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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.

Marriott Hotel Saves Thousands with MEIKO Dishwasher

NASHVILLE, TENN.—MEIKO, U.S.A., a global leader in the commercial warewashing industry, announced the release of a report by Frontier Energy that found changing to a MEIKO M-iQ flight-type dishwashing machine saved the San Ramon Marriott hotel in San Ramon, Calif., more than $23,000 a year. The report compares two flight-type rackless conveyor dishwashers. The hotel’s pre-existing, past-generation flight conveyor dish machine was tested first, followed by MEIKO’s M-iQ equipped with an exhaust air heat recovery system. Water flow, electricity use, hot/cold-water supply temperature and dish machine sanitizing rinse time were monitored for a one-month period. Frontier Energy then used this data,...

eRIDE CLUB Electric Vehicle Portal Officially Launched

DUBAI, U.A.E.—eRIDE CLUB, the largest light electric vehicle (LEV) portal, announced the launch of its website (www.erideclub.com) and eRIDE CLUB mobile app. Following in the footsteps of other pioneering rental and sharing services, plans in hospitality (e.g., AirBnB), ride-sharing (e.g., Uber, Lyft), scooter and e-bike rentals (e.g., Bird, Lime, Jump, Motivate), eRIDE CLUB is the first entity to provide rentals of all types of electric vehicles including scooters, e-bikes, mobility scooters, ATVs and electric cars. “Our goal is to provide affordable and sustainable transportation options for everyone to get around,” says Julian Brown, President of eRIDE CLUB. “Do you want...

New Anti-Slavery Reporting & Risk Management Tool Launched

REUTLINGEN, GERMANY—iPoint announces the launch of eLRT Lite, a free, open-access, Excel-based, business-to-business reporting tool designed to support companies in their compliance with global human trafficking and modern-day slavery legislation. The template facilitates the collection, communication, analysis, and reporting of critical anti-slavery measures through companies’ global supply chains in accordance with the regulatory and company-specific requirements. Eight Global Laws & Trade Agreements Covered eLRT Lite is a simplified version of the electronic Labor Rights Template (eLRT), an industry standard launched in November 2016. It is based on a set of eight recent US, EU, and UK human trafficking and slavery laws...

S2A Modular Now Offering Turn-Key Licensing Program

PALO ALTO, CALIF.—S2A Modular—creator of the first electrically self-sustaining, custom and smart-connected luxury residence, the #GreenLuxHome—has established a first-ever turnkey licensing program of its kind, allowing qualified partners to build #GreenLux residential and commercial buildings anywhere across North America and the world. Through this unique licensing program, licensees will be able to create S2A Modular’s #GreenLux buildings in new markets using resources from a variety of entities. Demand is already high—with several hundred units already pre-ordered across North America and internationally. The first electrically self-sustaining, smart-connected luxury homes and commercial buildings—the most energy efficient and sustainable anywhere—can now be easily brought...

Vulcan, Wolf, Berkel Launch Redesigned Websites

TROY, OHIO—Foodservice industry leaders Vulcan, Wolf and Berkel of the ITW Food Equipment Group announced the launch of their new websites. The redesigned sites feature major user experience improvements and buying tools to assist in product selection. The clean, intuitive designs enable quick navigation and help guide buying decisions with educational content and tools, supporting the company’s mission of delivering innovative solutions to their customers. “Today, digital channels are the food service industry’s main source of information when researching products for purchase. We want to make sure our websites are providing the resources and tools they need to make an informed...

Pure Wellness Expands into Three Atlanta Properties

ATLANTA—Pure Wellness, a pioneer and leader in hotel guestroom wellness solutions, announces the expansion of their portfolio with the installation of 15 Pure Rooms at three properties in Atlanta, one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. Now, wellness-minded travelers visiting the Fairfield Inn and Suites Atlanta Kennesaw, or Marriott International’s Springhill Suites Atlanta Kennesaw and Springhill Suites Atlanta Buford/Mall of Georgia can experience Pure Rooms. “Both the Fairfield and Marriott International brands are known and designed to deliver an inviting and effortless experience for guests,” said Haley Payne, Chief Wellness Experience Officer for Pure Wellness. “The wellness trend is...

Humanscale Releases Corporate Social Sustainability Report

NEW YORKI—Humanscale announced the release of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. Aligned with Earth Overshoot Day, the calculated date that marks when humanity has depleted its resources beyond Earth’s capacity to regenerate them within a given year, the report illustrates a conviction deeply held by the company’s CEO and Founder Bob King: less bad is not good enough. Since founding the privately held company as a young entrepreneur over 35 years ago, King has navigated with purpose and a respect for the planet that is evident throughout every aspect of the company. While many manufacturers aim to reduce...

MaxLite Adds Improved 10-Year Warranty Coverage on C&I LED Fixtures

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—MaxLite proudly announces the launch of WarrantyMax, a comprehensive service program that gives lighting customers automatic 10-year warranty coverage on most commercial and industrial LED fixtures. This initiative provides MaxLite customers with the highest levels of quality assurance and value across a broad range of commercial and industrial indoor and outdoor fixtures. The WarrantyMax program, which took effect July 22, 2019, offers automatic coverage—no registration or minimum product purchase required—with longer product operating hours and a wider ambient temperature range. The 10-year warranty covers materials and workmanship from the earlier of the actual installation date or 90 days after...

Indiana Furniture Expands Canvas with New Options

JASPER, IND.—Indiana Furniture will begin taking orders on an expanded range of options for the already-popular Canvas laminate casegoods platform. New reception models have been added to the line, allowing Canvas to provide a cohesive design in facilities from the entrance to the back office to executive suites. Canvas Reception extends simple sophistication with an offering of functional and distinctive design options to welcome customers in an inviting and forward-thinking space. Customers can choose from waterfall transaction counters, matching or contrasting overlays, backlighting, extended gallery returns with storage, ADA returns, and more. “Expanding Canvas to reception continues our ongoing direction to...

Shaw Industries Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

DALTON, GA.—Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has released its 2018 sustainability report. The report emphasizes the company’s efforts to sustain ability, an endeavor to put people at the heart of its sustainability efforts—addressing planetary health and human experience at the same time. “We’re committed to leading by example, by staying true to who we’ve always been: A company founded on putting people first. A business built on integrity and powered by innovation,” stated Shaw Industries Chairman and CEO Vance Bell. “The definition of sustainability is broadening to include potential impacts on our human experiences, not only the importance of ingredients that go...