Texas Motel 6 Earns LEED Certification

NORTHLAKE, TX—The Motel 6 Northlake-Speedway here has become the brands first property to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

The Motel 6 Northlake-Speedway, which opened in October, features the brands Phoenix design prototype and includes a variety of sustainable initiatives, including a technically advanced heating and cooling system, fluorescent light bulbs, a battery-recycling program and water-conservation measures. The property also has thermal solar heating, a reflective cool roof, low-tinted windows, high-energy laundry equipment and high-efficiency PTAC units.