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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Leads Lodging Industry Down Green Path

There is an element of fear in launching a new concept or implementing a new technology. In some ways it is like jumping off...

Owners of Three Resorts Purchase Renewable Energy Certificates

LUDLOW, VT.—Tim and Diane Mueller, owners of Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire, and Crested Butte Mountain Resort in...

Bentley Prince Street Featured in ‘Greening The Bottom Line’ Report

LOS ANGELES—Bentley Prince Street has been featured in a new report by Environment California Research & Policy Center. Titled “Greening the Bottom Line: California...

Starwood’s FuelCell Plant Installation in San Diego Will Be World’s Largest

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Three years after installing its first Direct FuelCell (DFC) power plants at its Sheraton hotels in Edison and Parsippany, N.J., Starwood Hotels...

Sloan’s Uppercut Dual-Flush Flushometer Wins Environmental Product Award

FRANKLIN PARK, ILL.—Sloan Valve Company’s Uppercut Dual-Flush Flushometer has been chosen as one of the top 10 green building products for 2006 by Sustainable...

Historic Willard InterContinental Hot in Pursuit of Sustainability

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Led by general manager Herve Houdre, the Willard InterContinental Washington, just two blocks from the White House, is on the road to becoming...

Air Cycle’s Bulb Eater Takes Bite Out of Fluorescent Elimination Costs

BROADVIEW, ILL.—Air Cycle Corp. introduces its Premium Bulb Eater. It not only crushes fluorescent lamps of any length into 100 percent recyclable material, but...

EPA’s Energy Star Program Offers Myriad Benefits for Hotel Operators

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program has come a long way since it was first introduced in 1992. Then, it was a...

Higher Gas Prices Causing Many Americans to Alter Vacations

NEW YORK—While two-thirds of American families say they haven’t yet scaled back their summer vacations because of higher gas prices, the other one-third are...

One Man’s Garbage is Another Man’s Vintage at San Francisco Marriott

SAN FRANCISCO—From the hotel’s subterranean compactor, to the sun-kissed vineyards of Napa and Sonoma, to the elegant tables of the hotel’s lounges, the San...