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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.

SunLike Series LEDs Selected as ‘Top 10 Product’

CHICAGO—Seoul Semiconductor, a leading supplier of LED products and technology, has been selected by the influential industry group BuildingGreen as a “Top 10 Product” for its SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs, the first solid state lighting source that produces light closely matching the spectrum of natural sunlight. “SunLike Series LEDs create a healthy lighting environment by producing natural spectrum light that brings the era of human-centric lighting closer to our doorstep,” explained Mark McClear, Seoul Semiconductor Executive Vice President for North America. “This recognition by BuildingGreen as a Top Ten Green Building product is another example of how important natural...

CIRQ+ Honored as Best of Show at HX: The Hotel Experience

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.—CIRQ+, a disruptive IoT technology, took top honors as Best New Hotel Product and Best of Show during the 2018 Editor’s Choice Awards at the Hotel Experience (HX) at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. The event was held from November 11 to 12. The judges were editors of the leading hospitality trade magazines. All HX exhibitors were invited to enter a new product—introduced to the market since November 2017. CIRQ+ is a patented, cloud-based platform that instantly modernizes any hotel room by transforming it into a Smart Room for Smart Guests. The state-of-the-art Energy Management System...

Serge Ferrari Appoints New Market Development Manager

POMPANO BEACH, FLA.—Serge Ferrari, a leader in flexible composite material technology, announced that Kevin Frisone has been appointed as Market Development Manager. Frisone will lead the company’s growth in the United States for the building/architectural segment, including solar protection, façade, acoustics and tensile architecture. Frisone brings 30 years of business development experience to Serge Ferrari. He previously worked for Saint-Gobain as Territory Manager for SageGlass and, before that, as North America Sales and Marketing Manager for Vetrotech. Prior to Saint-Gobain, Kevin collaborated with architects, developers, owners and contactors in a variety of other industries, including medical equipment and windows and...

Claremont Club & Spa Launches Food Waste Prevention Program

BERKELEY, CALIF.—Claremont Club & Spa has launched a comprehensive food waste prevention program in partnership with Alameda County’s StopWaste agency and technology provider Leanpath. Leveraging a subsidy from StopWaste’s Smart Kitchen Initiative, the Claremont, a 103-year-old resort in the Oakland hills, will install Leanpath food waste tracking and analytics technology to understand what is being wasted and why, and to develop strategies to prevent it. “The Claremont understands that food waste is a major contributor to our carbon footprint,” said Sean Minton, Sustainability Initiatives Manager. “Leanpath will help us understand our operations in a data-driven and systematic way, using our new...

Urban Solar Releases Streamline Solar Series

BEAVERTON, ORE.—Urban Solar announces the release of an all new solar lighting product line, the Streamline Solar Series. To meet the demands of a growing commercial solar lighting market for a compact and aesthetically-pleasing area lighting solution, the Streamline Solar Series is the first system in Urban Solar’s lineup to incorporate lithium-ion battery technology. Lithium-ion batteries are long-lasting, recyclable and can be replaced by the user at the end of their lifecycle. For parks, pathways, playgrounds and other open urban environments, the Streamline Solar Series delivers superior brightness and exceptional return on investment compared to a grid-connected solution that requires...

Vulcan Versatile Chef Station Earns 2018 StarChefs Innovator Award

TROY, OHIO—Vulcan, the food equipment manufacturer known for quality, energy efficient commercial cooking equipment, is the winner of the esteemed 2018 StarChefs International Chefs Congress Innovator Award for Heavy Equipment for the Versatile Chef Station (VCS). Awarded during the 13th Annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress, held October 21 to 23, 2018, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the Innovator Awards recognize kitchen equipment at the vanguard of product development. As a one-of-a-kind product in the United States, the Vulcan VCS offers chefs the ability to sear, braise, simmer, steam, boil, shallow fry, sauté and retherm, all with one state-of-the-art multi-function cooking station that...

LEDtronics Adds New Series of LED Flat Panel Lights

TORRANCE, CALIF—LEDtronics announces its new series of tunable, multimode LED flat panel lights with selectable wattage and white color temperature. The UL-listed panels feature standby dimming, as well as an adjustable occupancy/daylight sensor. Available in 1x4, 2x2 and 2x4 ft sizes, the “CT” series of tunable LED flat panel lights are ideal replacements for fluorescent fixtures and tube lights in recessed luminaires. Their ultra slim profile fits seamlessly into standard dropped troffer and parabolic fixtures in most T-bar ceilings to deliver adjustable ambient lighting for interior spaces. Offering the flexibility to customize wattage in 5 watt increments and adjust color temperature...

P&G Issues 2018 Citizenship Report

CINCINNATI—The Procter & Gamble Co. extends its long history of doing good in the world by bringing the comforts of home to those impacted by disasters, continuing to spark conversations about diversity, inclusion and gender equality with its advertising and making meaningful impact on the environment with new 2030 goals including a vision to ensure that none of the company’s packaging ends up in the world’s oceans. Captured in the 2018 Citizenship Report, P&G highlights the recent activities that define the company as a force for good and a force for growth. “Our aspiration is clear,” said David Taylor, P&G’s Chairman...

NatureZway Introduces Line of Green Cleaning Products

LOS ANGELES—NatureZway introduces its rapidly-growing line of eco-friendly cleaning products made of bamboo and other renewable materials. Most commonly native to warm and moist tropical environments in the Pacific Asia region (though also found in South and Central America, Mexico and even the Southeastern United States), bamboo is one of nature’s greatest gifts to the planet. In addition to being a vital source of food for pandas and other animals and a highly durable material for construction, bamboo (part of the grass family with some species growing 3 feet in one day) is easily renewable and matures in only three...

Encore Hospitality Carpet Introduces Blur Collection

NEW YORK—Encore Hospitality Carpet’s new Blur collection combines dynamic textures, intriguing designs and an abundance of colors to create a floor covering that is highly versatile for any hospitality interior. Made with 100 percent Zeftron nylon, designers can custom-select the patterns and colors they require for guestrooms or public space areas, including corridors, conference rooms or ballrooms. Blur products are made using Encore’s highly advanced Colorpoint and Infinity technologies. Colorpoint products, available in 12’ up to 15’ broadloom widths and 42-ounce weight, are ideal for public space environments. Designers can choose from 18 different patterns and up to six colors...