Seattle, Washington LEED Certified Green HotelExperience the natural high of eco-friendly luxury and hospitality at Seattle's greenest hotel. Hyatt at Olive 8 is the first hotel and condominium building in Seattle to receive the nationally-recognized U.S. Green Building Council certification. Our magnificent hotel has been certified as an LEED® Silver building since its opening in January 2009. As the first LEED building and hotel in Seattle, Olive 8 is a responsible and efficient place to live, work, relax and vacation.
Located within the Olive 8 building, the Hyatt at Olive 8 is proud to be one of 60 hotels in the country to be officially designated "green" by the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™. Sporting a sleek glass exterior, stunning blue glass architectural elements and Seattle's largest living rooftop, the LEED building's dramatic, green design makes a lasting, positive impact on the Seattle environment and beyond.
Where do you fit into the green scene? Guests enjoy staying in a Seattle green hotel that is healthier for the environment and their pockets. Our hotel's sustainable practices improve our bottom line and we pass the savings on to you. With an energy savings of 23 percent and a water savings of 36 percent (about 2.4 million gallons each year), Olive 8 is the trend-setter for green hotels in the Pacific Northwest. We know you will love our brand of green hospitality and doing your best to safeguard Mother Earth.
The energy-saving and eco-friendly nature of our Seattle LEED certified building includes:
- Low-flow plumbing fixtures use one gallon per minute less than traditional showerheads
- Dual-flush toilets - use 29 percent less water
- Low-chemical mechanical water system that uses less potable water
- Landscaping maintenance that uses minimal city water. The use of native plant species and efficient irrigation systems results in a 99% savings from typical irrigation programs - a savings of about 24,000 gallons of water per year (in addition to the 2.4 million gallons saved in the building)
- More than 95 percent of construction debris was diverted from landfill disposal to be recycled