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Heat Pumps & Other Eco-Friendly Methods to Heat Your Hotel
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Heat Pumps & Other Eco-Friendly Methods to Heat Your Hotel

NATIONAL REPORT—Traditional heating solutions in the winter months can break your budget. Plus, they aren’t good for the environment because they typically use some sort of fossil fuel. Using coal, oil, or natural gas to heat your hotel can harm the environment, including contributing to global warming, causing air pollution, and increasing the chance for...

Is Your Building Ventilated Like It’s 1978?
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Is Your Building Ventilated Like It’s 1978?

Did you know that you breathe over 11,000 liters of air a day? If you’re reading this, you will probably spend around 2,000 hours per year breathing the air in the office for which you are about to sign that lease.  This year alone, you will bring into your lungs over 900,000 liters of whatever...

Welcome Holdings Off to Very Green Start with Highly Efficient Revisn Brand
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Welcome Holdings Off to Very Green Start with Highly Efficient Revisn Brand

RALEIGH, N.C.—Almost seven months since opening in Raleigh’s Glenwood South district, business at Revisn has been great and the aparthotel has been at full capacity, says Dicky Walia, CEO and Managing Director of Welcome Holdings which developed the “green” Revisn brand. Large corporations are renting the residences. According to Welcome Holdings, Revisn combines the “spacious...

Top Five Factors That Control EMS Energy Savings
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Top Five Factors That Control EMS Energy Savings

WAUKESHA, WIS.—The installation of an energy management system (EMS) is an investment that pays for itself over time (typically two to five years), by reducing energy consumption and streamlining workflows. Engineers at Telkonet, Inc. analyzed the primary factors that affect EMS payback. They did this by looking at over 10 years’ worth of granular data...

Mandai Park Holdings Invites Guests to Get Closer to Nature with New Resort
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Mandai Park Holdings Invites Guests to Get Closer to Nature with New Resort

SINGAPORE—Come 2023, a new resort experience will open to guests at Mandai, bringing them closer to nature through a biophilic design that integrates the buildings with their natural surroundings. The design of the new Mandai resort will be helmed by local architectural firm, WOW Architects. Speaking on the appointment of WOW Architects, Mike Barclay, Group...

Registration Open for 2019 Annual ASHRAE Conference in Kansas City
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Registration Open for 2019 Annual ASHRAE Conference in Kansas City

ATLANTA—ASHRAE announced that registration is open for the 2019 Annual Conference in Kansas City, Mo., June 22 to 26, at the Kansas City Marriott and Kansas City Convention Center. To register, visit ashrae.org/kansascity. The five-day conference includes sessions addressing current trends and technologies in the HVAC&R industry, as well as tours, social events and a...

Some Surprising Results in Lodging Survey Report
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Some Surprising Results in Lodging Survey Report

NATIONAL REPORT—As reported on Green Lodging News, the American Hotel & Lodging Assn. (AHLA) has released the results of its 2018 Lodging Survey. This comprehensive survey is conducted every two years by industry data provider and AHLA partner STR. The survey is funded by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation. The survey included all...

AHLA Releases Results of 2018 Lodging Survey
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AHLA Releases Results of 2018 Lodging Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) released the results of a comprehensive Lodging Survey, a detailed assessment of advancements in amenities, guest services, sustainability and technology, in addition to other industry trends. This recent survey underscores how hotels advance, accommodate and innovate the guest experience. Consumers can expect seamless transitions between their everyday...

HITEC Minneapolis Online Registration & Housing Bureau Open
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HITEC Minneapolis Online Registration & Housing Bureau Open

The Minneapolis Convention Center is LEED Certified for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (EBOM) and maintains its Level One certification to the ASTM Standard pertaining to the Evaluation and Selection of Venues for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows and Conferences. MINNEAPOLIS—Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), producers of the world’s largest Hospitality Industry Technology...

Spain’s Hotels Power Up for an Eco-Friendly Future
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Spain’s Hotels Power Up for an Eco-Friendly Future

The Parador de Corias, Spain is housed in a former monastery. Photograph: Parador de Corias SPAIN—Across Spain, hotels are prominently flagging their green credentials as they increasingly take steps to reduce their environmental footprint and appeal to a new generation of eco-aware consumers. The country’s Paradores, state-run hotels in historic buildings such as former palaces...