Friday, November 7, 2008

Get A Good Night's Sleep

The green hotel industry is booming and hotels around the globe are expanding their environmental practices. Now in addition to national programs such as Green Seal or Energy Star, 13 states have programs to assess local properties. Each of the programs has their own verification process requiring a self-assessment and many require an inspection by a state-certified auditor.

Here are the links to the Green Lodging Program in those states in one easy-to-use place (thanks to the “Closing the Circle News” publication from the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive).

California

http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/EPP/greenlodging/


Delaware


http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/p2/Pages/GreenLodging.aspx


Florida


http://www.dep.state.fl.us/greenlodging/


Georgia


http://www.p2ad.org/documents/ci_hospitality.html


Hawaii


http://hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/energy/resource/greenbusiness


Maine


http://www.maine.gov/dep/innovation/greencert/lodging.htm


Michigan


http://www.michigan.gov/dleg/0,1607,7-154-25676_25677_37026---,00.html


New Hampshire

http://www.nhslrp.org/index.htm


North Carolina


http://www.p2pays.org/hospitality/


Rhode Island


http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/benviron/assist/grncert/index.htm


Vermont


http://www.vtgreenhotels.org/index.html


Virginia


http://www.deq.virginia.gov/p2/lodging/homepage.html


Wisconsin


http://www.travelgreenwisconsin.com/index.htm


1 comment:

Vanessa said...

Don't forget Pennsylvania!
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/pollprev/Industry/hotels/guestroom.htm