DOT-Davao trains establishments on energy saving tips

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 10 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism (DOT)has initiated an energy-saving campaign among businesses here.

DOT regional Director Arturo Boncato said his office partnered with Zero Carbon Resorts (ZCR) in conducting a briefing sessions on Saturday with several establishments here in the city, including hotels, resorts and restaurants.

Boncato said ZCR is an ongoing four-year action project funded by the European Union’s (EU)SWITCH-Asia Programme in the Philippines that introduces energy saving practices, green technology and innovative design strategies to help local businesses improve their business and reduce operational costs and its carbon footprint through the use of renewable energy sources.

“The ZCR and DOT have collaborated to campaign for the development of Philippine tourism through environmental protection, conservation and restoration,” he said.

He said some 70 establishments composed of hotels, resorts and restaurants in Davao Region participated in the event.(PNA)


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