The Innovation in Design portion of the LEED rating system is available to provide the project team an opportunity to earn points for either exceptional performance or for innovatiove perofrmance.

A LEED team can earn extra points for exceptional performance for achieving above the requirements set by the LEED rating system.

Innovative performance is achieved when the project team demonstrates creativity in green building standards and performance not addressed in the LEED rating system.

The Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel was able to obtain 1 Innovation in Design Point for innovative performance through the use of a green education program.

Educational brochures outlining all of the energy efficient strategies were designed to be read by all hotel guests and visitors and are located at the front desk, in public sitting areas and in the rental units. Computers are availabne near the lobby for guests and visitors to further educate themselves on the green initiatives taken at the hotel through this website.