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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 Secures 1,000 BluEdge Service Contracts in First Six Months

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA.—Carrier Global Corporation’s BluEdge service platform continues to expand its reach with 1,000 signed service agreements in just six months and expanded geographic reach. The global, best-in-class service program that was originally launched in North America and Asia, is now available to Commercial HVAC customers in the Middle East and Europe. Through a deep understanding of customer needs and investments in cutting edge digital tools, BluEdge can help customers achieve enhanced equipment efficiency and performance—key components of Carrier’s Healthy Buildings Program and Healthy, Safe, Sustainable Cold Chain Program. Carrier Global Corp. is a leading global provider of...

Allied Home Expands East Coast Bedding Facility

MONTEBELLO, CALIF.—Due to exponential growth in both sales and products manufactured and distributed from its East Coast Bedding factory in Summerville, S.C., Allied Home, manufacturer of quality crafted bedding products designed to deliver a better sleep experience, is relocating the plant to a larger facility located in Hildebran, N.C., known for its long-standing history of home products manufacturing. According to Allied, the company is infusing new-age technology into an old-school furniture factory with historic roots. Allied is outfitting the 100,000 square foot factory with the most advanced equipment to manufacture luxury down and synthetic bedding products its retail and hospitality...

Travel Without Plastic Launches FREE COVID E-learning Module

GRAN CANARI ISLAND—Travel Without Plastic, the organisation helping cut single-use plastics in tourism, teamed up with health and safety experts Intertek Cristal to launch a free online training module to show tourism businesses how they can reduce plastic and keep their guests COVID-safe. The “Greener Guest” (greenerguest.com) initiative was born out of the explosion of single-use plastics caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, evident in the discarded masks and plastic gloves appearing on pavements and beaches worldwide. As the Founder of Travel Without Plastic, Jo Hendrickx says, these items are both a danger to wildlife and human health, and often completely...

Modine Adds New Control System Option for Heating, Make-Up Air

RACINE, WIS.—Modine Manufacturing Co., a leader in technology in the HVAC industry, has announced a new Modine Control System (MCS) option for their line of Indoor Separated Combustion Heating and Make-Up Air units. Equipped with a 32-bit microprocessor for fast processing speed, the MCS Carel pCOOEM+ programmable controller features a number of I/O’s for complex HVAC/R applications. The controller is fully configured at the factory for the customer’s preferred application settings to make job-site startup and commissioning easier. “With this new control system, Modine has addressed the increasing demand for building management system integration,” said Mike Schires, Senior Product Manager for...

Cleveland Clinic, Standard Textile Join to Develop Reusable Face Masks

CINCINNATI—Standard Textile, a global manufacturer of healthcare, hospitality, and consumer products, and Cleveland Clinic will collaborate to produce a non-medical grade, reusable face mask that is designed for comfort and customization. Standard Textile will sell the face masks on its consumer website, standardtextilehome.com. On the forefront of biomedical research, Cleveland Clinic is leading a number of research projects related to COVID-19. Cleveland Clinic formed a multidisciplinary committee to evaluate therapies for mild to severe cases of the disease, with the goal of supporting trials that are scientifically sound and prioritizing those with the potential for significant impact on clinical care. In...

White Paper Finds Key to Post-COVID Recovery in Dishroom

SAN FRANCISCO—Dishcraft Robotics, an innovator in food and beverage operations for hotels, announced its sponsorship of a white paper to present research and opinion by some of the hotel industry’s leading lights. “Hospitality F&B Reimagined: A New Look at the Hotel Kitchen” suggests that increased operational efficiency, cost savings and the promotion of a more balanced, sustainable, human ecosystem on property may begin in an unexpected place: the hotel dishroom. The white paper outlines new standards for sanitization from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, detailing how automated dishwashing techniques begin to address the foodservice industry’s largest cleanliness challenges,...

CALI Launches New Cork Flooring

SAN DIEGO—CALI, the omni-channel sustainable building products company, is launching a new collection of cork flooring—CALI cork. The fresh, four-sku line-up ushers in an improved generation of cork while remaining true to the material’s renewable and planet-safe roots. A high resistance finish and water-resistant construction make CALI cork a more durable upgrade from the cork planks of yesteryear. Plus, a 15-year residential and five-year commercial warranty make this collection an attractive option for storefronts and fitness studios. VIDEO: See and learn more about CALI cork. Cork is naturally renewable; the material is trimmed from the bark of the cork oak tree and regenerates without harming the plant or surrounding environment. The cork in this flooring is also recycled, demonstrating cork’s ability to be reprocessed over and over for different uses. Customers looking to purchase responsibly and opt...

Quail Systems’ Vortex Cleans Air, Sanitizes Surfaces

ADAMSVILLE, TENN.—With decades of experience developing ozone technology, the team at Quail Systems introduces the latest addition to its family of products designed to offer a sanitizing solution that uses ozone to safely eliminate microbial contaminants including the common cold, the flu, and SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19. In a matter of minutes, Vortex provides a quick, powerful blast of ozone in an unoccupied space for the most effective, efficient sanitization possible without leaving any harmful residue. Vortex features include an automated timer, four heavy-duty wheels for easy movement between rooms, and a 20-foot retractable power cord. The Vortex is made...

J&J Green Paper’s New Technology: The Solution to Single-Use Plastics?

MIAMI—In the midst of a news cycle dominated by COVID-related and political stories, J&J Green Paper, a Miami start-up, may have quietly struck environmental gold this summer with its green paper technology that is poised to solve one of the world’s largest environmental problems: single use plastics. It is well-known that single-use plastics, such as plastic bottles, straws and food containers, are a blight on the environment, but it is often hard to fully comprehend the threat that these harmful materials pose. According to data published by EarthDay.org, a full 32 percent of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging...

All K-Cup Pods Produced by Keurig Dr Pepper Now Recyclable

BURLINGTON, MASS.—Keurig Dr Pepper announced that it has successfully achieved one of its longstanding sustainability commitments—all of the K-Cup pods the company produces are now recyclable. The extensive effort involved converting more than 100 manufacturing lines to produce the pods now made from polypropylene #5 plastic. In addition, new packaging for the recyclable K-Cup pods features a green recyclable flag as well as the industry-respected How2Recycle label that clearly communicates recycling instructions to consumers. Keurig Dr Pepper produces approximately 80 percent of the coffee pods sold at retail for use in Keurig brewers and, earlier this year, began shipping to retailers...