Motel 6 Franchise Property in California Gets Solar-Powered Boost

ANDERSON, Calif. - May 27, 2015 // PRNewswire // - G6 Hospitality, known for its iconic economy lodging brands, Motel 6 and Studio 6 in the U.S. and Canada, today is excited to announce another of its Motel 6 properties is now drawing power from the sun. The Motel 6 franchise located in Anderson, Calif., has installed more than 350 photovoltaic (PV) solar panels that are expected to generate 100 percent of energy used by the property.

"We are very proud to see our franchise partner's committed to finding innovative ways to improve our environment," says Dean Savas, EVP Franchise and International Development at G6 Hospitality. "This solar initiative aligns with our intention to embed sustainability into every part of the G6 Hospitality business operations."

NC Lodging Inc. opened its first Motel 6 in 2010 and has been a valued member of the G6 Hospitality family for nearly 5 years. Currently, they have 2 properties in the network including: Motel 6 Fairfield (Calif.) and the Motel 6 in Anderson (Calif.) This Motel 6 in Anderson, Calif., is a partnership with Sam Patel who has been part of the Motel 6 family for nearly 4 years. With the help of Halcyon Solar Construction, the newly installed Hanwha Q-cell 255W solar panels directly convert the sunlight to electricity without any moving parts or environmental emissions during operation.

"We are elated to have this year-long installation project completed, increasing the energy efficiency at our Anderson property," said Sam Patel, owner and operator of the Motel 6. "We know that sustainability is important to our guests and we are proud to be able to provide them a more eco-friendly environment during their stay."

Motel 6 is committed to sustainability through several programs including recycling, energy and water conservation, and the renovation of its entire network in order to meet higher green standards. The all-new "Phoenix" room design incorporates environmentally-friendly features such fluorescent light bulbs in all rooms, low-flow shower heads, high efficiency toilets, and high efficiency heating and air-conditioning units. For more information on Motel 6's sustainable development please visit www.motel6.com.

About G6 Hospitality LLC

G6 Hospitality LLC owns, operates and franchises over 1,200 economy lodging locations under the iconic Motel 6 and the extended stay Studio 6 brands in the U.S and Canada, and Hotel 6 and Estudio 6 brands in Latin America. Headquartered in Dallas (Carrollton), Texas, G6 Hospitality employs nearly 10,000 team members across the U.S. and Canada. For more information please visit G6Hospitality LLC.

About Motel 6

Motel 6 offers the lowest price of any national chain at more than 1,200 company-owned and franchised locations throughout the United States and Canada. For 29 years, Motel 6 has used the tagline, "We'll leave the light on for you®," earning the chain the highest brand recognition in the economy lodging segment. Motel 6 offers standard amenities including Wi-Fi Internet access, free local calls, no long distance access charges, free morning coffee and expanded cable channel line-up. Most locations offer swimming pools and guest laundry facilities. Motel 6 is managed and operated by G6Hospitality LLC. For more information, visit www.motel6.com.

SOURCE G6 Hospitality

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