National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers

National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers

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    Resilience In HVAC Design

    January 17, 2019

    Facility Executive – By Eric Nyenhuis Rome was not built in a day, and neither is resilient HVAC infrastructure. It requires vision, focus, and collaboration bringing together varied expertise around common goals such as efficiency, reliability, ease of maintenance, and lowest total life cycle cost. Resilient infrastructure provides the ability for an organization to carry [...]

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    Cost Effective Cuts – How Little O&M Energy Use Adjustments Can Yield Big Savings –

    Facilities Management Journal - by John Rimer For the past decade or two, the latest and greatest advances in design methodologies and sustainable products have garnered much of the attention and headlines. However, many FMs may be continually perplexed by the millions of dollars spent on technologically advanced energy conservation projects while…READ MORE    

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    Nuvola launches new preventive-maintenance tool

    Hotel Management – by Esther Hertzfeld | Jan 16, 2019 Nuvola released the latest edition of its preventive maintenance and asset-management intelligence tool. The release creates a new avenue for monitoring the status of assets in addition to scheduling, assigning and closing work orders in a user-friendly digital format…With the simple scan of a QR code or existing asset barcode, hotel [...]

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    The Economic$ of Smoke Alarm Replacement

    Lodging Engineer – Fall 2018 Tom Daly – The Hospitality Security Consulting Group, LLC Starting in 2020 hundreds of millions of smoke alarms in commercial buildings including hotels, motels, lodges and inns along with time-shares, apartments, condos, dormitories, board and care facilities, assisted living facilities and similar residential and institutional buildings will require replacement under a [...]

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    How Are Facilities Teams Using Technology Today, And In 2019?

    Facility Executive – December 18, 2018 –  Survey data in a newly released “Facilities Technology Trends & Buying Best Practices” report shows a nearly unanimous (99%) belief of facilities decision-makers that the importance and use of technology will only continue to grow. Released by ARC Document Solutions, the industry research reports insights into the evaluation and [...]

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    Hospitality Outdoor Lighting, Strategic Partner of NAHLE Hospitality Outdoor Lighting, a specialty division of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, is the one and only full-service exterior lighting company for the Hospitality industry, providing professional outdoor lighting design, installation and maintenance for hospitality venues.

    Be on the lookout for our NAHLE co-sponsored webinars coming in 2019. Hospitality Outdoor Lighting looks forward to deepening your understanding on the benefits of installing low voltage outdoor lighting instead of line voltage. Using real-life system applications we will discuss how outdoor lighting can help reduce your property’s energy consumption and enhance your guest’s experience. After the sun sets outdoor lighting plays a key role in creating a welcoming and safe environment. From the front entrance and pathways to outdoor entertaining areas and landscape highlighting, architectural and exterior grounds illumination greets guests as they begin their stay and helps them fully enjoy all that your property has to offer.

    Request a Lighting Assessment Score for your property, which profiles and analyzes four key factors: Lighting Efficacy, System Design, Maintenance & Safety, and System Controls. To learn more, we invite you to access Hospitality Outdoor Lighting’s case studies, testimonials and design guide tools now archived in NAHLE’s Resource Library under ‘Lighting.’ For more information or to request a Lighting Assessment Score, contact Jim Morris at 804-332-6242 or via email at


    Watts Water Technologies Watts Water Technologies, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of plumbing, heating, and water quality solutions for residential, industrial, municipal, and commercial settings. Our family of companies offers the most extensive plumbing, heating, and water quality product lines for hotels and resorts of all sizes, service levels and chain scale segments. We offer a wide range of world-class, water-related solutions that improve operational efficiency, enhance guest comfort and safety, and increase capital equipment life expectancy. Watch the video!


    Verdant Environmental TechnologiesVerdant Environmental Technologies is a leading manufacturer of energy management thermostats for the hotel industry.  Verdant’s energy management thermostats help hoteliers save on energy costs by reducing HVAC runtimes in unoccupied hotel rooms, without compromising guest comfort.  An approved vendor of all major hotel brands, and recently named a preferred energy management thermostat by the Intercontinental Hotel Group, Verdant has quickly emerged as a leader in the energy management space and is the preferred supplier of energy management solutions of some of the industry’s largest hotel ownership and management companies.   To learn more, visit, or call 1-888-440-0991.


    Rheem Manufacturing - Rheem Triton RHEEM MANUFACTURING - Rheem Triton™ - The Most Intelligent High-Efficiency Commercial Gas Water Heater In The Market. Finally there’s a water heater that can eliminate emergencies and keep the hot water flowing at your hotels. With the industry’s only built-in leak detection and prevention system with auto shut-off valve and integrated smart monitoring technology, Triton can detect and communicate potential water heater problems before they occur.

    Built-in intelligence monitors tank health through systematic checks, providing preventive maintenance reminders and alerts on your mobile device and the full-color LCD display on the unit. Proven to last five years longer than the industry average, Triton features a patented Triple-Pass Heat Exchanger constructed of ASME-grade steel to extend tank life and maximize energy efficiency.

    Triton is designed to keep business up and running. Learn more about how it can help you protect your property at


    Coffman Engineers FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING  - Our national fire protection engineering team works with clients to provide code consulting for new facility design, designs for upgrades and renovations of specific protective systems in existing buildings, and litigation support following a fire incident. We have experience designing a variety of fire suppression, detection, alarm, and communication systems. Our team also routinely provides analysis and recommendations for the analysis and design of water supply and distribution systems including on-site water storage, fire pumps, hydrant installations, and water supply systems.


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