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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.

Owls Carpet Plank Collection Finds Inspiration in Birds of Prey

CALHOUN, GA.—Owls have captured the imagination of humankind for centuries. Designed by Jason F. McLennan in collaboration with Mohawk Group, the Owls collection reinterprets the essence of these North American birds of prey through color and patterning. Inspired by their plumage, this distinctive, yet versatile commercial carpet plank features mottled shades of black, brown, tan and grey that take flight in contract interiors. A stylized visual and simple texture create intriguing, coordinating combinations across two 12" x 36" patterns: Feather and Flight. “When Mohawk Group approached me to do a sequel to Lichen, we had to think about what would have a...

MaxLite Releases JA8 Listed G9 Base Lamp

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—Adding to a comprehensive portfolio of LED products that support California Title 24 residential lighting applications, MaxLite introduces new JA8 listed G9 base lamps for use in miniature decorative luminaires. Available in 2700K and 3000K color temperatures, MaxLite G9 base lamps consume just four watts of power and emit 400 lumens of light (an output equivalent to that of a 40-watt incandescent bulb). UL listed, enclosed-rated and dimmable, the lamps measure approximately two inches long, making them ideal replacements for halogen bulbs in chandeliers, bath bars, wall sconces and other decorative luminaires. These price-effective miniature LED lamps are...

DUX Launches Element Bed with Smart Module

LAS VEGAS—DUX, Swedish luxury bedmaker, launched its new DUX Element bed with the DUX Smart Module at the Consumer Electronics Show last month (CES) in Las Vegas. DUX Beds are hand-crafted to provide unparalleled sleeping conditions that are based on decades of research and testing. At CES 2020, DUX merged its high-performance sleeping system and hand-crafted headboards with smart room technology to enable users to create the ultimate sleeping environment. The DUX Element features an installed Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled speaker—the DUX Smart Module—that is Amazon Alexa compatible. Through the system, users have access to their room’s IOT components that are...

Scandinavian Spaces Offers New Recycling Stations

AUSTIN, TEXAS—Scandinavian Spaces introduces Ridge, Kite, and Cloud. The three very different recycling stations each provide unique characteristics to accommodate a diverse range of work environments. More than a recycling station, Ridge provides a stylish interior detail. Designed by Studio Doms, the series is reminiscent of a city skyline with beveled edges and sloped upper frames. Offered in 11 trendy hues and sophisticated neutrals, Ridge also provides eight different recycling symbols to accommodate all waste purposes. Constructed in two versions—one for waste bins and another for hanging bags—both are easily emptied with 180-degree door hinges. User friendly, each unit offers...

UPS Orders 10,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles

ATLANTA—UPS said its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has completed a minority investment in Arrival, which makes electric vehicle (EV) platforms and purpose-built vehicles that offer a highly competitive value proposition when compared with both traditional internal combustion engine vehicles, as well as existing EVs. Along with the investment in Arrival, UPS also announced a commitment to purchase 10,000 electric vehicles to be built for UPS with priority access to purchase additional electric vehicles. UPS will collaborate with Arrival to develop a wide range of electric vehicles with Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS). The technology is designed to increase safety and...

Oxy-Gen Powered Research Examines Impact of Lapses in Odor Control

ATLANTA—New research from Oxy-Gen Powered, a leader in innovative odor eliminating solutions, demonstrates that lapses in odor control can be a detriment to an organization. According to their survey, conducted online by The Harris Poll from January 9 to 13, 2020 among 2,013 U.S. adults ages 18 and older, a majority of Americans (93 percent) say a foul odor would negatively impact their perception of an organization. The poll also offers a closer look at the types of businesses most affected by unpleasant smells. “No building occupant or visitor wants to be greeted with an unpleasant smell in a lobby, restroom or anywhere else in a facility,” said Andy Piucci, Vice President of Sales—North America, Oxy-Gen Powered. “This research highlights the risk organizations take when they fail to properly eliminate indoor odors caused by urine, feces, kitchens, mold, mildew, pets and more.” The Harris Poll found that 79...

Cintas Named to FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies List

CINCINNATI—Cintas Corp. is among FORTUNE’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2020. This is the 13th time that Cintas has been recognized by FORTUNE for its strong reputation. “We’re honored to be included on this prestigious list of admired companies,” said Scott D. Farmer, Chairman and CEO of Cintas. “This recognition is a direct reflection of our commitment to helping customers enhance their image and bottom line, as well as making a positive impact in the communities we serve.” Together with global management consulting firm Korn Ferry, FORTUNE ranked the most admired companies across 52 industries. Companies were selected based on excellence...

VITO Fryfilter is Now ISO Certified

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL.—It’s official: VITO Fryfilter has a clearly structured quality management, certified by the ISO 9001 standard. This means that the processes are systematically organized and therefore obviously understandable for every employee. Continuous improvement is the basis for a sustainable company development. When consequently implementing this principle, the company can increase its potential of overall performance. Therefore, the quality of service, products and projects significantly improves—customers profit from a faster processing and high standard manufacturing. In addition, all the necessary requirements that define environmental management according to ISO 14001 were met. This is a central component of corporate environment...

Green Lodging News Adds Hotel Emporium to Product & Service Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added Hotel Emporium to the “Amenities/Dispensers/Toiletries” section of its Green Product & Service Directory. Hotel Emporium has just introduced Eco Pod by Terra Green, sustainable innovation giving hotels worldwide a one-stop solution to face plastic waste and bacteria contamination arising from bulk liquid dispensers. The packaging is fully compostable with bamboo, sugarcane, and wood fibers, plus soy-based ink printing. It is a waste stackable product containing up to four uses, ensuring a bacteria-free environment and easy disposal. It is a water-activated, powder-based amenity collection allowing lighter transportation and lower carbon footprint. Just add water...

Interface Unveils Guest Rooms Collection for Hospitality Spaces

ATLANTA—Interface Hospitality announces the launch of its latest carpet collection, Guest Rooms, designed for the hospitality segment. The collection was created based on how texture, pattern and color impact a person’s experience with a space and has 19 versatile patterns in square and plank styles. Assembled into color palettes that evoke the four distinct shades of nature—Painted Light, Windswept Terrain, Winter Chill and Morning Haze—these carpet styles create a home away from home for guests through the integration of diverse textures, patterns and custom colors. The carpet can be installed in a variety of ways—wall-to-wall, in combination with other...