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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

Honey Creek Resort Earns 4 Green Keys from Green Key Global

MORAVIA, IOWA—Green Key Global, an international environmental certification body, has recognized Iowa’s Honey Creek Resort with its “4 Green Keys” Eco-Rating for the resort’s accomplishments in environmental management and corporate social responsibility. According to Green Key Global, the rating means that Honey Creek Resort “has shown national industry leadership and commitment to protecting the environment through wide-ranging policies and practices. The hotel has mature programs in place that involve management, employees, guests, and the public, and which have shown substantial and measurable results.” Among Honey Creek Resort’s many notable environmental accomplishments are a net-zero energy Activities Building, an Audubon-certified golf course...

GREEN CREATIVE Launches HYPERBAY Series High Bay Luminaires

SAN BRUNO, CALIF.—GREEN CREATIVE, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer, announces the release of its 95W, 130W and 185W High Bay LED luminaires. Part of GREEN CREATIVE’s new HYPERBAY Series, these DLC qualified compact luminaires feature a lightweight sturdy construction. Each fixture comes with three different optic choices (general prismatic, medium and aisle) to meet all low and high bay application needs. The 95W version replaces up to a 175W MH and comes standard with the general prismatic optic. The 130W version replaces up to a 250W MH and comes standard with the medium optic. The 185W version replaces up...

GLN Adds Brighton Management as Trends Report Supporter

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Brighton Management as a supporter of the Green Lodging Trends Report. The Green Lodging Trends Report is the lodging industry’s annual exercise to assess and catalyze green innovation, best practices, and awareness regarding the state of sustainability across hotels worldwide. This year’s Green Lodging Trends Report will summarize the results of a second annual survey produced by Green Lodging News and Greenview. Based in Newport Beach, Calif., Brighton Management is a leading hotel management company operating over 50 hotel properties, totaling over 10,000 rooms, across the United States. Brighton...

Restaurant Technologies Showcases Innovations at NAFEM

MINNEAPOLIS—Restaurant Technologies showcased its award-winning Total Oil Management solution, an automated oil management system, and recently launched AutoMist, an automated hood, flue and fan cleaner, at NAFEM in Orlando earlier this month. AutoMist was featured in the WHAT’S HOT! WHAT’S COOL! product gallery for the first time. “Technology is changing the way kitchens operate, and that is why we’ve forecasted 2017 the year of the smarter kitchen,” said Jeff Kiesel, CEO of Restaurant Technologies. “We believe food service operators will realize that being smart in the kitchen is no longer an option, but an obligation to address the evolving...

CLeN Dishwashers Launched at NAFEM Show

TROY, OHIO—Hobart launched the new CLeN-series dishwashers at the NAFEM Show in Orlando earlier this month. The CLeN was featured in NAFEM’s WHAT’S HOT! WHAT’S COOL! product gallery. “Our mission is to help customers experience greater efficiency, reliability and cost savings with their dishwashing equipment,” said Tim Peters, Product Line Manager for Hobart. “As demand grows for ‘green’ benefits, increased cost savings, and simplified labor practices, the CLeN helps customers achieve those requirements through superior product innovation and performance.” Hobart’s CLeN Warewasher turns dishwashing into a science, using industry-leading technology to clean dishes and kitchen ware in less time and at...

VILLA INLE Resort & Spa Achieves Travelife Gold Certification

INLE LAKE, MYANMAR—The VILLA INLE resort & spa, Inle Lake, Myanmar has achieved the internationally recognized Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations Gold Certification. Travelife, the sustainable tourism certification system, has assessed the VILLA INLE’S performance in responsibly managing its socio–economic and environmental impacts. VILLA INLE was audited against 163 sustainability criteria, including environmental issues, such as minimizing the amount of energy, waste and water. Social criteria includes actions for employee welfare, working with the local community and businesses and child protection. In addition, hotels and resorts must demonstrate how local traditions and wildlife are protected. Aung KoKo, General Manager said: “Inle Lake...

Cooking Oil Management Made Easy with Frontline’s Auto Top Off

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO—Frontline International is a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cooking oil management services, and the M3 System—winner of the National Restaurant Association’s 2013 prestigious Kitchen Innovations Award—is their state-of-the-art solution that offers 24/7 online tracking of waste oil. And now, M3 has been adapted to help manage fresh oil dispensing with an exclusive Smart Fresh Oil Top Off function. When the M3 data management system is combined with Frontline International’s EZ Oil fresh oil dispensing system, Smart Fresh Oil Top Off is ready to be engaged. Say the cashier takes an order for a 6-piece chicken dinner....

Green Lodging News Adds Catalytic PURE AIR LLC as Directory Partner

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Catalytic PURE AIR as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. The Catalytic PURE AIR purifier uses eco-friendly PCO (photo catalytic oxidation) technology and HEPA filtration to reduce airborne contaminants and odors. These air purifiers are currently being used in hotel rooms, meeting spaces and public areas in major hotels to keep guests breathing easier. Improving indoor air quality is a trend of keen interest to guests with respiratory issues and operators focused on wellness. Call (800) 989-8299 or (775) 391-3188, or e-mail jim@catalyticpureair.com for more information.

Green Lodging News Adds Green Key as Trends Report Supporter

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Green Key as a supporter of the Green Lodging Trends Report. The Green Lodging Trends Report is the lodging industry’s annual exercise to assess and catalyze green innovation, best practices, and awareness regarding the state of sustainability across hotels worldwide. This year’s Green Lodging Trends Report will summarize the results of a second annual survey produced by Green Lodging News and Greenview. Green Key is a voluntary ecolabel for hotels, hostels, campsites, holiday parks, small accommodations as well as conference centers, attractions and restaurants. The Green Key award...

Five Things Managers Should Know About Sewer Odors

VISTA, CALIF.—Many schools and commercial facilities are impacted by what is typically known as sewer odors. This is an odor problem that can be worse in areas of a facility that are used infrequently. However, many building managers don’t know what causes sewer odors in a building. So, to bring them up to speed, Waterless Co., which manufacturers drain and pipe care products, presents “Five Things Everyone Should Know About Sewer Odors.” What causes sewer odors? Sewer odors are the result of gases that contain such compounds as hydrogen sulfide, ammonia, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen, and hydrogen. Why do sewer odors smell...