Our Sonnensee-Environmental services

We have been following ourSonnensee-Environmental strategy ”, which we developed from our environmental guidelines. Building on this, we have carried out a variety of environmentally-related activities in our naturist family sports and nature camp over the past few years.

We have detailed them below:

Our activities in 2019

   ✔   Climate-positive operation of our naturist family sports and nature camps through: overcompensation of the inevitable Co. Determined for 20182-Emissions from planting more than 499 trees in an area of ​​more than 4.533 m² - with the help of the Gold Standard certified project Co2OL Tropical Mix reforestation in Panama.
Intensive renovation of the “Sport” sanitary building with green roof, three-pane glazing, solar thermal underfloor heating, non-contact wash basin fittings, family bathroom and sanitary area for people with reduced mobility.

Our activities in 2018

   ✔   Climate-positive operation of our naturist family sports and nature camps through: overcompensation of the inevitable Co. Determined for 20172-Emissions from planting more than 300 trees in an area of ​​more than 3.000 m² - with the help of the Gold Standard certified project Co2OL Soddo Reforestation in Ethiopia.
Wash basin in the sanitary building West equipped with non-contact comfort wash basin fittings of efficiency class A ++.
Showers in the West sanitary building are equipped with electronic self-closing fittings and ECO shower heads.
Natural power contract - with certified environmental power from hydropower - extended for the years 2018 and 2019 at Enercity.
Service office with intelligent radiator control.
Compressed air compressor of the compressed air station at the reception replaced by an even quieter model with very low power consumption.
Illumination of the building yard area equipped with presence detectors and LED lamps of energy efficiency class A +.
Introduction of a more precise mixing system for diluting the biodegradable cleaning agent concentrates with the EU Ecolabel.
Lighting in the tower of the clubhouse equipped with presence detectors and LED lamps of energy efficiency class A +.
Provide the tower of the clubhouse with intelligent radiator control.
Workstations in the internet cafe are equipped with three very energy-saving ECO thin client computers.
Further optimization of the settings of the Greenline multifunction device in the service office to further reduce energy consumption.
Provision of the warm water in the toilet area of ​​the service office as required through self-learning control technology.
Very energy-saving ECO thin client computer for information management in the service office put into operation.
Commissioning of the energy-saving ECO server to control and manage the access points of the Sonnensee WLANs.
Around 300 tons of light sand were bought after the local beach volleyball cup and used for the children's playground, children's beach and beach volleyball fields.

