Earth Day Continued…

Aril 22 has come and gone, but you can make your eco-impact all year long. Here are some ways to keep the greening going:

AH&LA Green Resource Center
At you’ll find resources for all stages of the greening process. This includes guidelines, ROI information, cost-saving tips, and links to state programs. And AH&LA members can tap the expertise of the Green Guru with specific questions.

Green Certification
If you’re running a green property, the best way to let the traveling public know is through a certification. After vetting dozens of programs, AH&LA selected Green Key Global as the most cost-effective and relevant for hotels of any size. Members save up to 45 percent—visit AH&LA’s Green Resource Center for more details.

Energy Reduction
More efficient purchasing, process management, equipment, and systems can be used to lower energy usage throughout a property. If you own or operate more than 2,000 rooms, Burton Energy group can help optimize your energy strategy, resulting in average savings commensurate with a 77-cent increase in ADR. Corporate members save 20 percent—visit the members-only section of to find out more.


As technology changes and consumer needs shift, so does your green strategy. Make every day Earth Day and set your property worlds apart.

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