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Architect Building Net-Zero Energy Hotel in Connecticut—Hotel Marcel
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Architect Building Net-Zero Energy Hotel in Connecticut—Hotel Marcel

NEW HAVEN, CONN.—When the Hotel Marcel opens next summer in New Haven, Conn., it will be a shining example of sustainability and what every hotel could and should be. The 165-room boutique hotel will be the result of the renovated Armstrong Rubber Company Building, aka Pirelli Building, originally designed by Marcel Breuer in 1967. It...

Non-Toxic Aqueous Ozone for Cleaning Made Easy with Portable Spray Bottles, Chargers
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Non-Toxic Aqueous Ozone for Cleaning Made Easy with Portable Spray Bottles, Chargers

EnozoPRO NATIONAL REPORT—For safe, non-toxic cleaning you cannot get much better than water—but it first must be converted to aqueous ozone. The cleaning and disinfection properties of ozone have been known for a long time, but it has often been inconvenient to access. At least two companies have recently introduced sleek rechargeable, reusable spray bottles,...

Global Wellness Summit Shows Why ‘Hybrid’ Model Is Powerful New Direction for Conferences
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Global Wellness Summit Shows Why ‘Hybrid’ Model Is Powerful New Direction for Conferences

The Breakers Palm Beach MIAMI—The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the annual gathering of international leaders in the multitrillion-dollar global wellness economy, has received rave reviews for its first-ever hybrid event, which promises to be a new model for conferences. Notable as one of the first U.S. meetings to take place both in person and virtually,...

ASHRAE Announces Move to New Net-Zero Energy Global Headquarters in Metro Atlanta
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ASHRAE Announces Move to New Net-Zero Energy Global Headquarters in Metro Atlanta

ATLANTA—ASHRAE, a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment, announced a move to its new global headquarters, located at 180 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners, Ga. The Society began renovations in January 2020 on an existing 66,700 ft2 building, originally built in 1978, on 11 acres of land. Located 10 miles north of its...

Smoke-Free We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort Now Open
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Smoke-Free We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort Now Open

FORT McDOWELL, ARIZ.—On October 29, the new We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort opened its doors, unveiling a contemporary ambiance and visitor-centric experience that raise the bar for Valley casinos. All gaming areas, hotel rooms and public spaces, dining outlets and entertainment venues are 100 percent smoke-free, with four comfortable outdoor areas designated for smokers. In addition, full compliance with all...

IHG Partners with Owner of InterContinental Houston – Medical Center to Install IVP Air Technology
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IHG Partners with Owner of InterContinental Houston – Medical Center to Install IVP Air Technology

Houston—The AAA Four Diamond InterContinental Houston-Medical Center, located in the renowned Texas Medical Center, is taking further steps to enhance its approach to cleanliness by becoming the first hotel to use the innovative Integrated Viral Protection (IVP) Bio Defense Indoor Air Protection Filtration System. The IVP Air heated-air filtration system is a mobile, plug-and-purify device...

Entrepreneur Develops Elite Room Concept for COVID-19 World
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Entrepreneur Develops Elite Room Concept for COVID-19 World

DENVER—Scott Milne*, Lead Energy Auditor and Commercial Consultant for Denver-based Rocky Mountain Efficiency Group, has launched the Elite Room concept to give hoteliers—“even the Days Inns of the World are looking for a solution,” he says—a leg up on their competition in the race to provide the safest and cleanest rooms for guests. “You have...

New Study: Hand Dryers Equally Hygienic to Paper Towels for Drying Hands
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New Study: Hand Dryers Equally Hygienic to Paper Towels for Drying Hands

EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.—After an exhaustive two-year process, a University of Arizona Health Sciences research team has announced the publication of their work, Comparison of electric hand dryers and paper towels for hand hygiene: a critical review of the literature. The review culled the current breadth of data, including published studies, news reports and online content,...

Park MGM/NoMad to be Las Vegas Strip’s Only Smoke-Free Casino-Resort
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Park MGM/NoMad to be Las Vegas Strip’s Only Smoke-Free Casino-Resort

LAS VEGAS—MGM Resorts International announced that Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas will open their doors on September 30, completing the reopening of all of its properties around the world following closures earlier this year amid the Covid-19 crisis. Upon reopening, Park MGM/NoMad will be The Strip’s first fully smoke-free casino resort. “Opening Park MGM...