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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: greenlodgingnews@gmail.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: greenlodgingnews@gmail.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.

GLN Adds Commercial Green Solutions to Product Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added Commercial Green Solutions to its Green Product & Service Directory in the “Consultants/Energy Management” category. Commercial Green Solutions provides an innovative approach to energy efficiency by functioning as a utility program accelerator. Its goal is to reduce clients’ operational expenses, minimize carbon footprint and find creative ways to contribute to profitability and sustainability. The company’s solutions include utility program implementation, PTAC/PTHP services (cleanings and replacements), ASHRAE Level 1 audits, HVAC cleanings/tune-ups, smart thermostats and EMS, full lighting retrofits, water efficiency programs, energy procurement and more. Call (202) 257-1876, or e-mail KennyW@commercialgreensolutions.com for more details.

Budderfly Adds Water Conservation Technologies to Solutions

SHELTON, CONN.—Budderfly, the premier Energy as a Service (EaaS) partner for commercial businesses with repeatable footprints, announced that it has added water conservation technologies to its suite of energy savings solutions through a strategic acquisition. The addition of water conservation technologies to Budderfly’s existing portfolio of energy efficiency solutions will help its customers reduce on-site water usage by 20 to 30 percent. Budderfly’s suite of water conservation technologies includes low-flow fixtures, intelligent leak detection systems, and groundbreaking accuracy-enhancing valves that lower customers’ water and sewer costs by compressing air volume in municipal water lines and reducing vibration at the meter....

Green Lodging News Adds Draco Hygienic Products to Product Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added Draco Hygienic Products to its Green Product & Service Directory in the “Amenities/Dispensers/Toiletries” category. Draco Hygienic Products introduces EZ Shower dispenser. The ideal option for hotels aiming to cut plastic waste while maintaining high guest satisfaction, it is available in a multitude of designs, colors, and custom options. Dispensers pair with premium personal care products in hygienic, bacteria-free cartridges that last about 60 days on average, saving the housekeeping team valuable time and the hassle of bulk refilling. With EZ Shower dispenser, one can reduce annual amenity costs by as much as 50 percent....

Hope’s Windows Highlights Old World Suite with Thermal Technology

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.—Hope’s Windows, Inc., a leading manufacturer of custom-designed, solid steel and bronze window and door systems, announced that its classic Old World Suite can be enhanced with Thermal Evolution technology. This unique combination allows customers to achieve increased thermal efficiency in commercial projects while maintaining the timeless aesthetics of Hope’s classic steel windows and doors. Hope’s Old World Suite blends timeless style with modern performance. The hot-rolled steel windows and doors provide the perfect fit for projects calling for classic solid steel windows and doors with old world style three-point casement or arrow-shaped profiles. Boasting uniquely slender sightlines, these designs are perfect for...

Landscape Forms Expands Americana & Harvest Product Lines

KALAMAZOO, MICH.—Landscape Forms, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-design site furniture, structure, LED lighting and accessories, introduces a significant expansion to the Americana and Harvest lines created in collaboration with partner brand Loll Designs. New to Americana is a double lounge chair, building on the line’s modernized, Adirondack-chair-inspired form and offering new ways for people to enjoy intimate social moments outdoors. Joining the original rectangular Harvest table are four round communal tables, a fire pit table, two new stools, and a dining height bench. “The expansion to Americana and Harvest is rooted in the overwhelming success of these two product...

Mandarin Oriental Embraces Winnow for Food Waste Reduction

INTERNATIONAL REPORT—On the United Nations’ World Environment Day, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced a significant stride in environmental stewardship with the goal of having Winnow’s food waste technology installed across all its hotels by the end of 2025. This initiative is a testament to Mandarin Oriental’s commitment to setting a new standard for sustainability in the luxury hospitality sector. In a resounding endorsement of the effectiveness of Winnow’s AI technology, Mandarin Oriental has already observed a remarkable 36 percent reduction in food waste in four pilot hotels: Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong; Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London; Mandarin Oriental, Miami; and Mandarin...

Green Lodging News Adds Greenview to Green Product & Service Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added Greenview to the Software/Utility Analytics for ESG Reports section of its Green Product & Service Directory. The Greenview Portal is a sustainability management system designed by industry experts for the hospitality sector. With its centralized cloud-based platform, managing sustainability has never been easier: Manage efficient collaboration among teams while streamlining data capture processes. Monitor progress with ready-to-go reports and high-level performance dashboards, including scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions capture. Attain globally recognized certifications through expert guidance and support in mastering sustainability best practices. Centralize documentation of your sustainability efforts for better reporting and...

Amerlux Unveils Soft-Square Collection of Architectural Downlights

OAKLAND, N.J.—Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, released a new series of architectural decorative downlights that allows designers to break the norm of traditional layouts by clustering different-sized downlights and colors to create harmony and beautiful design elements in any space. Amerlux collaborated with Gensler, serving as a product design consultant, to create the Stadia collection, which is distinguished by a soft-square trim that extends 2 inches from the ceiling with no unsightly holes. Offering a tranquil floating effect, the collection includes standard and premium finishes, including neutrals, vibrant hues and metallic and wood grain options. All are available in single tone with matching outer trim...

PACE Equity Updates its CIRRUS Low Carbon Verification Program

MILWAUKEE, WIS.—PACE Equity, the leader in PACE financing for renovation and development projects, has upgraded its groundbreaking financial product, CIRRUS Low Carbon. The product continues to offer a substantially lower rate when applicants pursue a lower-carbon design. To continue positioning CIRRUS Low Carbon as a strategic funding tool, the low-carbon requirements have been updated to consider modern building practices, federal incentives, and client inputs. An ongoing champion for sustainable construction, the newly modernized CIRRUS Low Carbon specification now includes options for low embodied carbon concrete as well as electric vehicle charging readiness as the program continues to demonstrate advantages...

Momentum Introduces Yinka Ilori x Momentum Collaboration

IRVINE, CALIF.—Momentum Textiles & Wallcovering introduces Yinka Ilori x Momentum—a landmark collaboration between Momentum and British-Nigerian multi-disciplinary artist and designer Yinka Ilori. The collection combines Ilori’s signature visual language, inspired by his dual heritage, love of color, and passion for joyous design, with Momentum’s expertise in commercial textile and wallcovering design. Known as the “Architect of Joy,” Ilori’s design journey spans from repurposing vintage chairs to collaborating with global giants like Adidas, Bombay Sapphire, Pepsi, Pinterest, and Universal Music. Partnering with Momentum, the leading industry’s leading textiles and wallcoverings supplier, Ilori infuses his forward-thinking ethos into commercial design. The Yinka Ilori Collection introduces playful yet captivating...