Green Meetings in Coastal Connecticut


Taking into consideration our beautiful location, Saybrook Point Resort & Marina is especially conscious of green initiatives and is committed to oceanic, wildlife, and wetlands conservation. We are passionate about our environment and do everything we can to keep our property green. Therefore, we have created a unique set of initiatives for Green Meetings. Through this program you are given the opportunity to reduce and reuse eco-friendly practices throughout your event.

Saybrook Point Resort & Marina is one of 400 Energy Star Rated properties in the United States. It is the first Green Lodging Certified hotel in Connecticut and is part of the Green Spa Network.

Saybrook Point Resort & Marina prides itself on its Farm to Chef Rated Program, as well as receiving the first Clean Marina Award in Connecticut. Saybrook Point Resort & Marina also received the “Green Circle” award from Connecticut Deep.

  • 3 Saltwater pools for swimmer comfort and reduced chlorine fumes

  • Paper, plastic, glass, metal and cardboard recycling

  • InnCom HVAC: energy management system which manages energy consumption based on motion-sensing thermostats & occupancy status via communication with property management system

  • Green seal recycled in room paper products

  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from Amtrak train station in Old Saybrook

  • Preheat domestic water from excess waste heat

  • Low VOC paint products used where appropriate

  • Energy efficient & chemical-free Dolphin cooling tower treatment system

  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning by water source heat pump system

  • Waste water disinfection by ultraviolet light, not chlorine

  • Soil Air technology decreases pathogens in wastewater naturally

  • Sun Power 46 kW PV solar system with lobby monitor combined with CoGeneration plant reduces by 50% our presence on the grid

  • Bio-fuel capable generator for emergency use & demand response

  • Natural gas conversion

  • Energy-saving LED lighting and light switches

  • Low flow toilets throughout to reduce water consumption

  • Washing machines incorporate water-recycling system

  • Towel and sheet program to reduce wash frequency

  • Sustainable and local sources used for seafood, vegetable and fruit offerings

  • Local and organic farms utilized whenever possible

  • Kitchen grease recycling to bio fuel program

  • Trash compactor to minimize trucking of waste

  • Rain sensors reduce unnecessary lawn watering

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