National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers

National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers

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    Legally Speaking: Hotels Hold No Liability for Unforeseeable Injury

    April 27, 2016

    In a recent lawsuit, a meeting room at the Commerce Plaza Hotel in California was rented by several men as a “polling place for a presidential election.” The hotel did not inquire and so did not know anything more about the event. At the request of the renters, the hotel contracted with the security company [...]

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    9 Ways to Avoid Legionella

    March 15, 2016

    Implement a water management plan without ballooning your budget: Are you taking Legionnaires’ disease seriously enough? The summer 2015 outbreak in New York City that killed 12 people and sickened over 100 more underscores the danger to your building occupants (and your reputation) if Legionella risk isn’t managed carefully. Because Legionella is a building water [...]

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    Best Practices in HVAC System Maintenance to Optimize Efficiency

    March 3, 2016

    There have been tremendous advancements in the facilities management environment over the last several years. A fast growing phenomenon that is positively impacting facility managers (FMs) to better handle the systems is integration and interoperatibility. Thanks to growing IT convergence and rapid data transmission, it is now feasible to link a variety of processes and [...]

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    The Top 5 Markets for Hotel Development Right Now

    February 2, 2016

    Hotel development is expected to reach historic peaks over the next several years, but which are the markets most worthy of developer attention? HOTEL MANAGEMENT spoke with Patrick “J.P.” Ford, SVP and director of business development at Lodging Econometrics, to determine the top five markets where hotels should be looking to grow and why.   5. [...]

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    Doors and Door Hardware Can Be the Difference Between Life and Death in an Emergency

    January 15, 2016

    Facility managers may not spend a lot of time thinking about the topic, but properly installed and maintained doors and hardware could mean the difference between life and death in an emergency. When it comes to safety, regular maintenance is a non-negotiable. Moreover, when it comes to longevity, the old adage holds true that the [...]

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