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28 Earth Friendly Reasons Why to Stay at the Hotel Terra in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Luxury and sustainability can work together with beautiful results and Hotel Terra proves it. First in a collection of “eco-boutique” hotels launched by the Terra Resort Group, this 72 room Hotel is located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Exceptional amenities and services are combined with eco-friendly practices that go above and beyond LEED criteria. Sustainable luxury is being pushed to new heights.

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Ashley Morgan, the Corporate Director of Sustainability, is responsible for choosing and managing vendors and products used at Hotel Terra. Instead of merely choosing one of the many manufacturers offering 100% organic cotton linens, she interviewed vendors and sampled the products. Ultimately Coyuchi was decided to be used based on the company’s sustainable business practices and philosophies, in addition to the luxurious quality of the product. Even the smallest products are reviewed by Morgan to ensure Hotel Verra stays true to their mission and philosophy.

 
1. 100% recycled “Eco Shake” roof shingles, made from reinforced vinyl and cellulose fiber.
2. Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) carpets and pads, sealants, paint, and adhesives; this dramatically improves air quality.
3. More than 90% of the hotel interiors of our eco hotel capture natural daylight and have access to outdoor views.
4. State of the art, energy efficient heating and cooling systems, designed to customize temperature by individual zones in each hotel room or suite, limiting use to specific need.
5. Heating and cooling system also controlled by computerized building management system that allows hotel rooms to be powered down when not in use and calibrated for specific occupancy expectations.
6. Radiant heating in the flooring of the parking garage, which runs along the entire ground level of our green hotel, reducing direct heat loss and minimizing energy use.
7. Superior air quality inside the building by circulating large amounts of outside air into the guestrooms and employing energy recovery technology which recoups 81% of the heat from the exiting stale air. The system also controls the moisture content in the air.
8. Energy Star approved, extremely efficient windows, with Low E, a highly reflective coating that protects interiors from infrared light. This keeps heat inside during the winter and outside during the summer, reducing the need for energy used for supplemental heat or cooling.
9. Water conservation systems: dual flush toilets, low flow water fixtures, waterless urinals in Men’s public restrooms, solar powered faucets in public restrooms and native landscaping requiring no irrigation -accounts for a34% reduction in water use annually.
10. Natural Runoff Mitigation: runoff water at the building site is collected in an underground tank, filtered, and released at a drip back into the environment, reducing potential pollution flowing into rivers, streams, and surrounding land.
11. Fly ash, a coal burning byproduct, is used to replace up to 25% of the cement used in the concrete for our Jackson Hole eco hotel, reducing landfill disposal of solid waste, energy used to produce the concrete, and the use of natural resources that would otherwise be used in concrete.
12. Elimination of light pollution, avoiding disruption of nocturnal environment and migratory patterns.
13. Exclusive use of non-CFC producing refrigerants.
14. 100% of our electric power is offset with the purchase of alternative energy, including wind, solar and hydro sources.
15. 80% Recycled content in the steel used throughout the building structure.
16. Reduced particle pollution through use of off-site cutting, prefabricated walls manufactured in an enclosed shop.
17. Comprehensive In-room recycling program.
18. Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs used in the majority of the hotel fixtures.
19. 50% of construction waste was reused or recycled.
20. Use of technology, such as high performance touch screen telephones and Hi-Definition, Energy Star-approved flat screen TVs, wired with computer functionality, to reduce guest paper use.
21. Access to alternative or energy efficient transportation for guests and employees.
22. 100% organic cotton bed sheets, towels, bath mats, bathrobes.
23. Use of 100% organic products in the Chill Spa.
24. 100% natural mattresses: made from a combination of recycled steel springs, natural latex and organic cotton, each saves 60 lbs of petrochemicals from going in to the environment; mattress also uses natural saltwater-based flame retardant, protecting guests of our green hotel from exposure to hazardous toxic chemicals found in traditional mattresses.
25. Guest access to aluminum Hotel Terra water bottles and water stations for refills, reducing plastic water bottle use.
26. Refillable aluminum bottles with pumps for bathroom amenities such as shampoo, conditioner, and body wash to eliminate landfill accumulation of plastic bottles.
27. Food waste composting and management program, a pilot program by Terra Firma Organics of Jackson Hole, for Terra Cafe food waste.
28. Recycled seatbelts in Terra Cafe chairs; reclaimed lumber in lobby pillars; reused pickle barrel tops on all bconies; recycled glass in bathroom countertops; recycled skyscraper glass in bathroom soap dishes; bamboo wastebaskets, bathroom accessories, hangers.

