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Hotel Chain Elements Installs EV Car Charging Stations for Guests

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4952454576_4a5df528e0_m.jpgThe new eco-friendly hotel brand Elements is plugging into guests with electric cars, by installing EV charging stations at its locations.

When the first one opened at the Elements hotel in Lexington, near Boston, in 2009, it made headlines.  Since then, Elements has added charging stations to its hotels in Las Vegas, Houston, Denver, Arundel Mills, and the newest location, Element Times Square, opening in November 2010.

It’s just one part of the Elements environmental ethic, which includes building green hotels that are LEED certified.  It’s also smart business.  Like being family-friendly, pet-friendly or giving you free wi-fi. 

Element also offers priority parking for guests driving either electric or hybrid cars. 

You may not have heard of the Elements hotel brand, which is owned and operated by Starwood, which also operates Sheraton, Westin, W, St. Regis and Aloft hotels.  A company official told me there are no plans at the moment to install EV stations at these other hotel brands.  But that could change, as plug-in vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt become more popular.

 
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