Certifications

EcoRooms & EcoSuites
EcoRooms & EcoSuites approves and certifies the greenest hotels that have implemented our stringent Eco-Criteria: 1.Green Seal certified or equivalent cleaning products are used in guestrooms. 2.Green Seal certified or equivalent paper products (facial and bathroom tissue) are used in guestrooms. 3.Bathrooms feature amenity dispensers or small, practical amenity sizes with guests encouraged to take the remainder of their bathroom amenities home or donate them to homeless shelters. 4.The hotel has implemented a Linen and Towel Reuse Program 5.Guests are provided separate and easily identified receptacles and/or bags in which to deposit recyclables. 6.Energy-efficient lighting is in place in every applicable area. 7.High efficiency plumbing - 1. 6 or less gallons-per-flush for toilets and 1.5 gallons per minute or less for sinks with water-efficient aerators. 8.100% Smoke-Free Hotel.

Green Key
The Green Key Eco-Rating Program and Green Key Meetings Program are graduated rating systems designed to recognize green hotels, motels and resorts that are committed to improving their environmental and fiscal performance

Green Seal
Green Seal is life cycle-based sustainability standards for products, services and companies. It offers third-party certification for those that meet the criteria in the standard. Green Seal has been actively identifying and promoting sustainability in the marketplace, and helping organizations be greener in a real and effective way since 1989.

 

Energy Star
ENERGY STAR on appliances, electronics, light bulbs, and other products, it means you’ll save energy and money without any sacrifices in performance.

ENERGY STAR Certification
ENERGY STAR certified buildings and plants meet strict energy performance standards set by EPA. They use less energy, are less expensive to operate, and cause fewer greenhouse gas emissions than their peers. Starting with the first ENERGY STAR certified building in 1999, tens of thousands of buildings and plants across America have already earned EPA’s ENERGY STAR for superior energy performance. 

LEED Certification: U.S. Green Building Council

Green-e
Green-e is an independent renewable energy certification and verification program.

 

WaterSense Label
The WaterSense label makes it easy for consumers to recognize products and programs that save water without sacrificing performance or quality. Independent, third-party licensed certifying bodies certify that products meet EPA criteria for water efficiency and performance by following testing and certification protocols specific to each product category. Products that are certified to meet EPA specifications are allowed to bear the WaterSense label.