The State House Inn – An Ascend Collection Hotel

Quality Inn and Suites Springfield Illinois

A Member Of Ascend Collection


A Green Hotel

The State House Inn stars as a leading green hotel in Springfield and the surrounding area. We offer high quality and environmentally friendly services along with the style and sophistication that you have come to expect.

Earth Friendly Practices & Systems Currently in Place:

  • Linen & towel reuse program that saves over 81,000 gallons of water and over 500 gallons of detergent per year

  • Metallic window coating on all windows that reflects sun in the summer and insulates in the winter

  • Energy saving water-source heat pumps in each guest room and suite

  • Automatic thermostats in each guest room and suite that reset when unoccupied

  • Fresh air exchange systems which cool common areas with fresh outside air when possible

  • Participant in the Springfield Adopt-a-Street Program, adopting 1 mile of Adams Street
  • All major pieces of equipment are computer controlled to regulate speed and output to reduce energy usage and consumption

  • Energy efficient lighting throughout the hotel

  • Office recycling program and purchase of recycled paper products

  • Staff education of eco-friendly programs and policies

  • Purchase of reusable items, such as ceramic mugs and glasses in guest rooms and use of glass items in the breakfast area

We are continuously working on additional ways to expand our efforts, by installing motion sensors for lighting and recycling used furniture and equipment by donating to local charities. If you have any questions regarding our earth-friendly policies,
please e-mail us!

How to be a Green Guest:

  • Select hotels based on their environmental policies and credentials
  • Don’t have your sheets and towels changed daily on a multiple night stay
  • Whenever you leave your room, turn off lights, radio, and TV
  • Leave unopened amenities in the room and take opened ones home
  • Encourage hotels to become “green”
  • For a full listing of ways to be “green” while traveling, click here.

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