Location: Denver, CO
Archetype: LEED ®, Stay
The Towneplace Suites hotel was designed using Marriott’s new LEED Volume Program. LEED features include special fitted LED lighting fixtures, daylighting, 30% reduction in water usage, low-flow fixtures, low-emitting materials, decorated stairwells that promote stair use instead of elevators, individual control of the lighting and thermal environment, cool roofing, increased percentage of recycled construction waste, and a plan to install chargers in the parking lot to support electric cars. Additional features include an exercise room, indoor pool, and an outdoor terrace area. The project was constructed under a fast track schedule; just under 8 months of construction time.