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Howard Chong

Assistant Professor at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Howard  Chong

Howard Chong, assistant professor at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, holds a Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He teaches microeconomics and will develop courses on environmental economics and sustainability. His current research focuses on environmental and energy economics. His past research included studies of energy use in buildings of different ages, the impact of carbon markets on firms, and water markets. He is a faculty fellow at Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.

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Hotel Sustainability Tool 2015

Executive Summary: This tool accompanies the CHR Report, "Hotel Sustainability Tool 2015: Energy, Water, and Carbon." As explained in the accompanying report, the tool consists of two outputs: full data tables, and a searchable index.

Environmental Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Best Practices, Guest Participation, and Customer Satisfaction

Executive Summary: Certain sustainability practices could be considered nearly universal in the lodging industry, based on a study of 100 resorts in the United States. Among the common green practices are water conserving fixtures and linen-reuse programs.
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