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F.C. Hilton Garden Inn Receives LEED Certification

The Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn at 706 W. Broad Street achieved LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in mid-May, according to a press release the hotel sent out about the certification. It is the first hotel in Falls Church to receive such a recognition for sustainable building design, construction and operations.

“We are extremely proud of this achievement,” said Carole Downs, general manager of the hotel.  “We are not only committed to being a business leader in Falls Church, but we are also committed to Hilton Worldwide’s global focus on living sustainably.”

The Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church, which opened in August of last year and is managed by Palmer Gosnell Hospitality, LLC, had prove that the hotel design and construction responsibly addressed its environmental impact. Some examples of how the hotel did this was making the building 100 percent non-smoking, using low-odor/non-toxic furniture, paints, coatings and carpeting and extensive use of local materials and materials that are recycled.

The LEED Certification was managed by Above Green, LLC, a national sustainability consulting company that focuses on LEED certification for new construction projects. For more information about the Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church, call 703-237-8700.