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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.

Wood River Inn & Suites Installs SemaConnect EV Charging Stations

HAILEY, IDAHO—Hailey’s award-winning Wood River Inn & Suites has added another sustainable amenity for travelers: electric vehicle charging stations from SemaConnect. SemaConnect is a leading provider and pioneer of electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions. The two new SemaConnect Series 6, Level 2 (L2) charging stations build upon the hotel’s existing sustainability programs and provide a necessary amenity for EV drivers traveling through central Idaho. The Wood River Inn & Suites has been ranked as the No. 1 hotel in Hailey and is recognized as a Traveler’s Choice hotel for receiving ratings within the top 10 percent of all TripAdvisor ratings...

Aircuity Introduces New ‘Airside’ Energy Dashboard

NEWTON, MASS.—Aircuity, the leader in creating healthy and sustainable buildings, introduced a new “Airside” Energy Dashboard that lets building owners quickly identify which areas across the entire portfolio are consuming the most ventilation energy. By providing data that goes all the way down to the room level, the new dashboard helps building owners identify the root cause of an issue to ensure maximum energy savings, as well as meet and sustain efficiency and sustainability goals. Aircuity developed the new Airside Energy Dashboard at a time when the property owners and developers in the areas of commercial real estate, life sciences,...

Allied Home Launches RENU:700 Bedding Made with Recycled Down

MONTEBELLO, CALIF.—Furthering its commitment to sustainability by helping reduce the massive textile waste that ends up in landfills, Allied Home, manufacturer of quality crafted bedding products designed to give you a better sleep experience, has launched its new RENU:700 Performance Recycled Down bedding, the first of its kind on the market. By working with a global recycling supply chain, Allied is able to collect post-consumer bedding from Germany, Italy, Russia and North America and reuse the down inside these products for its RENU:700 Performance Recycled Down bedding. The collected down undergoes an intensive sanitation process at Allied’s facility. It is cleaned...

Modern Forms Adds ULTRA Germicidal Smart Fan

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.—While the practice for using germicidal UV fixtures to disinfect air has been well established in hospitals for over 70 years, ULTRA Germicidal Smart Fan by Modern Forms now helps you create a safer sanctuary for hospitality settings. “We didn’t intend to enter the established ceiling fan market. Our friends in the industry told us it was futile for us to even try, but here we are. We realized that we could use technology to stir things up,” says Dirk Wald, Co-CEO of Modern Forms and WAC. “And this is just the tip of the iceberg.” ULTRA uses...

Tivoli Introduces Vast Cove Light Static

TUSTIN, CALIF.—With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces its Vast Cove Light Static, the industry’s first dual dimming luminaire for both ELV and 0-10V systems for architectural lighting of commercial, hospitality, museums, municipal, school and university applications. The Vast Cove Light Static is a high-output, low-power dimmable LED that delivers up to 413 lumens per foot while consuming only 5.29 watts operating on a self-ballasted 120 VAC or 277 VAC. Available in 2700K, 3000K, 3500K, 4000K, 5300K and 6000K with high CRI of 94 and a 114° beam angle, the cove light comes in compact, low profile 1-...

Wooster Products Adds Representative for Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana

WOOSTER, OHIO—Wooster Products, the industry leader in anti-slip safety stair treads and walkway products, has appointed Arcspec as their new representative to serve the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, and northwest Indiana. Industry veteran Barry Meyer leads a team of four outside consultants and three inside sales/support personnel. Since 1994 the company has provided architects and contractors with product expertise and technical support for the architectural specialty products they represent. They will represent the full line of Wooster Products safety stair nosings and treads, anti-slip tapes, and coatings to architects, specifiers, contractors, OEMS, and end-users within the territory. Wooster Products...

Pentair Announces Social Responsibility Strategic Targets

MINNEAPOLIS—Pentair plc, a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, announces its Social Responsibility Strategic Targets. The new targets were launched with the release of Pentair’s 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report, which highlights the company’s initiatives to be a leading socially responsible company as it delivers smart, sustainable solutions that empower customers and employees to make the most of life’s essential resources. “As a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, we are proud of our efforts to further Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) stewardship that are highlighted in our 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report,” said John L. Stauch, Pentair President and CEO....

Global Biorisk Advisory Council Enhances GBAC Online Course

NORTHBROOK, ILL.—The GBAC Online Fundamentals Course 2.0 is now available via GBAC Academy, an online learning portal for cleaning professionals from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, (GBAC), a Division of ISSA. Those who complete the course within 30 days of enrollment will receive a Certificate of Completion from GBAC and be able to use the title GBAC-Trained Technician to promote their expertise. “With more than a year of learning and cleaning and disinfecting against SARSCoV-2 under our instructors’ belts, we are excited to share best practices that will help participants effectively manage infectious disease risks,” said GBAC Academy Education Manager Melissa Wernersbach. “GBAC-Trained Technicians...

Lennox Announces New Indoor Air Quality System

DALLAS—Lennox International, a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets, is revolutionizing the commercial HVAC industry by introducing the rooftop unit Ultimate Indoor Air Quality system as part of its Building Better Air initiative. With the ability to remove 99 percent of the virus that causes COVID-19 from the air, Lennox has developed a rooftop unit that can help commercial businesses improve the health of their building. Using a factory-installed combination of MERV 16 filters and UVC Germicidal lamp, the Ultimate IAQ system has been third-party tested to show a 95 percent single pass efficiency rate with a 70 percent...

Pure Air Control Services Signs $30 Million Contract with NCPA

CLEARWATER, FLA.—Pure Air Control Services, one of the nation’s top indoor air quality (IAQ) firms, announced its Building Health Check division has signed an agreement worth $30 million with National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) to sell air purification devices, consulting services and remediation services to members of its cooperative. The contract was awarded to Building Health Check, LLC, a division of Pure Air Control Services, Inc., and valued at $10 million a year during a three-year term. The contract allows NCPA members to purchase UV-C autonomous robots and stationary building disinfection devices from Building Health Check, LLC under a competitively...