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Journeyman Austin/Hutchinson Hotel Holdings, the designated developer for the Trade Center Hotel, announces that Tommy Linstroth of Trident Sustainability Group will serve as a LEED consultant on the proposed convention center hotel on Hutchinson Island.

August 6, 2011

Trident Sustainability will continue to enhance the local design team participation, joining CMMI Architects. Trident Sustainability Group is a full-service sustainability and green building consulting firm based in Savannah. Led by sustainability leader and author Tommy Linstroth, Trident Sustainabiity provides sustainability consulting services in the areas of LEED consulting and green building, systemic organizational sustainability and comprehensive green municipal solutions. Under Linstroth’s guidance, the company has completed work on two dozen LEED projects around the country and in the Savannah area, including the LEED Gold Hotel Indigo-Athens, the LEED Platinum Georgia Power building in Savannah and Sustainable Fellwood in Savannah.

“It’s an exciting opportunity, and the commitment of the development team to create a truly green project is great to see,” Linstroth says. “Journeyman is planning on incorporating some cutting-edge green strategies into the hotel, as well as working with local historic architectural materials experts to incorporate true historic elements into the design, and I’m looking forward to working with them to continue to showcase sustainable development in Savannah and Chatham County.”

Adds Bill Cox, Principal CMMI – Atlanta, “Our team is committed to sustainable design and is working with firms such as Trident and local reclaimed materials experts, exploring building systems and features that will allow us to incorporate Savannah’s rich history in our project with the use of salvaged materials and unique, one-of-a-kind items. We are reviewing these options to not only enhance the Hutchinson Island Masterplan development but also to enrich the urban fabric of Savannah.”
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About CMMI
With more than 20 years of experience in hospitality design, Atlanta-based CMMI will be responsible for hotel architecture, interior design and consultant team coordination. In addition, they will guide the A/E team in selecting sustainable design systems and features that apply toward LEED credits. The firm’s LEED experience includes Georgia’s first LEED Gold project, the Suwannee River Visitor Center in Fargo, Georgia, and the Primland Lodge in Meadows of Dan,

About the Proposed Convention Center Hotel
The proposed convention center hotel on Hutchinson Island will serve the needs of conventioneers at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. The proposed hotel encompasses approximately 382,000 square feet of space composed of guestrooms and suites, restaurants, retail space, public areas and meeting facilities. The proposed convention center hotel will , with construction materials used from local sources to reduce transportation mileage and emissions. The hotel will be the first LEED Silver hotel in Savannah.

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