Traveling for a living offers me the chance to visit a number of hotels. Three star of multiple star, all of them have one thing in common. They all must be heated plus cooled. It never entirely dawned on me on just what a immense Heating and A/C undertaking this was. Every room these nights has some form of individual heating plus cooling control. Whether it be a temperature control on the wall or the individual window unit, the Heating and A/C demand is big plus varied. The Heating and AC energy cost alone must eat up a healthy amount of the operating budget. I’m surprised hotels plus motels haven’t attempted to control the Heating and A/C costs. Or maybe they have plus that’s why the darn air conditioning system appears to be so underwhelming in multiple hotels. Could it be honestly long before each room has a smart temperature control that simply regulates the room temp? Now, they pass these Heating and A/C costs on to the customer. But, that dynamic is not at all sustainable. I can imagine that curbing heating plus cooling costs are at the top of the list in multiple hospitality board rooms. Eventually, if energy costs continue to rise, the room rate could be unmanageable for multiple people. The idea of paying for unlimited conditioned air as an amenity is not so absurd. Hotels hit us for so multiple nickel plus dime expenses already. Heating plus cooling are the next big thing for hotels to monetize. The honestly thought of all this has given me extra impetus to split out the extensive traveling. It may be time to get headquartered in our own house office where the Heating and A/C costs are mine alone.