6 October 2011
LEXINGTON, Mass.–Element Hotels are part of a small, hip chain whose allure includes the fact that they are extended-stay facilities that adhere to “green” principles.
Element is part of Westin which is part of Starwood, and the facility here outside of Boston was the first Element ever built. There are nine up now with another 15 on the way. Conveniently for us, it has a ChargePoint charging station in its parking lot (it’s listed on Google Maps and of course in the ChargePoint site).
Now if you have a brain, you might simply ask the front desk clerk whether she knows anything about how to activate the ChargePoint station outside. But that would be too easy. Instead, you go to Plan B, which was far more interesting and educational: