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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.

Acuity Brands Increases Benefits for Associates

ATLANTA—Acuity Brands, Inc., a leading industrial technology company, announced the launch of Acuity Anywhere, a hybrid work model with all jobs either classified as Onsite, Flexible, or Remote. Onsite associates work within Acuity facilities, Flexible associates split their time between an Acuity facility and a home office, and Remote associates primarily work from home. Acuity Anywhere allows associates to contribute, grow professionally and achieve results whether they work onsite or remotely. “At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, our focus was on keeping our associates safe, keeping our business stable and using our experience to emerge from the pandemic even...

MaxLite Joins Lighting Controls Association

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—MaxLite, a leading manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting solutions, has joined the Lighting Controls Assn., the industry organization dedicated to promoting adoption of lighting controls in commercial buildings. MaxLite recently launched c-Max Lighting Controls (www.maxlite.com/cmax), a patent pending design that makes it easy to add luminaire-level lighting controls to indoor and outdoor applications. By purchasing c-Max low voltage sensors along with MaxLite controls-ready luminaires, customers can achieve energy savings beyond LED conversion in the most simple and affordable way. Commissioning is done via remote control or an app to add basic or networking controls functionality. Controls can be added during installation or...

Nora Lighting Releases Summer Product Catalog

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Nora Lighting has released its Summer Product Preview, a comprehensive catalog showcasing the company’s newest LED luminaires, along with Nora’s full line of LEDs for residential, commercial, and architectural applications. The 24-page catalog features detailed product photos and specifications, and installation photography that demonstrates the versatility of Nora LED fixtures for new construction, retrofits, and remodels. The digital version is available at https://noralighting.com/resources/literature/ or a copy may be requested by email: Marketing@noralighting.com. The catalog highlights Nora’s newest fixtures, and many soon-to-be-introduced products, including: Theia LED Downlights; Comfort Dim Track Heads; Indirect/Direct LED Linear; E-Series FLIN; M4 4” LED Downlights; LEDUR TW...

Indiana Furniture Takes Canvas & Gesso Casegoods to New Level of Design

JASPER, IND.—Indiana Furniture has begun taking orders for new additions to the ever-popular and cohesive Canvas Laminate and Gesso Veneer casegoods. The newly added enhancements expand the lines’ design flexibility and amplify functionality within a broad range of working environments to better support personalization and overall productivity. The enhancements include not only a redesign but also an expansion of integrated height adjustable units, allowing their offering of sit-to-stand options to more effectively span across both personal and shared workspaces. And through value engineering, they were able to reduce the pricing of these new options, an added and welcomed benefit for...

ABCO Cleaning Products Launches New Dustpan and Mop Bucket

MIAMI—ABCO Cleaning Products, a leader in sustainable cleaning tools, introduced its newest essentials for upholding cleanliness: a professional, lobby dustpan and a 35-quart single-cavity mop bucket complete with side press wringer. These versatile tools help make floor care more efficient and effective in all commercial settings, from hotels to restaurants to schools. “The appearance of a facility impacts the way that occupants and customers perceive a brand,” said Carlos Albir, President, ABCO. “With cleanliness expectations at an all-time-high, facility managers and their teams need high-performance solutions that remove soils and keep indoor environments safe and looking their best.” ABCO’s new dustpan features a 13-inch-wide head to make sweeping easy, along with a convenient broom holder and rear wheels for seamless movement. It also has built-in broom-cleaning teeth that quickly remove debris stuck on broom bristles. Ergonomic Handle The new mop bucket and wringer...

Schneider Recognized as Microsoft Changemaker Partner of the Year

BOSTON—Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced that it has been recognized by Microsoft as the company’s 2021 Sustainability Changemaker Partner of the Year Award winner. The award recognizes the impact Schneider has had helping its customers set and achieve decarbonization goals using its flagship EcoStruxure software solutions, which are underpinned by Microsoft technologies. For the period from 2018 to 2020, Schneider Electric helped its customers save 134 million tons of CO2 emissions, now reaching 276 million tons saved by the end of the first quarter of 2021. The Group was named the world’s most sustainable corporation...

Performance Fabric Supreen Joins Material ConneXion Library

NEW YORK—Nassimi, a leading market innovator in premium faux leather, announced that its new performance fabric, Supreen, has been approved for the Material ConneXion Library—the world’s largest subscription-based materials library of innovative and sustainable materials. “We are honored to have Supreen displayed alongside some of the most cutting-edge materials in the world,” states Iwan Nassimi, Executive Vice President of Nassimi. “Given the trends we’ve seen over the past year, particularly the demand for surfaces simultaneously offering both comfort and disinfecting properties, there couldn’t be a more perfect time to showcase Supreen. We worked for several years to bring different product technologies together to create a...

Power Knot Launches Updated One Ton Food Digester

FREMONT, CALIF.—Power Knot LLC, a market leader for on-site organic waste management solutions, announced that it has launched the updated LFC-1000 biodigester, a food digester with a daily capacity up to 3000 kg (6600 lb) with a built-in bin tipper. The LFC-1000 biodigester is the largest model available in the LFC biodigester family which has eight different models that can process from 10 kg (22 lb) up to 3000 kg (6600 lb) of food waste per day. “The updated LFC-1000 biodigester is a game changer for organizations where large amounts of organic waste are a daily issue,” said Iain Milnes,...

Banyan Water Saves 4 Billion Gallons of Water for Enterprises

AUSTIN, TEXAS—Banyan Water, a leading provider of data-driven water conservation software for the built environment, announced it has saved 4 billion gallons of water for enterprises since its inception, with 530 million gallons conserved and $36 million in asset value created in 2020. Using IoT-enabled, SaaS-based water technologies—such as Banyan Water Central, a total water management platform—Banyan analyzes real-time data to monitor water usage and pinpoint hidden anomalies. Banyan released its water savings achievement as the southwestern United States faces a historic drought, with more states experiencing exceptional drought conditions than in the past two decades, according to the U.S....

PathoSans Launches ‘The Clean That Says You Care’

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, ILL.—Gone are the days of toxic and hazardous cleaning chemicals. PathoSans Technologies is leading the world toward a new era in cleaning and sanitizing with proprietary products that are non-toxic, completely safe for people and places, and 99.999 percent effective at killing disease-causing microbes. A provider of electrochemically activated solutions (ECAS) and application equipment for cleaning and disinfecting, PathoSans showcased that mission with a new brand logo and message, “The Clean That Says You Care”. “At PathoSans, we believe that cleaning is truly an expression of caring—about the well-being of your loved ones, your friends, your business, your reputation and even...