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LEED Silver Awarded to Homewood Suites University City in Philadelphia

Nov 19, 2012

Homewood Suites by Hilton University City in Philadelphia has earned LEED Silver certification. The hotel, which is 25 percent more efficient than the current building code, implemented a number of sustainable initiatives from the start of construction. They include:
  • An energy-efficient water-loop heat pump system to power heat and air conditioning
  • A smart control system to monitor the building temperature
  • Occupancy sensors in common areas and card-control systems in the guest suites to control lighting
  • Green roof
  • High-efficiency MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) systems
  • On-site storm water management
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures

hdtalks: the interviews

During HD Expo 2014, Hospitality Design’s Michael Adams sat down with HBA’s Michael Bedner to talk about his half-century in the hospitality design industry. View the video.



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