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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.

Green Lodging News Adds PlushBeds to Product & Service Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Tampa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, has added PlushBeds to its Green Product & Service Directory in the “Mattresses” category. PlushBeds is a leading online 100 percent natural latex mattress provider. An early pioneer of the bed in the box industry, PlushBeds uses a state-of-the-art machine to compress roll its mattresses to prevent any warping, and ships factory direct, saving the consumer nearly 50 percent what the price would be for a natural latex mattress on a showroom floor. Unlike its competitors, PlushBeds has a no-gimmick 100 percent moneyback refund policy if you are...

Cali Bamboo Introduces Hand-Woven Floor Cushions

SAN DIEGO—Cali Bamboo, maker of the World’s Hardest Floors, now has a fun, stylish way to add a little extra comfort to that floor. The all-new Tapestri Pouf Collection includes eight styles in four different versatile colors. Pouf cushions are available as both round floor seats and cube ottomans. In keeping with the tradition of the Tapestri Area Rug line, the new pouf styles are named for four beloved Cali Bamboo dogs—four of the 40 pups who frequent the company’s San Diego headquarters. “Boston” is a dark charcoal gray, “Abby” a warm, tan brown, “Nellie” a light ivory creme, and...

Durkan Debuts New Carpet, Hard Surface Collections

LAS VEGAS—Durkan, the hospitality brand of Mohawk Group, debuted new hospitality carpet and hard surface flooring solutions at HD Expo 2018. Durkan’s newest products include broadloom, carpet tile, rugs and rigid enhanced resilient tile for hospitality environments including lobbies, corridors, meeting spaces, guestrooms and bathrooms. “HD Expo is a special opportunity for us to show how we leverage expertise and leadership in product, service, manufacturing and sustainability to bring a personalized world-class, single-source approach that provides customers with tailored flooring solutions for hospitality,” said Mark Page, Senior Director of Creative Design and Development for Durkan and Mohawk Group. “In addition...

Current by GE Announces Portfolio of New Product Releases

CHICAGO—Current, powered by GE unveiled a series of new products at LIGHTFAIR International in Chicago that significantly expand the company’s portfolio of retrofit, connected and specialized LED and controls offerings. The business is displaying several proprietary technologies that spotlight its continued focus on the digital transformation of lighting infrastructure. “We continue investing in cutting-edge lighting technology because it helps our customers solve problems while making their spaces more vibrant, inviting and productive,” said Melissa Wesorick, General Manager of LED Products & Technology for Current by GE. “The depth and breadth of our new products reflect our industry’s shift toward a...

Whirlpool Commercial Laundry Invests in New Products

JOSEPH, MICH.—Over the past few years, Whirlpool Corp. Commercial Laundry, a division of Whirlpool Corp., has strived to move the industry forward through substantial investments in facilities, products, and services. “It is an exciting time,” said Trey Northrup, General Manager of Whirlpool Corp. Commercial Laundry. “We are celebrating the completion of ongoing investments in the Fall River, Mass. commercial laundry production facility and distribution center. Through listening to our customers, we have made great moves to continue our commitment to our portfolio of products and services.” The Fall River manufacturing facility is intended to support strong customer demand for Whirlpool-built commercial...

Friedrich VRP Selected Product of the Year Finalist

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS—Friedrich, a leading U.S. based air-conditioning manufacturer, has been selected by Consulting-Specifying Engineer as a 2018 Product of the Year finalist in the HVAC Air Movement and Compressors category for the company’s innovative VRP (Variable Refrigerant Packaged) Heat Pump system. Friedrich VRP is among other finalists in 12 different categories honored for product innovation and excellence. Voting is now open for Consulting-Specifying Engineer audiences to determine which products will be selected as gold, silver and bronze winners. Final results will be announced Sept. 2018. Information about this year’s awards and the list of the 2018 finalists can be...

Verdafero’s CEO Named a Top 75 Elite Executive

SAN FRANCISCO—Verdafero Inc. announced that its CEO, Dr. Alastair Hood, has been inducted into the 2018 Environmental Leader 75 list of elite executives in the environmental and energy business sector. Environmental Leader 75 is a list of the top 75 executives in each business vertical (environmental and energy), as selected by the Editorial and Management team at Business Sector Media based on applications supplied by the individual, a peer, co-worker, manager, vendor, or customer. Dr. Hood will be featured online and in a special issue of EL and EMT, as well as being recognized for his work at the Environmental...

NanaWall Highlighted Cero Commercial Sills for Hospitality at HD Expo

SAN FRANCISCO—NanaWall Systems showcased its operable glass wall systems at the Hospitality Design Exposition in Las Vegas earlier this month. As the pioneer of the opening glass category, NanaWall’s products provide architectural and energy-efficient solutions to designs and architects. The company highlighted its minimal framed large panel sliding glass wall system, cero, which now offers the shallowest sills in the industry in order to address the needs of the American commercial construction markets. “Our opening glass wall systems offer hoteliers the flexibility to create a space that incorporates beautiful views, natural daylight and fresh air ventilation,” said NanaWall Systems CEO...

Ecolab Ranks Eighth on 2018 Best Corporate Citizens List

ST. PAUL, MINN.—For the fifth consecutive year, Ecolab Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, is ranked in the top 10 on Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, which recognizes the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies in the U.S. Ecolab ranks eighth on the 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list. “Our 48,000 associates are dedicated to a noble purpose: to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier,” said Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr. “We take our responsibilities seriously—to our customers, our communities, our shareholders and to...

Onset Debuts EG4100 Series Power Monitoring Systems

BOURNE, MASS.—Onset, a world leader in data loggers and weather stations, announced the debut of its Onset EG4100 Series Power Monitoring Systems, combining revenue-grade power metering hardware, a full suite of current transformers, and cloud-based energy visualization software. Using the integrated systems, building owners, property managers, and facility managers now have a simple, highly accurate, and cost-effective solution to help manage the energy use of their buildings. At the core of the EG4100 Series is a revenue-grade power meter that combines an energy meter, data logger, and web server into a single integrated unit. Offered in 15- and 30-input models,...