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Hotel and Lodging Testimonials

Take advantage of the millions of dollars offered by Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) to help business customers buy energy-efficient equipment. Here we share testimonials from satisfied hotel/lodging customers who have benefited from our most popular energy-efficiency program features.

Jovy Cheng, general manager of Best Western Executive Inn in Rowland Heights

Tankless Water Heaters

SoCalGas gave Best Western Executive Inn in Rowland Heights $1,596 in rebates for two tankless water heaters. "They're taking care of all of the hot water needs for our 135-room hotel," said Jovy Cheng, general manager. "There aren't any downsides to this equipment. I'm very pleased."

Fidel Aviles, chief operating engineer of Sportsman's Lodge

Pool Heaters

SoCalGas gave Sportsman's Lodge a $1,800 incentive for an energy-efficient pool heater. "Pool heating is a major expense, so an energy-efficient pool heater made sense to us," said Fidel Aviles, chief operating engineer.

Scott McFarlane, director of operations at Hyatt Westlake Plaza

Dryers for In-house Laundries

SoCalGas gave Hyatt Westlake Plaza a $4,400 incentive for replacing an older dryer with three energy-efficient units. "The new dryers give us greater reliability and more operating flexibility," said Scott McFarlane, director of operations.

Mike Williams, director of engineering at Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel

Hot Water Recycling Systems

SoCalGas gave Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel an incentive of $18,000 for a hot water recycling system, which purifies water through filtration, ozone injection and ultraviolet disinfection. "Since the system injects ozone into the water, it provides a gentler wash and prolongs the life cycle of our terry and linen products," said Mike Williams, director of engineering.

Daniel Csotai, executive chef at the restaurant at The Beverly Garland Hotel

Cooking Equipment

SoCalGas gave a $500 rebate to the restaurant at The Beverly Garland Hotel for a combination oven.  "The combi oven is the most versatile appliance in my kitchen, and it's a proven energy saver," said Daniel Csotai, the restaurant's executive chef.