Green Business

Los Angeles Green Lodging Program

A program to help L.A. hotels save money and reduce their environmental footprint

The Los Angeles Green Lodging Program certifies hotels that implement policies for energy and water conservation, recycling, pollution prevention, and environmentally preferable purchasing; and it actively markets these “green” hotels to meeting planners and tourists.

Direct Benefits to Hotels

  • Significant cost savings
  • Improved guest experience
  • Enhanced branding and PR opportunities
  • Decreased carbon footprint
  • City and community recognition
  • Employee engagement

Supporting Resources

  • Free preliminary energy and water savings assessment by the LA Better Buildings Challenge
  • Rebates and incentives from LADWP and So Cal Gas
  • Marketing support from the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board and the City of Los Angeles
  • Certification assistance

Get Cash Back

The City of Los Angeles, the L.A. Green Lodging Program, and Green Seal are proud to announce the Green4Green incentive to help hotels go green. This incentive will cover 50% of your application fee to get Green Seal certified and 25% of the first monitoring fee. Click here for more information.

Get Started

The LA Green Lodging Program offers a range of free services to help hotels achieve their sustainability goals and earn certification. To learn how your hotel can become a Certified Green Business, contact Mark Petruzzi at (202) 872-6400 or


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