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Jurys Boston
350 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
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A Historic Landmark

Located in the city's fashionable Back Bay neighborhood, Jurys Boston Hotel is a historic architectural landmark. The structure was built in 1925 to house the Boston Police Headquarters, and remained home to the United States's oldest police force until 1997, when the Headquarters changed locations.  At that time the Jurys Doyle Hotel Group secured a long term lease on the property and undertook a $60 million renovation project to give it a modern lift while maintaining its cultural and architectural heritage.  


Officially opened July 2, 2004, the Jurys Boston features 225 guest rooms, three executive suites, and five Dedicated Boardrooms with over 3,200 sq. ft. of meeting space.



In addition to its aesthetic magnificence, Jurys Boston Hotel is also a superior energy performer. In December of 2005, Jurys Doyle Hotel Group partnered with the US EPA's ENERGY STAR program, and in July 2006 received the ENERGY STAR label for their Boston property.


As part of their energy management initiative, Jurys Boston Hotel underwent a series of technological improvements that helped reduce its energy consumption/expenditures dramatically (see right panel).  Of particular note were their lighting and laundry system upgrades, which will pay for themselves within three years, and help significantly reduce the hotel's environmental impact.



Initial Cost

Payback Period

How the Project was Financed

Lighting Upgrades


3 years

Combination of company funding and utility incentives

Guestroom & Entrance Lighting


>1 year Changed 150 watt Halogen to 26w pl

Combination of company funding and utility incentives

Ozone system Laundry



Combination of company funding and utility incentives

Deduction Meters Cooling


> 1year

Owner Funding



To communicate their successes internally, Jurys Boston Hotel has created an Energy Management Plan as well as an Energy Awareness Board within their Boston Facility and energy is reviewed at morning meetings and weekly leadership team meetings. Energy expenses are examined and critiqued by leadership at the end of each month.


"Jurys Boston Hotel is committed to effective energy management for the betterment of our guests, our company, and our earth.  The ENERGY STAR program provides a wonderful opportunity to qualify our energy management efforts and work toward our goals."
-- Jeff Hanulec, Director of Engineering, Jurys Boston Hotel

Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by Jurys Boston Hotel or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

Service Provider:
Wozny /Barbar & Associates Consulting Engineers

Building Owner:*
Jurys Boston Hotel

Property Manager:*
Jurys Boston Hotel

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2006 (80)

Facility Type: Hotel

Total Floorspace: 133577 sf

Year Constructed: 2004

Contract Type: None

Technologies Used:
   Stage 1-Recommissioning
   Stage 2-Lighting
   Stage 4-Fan Systems
   Stage 5-Heating and Cooling Plant