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Cooking, cooling, washing and drying all consume large amounts of energy and water. By simply using Energy Star-qualified equipment, a hotel operator can sharply reduce resource consumption. The kitchen and laundry can also be large waste generators. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com.

Kitchen & Laundry

Home Kitchen & Laundry
Cooking, cooling, washing and drying all consume large amounts of energy and water. By simply using Energy Star-qualified equipment, a hotel operator can sharply reduce resource consumption. The kitchen and laundry can also be large waste generators. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com.

Alto-Shaam Introduces ASF-75G Gas Fryer

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI—Alto-Shaam announces the introduction of a new gas fryer featuring a heat exchanger system that provides a maximum 94 percent level of efficiency to reduce connected gas demand. The heat exchanger design delivers a more rapid recovery of oil temperatures for the shortest possible cooking times even when frying the heaviest loads. The fryer includes a programmable, solid state control, a built-in oil filtration system with a reusable filter, and a heavy-duty 1/2 hp pump with front access reset. The high volume gas fryer has a 75-pound oil capacity and dual basket auto-lift system. Go to...

Wet-Tech Partners with 03 Wash Pty Limited

MIRANDA, NSW, AUSTRALIA—03 Wash Pty Limited has partnered with WET-Tech USA to bring the EnviroSaver II ozone laundry system to the Australasian and Asia Pacific region. The 03 Wash/Wet-Tech ozone systems provide the opportunity to conserve natural resources while providing production savings in the laundry process. The 03 Wash/Wet-Tech laundry systems (including Tunnel and Batch washers) are sized for the small and large laundry with machine capacity in the range of 25 through 455 kilograms as well as complete system design for larger laundry facilities with multi-sized washers producing high volumes of laundry. Ozone delivery is through...

Green Products Prevalent at 88th Annual National Restaurant Assn. Show

CHICAGO—Among the more than 2,000 exhibitors at the 88th Annual National Restaurant Assn. Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show here in late May were many selling highly innovative “green” products. These products ranged from energy-efficient ovens to furniture made from recycled plastic. Many of the products were featured in a special Green Restaurant Products Pavilion along with the Green Restaurant Assn. Below are descriptions of just some of the many environment-oriented products featured at the show: • Sloan Valve Co., Franklin Park, Ill., featured its new Dual-Flush Flushometer for commercial flush valve style bowls. Lifting the handle up initiates reduced flush (1.1 gpf), eliminating...

Enodis Launches EnerLogic Energy-Efficiency Program

NEW PORT RICHEY, FLA.—Enodis, a global foodservice company, introduced EnerLogic, a program that helps operators maximize profits by identifying the most energy-efficient and environmentally responsible equipment in the market. Enodis brand equipment meeting energy standards receives the Enodis EnerLogic seal, recognizing the best in energy savings and environmental responsibility. The EnerLogic program was launched during the National Restaurant Association Show earlier this year.“EnerLogic is another step in our global commitment to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship,” says Enodis vice president of marketing, Dean Landeche. “We offer more energy-efficient equipment than any other manufacturer, including the most equipment to qualify...

Milnor Introduces New Cabinet-Style Washer-Extractors

KENNER, LA.—Milnor has introduced a new line of cabinet-style washer-extractors with 20- and 40-lb. (9- and 18-kg) capacities. These machines are part of Milnor’s new MWR line and they offer durable construction and an easy-to-use control for washrooms of any size. Both of these models have rugged structures and single-motor inverter drive systems. They feature the E-P OneTouch control with four pre-programmed formulas. These units also deliver three speeds (wash, distribution and extract) while many other cabinet models only provide two speeds. These cabinet machines use water and fuel efficiently to minimize expenses. The machines also fit...