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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Mac-Gray Corporation’s Lighten The Load™ Initiative
WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray Corporation, a provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations announced that it received the Carbonfund.org Foundation’s first annual For People and Planet award in the education category. Since Mac-Gray launched its Lighten the Load(TM) initiative in 2008 with Carbonfund.org, they have partnered with 29 academic institutions to offset more than 40 million pounds of carbon.
“This award highlights Mac-Gray’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Our Lighten the Load™ initiative is helping to reduce the carbon footprints of college and university laundry programs, while educating students on the benefits of being ‘green’ in the laundry room,” said Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray’s chief executive officer.