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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.

Mannington: New, Refreshed Products to be 105 Percent Carbon Offset

CALHOUN, GA.—Mannington Commercial announced that new and refreshed products launched in 2022 across its carpet, luxury vinyl tile (LVT), rubber and resilient sheet lines will be 105 percent carbon offset. This means customers will have the assurance of knowing the products they specify will be carbon negative, or carbon neutral at the least. From raw material extraction through manufacturing (known as “cradle-to-gate”), the products will not contribute to the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, a key driver of greenhouse gas emissions. Currently, more than a dozen new and refreshed products are being carbon offset. With many more products...

Capstone to Provide PV Solar & Microturbine System for Jamaican Hotel

VAN NUYS, CALIF.—Capstone Green Energy Corp., a global leader in carbon reduction and on-site resilient green energy solutions, announced that Innovative Energy Company Limited (IEC), Capstone’s exclusive distributor for Jamaica and Guyana, has secured an order for a hybrid PV solar and microturbine trigeneration system for a hotel complex in Jamaica. The hotel’s parent company, which owns and operates five major hotels in Jamaica, sought to reduce their energy cost, as well as their greenhouse gas emissions. With a 90 percent estimated efficiency, the new system will negate the company’s previously planned investment in a 2 megawatt (MW) standby generator system. Designed...

Healixa Prepares for Launch of Global AquaDuct Water Harvesting Device

NEW YORK—Healixa, Inc., a technology company focusing on building and acquiring innovative and disruptive technologies in the health-tech, clean water, and green-tech industries, announced the completion of the national application filing phase, in accordance with the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), for patent coverage in 132 countries for the company’s Global AquaDuct Atmospheric Water Harvesting (AWH) product. “As our team prepares for the upcoming commercial launch of our Global AquaDuct water harvesting device, we are ensuring we have robust patent protections in place, and with the final phase of the PCT process now complete, we are one step closer to securing...

Fiberon Wildwood Composite Cladding Sustainable Product of the Year

MAUMEE, OHIO—Fiberon, a leader in wood-alternative cladding, announced that its Wildwood PE composite cladding was featured as one of Green Builder’s Top 50 Sustainable Products of the Year. Green Builder is the leading voice in sustainable construction, and products included on the Top 50 list represent today’s most innovative products that make buildings more resilient, intelligent, efficient, healthy, and safe. Wildwood PE composite cladding is made from 94 percent mixed recycled wood fiber and plastic content destined for landfills and incinerators. It is perfect for architects who want a long-lasting, maintenance-free, sustainable alternative to traditional wood cladding, offering a solution...

EnOcean Presents Self-Powered Sensor Solutions for Smart Lighting

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH—At Lightfair 2022 (June 21 to 23, Las Vegas) EnOcean, a world leader in energy harvesting wireless technology—where energy is obtained from the surroundings (motion, light, and temperature differences)—will present self-powered sensor and switch solutions that further drive the use of maintenance-free wireless controls in smart lighting systems and digitized buildings. Highlight of the show will be EnOcean’s extensive Easyfit product portfolio based on the company’s sustainable energy harvesting technology. At booth #1877, visitors to Lightfair can experience EnOcean’s Easyfit portfolio, which covers a full range of self-powered sensors and switches based on the EnOcean standard at...

Trane Technologies Recognized for ESG Leadership

SWORDS, IRELAND—Trane Technologies, a global climate innovator, recently earned several prestigious awards and rankings that recognize the company’s ongoing leadership in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). The accolades include induction into the Climate Leadership Awards Hall of Fame by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions; Financial Times “Europe’s Climate Leaders 2022”; and 3BL Media’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2022”. “As a global climate innovator, our purpose is to boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world,” said Dave Regnery, Trane Technologies Chair and CEO. “It’s an honor to receive these recent accolades across each pillar of Environmental, Social and Governance, which...

Green Lodging News Adds The Mitchell Group as Founding Sponsor

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added The Mitchell Group as a Founding Sponsor at the Bronze level. The Mitchell Group was established in 2004 and is a converter of PU, PVC, and Silicone products manufactured in Asia. Its capabilities to decorate products include release paper, embossing, post-processing, and two-stage printing effects. Sta-Kleen Silicone is coated with 100 percent silicone on a polyester textile substrate. The manufacturing process does not use any solvents and very little water which is recycled. There is no VOC released and no air pollution. Sta-Kleen Silicone is approved for both indoor and outdoor use. Sta-Kleen Silicone...

QleanAir Platform Gives Clients Control of Air Quality in Real Time

SOLNA, SWEDEN—QleanAir has launched QleanAir Connect; an IoT platform that helps organizations improve air quality at the workplace. By connecting air cleaners to the cloud, organizations can now gain a better understanding and control of their indoor air quality. “We are happy to launch QleanAir Connect as organizations today have higher expectations on air quality. I hope to see more organizations raising their ambitions for healthy indoor air and to be able to support them on that journey with QleanAir Connect,” says Christina Lindstedt, CEO at QleanAir. QleanAir Connect provides full control of indoor air quality by connecting air cleaning units and...

Green Lodging News Adds Southern Aluminum to Product Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News welcomes Southern Aluminum to its Green Product & Service Directory in the “Furniture/Indoor & Outdoor” category. Southern Aluminum has been handcrafting and manufacturing linenless tables, banquet buffet systems, event bars, and numerous mobile displays that are dynamically designed to be lightweight, durable, storable, and sustainable since 1978. Dedicated stewards of the environment, Southern Aluminum takes great care in being socially responsible and environmentally conscious from the beginning to the end of its manufacturing process. Green practices of the facility are continually studied in the daily production process. Southern Aluminum is based out of Magnolia, Ark. Call...

Groupe GM Announces Its New Partnership with Phytomer

HALLANDALE, FLA.—Groupe GM, an international leader in hotel amenities, has announced a new partnership with Phytomer. Phytomer is the story of three generations and each one is driven by the same dream: offer the skin the sea’s most incredible benefits. For 50 years, Phytomer has been transforming the sea into skincare to better reveal the beauty of women and men. The world’s best spas have chosen to offer their clients the revitalizing benefits of Phytomer treatments. With this collaboration, Groupe GM can now offer hotel guests a new amenity line inspired by the sea. Phytomer amenity products are enriched with Rock...