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According to industry experts, lighting accounts for up to 35 percent of a hotel’s energy bill. Fluorescents, light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures and other products all provide significant savings. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

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According to industry experts, lighting accounts for up to 35 percent of a hotel’s energy bill. Fluorescents, light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures and other products all provide significant savings. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

HyLite Adds LED PAR46, PAR56 & PAR64 Retrofit Solutions

FORT MILL, S.C.—HyLite LED announced new PAR46, PAR56 and PAR64 retrofit solutions. The HyLite LED Lotus Lamp is designed for a quick and easy installation in existing can lights. The HyLite LED Lotus Lamps feature excellent optics for increased visibility and low power consumption, helping to increase illumination while reducing energy costs. It is available in multiple beam angles: 15⁰, 25⁰, 40⁰ and 120⁰ for ideal light distribution. With lamp life of up to 60,000 hours, HyLite LED Lotus Lamps significantly reduce energy consumption and re-lamping, maintenance, and disposal costs. It enhances vision for better optical acuity. It also...

Acclaim Lighting Introduces Dyna Drum for Facade Illumination

LOS ANGELES—Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces Dyna Drum EO, a high output, high-efficient outdoor rated color mixing and white LED floodlight. Both the color and white units feature an internal 100-277VAC power supply, onboard DMX+RDM driver and Aria wireless DMX technology for maximum lighting control. Dyna Drum EO Color is available with Acclaim’s Spectrum Technology (QS version) which offers superior color mixing, saturation, and an extended color palette. It is also available in a single source RGBW, RGBA, RGBAW, and dynamic white version. The color fixture comes with a standard narrow 10° beam with...

Environmental Lights Named to Inc. Fastest Growing Companies List

SAN DIEGO—Environmental Lights, a leader in LED lighting solutions, announced they have been named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for the sixth year in a row. The Inc. 5000 list represents a unique look at the fastest growing companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment: independent small businesses. As a six-time honoree, Environmental Lights is part of a select group of companies called the “Hall of Fame.” “Environmental Lights celebrated 12 years in business this year,” said CEO Jamison Day. “The fact that we have spent six of those years on the Inc. 5000 list...

EarthTronics Introduces Traditional Style LED Wall Pack

MUSKEGON, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces a Traditional LED Wall Pack Series to provide exterior, wide-flood area illumination for commercial, industrial and municipal facilities. Available in 50 and 75-watt with 4000K color of light, these fixtures provide 6,000 and 9,000 lumens, respectively. The 50 and 75-watt models are built in a standard size 14.2”x7.6”x9.3” aluminum alloy housing with a standard bolt pattern. The WPT-Series LED Traditional Style Wall Pack uses industry-leading LED chips and drivers to deliver a quality, energy saving lighting solution. The 4000K color temperature...

Mandalay Bay Unleashes Current by GE’s Digital Lighting Controls

BOSTON—MGM Resorts International has implemented an innovative wireless control network at its Mandalay Bay Convention Center to digitize more than 1,600 light fixtures covering approximately 1 million square feet of floor space across six exhibit halls. Current, powered by GE installed its Daintree wireless controls network to reduce the amount of supplemental lighting required for major trade shows while gaining exhibitor-specific control capabilities in Mandalay Bay’s giant convention center, the second-largest in Las Vegas. Daintree, which combines Intel technology with web-based software to automate energy management, building control and system configuration from any location, was recently designated as an...

Light Combats Mold & Mildew in the Shower

TROY, N.Y.—The first-of-its-kind ellumi germ-killing Recessed Shower Light—powered by Vital Vio’s proprietary VioSafe technology which safely, effectively, and continuously kills fungi and bacteria—has been launched by Evolution Lighting, and is now available. Now, with the flip of a switch, lights can be killing germs and visibly reducing the dreadful build-up of mold in showers and bathtubs as well as other spaces. Unlike single-purpose lights that only illuminate a room, this innovative LED multi-tasks. With the flip of a switch it goes from Standard Mode to its powerful Disinfection Mode—immediately working to inhibit the growth of mold, mildew, and bacteria such Serratia...

Third Annual Green Lodging Trends Report Survey Set to Close August 17

NATIONAL REPORT—The Third Annual Green Lodging Trends Report Survey will close on August 17, 2018. You can participate in the survey by clicking here. There is no cost to participate. Tens of thousands of green lodging establishments around the planet are being encouraged to benchmark their sustainability practices by completing this survey which last year saw some 2,100 properties participating from 46 countries. The survey encompasses topics ranging from energy management to communication to Health & Wellness. The Green Lodging Trends Report Survey has the support of Green Lodging News, Green Key, Travelife, Green Key Global, Horwath HTL, Green Seal,...

Green Lodging News Adds Mode:Green as Directory Partner

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Mode:Green as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. Mode:Green is a leader in providing integrated solutions. Hotels like the 1 Brooklyn and Kimpton Grand Cayman partner with Mode:Green because of their shared vision of changing the way the hospitality industry views sustainability practices. Mode:Green can install and coordinate automated systems to control temperatures, window treatments, lighting and other components. Mode:Green has also created its own custom LED light bulbs that provide the best energy efficiency, warranty, color temperature, and dimming for hotel, office, venue, and other...

Integration & Automation

Mode:Green We Specialize in Integrated, Energy-Saving Solutions Mode:Green is the trusted leader in providing integrated solutions for today’s top hotels. Hotels like the 1 Brooklyn and Kimpton Grand Cayman partner with Mode:Green because of their shared vision of changing the way the hospitality industry views sustainability practices. Mode:Green can install and coordinate automated systems to control temperatures, window treatments, lighting and other components. Not only are we experienced in many different systems, but Mode:Green has also created its own custom LED Light Bulbs. For more information, call (646) 688-4358 or e-mail jhayes@modegreen.com. Mode:Green » Email for Details »  

Signify Launches Interact Hospitality

SINGAPORE—The smart hotel of the future got a step closer with the launch of Interact Hospitality from Signify. The hotel room management system enables guests to alter lighting, temperature and make room service requests at the touch of a button. This smart system also lets hotel staff know if a room is occupied and helps them to respond quicker to guest requests, providing useful information to improve the guest experience, optimize operations and save energy. The first commercial implementation of this smart system takes place at the 1,261-room Swissôtel The Stamford in Singapore. Imagine a hotel room where hotel staff...