Atxurra an Ecological Hotel in Bizkaia
We have to guarantee a high quality of life for our generation without endangering the well-being of future generations by managing our natural resources responsibly, ensuring that our air, water and earth are clean and healthy and thus protect our natural. All in all, we need to achieve a better quality of life both now and in the future.
Why can we say that the Atxurra Country Hotel is a Green Hotel:
EU Ecolabel licence
The Vice-ministry of the environment of The Basque Country has awarded the EU Ecolabel licence.
Energy efficiency A
Because the Basque Energy Board (EVE) has given us the energy efficiency certificate with its highest rating (LEVEL A).
Green Energy comes exclusively from 100% renewable energy sources, characterised by full environmental respect by avoiding the emission of CO2 and other pollutant gases.
Because we use a Biomass boiler for heating and hot water using wood pellet fuel, green fuel of high calorific performance. A renewable energy source in which is completely biodegradable and can be used as fertilizer.
Because we use floor heating and no air conditioning.
Because we have installed economizers filters for water saving on all faucets in the Hotel.
Because the environment of the Hotel is not watered, we let the rain do its job.
Because we have planted areas with fruit trees as walnut, pear, apple and cherry trees.
Because we have installed energy-saving lights and led, both inside and outside the building (parking and landscaped areas), with the goal of achieving energy efficient.
Because in addition, we have implemented light saving measures as; auto-off lights in rooms when removing the card or motion detectors in corridor and bathrooms.
Classification of waste
Because we made a correct classification of waste (oils, organic, glass, paper, plastics …), eliminated selectively in accordance with the legislation on packaging and containers.
Because we use biodegradable cleaning and laundry products, selecting glass containers, cardboard or recyclable materials.
Consumption of proximity
Because we encourage the product consumption of proximity in our restaurant using, as far as possible, food from local producers.
UE Ecolabel Certificate
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