Vegetarian alternatives, seasonal and regional focus as well as bio-products with exemplary environmental balance.
Electricity is generated solely by water power and power-saving house technology. In addition, in the first year solar collectors have already accomplished 34.302 kWh – and therewith contributed a huge share to self-sufficiency.
The Holzpellets heating system covers the whole heat demand of the hotel to approx. 0°C outside temperature. Natural insulating materials and roofs planted with grass provide a healthy isolation, as well as the underfloor heatings for low preliminary heat temperatures.
Among the rest, the third hotel wing was equipped with a geothermal energy underfloor heating and an intelligent airing system with heat recovery!
The hunting and forest society Stolberg/Harz maintains and develops the woods all around the "Schindelbruch" in a sustainable way, they constitute an important CO2 storage.
Minimisation of the sealing of the healthy forest ground of the Großen Auerberg and appropriate local plantation – as defined by the regulations on biodiversity in the Resort and for the protection of the plants and animals.
Use of surface water, which is processed in the water treatment. After it has been used and cleaned it is led back in the hotel’s sewage plant.
The pool is completely heated by a highly efficient heat exchanger, which additionally provides hot water for the dish washers.
Paper originates from a sustainable forest economy and corresponds to the strict rules of the Forest Steward-hip Council (FSC). Also the printers is FSC-certificated for the processing of paper.
Use of ecological detergents inhouse as well as by the partners: in the laundry all linen is cleaned according to certificated ecological standards.