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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.

PurOptima Pushes Boundaries with Lowest Carbon Footprint to Date

NEW YORK—PurOptima, a global leading manufacturer of sustainable interior glass wall partitions and doors, previously announced that all its glass and aluminum wall partitions and doors were made using Hydro CIRCAL, providing the lowest embodied carbon in the market. In the latest news, Hydro CIRCAL now delivers recycled aluminum with an even lower documented carbon footprint of 1.9 kg of CO2e/kg aluminum, down from the previous 2.3 kg of CO2e/kg. This is done through advances in sourcing, sorting, and traceability of post-consumer aluminum scrap. “The aluminum extrusions that we are using for our systems provide the lowest carbon contribution of...

BeCause Closes Seed Round with Tail-End Investment from Curiosity VC

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK—BeCause, the Danish start-up transforming how the global hospitality, travel, and tourism industries manage their sustainability data, has secured a $600,000 tail-end investment from Dutch investor Curiosity VC to close their seed round. This latest investment brings the company’s total seed funding to $2.5 million, including the $1.9 million seed raised in November from Denmark’s Ugly Duckling Ventures, Estonia’s Superangel.io and other investors. “We reserved some space at the end of our round for a strategic investor to join on equal terms and are thrilled to have found that partner in Curiosity VC. As an AI-focused fund, Curiosity brings key competencies and an international network to the table that will prove...

1Concier Launches eCommerce Platform

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.—1Concier, an industry-leading solution provider of high-quality linen products, announced the launch of its eCommerce platform, a modern and user-friendly online ordering experience. 1Concier eCommerce aims to streamline the ordering process, enhance customer convenience, and provide personalized solutions tailored to individual needs. “We are thrilled to introduce our eCommerce platform, which represents our commitment to providing exceptional service and convenience to our valued customers,” said Tony Smith, President and CEO of 1Concier. “Customers can expect 24/7 access to their accounts, effortless ordering experience, and enhanced product information—all at their fingertips. Our goal is to offer a one-stop solution that meets...

iCleanse Partners with Mohegan Sun, Provides Swift UV Disinfection

HARTFORD, CONN.—In a development that further illustrates the company’s steady market expansion, iCleanse announced that fifteen Swift UV units have been installed throughout Mohegan Sun, which is one of the largest entertainment, gaming, dining, and shopping destinations in the United States. iCleanse is a place-based startup that offers high-definition advertising screens coupled with chemical-free Swift UV (ultraviolet light) devices that disinfect smartphones, a known nexus for COVID, RSV, influenza, and other pathogens. The Swift UV units have been installed throughout Mohegan Sun, just in time for the peak of the cold and flu season. Swift UV’s technology disinfects potentially infectious diseases...

Schneider Electric Outperforms 2023 Sustainability Targets

RUEIL-MALMAISON, FRANCE—Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced its 2023 sustainability impact performance as part of its full-year financial results. The Schneider Sustainability Impact score for the year exceeded expectations, reaching 6.13 out of 10, and surpassing the year-end target of 6 out of 10. Schneider Electric was also recognized as a top performer by independent environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings throughout the year. Schneider Electric’s strong performance spans what was the hottest year on record—serving to highlight the importance of collective action to decarbonize business operations and value chains to avoid the...

Bentley Mills: All Carpet Products Now Carry Declare Labels

LOS ANGELES—Bentley Mills, Inc. continues to raise the bar on sustainable design and manufacturing transparency, announcing that all carpet products manufactured by Bentley carry Declare labels and have achieved third-party verified LBC Red List Free status through the Living Building Challenge (LBC), one of the world’s highest performance standards for healthy buildings. LBC Red List Free products disclose 100 percent of ingredients to 100 ppm and do not contain any Red List chemicals of concern. “We choose to manufacture in California where some of the most rigorous environmental legislation in the country is adopted, setting Bentley apart from others in our industry. All...

Tivoli Lighting Introduces Inspire Series of Chandeliers

IRVINE, CALIF.—With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces its Inspire Series, which includes Array and Eos chandeliers with its Flexile light engine that illuminates uniformly in multiple lengths to provide the look of traditional 360° neon. With their easily adjustable Flexile light engine to create a unique look and personal style, both Inspire Array and Eos are available in multiple LED color temperature options (2300K, 2700K, 3000K, 3500K and 4000K) and rod finishes (satin brass, vintage brass, brushed brass, black, white, natural Aluminum, polished aluminum and brushed copper). They provide high luminous efficiency and a 95+ CRI....

ALLIED Feather + Down Ramps Up RENU:TRACE Program

MONTEBELLO, CALIF.—ALLIED Feather + Down (AF+D), global leaders in high performance, ethically sourced, and recycled down, is proud to officially ramp up their one-of-a-kind RENU:TRACE recycled down program with the help of NEMO’s Endless Promise circular product collection. NEMO will be the first brand to utilize ALLIED’s industry leading recycling program to fuel the world’s first fully traceable recycled down insulation. All ALLIED down is 100 percent ethically sourced and traceable back to the region where it was produced and is therefore the ideal down material for their RENU:TRACE program. When NEMO’s Endless Promise down sleeping bags reach the end...

Auto-Chlor Highlights Its New A6 Dish Machine

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.—Auto-Chlor, a national leader in the production, installation, and service of energy-saving dishwashers, now offers the A6 EnergySaver Dish Machine in its line of high-efficiency machines. The A6 Dish Machine offers dual-mode sanitizing and a high-speed 45-second wash cycle, cleaning and sanitizing up to 72 racks per hour. Because of its water-efficient technology, the A6 dishwasher is NSF-rated, using as little as 0.69 gallons of water per wash cycle. The A6 machine is available in 208 or 204-volt and single or three-phase power options. The machine features integrated controls and pumps, cutting the need to mount chemical feeders...

Ameresco Completes OUTRIGGER Energy Efficiency Renovation

FRAMINGHAM, MASS.—Ameresco, Inc., a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, announced the completion of the installation of new energy efficiency and maintenance advancements at OUTRIGGER Kauai Beach Resort & Spa as part of a 15-year Energy as a Service (EaaS) agreement. The partnership allowed the oceanfront resort to update and replace its energy-related equipment without up-front capital. The $15.5 million energy efficiency renovation was designed and constructed by Ameresco in several phases over the last two years. Key upgrades included replacing 350 guestroom fan coil units with new smart thermostats, a new central chiller plant with...