Hilton Aims To Become First Certified Energy-Efficient Hotel

Boasting a raft of sustainable design elements, including a heat-reflecting roof, the Hilton Vancouver (WA) is hoping to become the first hotel to receive a LEED certification
July 22, 2005, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"Designed by the Portland, Oregon firm of Fletcher Farr Ayotte, the Hilton Vancouver is 30% more energy-efficient than city code requires. Green measures include CO2 sensors that adjust the temperature in vacant meeting rooms and hallways, a heat-reflecting roof, painting and carpet made from low-emitting materials, a construction recycling rate of 75 percent, water-efficient landscaping, and operable windows."

Thanks to Julie Taraska

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Published on Thursday, July 21, 2005 in MetropolisMag.com
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