Fenway Park of the Boston Red Sox
Gillette Stadium of the New England Patriots
Besides being two of the most highly recognizable sports stadiums in the world, here’s another thing they have in common. They both use touchless, hygienic XLERATOR® Hand Dryers within their world-class restrooms.
At a time where facilities – including sports facilities – have cleanliness, safety, and hygiene at the forefront of their entire business operations – there’s no better choice than XLERATOR Hand Dryers for stadiums.
Hygiene and Sports: The Perfect Teammates
COVID-19 has brought on a new set of ongoing challenges for all industries and businesses. Sports have modified the way practices and games are performed and gameday operations carried out.
The experience inside of sports arenas, especially restrooms, can be improved with proper measures like hygienic practices. According to the CDC and WHO, the best defense against the spread of germs and viruses is proper hand hygiene – thoroughly washing and completely drying hands.
Healthcare organizations worldwide agree that proper hand washing can prevent the spread of infectious diseases. The University of Arizona performed research and published their work, “Comparison of electric hand dryers and paper towels for hand hygiene: a critical review of the literature.”
The study looked at which hand drying method, hand dryers or paper towels, is more hygienic and safer relative to human infection risks. The research team was able to conclude that there is “no data to support any human health claims relative to hand dryers versus paper towel use.”
Sports stadiums that use the XLERATOR can offer hygienic experiences as they encourage their fans and attendees to properly wash and dry their hands often.
Hand Safety: 2 Points!
Handwashing is like a “do-it-yourself” vaccine. It involves five simple and effective steps: wet, lather, scrub, rinse, and dry. In doing so, you can reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness – so you can stay healthy.
XLERATOR with optional HEPA Filtration is proud to boast the ability to remove 99.999 percent of viruses from the air stream backed by testing by LMS Technologies, April 2020. Excel Dryer’s HEPA filter hand dryer is the only system on the market with a metal mesh washable pre-filter for reliable service and extended filter life. This works well in any type of restroom but most especially in large, busy restrooms like at sports arenas. XLERATOR Hand Dryers for stadiums just makes sense.
Not Just Clean, But Green
In recent years, organizations 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 more LEED® credits than competitors. This due to the fact that XLERATOR is also Made in the USA® Certified, obtained independently verified Environmental Product Declarations and Health Product Declarations.
Way There’s Less Waste with Hand Dryers
Switching to XLERATOR means 95-percent savings on waste and maintenance costs when compared to paper towels – the primary source of restroom-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.
Fan Appreciation at Large and Small Venues
Your maintenance crew has enough to attend to before, during, and after each event without disastrous restrooms to compound it. This kind of satisfaction isn’t limited to big-name venues or professional sports.
City officials in Lafayette, Indiana, which hosts thousands of visitors during its annual, nine-day Colt League World Series for high school teams, report public praise for the XLERATOR Hand Dryers that replaced paper towels in its parks and municipal buildings.
“This trickles down into a better environment for all of us,” noted Hollie Johnson, Lafayette’s facilities supervisor. “[It’s a] wiser purchasing decision for a city that is conscious on how it spends its tax dollars.”
Score Big on Custom Hand Dryer Design
When you put the industry’s most customizable hand drying solution in the game, you control your brand and messaging. Whether your colors, 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, by the way, 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.
American-Made Quality Hand Dryers for Stadiums
What could be more American than the crack of a bat or a game-winning Hail Mary pass? Not much, perhaps, but our signature XLERATOR product comes pretty close. From the family-owned company, we’ve manufactured the finest American-made hand dryers for more than 50 years.
XLERATOR is the only hand dryer to be MADE IN USA Certified®. That means you can expect MVP-worthy quality and performance as you support the economy right here at home.
For hygiene, sustainability, cost-savings, customer experience, and customizable design, XLERATOR Hand Dryers are the ultimate win-win. It’s the perfect hand dryer for stadiums and other types of large facilities and venues.