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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.

Simple Green Launches Two New Cleaning Products

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF.—Sunshine Makers Inc., the manufacturer of Simple Green All-Purpose Cleaner, announces the launch of a new line of disinfectant and sanitization products—Simple Green d Pro 3 and Simple Green d Pro 5. The Simple Green d Pro products were developed specifically to tackle today’s public health threats from bacteria and viruses. Just a few of the public health concerns that the new Simple Green d Pro products address are Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Staphylococcus epidermidis, HIV-1 (AIDS virus), Adenovirus Type 3, Rubella (German Measles), Hepatitis B & C, Avian Influenza, and many more. Simple...

Numi Tea Adds Five New Flavors to Organic Tea Line

OAKLAND, CALIF.—Numi Organic Tea announces the introduction of five new flavors to its line of teas & teasans. All five are certified organic and four of them are certified Fair Trade. What they all share in common is the use of authentic ingredients such as real vanilla bean, rose petals, Osmanthus flowers, ginger, and lemongrass blended with the highest quality loose tea. The teas are subtle with just the right hints of herbs or flowers. Indian Night, for example, a rich decaf black tea, has hints of vanilla bean. This is the first time in Numi history that...

Green Cleaning Supplier Orbeco Inks Deals with Two Chains

SAN FRANCISCO—Orbeco Inc. announced that it has signed contracts of two years each with two of the world’s leading hotel chains. The companies represent more than 5,000 hotels. The chains chose Orbeco because it offers safe and environmentally friendly green cleaning products. Orbeco offers products ranging from carpet cleaners to drain cleaners. Orbeco products are harmless to humans, animals and aquatic life. The formulas, all patented, have been designed by a French chemist. The cleaning products include safe, raw materials. All the products have been certified by Green Seal and Woolsafe and are in the process of...

Sustainable Lifestyles Introduces Line of Natural Fiber Rugs, Carpet

EXCELSIOR, MINN.—Sustainable Lifestyles introduces its line of natural fiber rugs and carpet. The flooring products do not off-gas like those made from synthetic materials. The raw product for the company’s flooring is sustainably harvested. Sustainable Lifestyles offers a large variety of Sisal, Seagrass, Mountain Grass and Sisal Wool styles. The rugs come in standard and custom sizes, shapes and borders. Wall to wall carpet is available. The company will be exhibiting at the International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show in New York, November 11 to 14, at booth No. 4011. Go to Sustainable Lifestyles.

Green Lodging News Welcomes Queenaire Technologies as Founding Sponsor

CLEVELAND, OHIO—Hasek Communications, the Cleveland-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Queenaire Technologies, Ashburn, Va., as a Founding Sponsor. Queenaire, with a management team with more than 30 years in the ozone industry, provides ozone generating products that deodorize and eliminate odors safely and effectively. The company sells five different machines for different size rooms and applications. Queenaire also produces the Newaire Plugin, a portable plug-in unit that can deodorize rooms up to 500 square feet in size. All of Queenaire’s products are ideal for eliminating in-room odors caused by smoke, mold and mildew, pets, and other sources....

Pure Solutions Partners with NYLO to Provide Allergy Friendly Rooms

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y.—NYLO, a new lifestyle hotel brand, is the first hotel of its kind to commit to providing PURE Allergy Friendly Rooms as part of its overall brand strategy. The company recently announced it partnership with Pure Solutions. “We’re proud to work with this market leader in improving indoor air quality for the comfort of our guests,” says John Russell, c.e.o. of NYLO. NYLO is planning to break ground next month on its first property in Plano, Texas. Shortly after, properties will be popping up in other suburban and secondary markets, such as Warwick, Rhode Island....

Entergize’s New Wireless Thermostat Offers Five-Year Battery Life

GROSSE POINTE, MICH.—Entergize has introduced a new thermostat that provides an enhancement to the current Entergize System. The WirelessStat-RF provides wireless connectivity to the PTAC or other HVAC units. Many customers have asked if it was possible to eliminate the thermostat wiring that currently is required to connect the HVAC to the thermostat. Even though this is a thin 24-volt wire that can be installed inside the room, it is still problematic in many guestroom environments. The new product can be mounted anywhere in the room and can be relocated without difficulty by in-house personnel. Prior attempts...

Master-Bilt’s Reverse Cycle Process Axes Refrigeration Costs

NEW ALBANY, MISS.—Master-Bilt, manufacturer of a full line of premier commercial refrigeration systems for over 65 years, announces patent approval for its reverse cycle process. This proprietary technology involves a reverse cycle valve that is added to the condensing unit which reverses the direction of refrigerant flow during defrosts. The reverse cycle is automatically activated by the Master Controller electronic control system, saving the user energy and money as well as added convenience. When the Master Controller demand defrost feature determines a defrost is necessary, the reverse cycle valve is automatically activated and the high temperature refrigerant flow...

Green Lodging Welcomes Hotel News Resource as Content Partner

CLEVELAND, OHIO—Hasek Communications, the Cleveland-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Hotel News Resource as a content partner. Through an arrangement with the Ozean Group, publisher of Hotel News Resource, Green Lodging News will supply content to the Hotel News Resource website and newsletter. Hotel News Resource already has created an “Environmental News” section on its site for Green Lodging News articles and other green news. Green Lodging News will provide Hotel News Resource with advertising opportunities and links back to the Hotel News Resource site. “I am excited about this alliance because it will mean much greater...

United Technologies’ UTC Power Named Energy Star Partner

SOUTH WINDSOR, CONN.—UTC Power, a United Technologies company, announced that it has become an Energy Star Partner. Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy that helps businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency. “We are proud to be a partner,” says Jan van Dokkum, UTC Power president. “Energy Star tools and resources help product and service providers like us work more effectively with customers to design efficient cooling, heating and power systems that not only save energy but also ensure a healthier, cleaner environment...