By Terry Trucco
With a nod to Earth Day, we offer our (second) annual roll call of green New York City hotels.
The greenest of the green are those with LEED certification – third party proof of adherence to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards set by the U.S Green Building Council.
California has the most LEED certified hotels with 25, but New York comes in second, with 11. A New York City property has yet to achieve Platinum level, the green holy of holies. But New York isn’t chump change. (more…)