The air we breathe may be free but the notion that this applies to the compressed air that drives machinery in our laundries is a myth. Although the costs of air compressors may appear minor when compared to laundry equipment, air systems should be properly scrutinized; otherwise laundries may face higher electrical costs, maintenance and unplanned downtime.
A Breath Of Fresh Air: Saint Francis Hospital And Medical Center’s Envirosaver Il Ozone Installation
It cuts heating costs and chemical needs, helps the environment, saves money, freshens the air and produces brighter whites. “It” is ozone—essentially, electrically charged air—and the laundry at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut, has recently discovered how powerful it can be.
When passengers "set sail" on a three to 17-day seagoing voyage surrounded by oceans of water, the last thing on their minds is the ship's water supply. But down in the working quarters of Carnival Cruise Lines' latest class of ship, the Spirit, the laundry room takes the issue of water use, disposal and reuse very seriously.
Edison, New Jersey -- There is nothing wishy-washy about the water saving efforts over the last five years at Marriott Textile Services in New Jersey. The three-step project spearheaded by director of engineering, Steve Stark, has met with remarkable water conservation results.
The 1100-room Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center Hotel is situated in the heart of downtown Denver....
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Laundry to Reduce Air Emmissions and Fund Cleaner Burning Wood Stove Purchases
BOSTON, Mass. — Alltex Uniform Rental Service, an industrial laundry in Manchester, N.H. has agreed to settle claims by the US Environmental Protection Agency that it violated the Clean Air Act by paying a civil penalty of $65,000. They will also be undertaking a Supplemental Environmental Project with a value of at least $220,000 to replace old, polluting wood stoves in southern New Hampshire with new, cleaner models. Additionally, the company will install equipment at its facility to remove approximately 20 tons per year of emissions of volatile organic compounds (“VOCs”). G&K Services is the parent company of Alltex Uniform Rental Service Inc. The EPA action grew out of an EPA inspection of the facility in July 2008.