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Case study criteria: 1. Approximately 1,000 words (subject to editing by Green Lodging News). 2. Up to four images (high- or low-res jpeg files are preferred). 3. Case studies must provide specific examples of how a property used a product or service, how it saved energy, eliminated waste and/or conserved natural resources. 4. Case studies may include any type of product or service used in the lodging industry—from guestroom energy management systems to ice machines to consulting services. To get started, call Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News publisher, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com. When a case study is added to the Green Lodging News site, it will be linked to from the publisher's weekly column and an announcement will appear on the home page.

Vendor Case Studies

Home Vendor Case Studies
Case study criteria: 1. Approximately 1,000 words (subject to editing by Green Lodging News). 2. Up to four images (high- or low-res jpeg files are preferred). 3. Case studies must provide specific examples of how a property used a product or service, how it saved energy, eliminated waste and/or conserved natural resources. 4. Case studies may include any type of product or service used in the lodging industry—from guestroom energy management systems to ice machines to consulting services. To get started, call Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News publisher, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com. When a case study is added to the Green Lodging News site, it will be linked to from the publisher's weekly column and an announcement will appear on the home page.

Jim Massey’s Cleaners & Laundry Cuts Operational Costs with EcoTex Laundry Disinfection Systems

Jim Massey’s Cleaners and Laundry, of Montgomery, Alabama, was looking to eliminate their high costs of hot water and chemicals used in their textile and garment restoration department. John Massey provided proof of the effectiveness and payback by using EcoTex Cold-Water Disinfection Systems on their washers. Engineered and manufactured by California-based ClearWater Tech, EcoTex was first introduced to John Massey by Eastern Regional Sales Manager, Skip Mallios who told John just how much of a difference a proper injection of ozone would make with the wash processes in his plant. John agreed with the thought of SAVING hot water, speeding up formulas, and reducing...

Mattress Encasements Reduce Mattresses Winding Up In Landfill

WOODLAND HILLS, CALIF.—Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills is a “…lush resort-like escape located adjacent to the Highway 101 in the heart of the San Fernando Valley.” With 478 rooms, 30,000 square feet of event space, and a prime location a short drive from Hollywood, it’s a premiere spot for business travelers as well as vacationers. Problem: New Mattresses Getting Thrown Away Hotel management strives to make their mattresses last seven years before needing replacement. But between wine spills from adults, to “accidents” from children, housekeeping staff were investing a lot in terms of time and supplies attempting to clean and deodorize...

The Marker Hotel—Touchstone for a Cleaner, Greener Environment

SAN FRANCISCO—The 208-room boutique Marker Hotel in San Francisco in the heart of Union Square attracts an international clientele with its reputation for upscale, eclectic style—and cleanliness. Director of Housekeeping, Luz Alfaro, citing global guests and the potential for germs to travel with them, has found a solution to the challenge of keeping a green, pristine environment while meeting health, safety, and cost-effectiveness goals at the 4-star hotel: It’s the PathoSans® ElectroChemically Activated (ECA) Solution system for On-Site Generation (OSG) of cleaning and disinfecting products. On-Site Generation The Marker likes making its own solutions on-site, and this was a major selling point,...