Other eco-boutique hotels part of the Terra Resort Group family include the Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa and The Inn at Jackson Hole.

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Ski. Climb. Hike. Eat. Sleep.

Your passport to the ultimate Jackson Hole adventure, the Inn at Jackson Hole offers old fashioned western hospitality. The Passport to the Parks package takes care of the details to provide you with an unforgettable experience of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. The Inn at Jackson Hole is less than a mile away from these natural beauties. Hiking trails, awe-inspiring vistas and plentiful rare wildlife all provide the backdrop for this inexpensive package for two. Starting at $159 per night (3 night minimum) you'll get lodging in a standard room, receive a 7 day Park Pass for Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks and a guide book for the parks.

 

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Ski. Climb. Hike. Eat. Sleep. The Inn at Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Your passport to the ultimate Jackson Hole adventure, the Inn at Jackson Hole offers the old fashioned western hospitality of Wyoming. Hardly an hour from the extravaganza of geysers and hot springs of Yellowstone and steps from the entrance to Grand Teton National Park, the Inn at Jackson Hole is offering plenty of specials and deals to get your family to Wyoming and stay in stylish comfort.

 

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Ski Free Early Season Special Offer

For only $75 per person per night, you'll receive a FREE life ticket for every night of your stay. This unbeatable deal is available through December 18th, 2009. The Early Season Ski FREE special package includes four nights in a standard room and a 3-day lift ticket to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for two people.

 


 

Black Diamond Package

If you're an avid skier and want to spend more time on the slopes, then this package is for you. The Black Diamond Package is a seven-night minimum package that includes a minimum of 7 day lift tickets for two adults at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

 


 

 

Pay Now and Save 15%

Save the most money by booking early and paying in advance before arriving. You'll be saving 15% and how can you beat that rate?

 


 

5th Night Free for the Holidays Package


Choose to stay at the Inn at Jackson Hole between December 17, 2009 to January 3, 2010 for four nights and you'll receive the fifth night absolutely FREE. This is available with the standard and deluxe hotel rooms.

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Enjoy the Natural Beauty of Jackson Hole, Wyoming from Luxurious Comfort

An hour south to Yellowstone and only steps from the entrance to Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, the Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa offers luxurious mountain lodging in the heart of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. After a day of skiing at the slopeside Jackson Hole Mountain Resort or exploring the natural beauty, the Teton Mountain Lodge welcomes you into relaxation. Retreat in your new “home-away-from-home” filled with refined furnishings, stone fireplaces, oversized baths, hardwood floors and state of the art kitchens. You’ll never want to leave this warm and inviting eco-boutique.

4th Night Free Winter Promotion
For a limited time you have the opportunity to book three nights with the Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa and receive the 4th night free this winter ski season (January 4, 2010 to April 4, 2010).

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Cast Away Fly Fishing Package
Combining luxury accommodations with a Grand Fishing Adventure trip and dining with expert private-guide fishing on the Snake and Green Rivers, this package is perfect for both novices and seasoned anglers. Package includes four nights in a Lodge Room with daily breakfast for two (4 mornings) and dinner for two at Cascade Restaurant & Bar. In addition you’ll be spending two full days of private guided fly fishing with Grand Fishing Adventures, including all equipment and transportation. A boxed lunch will be supplied for both fishing days and you’ll receive a seven-day pass to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone. What are you waiting for – Rainbow and brown trout await.

To learn more about the eco-friendly things the Terra Resort Group offers read “28 Earth Friendly Reasons Why to Stay at the Hotel Terra in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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Hotel Terra’s (Jackson Hole, Wyoming) Eco Adventure Package Ends September 30, 2009

The ‘Eco Adventure' summer package offered by Hotel Terra comes complete with a biologist-led eco wildlife tour, daily breakfast at the Terra Café, and complimentary Flip Ultra video camera. Package price range from $350 to $860 per night and is only valid until September 30, 2009.

 

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