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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.

ITW Food Equipment Group Introduces SmartConnect365

GLENVIEW, ILL.—ITW Food Equipment Group has announced the launch of the Hobart SmartConnect app, the first in ITW Food Equipment Group’s SmartConnect365 suite of apps designed to connect end-users to various WiFi-enabled commercial kitchen equipment across ITW Food Equipment Group brands such as Hobart, Baxter, Traulsen, Vulcan, Foster, Bonnet and more. SmartConnect is the smart way to stay connected to the kitchen. Simply download the SmartConnect app and connect to any WiFi-enabled ITW Food Equipment Group devices using your existing WiFi network. The app gives power to the user to monitor kitchen equipment remotely, providing real-time access and analysis to machine data right from the palm of...

Baltimore Aircoil Highlights ENDURADRIVE Fan System for Ideal Cooling

BALTIMORE, MD.—The Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC) ENDURADRIVE  Fan System ensures unmatched peace of mind in the operation of mission-critical cooling applications through a dramatically simplified design. The ENDURADRIVE Fan System features permanent magnet, direct-drive technology, in which the fan motor is directly coupled to the fan, eliminating the need for intermediary moving parts like gears or belts. The advanced design is specifically engineered so that the motor, VFD, and cooling tower work together to provide unparalleled reliability. The ENDURADRIVE Fan System’s design reduces the risk and cost of failures due to moisture ingress, with upgraded insulation, a double O-ring, a...

MicrobeProof Launches Clean-a-Card for Key Card Disinfection

ENGLEWOOD, COLO.—The recent pandemic has posed never-before-seen challenges for the hospitality industry, requiring owners, managers, and brands to take new precautions to keep both guests and staff safe. Despite tourists’ enthusiasm to travel again, they are more conscious than ever before about sanitation, safety, and cleanliness. Those vital concerns led MicrobeProof, Inc. to introduce Clean-a-Card, a proprietary countertop key card disinfection unit that effectively cleans and refreshes hotel key cards, regardless of the type of lock system. The unit is superior to manual cleaning methods for several reasons. “Hotels that employ Clean-a-Card for guest key disinfection show that they care about the...

Groupe GM introduces Ecofill Dispenser

PARIS—Groupe GM, one of the leading international amenities companies, announced the launch of Ecofill, the first refillable cosmetics dispenser on the market that is 100 percent traceable. The Ecofill dispenser is one of Groupe GM’s Care About Earth initiatives, which aim to reduce the group’s carbon footprint and contribute to sustainability for generations to come. Through the Care About Earth program—Groupe GM’s comprehensive development initiative covering all the company’s environmental and social actions—Groupe GM highlights its ongoing commitment to the environment. Since the launch of the Care About Earth in 2018, Groupe GM has launched several sustainable initiatives that are helping it to become as environmentally friendly and aware as possible. “As a company, our priority lies in contributing to...

Welspun Flooring Earns First Certification Under New Zero Waste Program

EMERYVILLE, CALIF.—SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification services, announced that Welspun Flooring Limited has become the first company to achieve certification under SCS’ new Zero Waste Standard. This new global certification standard enables companies to demonstrate the degree to which their waste streams are prevented, reused, or diverted from the landfill. SCS’ independent certification audit, including on-site inspection, confirmed that Welspun Flooring’s Telangana, India manufacturing facility has achieved 98 percent diversion of waste from landfill through a combination of recycling, waste reclamation, co-processing (including waste-to-energy), composting and storage. The resulting certification captures the...

EdgeEnergy & Verdek to Install Single-Phase Fast Chargers

CINCINNATI—EdgeEnergy, a subsidiary of Single Phase Power Solutions (SPPS), has added Verdek Green Technologies to their sales channel. As an authorized reseller, Verdek Green will offer EdgeEnergy single-phase EV rapid charging station technology along with their other EV charging station equipment in their repertoire. EdgeEnergy designs and manufactures rapid EV charging stations utilizing single-phase utility service rather than three-phase service which is unavailable in much of the country. Their products are ideal for remote areas without access to three-phase power. EdgeEnergy’s products offer an easily deployable and cost-effective way to expand EV rapid charging infrastructure in areas where range...

Whittaker Delivers Six Maintenance Musts to Improve Carpet Care

NEW CASTLE, PENN.—With summer in full swing, many facilities are seeing a sharp uptick in foot traffic coupled with heightened expectations around cleanliness. In celebration of July as National Carpet Cleaning Month, Whittaker, a leader in low-moisture carpet care, highlights six best practices for in-house custodial teams and building service contractors to consider for their carpet care programs. “The right carpet care plan helps commercial facilities uphold cleanliness and enhance brand reputation,” said Joe Bshero, Director of Technical Services at Whittaker. “Proper maintenance also prolongs the lifespan of carpet, which reduces costs and environmental impacts over the long term.” Consider the following recommendations...

Former CEO of LG Fuel Cells Joins SolarWindow

NEW YORK—SolarWindow Technologies, Inc., developer of transparent LiquidElectricity coatings and processes which generate electricity on plastics and glass, announced the appointment of Dr. In Jae Chung who will lead development of SolarWindow products and new technologies as Global Director, Technology & Product Innovation. Dr. Chung served as CEO at LG Fuel Cell Systems, and previously as Chief Technology Officer at LG Display, a business unit reporting over $20 billion in annual sales and supported by more than 15,000 patents. Dr. Chung is a C-level multinational executive with 30 years of experience in intellectual property, new product development and manufacturing,...

Budderfly Signs Nationwide Agreement with Lennox International

SHELTON, CONN.—Budderfly, the fastest-growing firm in the North American Energy Efficiency-as-a-Service (EEaaS) market, announced the company has partnered with Lennox International, a global leader in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets. The nationwide agreement allows Budderfly to quickly scale its no upfront cost HVAC replacement program with the addition of Lennox Model L, an ultra-high efficiency rooftop unit, as well as expert service and maintenance on Lennox and other HVAC brands. For information on Budderfly’s HVAC replacement program, visit www.budderfly.com/landing/hvac-contact. “Budderfly’s EEaaS is truly unique in the industry, and our Model L rooftop unit is the perfect complement to enable them to replace...

Green Lodging News Adds HSSI to Directory in Window Film Category

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added Hotel Sustainability Solutions, Inc. (HSSI) to its Green Product & Service Directory in the Window Film category. In collaboration with HSSI’s Integrated Sustainability Solutions Platforms, Window Film Depot (WFD) provides nationwide window film and graphics products and services to HSSI clients nationwide—a wide range of high-performance film applications which achieve energy efficiency, safety, and aesthetically pleasing solutions by applying state of the art interior/exterior 3M Window Films, plus DefenseLite/BulletShield—proprietary security film technology products. WFD brings 29 years of extensive hospitality experience within its 25,000 completed projects, receiving highest customer satisfaction ratings. WFD brings an expansive...