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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.

Dexwet’s New Air Filtration Solution Now Available in the U.S.

NEW YORK—Dexwet, a global innovative air filtration, production, and development company based in the United States, announced its newest and most effective filtration will now be available to HVAC and facility service providers for residential and commercial installation. Dexwet Pure Air Filters are scientifically proven to improve air quality by capturing hazardous ultra-fine dust, pollen, viruses, bacteria, and other airborne particles that can cause health problems. Unlike traditional fiber filters, Dexwet uses scientific principles of airflow to channel air through a maze of plastic rods that permanently capture airborne particles in a non-toxic oil solution while allowing pure, clean air...

Kecia Gray to Lead Marketing, PR at CASPR Group

DALLAS—Environmental health technology company CASPR Group has named Kecia Gray as its Senior Vice President, Marketing and Public Relations. Gray joined CASPR in late 2021 to help prepare and launch the company for its next stage of growth. Gray will guide marketing and communication efforts for CASPR Group as it manages increased demand for its proprietary Natural Catalytic Conversion (NCC) technology. The company’s solutions provide healthier indoor air and surface environments across industries including healthcare, education, transportation, and commercial real estate. “Visibility and education regarding CASPR’s key differentiators are paramount to the company’s growth. Choosing the right leader to build CASPR’s next level of modern...

G95 Launches Biodegradable, Plant-Based Mask, Used Mask Return System

NEWNAN, GA.—G95 Inc. announced the most recent addition to its G95 Gear Collection: The Oceanshield mask, available for both adults and children, combines the signature G95 style with lightweight biodegradable, plant-based materials designed for everyday use and comfort and has excellent breathability. Six years ago, long before the current pandemic, G95 started developing the world’s first sustainable and biodegradable single-use filtration product. This past year, after witnessing the environmental impact of COVID-19 pandemic-related single-use petrochemical-based masks entering the marine environment, constituting an additional 4,680 to 6,240 metric tons of plastic pollution, the company decided to create a biodegradable, plant-based alternative. G95 also developed a unique...

VITO AG Introduces VITO VL Oil Filter System

TUTTLINGEN, GERMANY—VITO AG, the German market leader for filtration systems, announced the launch of a new product to fulfill the rising need for high-quality and easy to use filtration systems for deep fryers: The VITO VL oil filter system. The frying oil filter is simply placed inside your deep fryer and filters your frying oil at service temperature. It provides oil savings of up to 50 percent, an increased oil quality and reduced workload around the fryers while being one of the safest options. Being the most powerful in-tank filtration system VITO ever built, the VL filters over 26 gallons of...

Schneider Achieves Outstanding Performance in Sustainability Ratings

BOSTON—Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has delivered yet another strong year of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance based on 2021 ratings from independent and renowned corporate sustainability experts. Schneider Electric uses the annual ratings from four key external indexes: CDP Climate Change, Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), EcoVadis, and Vigeo Eiris, to grant shares to executives, senior management, leaders and talented employees determined as part of the Schneider Sustainability External & Relative Index (SSERI) long-term rewards scheme. “Motivating employees with sustainability targets based on external assessments is a necessity for any organization serious...

VDA Group Acquires 53 Percent of Telkonet

ITALY—VDA Group, an Italian multinational operating in the field of guest room management systems designed for the hospitality industry, has acquired 53 percent of the shares of Telkonet, Inc., a U.S.-based company listed on the OTC market and operating in the field of energy management systems. The new Group—with 7,000 properties and 2,450,000 products installed in facilities located in the United States, Europe, Middle East, and Asia—stands as the largest global player in a market currently without leadership, to define the future of the industry by emphasizing the value of people in the development of technologies aimed at comfort...

Acuity Partners with Microsoft to Enable Sustainable Building Solutions

ATLANTA—Acuity Brands, Inc., a market-leading industrial technology company, announced it is expanding its collaboration with Microsoft to bring new capabilities to Acuity Brands smart lighting, lighting controls, and building automation solutions. Acuity Brands has a bold goal to avoid 100m metric tons of carbon emissions as a result of projected 2020-2030 sales of LED luminaires, lighting controls, and building management systems replacing older technologies in existing buildings.  By combining the power of Microsoft’s Cloud for Sustainability and Microsoft Azure IoT with Acuity Brands customer solutions, Acuity Brands and Microsoft will jointly enable end customers, operating many types of facilities and buildings, to forecast and calculate the environmental and financial impacts that these new lighting and building management technologies deliver. “We estimate that building operations contribute 28 percent of global carbon emissions. By...

Amerlux Selects New Rep for New England Market

OAKLAND, N.J.—Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced that it has selected Exposure Inc. as its new rep in the fast-growing New England market, effective February 1. Exposure Inc. is a Boston-based lighting specification agency dedicated to providing superior architectural lighting solutions to the design community. Founded in 2013, Exposure Inc. has quickly emerged as one of New England’s top lighting representatives by delivering architects, designers, engineers and other specifiers expertise and insight into the finest lighting solutions on the market for diverse applications. “We are extremely excited about this new chapter in Amerlux history and for Exposure Inc. to represent us in...

Tivoli Lighting Offers Magic Linear Bar for Maximum Color Options

IRVINE, CALIF.—With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces its Magic Linear Bar offering more than one million color options for architectural lighting for building facades, bridges, and media display applications. Available in 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-foot units, Magic Linear Bar provides high-color resolution with three (3) pixels per foot, delivering 44 frames per second. The linear fixture delivers dynamic resolution control ranging from the entire fixture length down to 4” segments with red, green, blue and white (4000K) LED channels. The fixture can be precisely synchronized with a standard DMX-12/Artnet system and ESD...

Green Lodging News Adds Bradley Corp. Case Study to Its Website

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added a Bradley Corp. case study to the Vendor Case Studies section of its website. The case study focuses on the renovation of the Atlantic City Boardwalk restrooms and the specification of Bradley’s all-in-one WashBar with touch-free soap, water, and hand dryer in one single chrome-plated component. The handwashing systems are featured in seven comfort stations along the Boardwalk, including both men’s and women’s restrooms, for a total of 14 bathrooms. The WashBar’s integration of soap, water, and dryer into one sleek fixture eliminates deck and washroom clutter, said Austin Gerber, Senior Associate and Architect/Project...