DELEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for The Henry

Facility Earns Leader Certification

Mar 29, 2011, 11:01 ET from The Henry

DEARBORN, Mich., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Henry –An Autograph Collection Hotel, located in Dearborn, has earned Green Lodging Michigan (GLM) Leader certification from the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG).

Green Lodging Michigan encourages hotels, resorts, motels, and bed & breakfast facilities to implement environmental initiatives and cost-saving "green" practices to conserve energy, reduce water consumption, protect air quality, reduce waste, and participate in environmentally preferred purchasing.

The Henry has implemented several environmental initiatives at their facility.  They have a linen and towel reuse program as well as low flow fixtures to conserve water. They reduce waste by recycling materials such as: paper, aluminum, cardboard, plastic, and others.  Energy Star lighting has been installed throughout the hotel, including compact fluorescent bulbs in chandeliers and wall sconces, and energy efficient LG flat screen televisions. The Henry also utilizes a waterside economizer to take advantage of free cooling during favorable weather conditions.  In addition, the hotel recently had an energy audit to help identify other energy conservation options.

"The Henry is committed to protecting our environment and making a positive impact on Michigan's natural resources," said Bill Quiseng, general manager of The Henry.  "In our daily efforts to reduce energy and recycle and reduce solid waste, our associates carry forward to our guests and our community the important message of environmental protection.  We are so proud to be recognized as a Michigan Green Lodging-certified hotel."

THE HENRY, Autograph Collection, the #1 hotel in Dearborn by TripAdvisor and AAA Four Diamond Award winner, features 308 guestrooms with free HSIA, 37" flat-screen TVs with HD channels, marble bathrooms with RUSK amenities and plush bathrobes. Guests enjoy TRIA – An American Brasserie, a fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, and 26,000 square feet of event space. The Henry is adjacent to Fairlane Town Center and three miles from The Henry Ford. For more information visit

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION represents a well-edited ensemble of high-personality and boldly original independent hotels, each carefully selected for its distinctiveness, style and synchronicity with individual travel interests. The Autograph Collection takes the guesswork out of finding exceptional, independent hotels in multiple categories, including boutique arts, iconic historic and boutique chic. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at

Contact: Mario Morrow
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Fax 676 555 0191
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