June 24, 2008: New Brand of Starwood Hotels Will All Be LEED Certified
The Element hotel concept will feature heat-reflecting roofing materials, energy efficient appliances and lighting, water-efficient faucets and fixtures, and bins for paper, plastic, and glass to make recycling easy. Anti-microbial carpet pads will improve indoor air quality for guests and staff.
The first Element hotel is scheduled to open in July in Lexington, Mass., followed by: Element Summerlin (Las Vegas), Element Houston Vintage Park (Houston), and Element Arundel Mills (Baltimore).
Publication date: 06/23/2008