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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.

LEDtronics Adds to Lineup of Low-Profile LED Canopy Lights

TORRANCE, CALIF.—LEDtronics presents a UL-listed, surface-mount, dimmable addition to its lineup of low-profile LED canopy lights for parking garages and other area lighting applications, both indoors and outdoors. Consuming only 45 watts, the luminaire replaces HID lights of up to 175 watts—an energy savings of up to 75 percent—offering an output of 5,000 lumens of pure white (5000K) bright illumination through a white, frosted lens. This translates into luminous efficacy of 111 lumens per watt. It operates on a wide voltage range of 100-277VAC, as well as a wide operating temperature range of -40°F to ~+104°F. The compact CNP000-PG-045WF has an...

Moonlight Technologies Launches Five New Plant-Based Technologies

NEW YORK—Moonlight Technologies announced the launch of five new, sustainable, plant-based technologies. The launch of these technologies reinforces the foundation of Moonlight Technologies’ mission to use the power of nature to create a more sustainable, safer, and healthier world through plant-based innovation. The new technologies include: EcoArmor, InsectProof, MindfullyClean, OdorSafe, and Natural Dyes. What makes each unique is that they are entirely plant-based, 100 percent natural, and manufactured with a carbon negative manufacturing process. All technologies are applied via standard manufacturing processes and have strong wash durability. “We are excited to bring these innovative technologies to the market and offer new...

Sun Valley Lighting Introduces Mission Revival Bell Luminaire

PALMDALE, CALIF.—Sun Valley Lighting, a leading American brand of traditional area and street lighting from U.S. Pole Company, introduces its Mission Revival Bell luminaire that embodies the Mission Revival architectural style with the latest LED technology and the unsurpassed PLED engineered lighting control for area lighting. Mission Revival Bell is designed to offer simple, solid, and austere architectural elements for downtown main streets, historical districts, Spanish styling planned developments, commercial campuses, and live-work-play communities. Featuring a PLED high value optical system with field replaceable and field rotatable optics for flexible long-term performance and a dark sky friendly BUG rating of...

LX Hausys America Earns Declare Label Achievement

ATLANTA—LX Hausys America Inc., an innovative manufacturer of building and decorative materials, announced that its entire portfolio of HIMACS Solid Surface and Viatera Quartz Surface products has achieved Declare label status. Issued by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), Declare labels provide an important level of transparency by disclosing all product ingredients, enabling customers to see the “nutritional” information of a product in order to make informed purchasing decisions. “Adding the Declare label to our family of surface products is another step to fulfilling our vision of creating human-friendly and eco-conscious living spaces,” said LX Hausys America President KJ Kim. “Product...

Turk Hospitality Ventures Announces Launch of Biscayne Coffee

MIAMI—Hospitality industry expert Steve Turk, founder of Turk Hospitality Ventures and creator of The Hospitality Mentor Podcast, announces the launch of Biscayne Coffee. This newly developed eco-friendly coffee brand was founded with a giving spirit and a big idea: to enjoy delicious coffee roasted in Miami while helping save Biscayne Bay and the wildlife that inhabit it for future generations to enjoy. Ten percent of all Biscayne Coffee sales will be donated to the Biscayne Bay Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in South Florida, whose mission is to increase awareness of the health, safety, and sustainability of waterways on Biscayne Bay. Biscayne Coffee features a variety of...

Tarkett Adds New Patterns & Palettes in Latest LinoFloor xf2 Update

SOLON, OHIO—Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announces the expansion of its LinoFloor xf2 and LinoWall xf2 collections, with new patterns and expanded color palettes. Made entirely of natural raw materials and enriched by more than a century of heritage, Tarkett’s LinoFloor xf2 is a modern solution to the challenges of contemporary interior design. The collection is now available in five patterns and 106 colorways, including the Originale series’ expanded offering of 16 colors made from all-natural dyes. Ideal for healthcare, education, and hospitality spaces, LinoWall xf2 protects walls from daily wear and tear and helps soften acoustics...

Capstone to Provide 16 Microturbine Unites to California Customers

VAN NUYS, CALIF.—Capstone Green Energy Corp., a global leader in carbon reduction and on-site resilient green Energy as a Service (EaaS) solutions, announced that Cal Microturbine, exclusive distributor for California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, has secured six orders for C65 microturbines throughout the state of California. The 16 C65 units will be installed for customers in the agriculture, oil and gas, and hospitality industries. The systems are expected to be commissioned in early 2023. In all cases, Capstone’s microturbine technology was selected for its ability to reduce energy costs while providing reliable, low emissions power. The microturbines will be...

CaraGreen Partners with Arbor Wood Co.

RALEIGH, N.C.—CaraGreen, a trusted source for healthier building materials, announced a new partnership with Arbor Wood Co., provider of thermally modified woods to the building industry. The partnership will introduce the thermally modified wood portfolio to architects and designers as a sustainable alternative to other standard wood products. Arbor Wood Co. uses high heat and a nitrogen rich environment to alter the cellular structure of wood and bring the moisture content to an optimal level. The result of this process is a product resistant to the elements with an increased durability and lifetime. Arbor Wood Co., based in Duluth, Minn.,...

Standard Fiber Partners with weaveRIGHT Technology

BURLINGAME, CALIF.—Standard Fiber, one of the world’s largest suppliers to the home textile and hospitality markets, has signed an agreement with weaveRIGHT Technology enabling the company exclusive rights to develop and distribute bath products made with the technology to the home retail and hospitality markets. Developed by home textile veteran, Matthew Dalton, who was challenged by QVC to reinvent the towel in 2018, weaveRIGHT Technology is a patented weaving process that unites 100 percent cotton loops with performance fibers in the ground of the towel. This innovative technique enhances absorbency, accelerates drying time, and provides an additional level of durability. The...

ITW Showcased Kitchen Equipment Innovations at NRA Show

TROY, OHIO—The ITW Food Equipment Group welcomed food and hospitality industry professionals to see its latest customer-driven innovations in kitchen equipment at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago. High-performance, energy-efficient commercial kitchen products and smart technologies from brands including Hobart, Traulsen, Baxter, Vulcan, Wolf, Berkel, IBEX, Stero and Somat were on display at McCormick Center. This year, two brands from the ITW Food Equipment Group had equipment featured in the Kitchen Innovations Award booth. The IBEX rapid-cook oven is first-in-the-world equipment that delivers combi oven quality at speed oven times. Using radio frequency that is constantly analyzing and adjusting based...