Vastint Hospitality’s 176-bedroom Moxy Hotel and 92-keys extended-stay hotel Residence Inn by Marriott in Essen, Germany have been awarded LEED Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council.

The dual branded building is located at Gildehofstrasse 10 in the city centre with its main shopping streets and facilities, and only 200 meters away from the main railway station Essen Hauptbahnhof.

LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. LEED certification provides independent verification of a building’s green features, allowing for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of resource-efficient, high-performing, healthy, cost-effective buildings. LEED is the triple bottom line in action, benefiting people, planet and profit. For further information on LEED see http://leed.usgbc.org/