savvy

State of the art Daikon HVAC and energy management systems help to reduce hotel energy use by 30% - the system includes temperature set points in all guest rooms, public, and back of house spaces and Unison Dimming Racks in all common areas to control.
In house linen reuse program “soak or a-save” us encouraged for all guests staying over 2 days.
Hotel-wide recycling program involves all guest rooms, offices, and back of house spaces.
Energy Star flat screens and white boards in meeting space reduce paper usage.

Sassy

Staff Awareness & Participation:
Aloft Dallas Green Council hosts monthly meetings focusing on improving and implementing new sustainability practices.
Guest speakers keep staff abreast on the most current eco-friendly products, programs and city initiatives.

Guest Education & Participation:
Participation in worldwide Earth Hour encouraging guest to turn out room lights and meet fellow guests for a candle light mixer and acoustic performances in the Re:mix lounge.
Regular sustainability architecture & design tours are conducted for group happy hours.

Blink Electric Car Charging

Aloft Dallas Downtown now has Blink (TM) electric car charging stations for all of our guests who need some extra voltage for their ride. We are making it super simple to get charged and on your way.

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