The hospitality industry’s global green building leader has added the Garden State to its list of locations where guests can book rooms in a LEED-certified Element hotel.
HHG has restored four historic pre-Victorian townhomes and kitted them out with Energy Star windows and appliances and energy-efficient heating and cooling systems, while their 18-unit Cracker Factory lofts inhabit the circa-1896 Exton Bakery building in which the familiar “oyster cracker” originated.
Starwood’s element hotel brand is coming to Mercer County, New Jersey, and raises some interesting green legal questions in the context of franchising arrangements.
Pending legislation in New Jersey could provide the country’s first sales tax exemption for green building products.
The Trenton Green Initiative, which was introduced last week by a partnership that includes the city of Trenton, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”), PSEG, the Governor’s Office of Energy Savings, and Isles Inc., a Trenton-based builder of energy-efficient homes, will aim to lower energy costs in Trenton and create and expand the […]