How Excel Dryers fared at the Gillette Stadium and Fenway Park
Boston’s iconic Fenway Park as well as Gillette Stadium home of the New England Patriots chose to throw in the towel in favour of the original XLERATOR Hand Dryer. Check out the game changing benefits these and other XLERATOR equipped recreational venues worldwide now enjoy:
1. A greener arena: In recent years, organisations everywhere have actively embraced the importance of sustainability in sports. Reducing the carbon footprint of hand drying by 50 to 75 percent over paper towels, and using 80 percent less energy than conventional hand dryers, XLERATOR helps fan filled facilities qualify for several LEED® credits. Further, to go green is to instantly save it. “The environmental savings XLERATOR provides Fenway Park was enough to make the switch away from paper,” noted Jon Lister, Fenway Park’s director of facilities management. “The cost savings is icing on the cake.”
2. Minimal maintenance, way less waste: Switching to XLERATOR means a 95 percent savings on waste and maintenance costs when compared to paper towels the primary source of washroom related custodial headaches. “Not having to pick up excess paper towels, restock dispensers, or pay for the removal of such waste, the stadium will save thousands of dollars in operating expenses,” said Jim Nolan, vice president of operations at Gillette Stadium, when the venue decided to punt paper for more than 125 XLERATOR Hand Dryers facility wide. Meanwhile, washroom plumbing problems “are almost nonexistent” since XLERATOR installation over at Fenway Park, said Roy Contreras, senior custodial manager for Aramark, which handles the park’s concessions and maintenance. “The staff says that before the high speed, energy efficient hand dryers were installed, a busy game day was like a tornado hit the park,” Contreras said. “I can’t imagine the place without them anymore.”.
3. User satisfaction: Maintenance crews have enough to attend to before, during and after each event without disastrous washrooms to compound it. Since a cleaner washroom allows staff to devote more time and attention to stands and grounds, XLERATOR is a hands down fan favourite. “[Fans] are enjoying the game and things are working as they should,” said Chris Knight, Red Sox Manager of Facility Planning and Services. Drying hands three times faster than conventional hand dryers, XLERATOR also means quicker washroom breaks.
This kind of satisfaction isn’t limited to big time venues or pro sports. We have successfully installed Excel Dryers in universities, hotels and offices. As Hollie Johnson, Lafayette’s facilities supervisor, noted: “This trickles down into better environment for all of us and a wiser purchasing decision for a city that is conscious on how it spends its tax dollars.”
4. Brand control and functions: Excel Dryers can be extensively customised. Your colours, your mascot, your message to the masses. Our custom digital imaging technology lets you convey it all on the cover of your XLERATOR Hand Dryers. And that just scratches the surface (not easy to do, btw, with our variety of durable finishes); every dryer in our expanded and enhanced product line also comes with adjustable speed and sound, adjustable heat settings, multi voltage options and an externally visible service LED for streamlining maintenance.