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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.

Carrier and Cushman & Wakefield Collaborate

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA.—Carrier Global Corporation, a leading global provider of innovative HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies, and Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, have agreed to collaborate to introduce Carrier’s premier healthy building solutions for Cushman & Wakefield’s clients through Carrier’s Healthy Buildings Program. “By working with Carrier, Cushman & Wakefield can offer differentiated services and solutions as part of its 6 Feet Office concept to our clients,” said Bryan Jacobs, President of Global IFM, Cushman & Wakefield. “This collaboration will position us to exceed our clients’ expectations by helping to deliver...

GreenTech Offers Advice on Virus, Air Purification

JOHNSON CITY, TENN.—Unscrupulous sellers across the country are falsely claiming both commercial and in-home air purification systems kill coronavirus. While air purification technologies, including GreenTech Environmental’s proprietary methods, have been used successfully to curb the spread of viruses including SARS and even Ebola, no air purification system has published results of singular and scientific testing against the coronavirus. As the United States grapples with reopening plans for schools, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment facilities, GreenTech Environmental is urging air purification buyers, including commercial and consumer buyers, to use air purification as part of a comprehensive mitigation strategy rather than the singular...

CIRQ+ Announces Unveiling of New Touchless Sterilization Innovation

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.—CIRQ+ announced the unveiling of a new Touchless Sterilization Innovation that will generate hope for a better, brighter and safer future for hotels, travelers, offices, businesses, schools and more. The global unveiling showcasing at multiple sites will be held on September 16 at 2 p.m. EST and streaming live. This event will be hosted by Anthony Melchiorri, star of Hotel Impossible and Glenn Haussman, host of the popular “No Vacancy” Podcast. Yani Deros, CEO and Founder of CIRQ+ will unveil the new breakthrough technology developed in response to the impact of the COVID crisis felt around the world. “This is...

Google + Volara Enabling Voice Based Contactless Guest Engagement

NEW YORK—A partnership between Google and Volara is enabling hotels across the globe to deploy the best of Google, including a contactless guest engagement and touchless room controls solution that facilitates private, automated and live, conversational interactions between hotel guests and staff. Running on the Google Nest Hub, guests may ask the popular voice assistant to make calls, play music, watch shows, request amenities, book services, turn on/off TVs, increase the room temperature, adjust the lights, set alarms and more without ever lifting a finger. With new safety protocols reshaping the guest experience, this new solution from Google and...

Nora Lighting Now Offering Lutron Ecosystem Drivers

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Lutron Hi-lume EcoSystem Drivers are now available for Nora Lighting’s small aperture 2” and 4” Iolite LED Downlights. The specified drivers include Soft-on and Fade-to-Black features that allow smooth, flicker-free dimming from 100 percent down to 1 percent or 0.1 percent. The light source fades smoothly between 0 percent and 1 percent when turned on and off for an incandescent-like effect. Lutron drivers can be linked to the Lutron Quantum Total Light Management system to monitor lighting power consumption. Additionally, the drivers can be integrated into a planned or existing EcoSystem or Vive lighting control solution for guaranteed dimming performance,...

ALICE Releases Free Hotel Preventative Maintenance Checklist

NEW YORK, N.Y.—ALICE, the hospitality industry’s leading hotel management and operations platform, has just published a free hotel preventative maintenance checklist for hoteliers. With more than 15 checklists in the downloadable document, hoteliers can easily print and start using them today. The comprehensive document, the second in a series of hotel checklists, includes preventative maintenance checklists for daily walk-throughs, guestrooms, public areas, and large pieces of equipment (elevators, HVAC systems, fitness equipment, etc.). As hotels resume operations after periods of low occupancy or temporary closures, saving on capital expenditures with regular preventative maintenance will be essential for hotels. The checklists provide...

Safe Space Technologies Introduces UVC Disinfection Solutions

PITTSBURGH, PA.—Safe Space Technologies, a Pittsburgh-based robotics company manufacturing intelligent UVC disinfection products that provide safer everyday environments, announced its line of UVC Disinfection Solutions. Using cutting edge technology, the company offers products that require less time, labor and lower overall costs compared to manual disinfection methods that introduce the element of human error. “By harnessing the disinfection properties of UVC light we are giving customers a more efficient path towards disinfection services,” said Chris Proud, Safe Space Technologies CEO. “In a time when many businesses are required to thoroughly disinfect their environments on a level they have never had...

Indiana Furniture Honored for Business Longevity, Service

JASPER, IND.—On July 21, Indiana Governor, Eric J. Holcomb honored Indiana Furniture with the Governor’s Century Business Award in recognition of the company’s longevity and service to its employees, community, and the state. “It’s an honor to recognize Hoosier business leaders who have been creating quality opportunities for Hoosiers and running their businesses in Indiana for more than 100 years,” Gov. Holcomb said. “Through a strong dedication to their employees, their businesses, and their communities, this company exemplifies the pioneering spirit and perseverance that will keep Indiana on the path to success for centuries to come.” Along with Indiana Furniture, 76...

Ambius Revolutionizes Health & Safety with Hygiene360

READING, PENN.—Business leaders are faced with an onslaught of new decisions to keep their customers and employees safe from the spread of COVID-19. Ambius, known for its commitment to helping organizations promote healthy spaces through interior landscaping and scenting solutions, launched Hygiene360, a suite of full-service solutions that tackle the spread of germs on surfaces, person-to-person and in the air. “On top of trying to get their businesses back open during this pandemic, business leaders are looking for ways to give their employees and customers the peace of mind that their health and safety are a top priority,” said John...

Video Released of Largest Ever SolarWindow Generating Electricity

VESTAL, N.Y.—SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. released scheduled video footage of its largest ultra-transparent SolarWindow, discretely generating electricity to power lighting and drive a digital multimeter. Capable of generating current and voltage while maintaining the transparent nature of ordinary glass, the featured nine-square-foot SolarWindow was created using the company’s patented LiquidElectricity coatings. These coatings transform otherwise ordinary glass into high-value glass which generates power from sunlight, indoor lighting, and even in the shade. When installed on commercial buildings, SolarWindow products could achieve a one-year financial payback for building owners, according to independently-validated company power and financial modeling. “Shareholders, building owners, developers, and architects have...