Success Story: Hotels
Harrah's East Chicago Hotel & Riverboat Casino (Usa)
Square D® enclosed drives provide life safety protection and comfort for hotel guests and save energy.
I. CUSTOMER ENVIRONMENT / PROJECT CONTEXT
About Harrah's Hotel and CasinoIn 1998, Harrah's purchased Showboat, Inc. and renamed the property in East Chicago, Indiana Harrah's East Chicago. Harrah's East Chicago Hotel and Riverboat Casino features 53,000 square feet of comfortable gaming space including 1,900 slot machines and 16 live poker tables. Superior customer service is offered from its staff of 1,900 employees. Harrah's East Chicago is a 15 floor hotel with 294 guest rooms with seven suites on the top floor. Seven restaurants provide quality dining and entertainment for the hotel guests.
Customer objective and constraints:
Harrah's Hotel and Casino wanted to upgrade their hotel facilities in East Chicago to provide their guests with better comfort and increase energy efficiency.
II. SOLUTION IMPLEMENTATION
Implementation methodology (main phases):
Harrah's facility engineers, consulting engineers and mechanical contractor chose Square D® enclosed drives to provide ventilation and comfort for the hotel guests.
Solution overview (services, products, systems, architectures...):
How did we estimate the energy savings (methodology, tools, ...)Harrah's Hotel and Casino is able to save on energy costs by using variable speed drives to reduce fan speed and water pump speed. A 10% reduction in motor speed for centrifugal fan and pumps yields a 27% savings in electricity.
III. RESULTS / ACHIEVEMENT
Harrah's Hotel and Casino is able to save on energy costs by using variable speed drives to reduce fan speed and water pump speed, while providing enhanced ventilation and comfort for the hotel guests.