To date, approximately 100 Econo Lodge hotels have already joined the Room to be Green program. The compliance deadline for all hotels to be enrolled in the program is December 31, 2013. Hotels that participate in and meet all requirements receive a designation from Choice Hotels as a hotel that "Supports Green Practices" which guests will see when shopping EconoLodge.com. For more information about Econo Lodge, visit www.EconoLodge.com.*Methodology used for the calculation of energy and water reduction is based on data and assumptions taken from the AHLA Green Guidelines and Econo Lodge specific criteria. About Econo Lodge Econo Lodge hotels are easy on the wallet for both leisure and business travelers. With over 800 locations, we are easy to find. We don't charge extra for high-speed Internet or premium movie channels. Start your day with our free "Easy Starts ™ continental breakfast featuring coffee, juice and baked goods. Econo Lodge makes it Easy when you're on the road. About Choice Hotels Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises approximately 6,200 hotels, representing more than 499,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of December 31, 2012, 394 hotels, representing more than 31,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 88 hotels, representing approximately 7,800 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 20 other countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands, as well at its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide. Additional corporate information may be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. website, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com. Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend Hotel Collection are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.