Our activities in 2017

   ✔   Climate-positive operation of our naturist family sports and nature camps through: overcompensation of the inevitable Co. Determined for 20162-Emissions from planting more than 300 trees in an area of ​​more than 3.000 m² - with the help of the Gold Standard certified project Co2OL Soddo Reforestation in Ethiopia.
Hood dishwasher of the restaurant Sonnensee-Terrasse connected to the solar thermal-assisted hot water network.
Washbasins in the WC areas in the wash house West are equipped with non-contact comfort wash basin fittings of efficiency class A ++.
Toilet areas in the director's tower are equipped with self-closing basin fittings and ECO aerators.
Urinal in the toilet area of ​​the director's tower equipped with non-contact comfort urinal washer of efficiency class A ++.
Rental service at the reception expanded to include highly efficient double hot plates for guests with a tent.
Rental service at the reception expanded to include coolers of efficiency class A + and refrigerators of efficiency class A +++ for guests.
Rental service at the reception expanded to include bicycles to promote climate-neutral mobility.
Wash basin in the washroom of the Blitzstein sanitary building equipped with ECO aerators.
Active participation in the “ENERGY EFFICIENCY NETWORKS” initiative as a contribution to achieving the climate and energy policy goals of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Door to the toilet areas of the West sanitary building replaced by a door with a 6-chamber thermal insulation system and 3-pane heat protection glass.
Barrier-free sanitary area in the Blitzstein sanitary building equipped with presence detectors and LED lighting of energy efficiency class A +.
Showers in the Blitzstein sanitary building are equipped with electronic self-closing fittings and ECO shower heads.
The women's and men's toilet area in the Blitzstein sanitary building is equipped with presence detectors and LED lighting of energy efficiency class A +.
Urinals in the Blitzstein sanitary building are equipped with non-contact urinal flushers of efficiency class A ++.
Women's and men's toilet area in the Blitzstein sanitary building is equipped with non-contact comfort basin fittings of efficiency class A ++.
The corridor and washroom in the Blitzstein sanitary building are equipped with presence detectors and LED lighting of energy efficiency class A +.
Admission to the ÖKOPROFIT Hannover Klub (ECOlogical PRobject FÜR Iintegrated environmentalTechnik) of the state capital of Hanover and the Hanover region with the aim of continuing to improve the environmental performance in our naturist family sports and nature camp.
Social area of ​​the building yard equipped with a new refrigerator of energy efficiency class A ++.
Washroom in the sanitary area Rehflucht equipped with presence detectors and LED lighting of energy efficiency class A +.
Rewetting of the wetland "Ententümpel”By using rainwater from the roof areas of the south sanitary building.
Shower area in the Blitzstein sanitary building equipped with economical underfloor heating.
Washing-up station in the sanitary area deer escape equipped with frost-proof fitting and ECO aerator.
Wash and shower area in the Blitzstein sanitary building equipped with a new high-efficiency pump for demand-controlled hot water circulation.
The sanitary area of ​​the reception is equipped with a new water heater of energy efficiency class A.
Washroom in the orchard orchard equipped with a new water heater of energy efficiency class A.
Compressed air compressor in the building yard replaced by a quiet model with very low power consumption.
Start of the CSR workshops “From eco-profit to sustainability management” in the state capital of Hanover.
Awarded by the state capital of Hanover and the Hanover region for ÖKOPROFIT-BETRIEB 2015/2016.

Our activities in 2016

Climate-positive operation of our naturist family sports and nature camps through: overcompensation of the Co. Determined for 20152-Emissions from planting a further 433 trees on an area of ​​around 3.900 m² - with the help of the Gold Standard certified project Co2OL Soddo Reforestation in Ethiopia.
Viabono Award for the Co2-Footprint with the best climate efficiency class A - for particularly low emissions in 2015 - obtained.
Use of the bottle deposit to buy 10 nesting boxes from NABU. These nesting boxes with slate roofs are suitable for great tits, crested tit, field sparrow ring, house sparrow, nuthatch, pied flycatcher and garden redstart.
Abolition of the freezer with energy efficiency class E in the youth hut.
Replacement of the coffee machine in the social area of ​​the building yard with a model with automatic shutdown and warming jug
Acquisition of a washing machine with energy efficiency class A +++ for cleaning the microfiber cloths and mops of the cleaning team.
Introduction of certified biodegradable detergent for the microfiber cloths and mops of the cleaning team.
The climate-positive management of our naturist camp Sonnensee was chosen as the best measure within all of the company environmental programs of the ÖKOPROFIT® Hannover Beginner's Round 2015/2016.
Service office equipped with economical Green-IT Eco-Design computer system.
Replacing the water heater in the kitchen of the youth hut with a device of energy efficiency class A.
WC in the youth hut equipped with non-contact comfort urinal washer of efficiency class A ++.
Washroom in the youth hut equipped with non-contact comfort washbasin fittings of efficiency class A ++.
Optimization of the solar yield in the Blitzstein sanitary building through improved insulation of the solar cables.
Avoidance of heat loss through improved pipe insulation in the technical room of the Blitzstein sanitary building.
Abolition of the refrigerator with energy efficiency class E in the youth center.
Abolition of the transit diesel service bus.
Equipping the warehouse for consumables with motion sensors and highly efficient LED spotlights of energy efficiency class A +.
Promotion of regional economic cycles through the use of biodegradable cleaning agents with an EU Ecolabel from a local manufacturer.
Around 600 m2 sealed surface renatured and prepared by applying topsoil for a orchard.
Abolition of the VW T4 diesel service bus.
Reception equipped with economical Green-IT Eco-Design computer system.
Around 450 tons of light sand were bought after the local beach volleyball cup and used for the children's playground, children's beach and beach volleyball fields.
South washhouse equipped with 12 non-contact comfort washbasin fittings of efficiency class A ++.
Hot water preparation of the washing area in the Sport sanitary building expanded with energy-efficient boilers.
Men's toilet in the clubhouse equipped with non-contact comfort urinal washers of efficiency class A ++.
Barrier-free wash and shower area, sauna massage room and the sports changing rooms in the clubhouse are equipped with non-contact comfort wash basin fittings of efficiency class A ++.
Beverage refrigerator with energy efficiency class A ++ for our restaurant Sonnensee-Terrasse procured.
Acquisition of another electric vehicle with a highly efficient electric motor for use as another service vehicle.
Promotion of biodiversity by planting another 5 tall stem orchards from old regional varieties.
Exchange of the dishwasher in the service office for a device with energy efficiency class A +++.
Levitated water in reusable bottles for guests of the Carpe Diem sauna in a free offer.
restaurant Sonnensee-Terrasse equipped with dimmable LED lights of energy efficiency class A.
Service office expanded with economical GreenLine multifunction device for copying, printing and scanning.

