Historic D.C. Hotel Boosts Sustainability
“Lerner is pleased to announce that we are installing the Silver Bullet system throughout our entire D.C. area portfolio of properties,” said Scott Mead, Lerner Enterprises. “We expect to save millions of gallons of water and tens of thousands of kilowatt hours of electricity, allowing us to decrease the overall operating costs and increase the sustainability of our properties without any investment of capital.”
The Silver Bullet system provides a safe and highly efficient treatment that serves as a biocide that reduces and eliminates scaling and significantly reduces corrosion, while increasing energy efficiency and reducing water consumption. Silver Bullet estimates Lerner has saved enough water to fill more than 75 Olympic sized swimming pools since installing its first system in 2011. Silver Bullet systems are currently installed at 19 of Lerner’s properties and that number continues to grow.
“Our goal is to save customers water and energy, and reduce their operating costs — while eliminating the use of toxic chemicals,” Silver Bullet executive chairman Robert Hanfling said. “The University of Pittsburgh’s independent study confirms that our system reduces both HPC and Legionella bacteria in cooling tower bulk water.”
Publication date: 9/23/2013