Just around the corner from Nashville’s famous music row sits the Hutton Hotel, an upscale lodging for the eco-conscious traveler, complete with electric car charging stations and a state-of-the-art temperature control system that preconditions air so as to set the temperature in a way that simultaneously maximizes comfort and efficiency. With renewable flooring and a heat absorption roofing system overhead, your stay will be marked by sustainable amenities whether you’re aware of them or not.

Curtail cur·tail \(ˌ)kər-ˈtāl\ (verb)

To reduce or limit.The Hutton throws the plastic out with the bathwater by offering dispensed soaps, shampoos, and conditioners in place of wasteful individualized squeeze containers. Moreover, the hotel employs a water system that includes a water reclamation plant to further narrow the potentiality of waste, even in the areas you can’t see or reach.

Automation au·to·ma·tion \ˌȯ-tə-ˈmā-shən\ (noun)

The technique of making an apparatus, a process, or a system operated automatically. When you’re busy enjoying your vacation and letting all your troubles drift away, it can be hard to remain practical-minded. That’s why, in the case of the Hutton Hotel, your suite makes the eco-conscious decisions for you. Hotel rooms at the Hutton come equipped with card readers that disable room lighting when it detects you’ve left, and identical mechanical LED lighting systems are installed throughout hotel premises to reduce consumption in a similar fashion.

Request re·quest \ri-ˈkwest\ (verb)

An act of politely or formally asking for something. As we’ve documented, the Hutton Hotel’s commitment to the most rigorous of environmental practices is evident throughout the very fabric of the building. You too, however, are also in control. Their towel and linen reuse program means that such items are only collected and washed at your behest. Newspaper distribution is also allocated on-request so as to further minimize waste.