Our activities in 2015

Climate-positive operation of our naturist camp through: overcompensation of the Co. Determined for 20152-Emissions from the planting of a further 403 trees on an area of ​​approx. 3.700 m² - with the help of the Gold Standard and PlanVivo certified Co2Orienteering project ArBolivia in Bolivia
Start of the workshops for the basic module in the joint project ÖKOPROFIT Hannover 2015/2016
Viabono Award for the Co2-Footprint with climate efficiency class A - for particularly low emissions in 2014 - obtained
Promotion of biodiversity by planting 12 high-stemmed orchards of old regional varieties
Delimitation of the range of valuable materials by planting more than 100 hornbeams with a height of approximately 1,50 m
Award for environmentally and climate-friendly management from Viabono
Extension of the recycling area by a container for natural corks
Optimization of the solar yield in the sanitary building west by improved insulation of the solar lines
Introduction of the sale of environmentally friendly sanitary liquid for the camping toilet
Exchange of the tumble dryer for a Miele heat pump tumble dryer of energy efficiency class A ++
Replacement of the refrigerators in the restaurant Sonnensee-Terrasse against devices with energy efficiency class A ++
Exchange of freezers in the restaurant Sonnensee-Terrasse against devices with energy efficiency class A ++
Around 60 tons of light sand were bought after the local beach volleyball cup and used for the children's playground, children's beach and beach volleyball fields
Exchange of the refrigerator in the service office for a device with energy efficiency class A ++
Promotion of biodiversity through the settlement of bees on Sonnensee
Signposting for our sports and playgrounds as well as for our four guest areas
Exchange of the coffee machine in the service office for a device with automatic shutdown and warming jug.
Replacement of the HQI lights in the building yard with economical LED lights of energy efficiency class A +
Conversion of the quarterly circular to certified recycled paper
Introduction of organic products in our restaurant Sonnensee-Terrasse
Introduction of fair trade products in our restaurant Sonnensee-Terrasse
Replacement of the electric heating in the reception with an energy-efficient gas heating with an efficiency of 95%

Our activities in 2014

Green electricity contract - with certified green electricity from hydropower - extended for the years 2015 to 2017
Supporting NABU by setting up collection containers for old mobile phones at the reception
Sanitary building Blitzstein provided with an efficient ventilation system
Miele washing machine connected to the solar stratified storage tank in the south washhouse
Wash house south with three new ventilation systems
Sanitary building West provided with new ventilation system
Sanitary building West provided with more effective roof insulation
Expansion of the recycling area by a container for small electrical appliances
Washroom door in the West sanitary building replaced by a door with heat-insulating 6-chamber system and 3-pane heat protection glass
Washroom in the West sanitary building equipped with presence detectors and LED lighting of energy efficiency class A.
South washhouse equipped with rainwater cistern
South washhouse equipped with a highly efficient burner system
Wash house south with 12 m² tube collectors and solar stratified storage tanks for heating and water heating
Expansion of the recycling area by a battery and accumulator container
Around 180 tons of light sand were bought after the local beach volleyball cup and used for the children's playground, children's beach and beach volleyball fields
No leaf blowers and leaf blowers
Signage of our recycling area with internationally understandable pictograms
Conversion to transparent waste bags made from recyclable LDPE
Conversion to environmentally friendly cleaning agents with a European eco-label
Street lighting in the reception area switched to energy-saving LEDs of energy efficiency class A +
Conversion of battery operated devices to battery operation
Hummel Hotel inaugurated at the clubhouse

