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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

CaraGreen Adds Havelock Wool Insulation to Materials Collection

RALEIGH, N.C.—CaraGreen, a distributor of sustainable building materials, has recently added Havelock Wool Insulation to its collection of healthy building materials. Havelock is an ideal insulating material for both new construction and remodels. Wool is a well-known insulator but is unlike any other insulation medium with regard to moisture management. The inherent characteristics of the fiber allow for moisture to be regulated against 65 percent relative humidity—actively absorbing and desorbing. It is a keratin so it does not support the growth of mold. Also unique is a wool fiber’s ability to increase air quality through passive filtration. The amino acids in wool will...

LED Replacement for 1000W HID Available from Current by GE

BOSTON—Current, powered by GE unveiled a new LED replacement lamp designed to replace 1000W high intensity discharge (HID) lamps. In addition to using 60 percent less energy, the product fits existing HID lamp fixtures and is wired to bypass the ballast, eliminating the need for future ballast replacements. With a majority of U.S. industrial facilities still relying on HID lighting, a product like the 1000W LED replacement has the potential to slash lighting electricity consumption, save millions of dollars and remove hazardous materials nationwide. “This 1000W HID replacement lamp fills an important void in the market for our industrial, warehouse...

CIRQ+ is Finalist for HX TECHPitch November 11

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.—CIRQ+, a disruptive IoT technology, has been selected as one of five finalists for the HX TECHPitch, a technology innovation competition Sunday, November 11, from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. as part of HX at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. HX, set for November 11 and 12, is a high visibility, hospitality focused conference that is attended by more than 7,000 hotel owners, GMs and operators from around the world. CIRQ+ Founder and CEO Yani Deros will have a 1:11 to 1:18 p.m. window to pitch the innovative solution followed by questions and feedback...

Interface Hospitality Brings Fully Custom Program to Sector with Luxcierge

NEW YORK—Interface Hospitality has launched Luxcierge, a custom design process available to the full-service hospitality market. The new premiere service takes a collaborative approach to bring its clients’ luxury flooring vision to life. Luxcierge will debut at BDNY, November 11 to 12, 2018, at the Interface Hospitality booth #1139 in the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. Mirroring the service level guests receive in upper upscale luxury hotels, Luxcierge offers a creative partnership directly between Interface Hospitality designers and the client’s internal team. Recognizing that each high-end hotel is unique, Interface Hospitality’s custom design team crafts every offering...

Airfree Offering Week-Long Black Friday, Cyber Monday Sale

BOSTON—Airfree, a leading provider of air purifying technology and innovative solutions for indoor atmospheres, announced that the company will be offering a week-long Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale price on one of its top selling air purifiers. The sale price will begin at 12.01 a.m. EST on Friday, November 16, 2018 and will end on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 23:59 p.m. EST. Consumers can find this price by shopping online at major retailers like: Bed Bath and Beyond, Home Depot, Wayfair, Amazon, Walmart and by visiting their website at Airfree.com. A complete list of participating websites can be...

Serge Ferrari Launches 2019 Sling Collection—Batyline ISO & Duo

POMPANO BEACH, FLA.—Serge Ferrari has launched its 2019 collection for two of its sling mesh fabrics: Batyline Duo and Batyline Iso. The company consulted with European designers and color experts to produce a more sophisticated and trend-setting color palette compatible with all design styles. The 28 colors of the Batyline Duo range and the 31 colors of the Batyline Iso range are now stocked and available in the Pompano Beach, Fla. warehouse. Batyline Iso is Serge Ferrari’s original sling fabric and a standard in the industry for the last 30 years. Coated high-tenacity polyester yarns are threaded one in warp...

3 Pillar Solutions Releases Cloud-Based Hotel Sustainability Assessment

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.—3 Pillar Solutions, LLC announced the launch of their online 3Pillar Hotel Sustainability Assessment, eliminating what can sometimes be unaffordable on-site consulting and travel fees. This comprehensive 238-question assessment takes a comprehensive snapshot of the entire operations. Shortly after submittal, a custom-tailored report of recommendations for improvement and cost savings are provided, along with a 3Pillar Hotel Sustainability Guide offering education in all areas of sustainable hospitality, from food waste prevention, stakeholder engagement strategies, to adopting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals 2030 locally. “The 3P Hotel Sustainability Assessment by 3 Pillar Solutions provided a comprehensive and affordable...

Aprehend Now Available to Fight Bed Bug Infestations

STATE COLLEGE, PA.—Aprehend, a mycoinsecticide developed by researchers at Penn State University, may now be the best weapon available on the market to manage bed bug infestations, which have surged in recent years. And, that’s just the kind of tool the founders of Centre Hall, Pa.-based ConidioTec want the pest-control industry to deploy in the fight against a seemingly relentless and insecticide-resistant nuisance. According to one of ConidioTec’s founders and Chief Technology Officer, Nina Jenkins, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate in Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University, bed bugs were effectively killed off in the United States after World War...

Telkonet Launches EcoTouch Flex WiFi Thermostat

WAUKESHA, WIS.—Telkonet, Inc., creator of the EcoSmart platform of intelligent automation solutions, announces the launch of its next generation thermostat, the EcoTouch Flex WiFi. The EcoTouch Flex WiFi features the ability to provide individualized WiFi thermostats for markets beyond hospitality. Positioning Telkonet to further expand into the residential market, the EcoTouch Flex WiFI allows residents to control and automate their thermostats with the Symphony Sonata mobile app. Currently being deployed for a large commercial customer in Hawaii, the EcoTouch Flex WiFi features all of the features of the EcoTouch+, with its modern glass design and built-in occupancy and humidity sensors....

Hampton Inn Decommissions Washer for Headache-Free Alternative

OSHKOSH, WIS.—Frequent outbursts by an aging hard-mount washer forced the Hampton Inn in Kansas City to seek help. After years of stress, the washer’s violent vibrations ripped it from its anchor point on the floor. Frustrated, General Manager Glenn Koch contacted Bruce Kusgen, of All Pro Laundry Equipment, in Lees Summit, Mo., for help. The solution? A new soft-mount Continental E-Series Washer-Extractor. Initially, Kusgen tried to fix the existing washer. “We drilled through the concrete pad and into the floor to install new anchor bolts to tie it all back together,” he said. “Soon after, however, the washer’s inverter blew...