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Green & Clean, Services

AASHTO Bolsters Earth Day with DOT video and green initiatives.

Apr 27, 2016

On this year's Earth Day, AASHTO will release its video highlighting efforts underway by Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT) to make its transportation system more sustainable. "Transportation Sustainability: Hawaii" is said to illustrate holistic approach taken to meet current and future mobility and accessibility needs while protecting environmental resources. AASHTO is also... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Solar Lighting Systems utilize LED technology.

Apr 26, 2016

Solar LED Lighting (SLL) Series can be configured for various lighting applications – pathway, parking lot, street, and general security illumination – requiring 50–480 W of installed solar capacity. Comprised of modular, pole-mounted products, series offers smart controller options to support lighting requirements. Other features include solar and battery options, flexible LED... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean, HVAC

Chilled Beams maximize occupant comfort while reducing energy draw.

Apr 26, 2016

By transporting cooling and heating through water, active and passive York® chilled beams work together with chillers and air handlers to maximize occupant comfort while also reducing energy requirements for building heating/cooling. Shallowness allows for reduced slab-to-slab heights, and design also eliminates uncomfortable air motion from typical VAV systems. Utilization of water-side... Read More

Green & Clean, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

IntelliFlux(TM) Artificial Intelligence-Based Control System from Water Planet Powers Demonstrations to Evaluate Performance and Cost of Treating Produced Water for Use in Agricultural Irrigation

Apr 26, 2016

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - IntelliFlux™ artificial intelligence (AI) based software developed by Water Planet, Inc. is being used in a pilot project in Wasco, California to evaluate the performance and economics of treating produced water for agricultural reuse. The project, which is being done with Sweetwater Tech Resources, utilizes Water Planet's IMS-5000 Integrated Produced Water Treatment... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean

MagneGas Selected for Two Major Hotel Construction Projects in Florida

Apr 26, 2016

MagneGas2® Selected by Sub-contractor for Use in Two Hotel Construction Projects in Clearwater Beach, Florida TAMPA, Florida - MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading energy and technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, today announced that its cutting fuel is being used by... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

EPA celebrates affiliates that support cleaner freight.

Apr 26, 2016

As part of 2016 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge, EPA is honoring: American Trucking Associations, Environmental Defense Fund, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Penske Truck Leasing, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Specialty Graphic Industry Association, and Wisconsin Clean Cities. Affiliates have done outstanding work reaching out to inform and educate businesses, communities, truck... Read More

Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Air Products to Highlight Industrial Gases and Related Technologies for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries at INTERPHEX 2016

Apr 26, 2016

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., - Air Products (NYSE: APD) will illustrate the value the company can provide to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries through its reliable industrial gas supply and advanced gas technologies at INTERPHEX 2016 in New York City from April 26-28. INTERPHEX attendees are invited to stop by booth 2464 to discover the many ways Air Products' industrial gases and... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Green & Clean, Paints & Coatings

MBK Offers "Green" Tape Solutions Helping Heal Our Planet

Apr 25, 2016

MBK Tape Solutions Chatsworth, CA – MBK has always been on the forefront of exploring new PSA Pressure Sensitive Adhesive technology, in turn, offering more “green” tape solutions to their broad customer base. Emulsion based, hot melt and UV cured tapes do not omit VOC’s that typical solvent based tapes have in them during their curing/ drying process. The pure nature of how these tapes... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

NIST aims to monitor CO2 emissions from sequestration sites.

Apr 22, 2016

NIST team members, collaborating with Harris Corporation and Atmospheric and Environmental Research, have taken first step in validating a technique that could permit effective monitoring of sequestration sites under real-world conditions, which ordinarily make it difficult to determine whether carbon dioxide is escaping storage. According to simulations, they could pinpoint gas leak from the... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Manufacturers praise Senate passage of energy efficiency bill.

Apr 22, 2016

U.S. Senate passed Energy Policy Modernization Act, which, if enacted into law, will increase adoption of energy-efficient technologies in homes, schools, commercial buildings, and federal facilities. Bill contains provisions that would catalyze improvements to infrastructure, including transmission, distribution, and energy storage systems. NEMA-backed amendment was agreed to that removes... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Hydraulic Institute Offers Free Webinar on new DOE rulemaking.

