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LEED in Motion: Hospitality – Highlighting green hotels around the world

GBCI: 0920012186

Learn how green building practices are changing the ways hotels are designed, built and operated
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Rating system: v4, v2009

Published on: February 21, 2017

Average: 4.2 (64 votes)


The LEED in Motion: Hospitality report defines the scale of the hospitality industry, the opportunity that incorporating green practices into hotels presents and the practical benefits LEED certification can provide the hospitality industry. Featuring projects from internationally recognized brands from around the world, this report highlights the transformation already underway and the pathways forward.

By reading the report and exploring additional resources, you can discover green building successes in the hospitality industry and how to apply them to your own green building practice.

To receive GBCI CE credit for this course:
- Read the LEED in Motion: Hospitality report online here
- Complete the quiz

Additional learning materials provided:
- Discussion questions
- Suggested activities
- USGBC/LEED resources
- Articles and reports

LEED in Motion: Hospitality (published February 2016) is part of a series of reports from USGBC designed to provide a holistic snapshot of the green building movement in international markets. The report equips green building advocates with the insight and perspective to understand the use of the globally recognized LEED rating system and to make a strong case for sustainable building activity.

NOTE: We encourage you to read the online version of the report here for the best experience. A PDF copy of the report content is available in the Additional Resources section on the right. This version will not include any hyperlinks or print out in the same format as the online report, but may be a helpful reference when taking the quiz.


  1. Identify unique needs for applying green building practices in the hospitality industry
  2. Recognize the scale of the hospitality industry
  3. Identify ways LEED benefits how hotels are designed, built and operated
  4. Recognize how hotels around the world are applying green building strategies
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