South African property focuses on sustainability

Hotel Verde, set to open in April next year near to Cape Town International Airport, will be one of South Africa's 'greenest' properties.

Sustainable features include geothermal-heating ventilation and an air conditioning system that uses a constant ground temperature of 19°C to heat the building in winter and keep it cool in summer, and three 17m-high wind turbines to assist with the generation of renewable power. Free electric shuttles to and from the airport terminal building will also be available.  

The 146-room hotel will offer conference facilities, a business centre, a restaurant and fitness centre.  

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