Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon Awarded "Indoor Air Quality Certificate (Good Class)" for 3 Consecutive Years

Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon has been awarded with Indoor Air Quality Certificate (Good Class) for 3 consecutive years, provided under the Hong Kong Indoor Air Quality Certification Scheme.

For the past 3 years from 2011 to 2013, Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon managed to maintain its IAQ at "Good Class" status.

Under the Indoor Air Quality Certification Scheme, twelve parameters on air quality including the room temperature, relative humidity, air movement as well as various air quality indexes like the level of Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, airborne bacteria, Respirable Suspended Particulates, ozone, radon, formaldehyde, nitrogen dioxide and total volatile organic compounds in the premises are measured and Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon is pleased that the public areas have been accredited with "Good Class" Certificates.

- Reception on Ground Floor
- First Floor Lobby and 4th Floor to 15th Floor
- Restaurant and Bar

Mr Olivier Moies-Delval, General Manager said, "To maintain indoor air quality at satisfactory levels is of utmost importance to both our customers and employees. We endeavor to protect the environment, and various initiatives have been adopted throughout the years which include use of low volatile organic compounds painting products, installation of air purifiers and germicidal UV lamps to remove dust and kill bacteria. We will continue to strive to improve the environment in the years to come."

Regular inspections are conducted to maintain the air quality in the premises. These include regular cleaning of air filters/diffusers for the fresh air intakes and air handling units to ensure that the ventilation and air conditioning systems are working efficiently to provide quality air. Carbon Dioxide levels are also monitored to reach a good standard below 800ppm and environmental friendly paints are used to minimize pollution.

Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon truly cares about the environment and endeavours its best in terms of green efforts over the past 5 years. Some of the key achievements include its energy and waste recycling programs:-

- Electricity per guest has been reduced in 2013 by over 15.55%;
- Waste has been sent to landfills with a large reduction of 62.5% after implementing food waste recycling program.

This year, the hotel will continue to improve and promote awareness for indoor air quality for its employees and customers.

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About Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon
Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon is conveniently located on Nathan Road, in the heart of Kowloon's famous shopping and commercial district. Just 2 minutes walk from Jordan MTR Station and a short distance from some of the city's main attractions, such as the Temple Street Night Market, Ladies Market, and Jade Market, makes shopping and exploring the city's sights enjoyable and convenient. The 15 storey hotel offers 389 contemporary rooms and suites, a bar and restaurant, gymnasium and an executive lounge.

More information at www.novotel-hongkong-nathanroad.com