Apr 22, 2016

Hydraulic Institute's complimentary webinar, Overview of the U.S. DOE Energy Conservation Standard and Test Procedure for Pumps, will be held May 3rd at 1:00 pm EDT. This session, to be led by Jamie Watkins of Crane Pumps & Systems, will cover why said rule exists, explore what it means, as well as introduce attendees to test procedure and performance metrics, labeling requirements,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

WEG Motors and Drives Play Key Role in Lille's New Wastewater Treatment Plant

Apr 20, 2016

Lille’s new facility comprises two separate treatment trains, one for wastewater and one for stormwater. Complying with EU standards is one of the key challenges that wastewater treatment plants face. For this reason, more and more water treatment facilities across Europe are investing in ambitious optimisation projects aimed at enhancing energy efficiency and productivity. One example of this... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Energy Department Announces Funds for solar energy data projects.

Apr 20, 2016

Energy Department announced near $4 million for projects aimed at increasing access to solar data. Four partners will help launch Orange Button™ initiative, which will increase solar market transparency and fair pricing by establishing data standards for industry. Awardees include kWh Analytics ($1,000,000), National Renewable Energy Laboratory ($400,000), Smart Grid Interoperability Panel... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage

New Environmentally Friendly Pressroom Automation Equipment

Apr 20, 2016

An increasing concern for the environment has prompted many companies to search for better options when it comes to manufacturing. They want cleaner, safer and more cost efficient replacements without sacrificing quality. Over the past several years Atlas Technologies, LLC in Fenton, MI has been focusing on just that. Hearing the demand for “greener” solutions from parts manufacturers, Atlas... Read More

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

WEG Motors Drive Safe Jackup Operations in the North Sea

Apr 19, 2016

Reliability is key to ensuring the success of ‘jackup’ operations in the oil gas industry. With this in mind, leading provider of offshore drilling units Paragon Offshore turned to global drive technology manufacturer WEG to replace the electric motors driving its B391 jackup rig in the North Sea. WEG supplied Paragon with 58 highly reliable and energy efficient W22 motors to ensure a smooth... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

WEG's Technology is Applied to Generate Biomass-Based Electricity

Apr 19, 2016

PIASA Group partnered with WEG in the first private energy cogeneration process designed for sugar production in Mexico. WEG, a major supplier of global solutions in energy generation and distribution, electric motors and automation systems, recently provided an electrical solution for clean energy generation at the Tres Valles mill located in Mexico. This project enables WEG to begin competing... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Congressman Peters honored as BIO Legislator of the Year.

Apr 19, 2016

BIO announced its selection of Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA) as Legislator of the Year for 2016. According to BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood, Representative Peters has distinguished himself as a leading champion for stable and predictable patent policies that enable robust life science innovation. As a strong advocate for the Navy’s use of advanced biofuels and Farm Bill energy programs,... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Manufacturers discuss product transparency and stewardship.

Apr 19, 2016

Consortium in green-building industry convened 15 manufacturers and industry representatives to hear their needs for enhancing product transparency and stewardship through effective product category rules, life cycle assessment reports, environmental product declarations, and next generation product transparency solutions, including Sustainable Minds Transparency Reports™. In addition to ASTM,... Read More

Green & Clean, HVAC, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Infrared Tankless Water Heater uses quartz elements.

Apr 19, 2016

Instead of using metallic coils that can corrode over time and cause deposits, SuperGreen Tankless Water Heater uses quartz heating elements and infrared light to produce instant hot water, and heats only when required. Thermo sensor, flow sensor attached to heating elements, and fuzzy logic allow system to draw only required power to maintain desired temperature. For safety, fuzzy logic monitors... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, HVAC

Packaged Gas Scrubber removes >99% rail car vent emissions.

Apr 19, 2016

Able to handle single as well as multiple sources with large variations in venting rates with equal efficacy, ScrubPac™ VentClean™ System can remove over 99% of storage tank and rail car vent emissions caused by breathing and filling operations. Packaged scrubber system uses triple action scrubbing technology and comes in 4 sizes to handle gas capacities from 0–1,500 acfm.... Read More