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Profits go down the drain, literally, when water is not conserved. Fortunately, there are many measures that can be taken to reduce consumption. Green Lodging News highlights the latest news and best practices. Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

Water Conservation

Home Water Conservation
Profits go down the drain, literally, when water is not conserved. Fortunately, there are many measures that can be taken to reduce consumption. Green Lodging News highlights the latest news and best practices. Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

Green Lodging News, Greenview Launch Green Lodging Trends Report 2017

ODESSA, FLA. & SINGAPORE—September 18, 2017—Green Lodging News, lodging’s leading environmental news source, and Greenview, a leader in advancing hotel sustainability, have released the Green Lodging Trends Report 2017. The second annual report details the results of the Green Lodging Trends Report Survey and is available at no cost by clicking here. The report is based on data from 2,093 hotels in 46 countries and provides industry trends on topics ranging from energy management to communication to—for the first time in its own category—Health & Wellness. The report includes results of 110 best practices in 12 categories. Sponsors this year...

Little Rock’s Robinson Center Renovation & Expansion Achieves LEED Gold

LITTLE ROCK, ARK.—The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB) announced that the Robinson Center’s renovation, restoration and expansion has exceeded original expectations to be LEED certified, and has achieved a LEED Gold rating. A press conference announcing this achievement was held last week. “We are very excited to achieve LEED Gold Certification, and believe that this rating demonstrates the commitment of our team of owner’s representatives, architects, engineers and construction professionals that have worked on this project,” said LRCVB President and CEO, Gretchen Hall. David Porter, AIA, Principal, Polk Stanley Architects, noted, “The design team is thrilled to be part of...

Green Lodging News Adds 3E Technologies as Directory Partner

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes 3E Technologies, Inc. as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. 3E Technologies is a recognized management consulting firm specializing in laundries for hotels, resorts, cruise ships, hospitals, institutions and commercial facilities as well as in the specific development of energy conservation projects. Thirty-five years of professional laundry experience in management, operations and consulting has enabled 3E Technologies to build a reputation based on creativity, research, and objectivity. 3E Tech bases its service around its clients’ needs for professional expertise and unbiased advice. Call (828) 859-0464 or...

Sustainable Solutions International Introduces Next Generation Toilet

CITY OF COMMERCE, CALIF.—Sustainable Solutions International (SSi), a North American leader in the manufacturing and distribution of efficient water-saving products, announced the next revolution in the modern bath—their new ultra water-saving single flush High Efficiency Toilet (HET), simply called NO CLOG POINT 8. With its breakthrough flush technology, the ADA-compliant, Easy Height toilet is the simplest and easiest way to utilize this dramatically low flush volume. As its name implies, “NO CLOG” users will have little need for service calls due to clogged toilets as the NO CLOG trapway is double industry standard size. The SSi NO CLOG POINT...

LAUNDRY EFFICIENCY/DESIGN & SOLUTIONS

3E Technologies, Inc. A Consulting Firm Specializing in Laundries for Hotels 3E Technologies, Inc. is a recognized management consulting firm specializing in Laundries for Hotels, Resorts, Cruise Ships, Hospitals, Institutions and Commercial facilities as well as in the specific development of energy conservation projects. Thirty-five years of professional laundry experience in management, operations and consulting has enabled 3E Technologies to build a reputation based on creativity, research, and objectivity. 3E Tech bases its service around its clients’ needs for professional expertise and unbiased advice. Call (828) 859-0464 for more information. 3E Technologies, Inc. » Email for Details »

How Water Conservation Technology Can Impact the Bottom Line

In water conservation and management, the retail and hospitality industries face a unique set of challenges. A hotel guest, after all, has very little incentive to turn the air-conditioning unit off when he leaves or to take short showers in the morning. He’s not paying the bill, so what’s it matter to him? That type of behavior, combined with the pressing needs of landscape maintenance and the aesthetics required to attract people to a business, is enough cause for worry among facility managers…and their accountants. With water scarcity becoming a more prevalent issue with every passing year, facility and asset managers...

Closed Loop Shower System Offers 80 Percent Energy, 90 Percent Water Savings

SAUSALITO, CALIF.—Is a spa-like shower experience with 90 percent less water consumption and 80 percent less energy consumption possible in a hotel guestroom shower? According to shower system innovator Orbital Systems, it has proven to be very possible—thanks to founder Mehrdad Mahdjoubi’s work with the NASA Mars missions. The company that has U.S. offices in Sausalito, Calif. says it already has 45 installations, including some hotels. The U.S. version of the Oas shower will be available in mid-September. “When an Orbital is recycling the water, it goes into a receptacle that analyzes the purity of the water. That purity is...

Caesars Publishes 2017 Citizenship Report

LAS VEGAS—In 2016, Caesars Entertainment Corp. introduced the gaming and entertainment industry’s most aggressive carbon reduction targets, secured Triple A scores in three CDP rankings and, with its related entities, delivered $5.7m of contributed societal value for every $10m in gross revenue, almost triple the estimated average of U.S. corporations. The company’s eighth annual Corporate Citizenship Report, entitled “People Planet Play,” which covers 2016 and select content from the first half of 2017, details Caesars’ sustained progress and leadership across its many corporate social responsibility initiatives. People Planet Play is Caesars’ new platform that clearly communicates citizenship at all levels of...

Swire Hotels Steps up Sustainability Measures Around the Globe

HONG KONG—Swire Hotels announce recent measures dedicated to developing sustainable and environmentally friendly hotels at EAST Hong Kong, Beijing and Miami. Swire Hotels is committed to making a positive impact on the environment through implementing new and innovative programs to strengthen the priority given to the sustainable operation of its hotels. These measures form part of the new sustainable development strategy launched by Swire Properties, Swire Hotels’ parent company. Swire Properties developed this new strategy with vision of becoming the leading sustainable development performer in its industry globally by 2030. Under this new strategy, Swire Properties identifies and manages the...

Green Lodging News Adds Electrolux Professional Case Study to Website

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, has added an Electrolux Professional case study to its website. The case study details the installation of Electrolux Professional high-spin washers, Electrolux Professional dryers, and a flatwork ironer at the Hotel Healdsburg in Healdsburg, Calif. Electrolux high-spin washers provide water and energy savings, higher productivity, and superior wash results. Electrolux Professional dryers offer faster drying, less gas consumption, and no over-drying. The flatwork ironer makes crisp sheets and perfectly pressed table linens easy. “In the hotel business, the laundry is the third largest energy consuming area,” says Paolo Petron,...