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Everyone has felt the sting of rising energy costs recently. Savvy hoteliers have implemented plans to address these increases. Green Lodging News covers the latest news and trends pertaining to energy management. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

Energy Management

Home Energy Management
Everyone has felt the sting of rising energy costs recently. Savvy hoteliers have implemented plans to address these increases. Green Lodging News covers the latest news and trends pertaining to energy management. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

LAUNDRY/OZONE SYSTEMS

NuTek InternationalNuTek’s Ozone Laundry Support Systems™ NuTek’s Ozone Laundry Support Systems™ is a sustainable, measurable OPL installation that reduces water usage, conserves energy and provides superior disinfection—one wash load at a time! As the only ozone laundry system to earn UL Recognition specifically for use with commercial washers, Owners, Managers and Investors all agree—NuTek’s ozone technology generates an average energy savings of $.02-$.06 per pound of linen processed making an investment in our technology an outstanding return on investment—a WIN for our Customer, a WIN for your Customer, and a big WIN for the planet! Call (904) 504-1063...

ITW Earns 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

GLENVIEW, ILL.—For the 12th consecutive year, ITW Food Equipment Group has earned the nation’s highest honor for energy efficiency. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has awarded ITW Food Equipment Group its Energy Star Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award for 2019. By maintaining a focus on energy savings and efficiency in the manufacturing of food equipment from its family of premium brands—Hobart, Baxter, Traulsen, Vulcan, Wolf, Stero and Wittco to name a few—ITW Food Equipment Group has earned Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence awards since 2010, as well as Energy Star Partner of the...

PEG Earns 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

FAIRFAX, VA.—PEG announced that it received the 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to Energy Star. PEG’s accomplishments were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2019. “I applaud the 2019 Energy Star Award Winners,” said EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum. “Their innovation and leadership enhance America’s economic competitiveness. Reducing costly energy waste improves air quality and public health while protecting the environment.” The highest honor among Energy Star Awards is the Energy Star Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence...

Miller Lighting Strengthens Corn Lights, LED Paddle Product Lines

PHOENIX—Miller O.E.M. Supplies Inc./Miller Lighting Products, a supplier of lighting and electrical components and accessories, has strengthened its LED Corn lights and LED paddle product line with the latest higher lumen retrofit line. The company’s LED products have higher lumens—they can offer 2500K soft white light up to 10,000 Kelvin Cool white. “Our lumens are 33 percent to 45 percent higher output than most on the market,” says the company’s Gil Miller. The LED products can be used in flood lights, light lantern fixtures, post top fixtures, bollards, wall packs, high bays, shoeboxes, and garage light canopy fixtures. A five year...

Cost-Effective Window, Patio Door Soundproofing Solutions That Do Not Require Major Renovation

NATIONAL REPORT—With peak travel season approaching for hotels, motels and inns, noise levels will also peak—due to the increase in street traffic/night life, aircraft roar, train/ship horn blare, and late-night pool parties—just as guests pay top dollar for the experience. No matter how beautiful the surroundings or convenient the location, the constant noise can fray guests’ nerves and leave them angry and sleepless. If management is lucky, guests may only demand to change to a quieter room; if not, they may check out early, demand a refund, or leave scathing reviews about excessive noise on online...

Frangipani Beach Resort Goes Green with 370-Kilowatt Solar System

ANGUILLA, BRITISH WEST INDIES—Anguilla’s Frangipani Beach Resort has announced the completion of a large-scale sustainable energy project to generate clean, reliable power to the hotel. The new solar panels system is projected to power 70 percent of the resort. Featuring 800 photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, the 370 kilowatts (KWh) solar installation will offset a portion of Frangipani Beach Resort’s energy demand, taking up approximately a quarter of an acre of the hotel’s main entrance. In addition, two solar canopies have been added over the resort’s parking structure, which converts sunlight into electricity. “Sustainability has always been important to us, and we’re...

EcoSmart Tankless Water Heaters Unveils New Brand Design

WATERBURY, CONN.—Water heating systems are the second greatest user of energy in the home. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, they account for an average of 18 percent of electricity costs. EcoSmart, a leading Rheem brand of efficient and economical electric tankless water heaters, helps reduce energy costs in homes and businesses by up to 50 percent with its patented, quality green energy products. As it fulfills the demand to provide smarter, more technologically advanced water heating solutions, EcoSmart just unveiled its new brand design. The new design includes an image of a globe, shaped as a...

LAUNDRY/WATER RECYCLING

AquaRecycle Take a Big Bite Out of Laundry Water & Sewer Costs! AquaRecycle manufactures systems that recycle 100 percent of laundry wastewater. That water is then reused within the laundry. AquaRecycle’s proven technology provides customers with 80 percent water and sewer savings and 50 percent energy savings. Our “Green Technology” can qualify your facility for LEED points. Payback of two years or less! Call (866) 272-9253. AquaRecycle » Email for Details »

EarthTronics Introduces New LED Mini Wall Pack

MUSKEGON, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces its new LED Mini Wall Pack to provide additional lighting options for exterior, wide-flood area illumination for commercial, industrial and municipal facilities. Now available in 12 watts, the LED Mini Wall Pack delivers 1,590 lumens in a compact 8.7” x 5.25” x 2.66” durable bronze powder-coated, aluminum alloy housing. Its 4000K color temperature and high 80+ CRI offers improved visual acuity and efficient performance. Plus, the 12-watt fixture comes with an installed dusk to dawn sensor. This new LED Mini Wall Pack...

Onsite Utility Services Capital Announces Free Education Webinars

LAKE GENEVA, WIS.—As part of their ongoing development of innovative energy solutions for hospitality businesses across the United States, Onsite Utility Services Capital (OUS Capital) has launched a free webinar education series to help hospitality owners and operators better understand how energy efficiency solutions can grow their profits. The webinars will reveal important information about the benefits of specific energy efficiency solutions distinct to the hospitality industry, while defining a process that allows hospitality properties of every size to access any of those energy-efficient solutions without the typical up-front financial requirements typically associated with such a project. “Smart hospitality executives understand...