Effectually operating 24-hours a day, the hotel industry has the potential to leave an enormous environmental footprint. Visitors to Chicago have a wide array of LEED
and Green Seal Certified
options when booking their trip.
Chicago has seven certified Green Seal and six LEED certified hotels, adhering to exacting environmental standards of energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling and waste reduction.
LEED CERTIFIED HOTELS
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a nationally accepted benchmark for design, construction, and operation for green buildings. For more information on the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Certification Program, visit the USGBC website.
Chicago's LEED Certified hotels include:
Clark and Grand Hotel Complex (Silver)
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North (Gold)
350 West Mart Center Drive
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place (Gold)
2233 S. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago (Silver)
221 N. Columbus Drive
GREEN SEAL CERTIFIED HOTELS
Green Seal is a non-profit organization that develops sustainability standards and programs that empower consumers to make eco-friendly choices. For more information about Green Seal, click here.
Chicago's Green Seal Certified hotels include:
The Fairmont Chicago
200 N. Columbus Drive
2139 Citygate Lane
Hotel Felix Chicago
111 W Huron St.
505 N. Michigan Ave.
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
20 E. Chestnut Street
The Talbott Hotel
20 E. Delaware Pl.
Trump International Hotel & Tower
401 N. Wabash Ave.
The Westin Chicago North Shore
601 N. Milwaukee Ave.