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Green Cleaning Fluids Offer Healthy Alternative to More Harmful Options

NATIONAL REPORT—The road has not been an easy one for green cleaning product entrepreneurs trying to break into the hospitality industry. One company has...

How to Clean and Maintain Waterless Urinal Systems

NATIONAL REPORT—A waterless urinal looks very much like a conventional urinal. In fact, about all that is different is that the flush valve or...

Automated Preventive Maintenance Systems Ensure Energy Efficiency

NATIONAL REPORT—No engineer will dispute the connection between preventive maintenance (PM) and energy efficiency. Ask a roomful of engineers the best way to conduct...

Interest in Waterless Urinals Grows; Systems Save Water, Money

NEW YORK—New York’s Times Square seems an unlikely place to build one of the greenest, most high-tech, and most expensive skyscrapers in the United...

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ Water-Saving Initiatives Generate Big Savings

TORONTO—Without negatively impacting the guest experience, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ 37 owned and managed properties have implemented a wide range of water-saving initiatives to...

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Offer Savings in Energy, Supplies, Labor

NATIONAL REPORT—Advances have made compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) more attractive to the lodging industry than when they first appeared, and prices have come...

Bilingual Communication Issues Can Result in Wasted Energy

NATIONAL REPORT—The United States has developed an extremely dynamic population made up of many different nationalities. The Spanish population has become the second largest...

Better Living Introduces Complete Line of Sun Aire Purifiers

HOLIDAY ISLAND, ARK.—Better Living, a manufacturing company based in northwest Arkansas, has introduced a line of Sun Aire purifiers. They incorporate custom UVC dual-frequency...

Why Green Cleaning is Important to Facility Managers

As building and facility managers, you are probably aware of the availability of green cleaning products, at least on the periphery. But there’s much...

Earth-Friendly Pesticide Alternatives Keep Bedbugs on the Run

NATIONAL REPORT—It is a hotel owner’s nightmare—a call from an attorney representing a guest who has been bitten by bedbugs. If accounts found all...