Archive for the ‘Water Conservation’ Category
April 1, 2013 @ 3:41 pm
VISTA, CALIF.—Waterless Co., the first manufacturer of no-water urinal systems in the United States, has earned one of the highest scores—4.5 out of a possible 5—in the new Environmental Leader Technology Reviews Program. The program recognizes excellence in products and services that provide companies with energy and environmental benefits.
February 14, 2013 @ 3:28 am
SOUTHAMPTON, PA.—Commercial customers are saving 5 to 12 percent on water utility bills with a new Conservation Water Valve. A Pennsylvania energy consulting company is helping large water users nationwide reduce rising water bills at the source. Their patented valve is designed to slow water turbulence and compress air. The air in the pipes is plentiful, and for heavy users can equate to thousands or tens of thousands every month.
February 7, 2013 @ 10:27 pm
FRANKLIN PARK, ILL.—The wall-mount model of the BASYS faucet platform, now available from Sloan, is ideal for restrooms in high-end commercial environments, including hotels, restaurants, resorts and spas. The new wall-mount faucet is part of the BASYS platform of modular, sensor-activated faucets with advanced, interchangeable features and selectable operational modes.
January 9, 2013 @ 8:56 pm
CLEVELAND, OHIO—Hasek Communications, the Cleveland, Ohio-based publisher of Green Lodging News, has added a High Sierra Showerheads video to its Vendor Videos section. The video highlights the environmental and business benefits to using the High Sierra Shower Head. The 1.5 gallon per minute showerhead saves on water and water heating costs and with its patented nozzle technology will not clog.
January 8, 2013 @ 9:27 pm
TROY, OHIO—Hobart introduces its LXe and Advansys LXe Undercounter Warewashers. The LXe base model and Advansys LXe, which is available in high-temp and low-temp models, have been designed from the ground up to support best-in-class wash performance and are Energy Star qualified for energy- and water-saving capabilities.
January 3, 2013 @ 9:19 pm
INDIANAPOLIS—Delta Faucet introduces a wide variety of product solutions for the commercial market. New to the brand’s hospitality portfolio are the Compel and Trinsic bath collections. Inspired by the clean design of an urban high-rise, the minimal details of the Compel collection make it a fit for metro-area developments, while the Trinsic collection blends into a variety of design styles, from classic modern to modern rustic.
October 24, 2011 @ 8:25 pm
MCLEAN, VA.—Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of 10 hotel brands announced the 2010 results of LightStay, its sustainability measurement system. Since the introduction of LightStay, the company continues to improve sustainability and economic performance and saved more than $74 million in utility costs as a result of the following reductions: 6.6 percent reduction of energy use; 7.8 percent reduction of carbon output; 19 percent reduction of waste output; and 3.8 percent reduction of water use. To date, Hilton Worldwide’s efforts are equivalent to the removal of more than 50,000 cars from the road, water savings that could fill more than 1,000 swimming pools and energy conservation that could provide power to nearly 20,000 homes a year. “Sustainability is a priority to Hilton Worldwide and a central part of how the company does business,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton Worldwide. “LightStay has provided us with a platform to measure hotel performance and economic improvement, proving to be invaluable given today’s increased operational demands and resource constraints.”
October 19, 2011 @ 1:18 am
TEMPLETON, CALIF.—The Aqua2use Greywater System from Water Wise Group has been selected as one of the Top-10 Green Products for 2012 by the editors of Environmental Building News and GreenSpec. This tenth annual award recognizes the most innovative and exciting green building products added to the GreenSpec Directory during the past year or covered in Environmental Building News.
October 12, 2011 @ 7:59 pm
NORTH OLMSTED, OHIO—Moen, a leading faucet brand, has been selected as a 2011 WaterSense Excellence Award winner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The company was chosen for this honor based on its significant efforts to advance the WaterSense mission through participation and collaboration in promotional events. The award was accepted earlier this month by Andrea Maher, senior marketing communications specialist, Moen, at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Expo in Las Vegas.
October 5, 2011 @ 7:10 pm
FORT WORTH, TEXAS—Texas is now experiencing its worst drought since 1895. Agricultural losses now exceed $4 billion and several other industries in Texas are expected to be severely impacted due to the drought. “The Texas cleaning industry is being asked to use water more responsibly,” says Doug Berjer, product manager for CFR, manufacturer of recycling carpet extractors. “And, it’s not just in Texas; water conservation is now an issue throughout the country.”