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Choice’s Comfort Suites Brand to go 100 Percent Nonsmoking on May...

SILVER SPRING, MD.—Choice Hotels International has announced that its 433 Comfort Suites hotels in the United States will go 100 percent nonsmoking as of...

10 Preventive Maintenance Steps You Can Take to Maximize Energy Efficiency...

DUNEDIN, FLA.—Thanks to a warmer than normal start to the winter, hoteliers have had a respite from the sharp energy increases experienced in the...

Greenbuild 2007 Moves From L.A. to Chicago

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the premiere green building conference in the world, is moving to Chicago...

GE Consumer & Industrial Changes LED Firm Name to Lumination, LLC

CLEVELAND, OHIO—GE Consumer & Industrial has changed the name of its light-emitting diode (LED) company, GELcore, LLC, to Lumination, LLC. The new name reflects...

March 14 Green Hospitality Conference to be Carbon Neutral

CLEVELAND, OHIO—Cleveland, Ohio-based Lodging Hospitality magazine, Saint Charles, Mo.-based Pineapple Hospitality and Boulder, Colo.-based Sustainable Travel International (STI) have announced that the Green Hospitality...

Energy Utilities Offer Rebates for USA Technologies’ EnergyMiser

MALVERN, PA.—USA Technologies announced that all 24 energy utilities offering EnergyMiser rebates had renewed their incentive programs for 2007, and two more utilities had...

Electrolux’s Pressure Braising Pan Wins a KI 2007 Award

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.—The braising pan that makes it possible to cook for more customers in half the time, the Pressure Braising Pan by Electrolux...

Greening the Hospitality Industry Conference Wraps Up in Portland

PORTLAND, ORE.—A little more than 100 meeting planners, hoteliers, vendors, convention and visitors bureau representatives and others gathered here last week for the 2007...

San Juan Marriott is First Nonsmoking Hotel in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, P.R.—As of February 1, 2007, the San Juan Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino is officially a nonsmoking hotel and the first in...

Some New Lights at the End of the Tunnel?

Late in the 19th century, Thomas Edison filed a patent for the electric incandescent lamp. Six years later, he got his patent. Since that...