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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.

Westgate Las Vegas Resort Chooses PathoSans Cleaning Solutions

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, ILL.—PathoSans, a leading provider of sustainable and socially-responsible cleaning and disinfecting solutions, has teamed up with Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino to provide a healthier environment for guests and staff. Westgate Las Vegas, an iconic Las Vegas property known for its legendary entertainment and spacious guestrooms, is using PathoSans sustainable and socially responsible cleaning solutions to clean guestrooms efficiently, safely, and sustainably. “People would rave about the cleanliness of guestrooms, and we would explain how we use safe and effective products with PathoSans,” said Deborrah Ong, Vice President of Hotel Operations for Westgate Las Vegas. “Clean has no smell....

CIRRUS Low Carbon Compliance Path Enabled Through Partnership

MILWAUKEE, WIS.—PACE Equity, a leader in PACE financing for development projects, along with decarbonization nonprofit Phius, jointly announced a new compliance path for PACE Equity’s CIRRUS Low Carbon program at PhiusCon 2023. Through the new partnership, commercial real estate projects that are certified as Phius CORE or Phius ZERO passive buildings are automatically eligible for the CIRRUS Low Carbon financing rate when approved for PACE Equity funding. CIRRUS Low Carbon is the only private financial product that provides a lower cost of capital for buildings that are developed or renovated to a lower carbon design. The standards set by Phius...

Acuity Brands Solutions Receive 2023 Product Innovation Awards

ATLANTA—Acuity Brands, Inc. announced 12 architectural lighting luminaires representing the company’s Aculux, Cyclone Lighting, Eureka, Gotham, Hydrel, Juno, Lithonia Lighting, Luminaire LED, Luminis, Mark Architectural Lighting, and Peerless brands were selected as 2023 Product Innovation Award (PIA) winners by Architectural SSL magazine. The PIAs recognize innovative LED and solid-state luminaires and fixtures on the market, while also spotlighting the players behind the components that make up these light sources. PIA winners include: Aculux: WarmDim Solution allows the color temperature of its AX3 and AX4 Series downlights to warm perceptibly to an evening glow as dimmed. With a customized dimming curve designed to emulate halogen sources, WarmDim delivers...

Sofidel is Finalist in Business Intelligence Group’s Sustainability Awards

HORSHAM, PA.—The Business Intelligence Group named Sofidel, a leading global provider of paper for hygienic and domestic use, a finalist in its 2023 Sustainability Awards program. The Sustainability Awards honor those who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice. “Sustainability is at the core of everything we do at Sofidel,” said Fabio Vitali, VP of Marketing, Sofidel America. “We’re proud to be recognized by the Business Intelligence Group for our efforts in helping to create a sustainable, resilient and fair future for all.” In 2022, 85 percent of Sofidel’s products were eco-labeled, and the incidence of plastic was reduced 38.2 percent compared to 2013. The company’s carbon...

Kohler Co. to Establish Energy Division as Independent Business

KOHLER, WIS.—Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to set Kohler Energy up as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity engaged as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting its upward trajectory built on a proven track record of strong performance in the global energy resilience marketplace. The businesses included in the portfolio are Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. While Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity must complete several milestones and legal requirements, including consultations with employee works councils,...

The Good Cup Listed as TIME Best Invention

NEW YORK—The Good Cup was recently listed in this year’s TIME Best Inventions in its product design category. According to the publication the cup is one of the “impactful” new products that was selected through the magazine’s editors and correspondents around the world with special attention to growing fields like sustainability, green technology, AI, and many others. “We are honored to be on this very notable and distinguished list of inventions that are changing and shaping our world. Our company, Choose Planet A, strives to bring sustainability to the industry of single-use products. This segment continues to grow, and The...

Greenvolt Chosen for Solar Panels by Vila Galé Group

PORTUGAL—Greenvolt, through Greenvolt Next, will be responsible for implementing photovoltaic solar panels in 13 units of the Vila Galé Group. The agreement now reached provides the possibility that in the future more units from one of the largest hotel groups in Portugal can be covered by green energy. Through Greenvolt Next Invest, which does not require any initial investment from the customer, 2,331 photovoltaic solar panels will be implemented, distributed across 13 of the 31 hotel units in Vila Galé from the North to the South of Portugal. The installed capacity of the panels will amount to 1.2 MWp, which...

Hotel Emporium Announces Floating Dispenser Design Updates

LOS ANGELES—Hotel Emporium, a leading direct manufacturer of premium, sustainable hotel amenities, announced new design updates to its bulk Floating Dispenser, an eco-friendly dispenser that was initially announced in 2022. With this fresh upgrade featuring a new modern style, refillable capabilities and an eco-conscious construction of recycled plastic, Hotel Emporium’s Floating Dispenser further disrupts the status quo by leaning further into a future of heightened sustainability. Offering conditioning shampoo, conditioner, hand and body wash and moisturizer, the Floating Dispenser at launch was unlike anything the hotel industry had seen, created as the perfect transitional product for moving from small plastic toiletries...

Alliance Laundry Systems Feature Ends Lint Issues

RIPON, WIS.—Alliance Laundry Systems, a global leader in commercial laundry equipment, announces the introduction of a revolutionary dryer feature that eliminates the problems caused by lint. ProCapture uses patent-pending cyclone technology to capture 98 percent* of dryer lint—a significant increase over the lint screens used in most commercial tumble dryers. The technology brings a variety of advantages to laundromats and on-premises laundries, including reduced service and maintenance costs on everything from HVAC systems to water heaters, and other electronics/components. “ProCapture is more than just a tumble dryer feature. As anyone in the laundry industry knows, lint causes a number of issues...

Juniper Preserve Resort Selects INTELITY Platform

LOS ANGELES—INTELITY, provider of hospitality’s leading guest experience and staff management platform, has announced a deal with Juniper Preserve Resort in Bend, Ore. Located on the acclaimed Juniper Preserve Resort wellness community, the Juniper Lodge will take guest pampering and personalization one step further with the roll out of select INTELITY digital offerings, including a branded mobile app with mobile key capabilities and GEMS (Guest Experience Management System), INTELITY’s staff-facing tools that will streamline Juniper Preserve’s back-of-house operations. Home to the nationally recognized Pronghorn Club, Juniper Preserve is a wellness destination for residents, members, and guests. Juniper Preserve is also...