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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.

UPS Launches eBike Solution in Pittsburgh

ATLANTA—UPS announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages in Pittsburgh. The electrically-assisted tricycle will help reduce carbon emissions in addition to traffic, noise and air quality challenges in Pittsburgh. The deployment is part of UPS’s Cycle Solutions and the company’s Rolling Laboratory, which tests alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles. “Working with cities like Pittsburgh to provide them with a delivery solution that helps reduce congestion and emissions and improve air and noise quality is the latest example of how to meet the needs of today’s cities,” said Barb Jaram, UPS Mid Atlantic District President. “We have...

Green Building Industry Recognizes Kohler for Vision, Leadership

KOHLER, WIS.—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named Kohler, a global manufacturer of kitchen and bath products, the winner of its 2017 Ray Anderson Radical Industrialism Award at its leadership awards luncheon held in conjunction with the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Boston. The award is presented annually in memory of sustainability leader and Interface modular carpet founder Ray Anderson to an organization that embodies vision, leadership and commitment to the evolution of green buildings and communities as vehicles to enhance quality of life. “Kohler is one of our longstanding partners, and this award recognizes the efforts the company...

Club Car to Showcase Two New Vehicles at HX

AUGUSTA, GA.—Club Car will showcase two new vehicles at the upcoming HX Show in New York. The show will take place at the Javits Center November 12 to 13. The Carryall 500 Housekeeping Vehicle “Available in electric or gasoline models, this vehicle was designed in response to feedback from housekeepers at resorts. It carries two people and their gear and features a bundle of accessories based on global buying patterns of resort customers,” says Mary A. Sicard, Resorts and Rental Marketing Leader. The vehicle’s L-shaped van box with LED lights and locking doors carries a full-size vacuum cleaner, brooms, mops and other...

Carrier Enterprise Introduces HVAC Innovations at HX

NEW YORK—Carrier Enterprise (CE), a leading provider of temperature and energy control technologies for commercial, hospitality and residential properties, is set to exhibit the latest in HVAC technology to hoteliers at this year’s HX: The Hotel Experience, taking place November 12 to 13, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. Among solutions to be showcased at CE booth #2855, will be the newly redesigned E-TAC II from Gree, as well as Founten’s Intelligent Wireless HVAC Energy Management Solution and the PTAC Air Knight air purification system. The E-TAC II, CE’s latest PTAC system, is significantly quieter and more...

MaxLite Distributes Energy Star Certified LED Bulbs to Low-Income Families

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—Families in the Ironbound section of Newark, N.J. received a MaxLite Energy Star certified LED light bulb along with their zucchini and carrots at the Table to Table mobile market, which provides free fresh produce to low-income families, on October 26, 2017. MaxLite donated the bulbs and educated consumers about the energy-saving benefits of LED lighting in support of the Energy Star Light the Moment campaign, a national call-to-action for Americans to change out their inefficient light bulbs with Energy Star certified LED ones. Energy Star and its partners, which include MaxLite, have been working towards a goal...

Waste Management Recognized as Climate Change Leader

HOUSTON—Waste Management has been recognized as a leader among companies from around the world by environmental not-for-profit CDP for the depth and quality of climate change data it discloses to investors and the global marketplace. Waste Management’s leadership status was announced on CDP’s 2017 Climate A List, which includes those companies from around the world that have been identified as leading in their efforts and actions to combat climate change in the past CDP reporting year. Waste Management is among 5 percent of companies participating in CDP’s climate change program to be featured on the 2017 Climate A List. This...

Telkonet Deployed at Luxury Las Vegas Strip Hotel

WAUKESHA, WIS.—Telkonet has recently been selected as the smart energy management platform of choice at one of the most recognizable luxury properties on the Las Vegas strip. The selection caps a one, three, and five-year planning initiative by the property to identify areas of potential failure and need for upgrade. After recognizing lighting as a need for improvement, the property desired to find an energy management and room monitoring platform that could integrate with their new lighting solution. Ultimately, the property selected Control4 as a lighting vendor, who recommended Telkonet’s EcoSmart platform for energy management. The property had a clear vision...

Green Lodging News Adds Orbital Systems as Directory Partner

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Orbital Systems as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. Orbital Systems is one of the fastest growing international clean-tech companies in the world. The first product is a closed loop shower system that uses Certified Space Technology to analyze water quality, recirculate and purify shower water. The Oas Shower is an award winning Scandinavian design that provides guests with a spa-like shower experience, while reducing water waste and energy use up to 90 percent and 80 percent respectively. Without compromising on comfort, the Oas uses roughly...

Dometic to Show Minibars, DMS Cloud at BDNY

ELKHART, IND.—Dometic will exhibit at Boutique Design Show New York November 12 to 13 at booth #682 where they will display their line of minibars, and the DMS Cloud system used to help manage minibar programs. Dometic minibars are more than just in-room refrigerators as they also ensure guest comfort and convenience. High tech features such as silent operation, energy-saving efficiency and optional door-opening sensor dramatically lower maintenance requirements and reduce labor costs. Dometic will focus on the RH 44 LDAG Mirror Effect Glass Door Minibar, which will improve guest consumption and offer an extra design feature in the rooms. This...

EarthTronics Introduces New Addition to Plug-In LED Lamps

MUSKEGON, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact for its customers, introduces new multi-functional “plug-in” LED bulbs (PLED) designed to replace pin-based compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) in a variety of popular applications including general office, medical and hospitality. Two new designs, linear and downlight, round out EarthTronics’ family of PLED bulbs. The new linear PLED emits light from the entire length of the lamp with a 180° beam angle. Designed to be horizontally mounted in recessed ceiling fixtures and illuminated using one or two plug-in lamps, its base is built with...