Our activities in 2013

ECO management Sonnensee eingeführt
Info folder with general tips, tips for recycling and a bag for paper, packaging and residual waste introduced
Provision of cycling maps at the reception
New tariff for overnight guests by bike or public transport introduced
Insect hotel inaugurated at the clubhouse
Abolition of the VW T3 diesel service bus
Disposal of the asbestos cement roof from the wash house south and new covering with Braas roof tiles
Changeover of the service office and the reception to certified recycled paper
Replacement of the outside wall stoves and the electric heating in the building yard with a condensing boiler
Service trailer equipped with photovoltaic modules
Servicemobile equipped with a photovoltaic module
Exchange of the refrigerator in the reception for a device with energy efficiency class A +
Disposal of the asbestos-cement roof over the washing-up point of the sanitary building Sport
Extension of the recycling area by an old clothes container
No single portion packs in our restaurant Sonnensee-Terrasse
Disposal of the asbestos cement roof from the parking area of ​​the swimming stadium and new covering with fabric tarpaulin
Toilets in the clubhouse are equipped with LED lighting of energy efficiency class A +
Sauna area Carpe Diem in the clubhouse equipped with LED lighting of energy efficiency class A +
Disposal of the asbestos cement roof of the grill station and new covering with Braas roof tiles

Our activities in 2012

Expansion of the recycling area with a roll-off container for metal scrap
Natural power contract extended for the years 2013 to 2014
Provision of yellow bags for the disposal of outer packaging at the reception
Provision of blue sacks for the disposal of paper and cardboard at the reception
Clubhouse equipped with refillable soap dispensers
Conversion of the daily service tour to the sanitary buildings to economical electric vehicles
Abolition of the MAN truck with box body
Abolition of the VW T4 diesel service bus
Expansion of the recycling area to include larger containers for used glass
Expansion of the recycling area to 10 containers for yellow sacks
Expansion of the recycling area to 12 containers for waste paper

Our activities in 2011

Introduction of the four-color system to ensure hygiene when cleaning public areas
Introduction of microfiber cloths to reduce the need for cleaning agents
External wall ovens and electric instantaneous water heaters in the sanitary container Rehflucht replaced by condensing boiler
Provide hot water under table storage in the service office with timers
Acquisition of two electric vehicles for use as service vehicles
Clubhouse equipped with a highly efficient gas condensing boiler
Clubhouse equipped with a fresh water station for hygienic hot water preparation
Clubhouse with 14,2 m² flat collectors and solar stratified storage tanks
Switch to recycled towel and toilet paper
Expansion of the recycling area with a roll-off container for grass clippings and oak leaves
Introduction of refillable soap dispensers in all sanitary buildings
Conversion of the power supply of the entire site to 100% natural electricity from hydropower

Our activities in 2010

Introduction of monthly building consumption recording for gas, electricity and water
Relocation of the mail and web server to a data center with electricity use from 100% hydropower
Sanitary building equipped with water meters for monthly consumption overview
Abolition of the fire service equipment truck
Changeover of the reception and the service office to chlorine-free bleached letter and copy paper
Conversion of the circular to chlorine-free bleached paper
Recycling of leaves and grass clippings

Our activities in 2008

Sanitary building west equipped with solar collectors for water heating

Our activities in 2007

Blitzstein sanitary building equipped with solar collectors for water heating

Our activities in 1997

Club home equipped with a grease separator system

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