For a new Hampton Inn we installed two American Dryer AD-120i 120 lb. capacity dryers. The AD-120i's look pretty slick with their chrome and futuristic lettering. Both of these had a fire suppression system, went to a lint collection system, and were wired to a automatic louver.
Arrow did a new hotel laundry room in southeast Oklahoma.
Here is an example of a great laundry room design. This is a nursing home facility. Note that the laundry has been split into two rooms: one for soiled linens that contains the washers and one for clean linens that contains the dryers.
The washer room has plenty of space in front of the washers, is clean, is well-lit, has room behind the washers for repair work, and is walled off from the clean room.
We got in a dryer that had caught fire. In typical fashion it was caused not by the machine malfunctioning but smoldering rags.
Someone read 8-10" on a plan and just decided to make the concrete pad 18". We got these Wascomat washers installed anyway.
We removed a pair of huge Washex washers from a large hotel in OKC. One was a 180 lb machine and the other 230 lb. Both were from the 80s and weren't lacking in steel.
The machines, because they drained in the center, spanned a drain pit which made removal even more fun.
Because the hotel had filled in their loading dock the washers had to be taken out a side door. The larger machine needed its top cut off to fit.
The hotel went with Milnor washers and new dryers. This will allow them to bring laundry back in-house and save money.