From the popular press to trade journals, everyone is talking about green. The resurrection of many of our nation’s historic hotels has also become a noticeable movement over the past several years. So, how do “green” and “historic” come together? At first glance, it seems that the two should be mutually exclusive. Fortunately for the owners of historic hotels, the greenest hotel is one that is already built. In an article recently published in Hotel Executive, author David Plank, LEED Accredited Professional and historic hotels specialist at Kahler Slater, discusses how these two significant niches in the hospitality industry can co-exist and support one another.