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Introducing: Mystic Inka Treatment

We are excited to announce that we will be the first spa in the country to introduce an elaborate ritual known as the Mystic Inka Treatment. The four-part body treatment includes plants that are 100% native to the Peruvian Andes, where body and mind live a sacred moment of complete liberty and well-being. Developed by Aypa, this relaxing journey offers your senses the unique experience of allowing exotic natural aromas to captivate the spirit

The restorative workout for everyone

The summer is supposed to be a season packed full with events, fairs, camps, vacations and all-around fun. Trying to cram all of the good stuff into the span of just a few months, however, can sometimes make people feel overwhelmed and even a bit on edge. Any time you feel like you have too much going on, taking a few moments for you, to breathe and take care of yourself, can help you

Complexions wins 2008 Energy Small Business of the Year Award!

On September 29, 2008 we hosted a ceremony at the spa to present those individuals who helped us with our "greening" efforts. The awards were presented by Mike Breslin from the City of Albany.   The people who received a certificate for their collaborative efforts with our "greening" process  included our architect Greg Sellman, Naomi Miller Lighting Design (whose knowledge of energy efficient lighting is simply remarkable), SAIC engineering firm, Chris Reher from NYSERDA,

Follow up to our LEED certification

Just checked the LEED on line web page and the status of our project looks really good. Right now we have enough points approved to reach Gold Level! We are in line to be certified for New Construction. I can't tell you how happy I will be when this is officially awarded. As soon as it is made official, we will be the first NEW Construction Gold Level Spa in the Country! Wow! I

Awaiting the results of our LEED Certification.

I recieved an email a few days ago letting us know the status of our LEED certification.  Some of the points we applied for we did recieve and some needed additional clarification.  We had to send it over to the electrical engineer who is working on the project. Many of the points in question pertained to the energy savings.  This I feel is one of our strongest areas.  We should be in good shape.  After

Monthly Energy Bill Comparison: Before vs After Going Green

We have been in our new Complexions Spa location at 221 Wolf Road for eleven months now.  Earlier this week, I decided to take a quick look at the actual energy savings - if any - we've enjoyed thus far.  Here is the quick, back-of-the-napkin rundown: In our previous location we had 4200 sf.  In our new location we have 8450sf. Thus far, monthly electric bills at 221 Wolf Rd average about