Hotel Tech Trends that Meet Guest Expectations

March 29, 2010

Technology is changing quickly, and it’s having an effect on the consumer. Electronics have been one of the biggest drivers of consumer spending; the result is that the average hotel guest is fairly technology savvy and used to sophisticated entertainment set-ups.

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Self-Cleaning Glass Saves Time, Money, and Water

Factoring in the price of window cleaning for your building may be a thing of the past, thanks to self-cleaning windows.

Self-cleaning glass includes an applied titanium-dioxide (TiO2) metal coating, which helps windows clean themselves in two ways: 1) the breakdown of organic materials deposited on the glass, and 2) the sheeting of rainwater, which washes the glass.

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More Firms Getting Involved in Smart Grid Work
A recent new market special issue of The Zweig Letter from Zweig White outlines the reasons why more firms are getting involved in smart grid work and the myriad opportunities that should be available in this arena.
Click here for complete article …First Set of Model Codes and Standards for Green Building Launched
Organizations representing many industry experts have come together to establish a comprehensive model green building code designed to rapidly advance green building practice across the United States.
Click here for complete article …Students Help West Chester Businesses Save Energy, Money, and Cut Pollution
The West Chester Area School District in Pennsylvania will be awarded a $149,992 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a project to help local businesses conserve energy, save money, and cut harmful greenhouse gases.
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Transforming the Idea of the Hotel Lobby
The hotel lobby is no longer a transient waiting room between the front door and the guestroom. Hotel brands are creating flexible, inviting lobbies as destinations for work and relaxation.
Click here for complete article …Please Do Not Disturb (the Environment): Greening Your Hotel
Rolling out a green program in your hospitality facilities requires research, creativity, and everyone's involvement.
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Energy-Efficient Glazing Basics
Choosing the right energy-efficient glazing for your building can reduce operating costs by lowering heating and cooling bills.
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Professional Air Washer Plus by SANYO North America Corporation
The new SANYO professional Air Washer Plus is an air purification system that uses electrolyzed water technology to suppress airborne bacteria, allergens, particulates, odors, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
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Versa-Seam and Versa-Lok by ATAS
ATAS’ two new horizontal wall panels – Versa-Seam and Versa-Lok – are designed to offer architectural appeal in a horizontal configuration.
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B200SR Intelligent Sounder Bases by System Sensor
The new B200SR Intelligent Sounder Bases by System Sensor support the System Sensor synchronization protocol, enabling them to be used as part of the general evacuation signal.
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