Green & Clean

Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Polyimide Binder enhances heat resistance of metal coatings.

February 19, 2016

VOC-free formulation of ProHere™ I 13002 allows metal coatings to withstand extended exposure to temperatures up to 370°C. In addition to high temperature resistance, solution exhibits optimized adhesion, chemical resistance, and mechanical strength properties. ProHere dispersions and emulsions come in grades that include polymer resins which serve as organic binders in coating... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Plug-In Solar Panel maintains charge of 12 V vehicle batteries.

February 18, 2016

Able to maintain up to four 12 V batteries connected in parallel, SP-5 OTR Solar Charger Maintainer harnesses solar power to reverse normal loss of battery power, sulfation buildup, and parasitic draw on erratically used vehicles. This 5 W, commercially rated solar panel, by temporarily attaching to vehicle's exterior hood via 4 suction cups and plugging directly into OBD connector for... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Photovoltaic Modules offer efficiency up to 19.7%.

February 18, 2016

Producing 330 and 325 W of power, respectively, HIT® N330 and N325 feature hetero-junction cell structure made of mono-crystalline and amorphous silicon layers. Solar panels employ 96 cells compared to conventional 60-cell panels, offering optimal performance, even at high temperatures. N330 and N325 boast 4.95 and 4.88 kWp capacities, respectively, on 20 x 20 ft rooftop with 15 modules. Water... Read More

Green & Clean, Paints & Coatings, Safety & Security Equipment, Services

Linetec Offers Thermally Improved, Curved Extrusions, Finished and Fully Warrantied

February 16, 2016

As one of the largest architectural finishing companies in the U.S., Linetec also is one of the only to provide thermal improvement services for curved and radius, finished aluminum extrusions backed with an industry-leading warranty. Linetec's new processes offer a full pour-and-debridge of radius material, both structural and non-structural, and a fully crimped thermal strut system. There... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean, Safety & Security Equipment

ROCKFON's Own Ceiling Systems Enhance its New Offices in Ontario, Canada

February 16, 2016

A newly built office in Ontario, Canada, brings together four divisions' people and products into one building for the first time. Each day, members of the North American ROCKFON® team gather with their colleagues from ROXUL®, GRODAN® and ROCKWOOL® Technical Insulation (RTI). The active workspace also serves as a real-world showroom for ROCKFON's complete ceiling systems.... Read More

Green & Clean, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Test & Measuring Instruments

Berner Introduces Industry's Most Powerful Online Energy Savings Calculator for Air Curtains

February 16, 2016

Accessed by any web browser, calculator takes just minutes to input data and get potential energy savings and ROI on air curtains. Berner International Corp., New Castle, Pa., the leading U.S. manufacturer and innovator of air curtains, has introduced the Berner Air Curtain Energy Savings Calculator, a user-friendly, online energy savings estimation tool accessible by any web browser for quick... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Intelligent Chargers support any material handling battery.

February 15, 2016

Ranging from 5–30 kW with 93% peak power efficiency, PosiCharge™ ProCore™ Series is suitable for charging electric forklift fleets of all sizes. Digital display and mobile app enable fleet managers or forklift operators to configure chargers on-the-go. Built-in ConnectRx connector health monitoring technology promotes operational safety by detecting abnormalities during charging and... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Renewable Fuels from Algae boosted by NREL refinery process.

February 15, 2016

New biorefinery process developed by scientists at NREL has proven to be significantly more effective at producing ethanol from algae than previous research. Researchers found that by skipping solid-liquid separation process and exposing all algae components directly to fermentation conditions, both ethanol and lipids can be recovered simultaneously. Dubbed Combined Algal Processing (CAP),... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

NREL Testimony stresses sustainable transportation innovation.

February 15, 2016

Testifying before U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, NREL's Transportation and Hydrogen Systems Center Director Chris Gearhart stressed role of innovation and technology in automobile industry, particularly connected and autonomous vehicles, hydrogen fuel cell technologies, and internal combustion vehicles that operate on biofuels. Members of committee are evaluating... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

AIA endorses CO2 standard to reduce aircraft emissions.

February 15, 2016

AIA welcomes ambitious new CO2 emissions standard for commercial airplanes proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection in Montreal, Canada. Goal of this certification standard is to reduce CO2 emissions from aviation by encouraging integration of fuel efficient technologies into aircraft design and development, and is part of broader... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Solar Decathlon Sponsor ASHRAE celebrates engineering innovation.

February 15, 2016

ASHRAE helped fund events at U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, which took place October 8–18, 2015 and challenged collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. ASHRAE's Ginger Scoggins and Michael J. Brandemuehl served as judges, and Stevens Institute of Technology won top honors overall... Read More

Green & Clean, Test & Measuring Instruments

Honeywell Selected By Memphis Light, Gas and Water to Deploy Cutting-Edge Smart Grid Technology

February 15, 2016

• $200 Million Project To Deploy 1 Million Smart Meters Over Next Five Years • Honeywell's Elster Advanced Metering Solution to Provide Cost Savings, Efficiency for Utility • Enables More Accurate Billing, Payment Options, Resources to Manage Energy Consumption RALEIGH, N.C. – Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that it has been selected by Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) for... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage

Energy Storage System maximizes usage efficiency.

February 12, 2016

Solar Integration System (SIS) gives utilities and solar providers options for linking multiple systems into virtual power plant to shift peak load and provide other benefits to homeowners and grid. Supporting multiple Li-ion battery chemistries and range of storage capacities, modular system offers automated back-up power, PV self-consumption, PV self-consumption with grid levelling,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Solvent Recycling Systems support precision parts cleaning.

February 12, 2016

Available in 15- and 30-gallon sizes, PW Series offers full integration with new and existing vapor degreasers, parts washers, and ultrasonic cleaning systems. Integration produces consistently fresh solvent through continuous recycling and recovers 100% of solvent for reuse. Featuring all-metal construction with dual wall 304 stainless steel processing tank, fully automated PW Series is UL... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

On/Off-Grid Inverter supports PV water heating.

February 12, 2016

Capable of switching between on-grid and off-grid mode automatically, On/Off-Grid CyboInverter can be set up to power electric water heater as primary goal in off-grid mode. When hot water reaches temperature setpoint, inverter will switch to on-grid mode to supply solar power to grid. System can also be set up to run in on-grid mode while grid is up. When grid is down, it can keep electric... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Michael Huerta issues statement on CO2 emissions agreement.

February 12, 2016

In statement, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said he is pleased that ICAO reached an international consensus on a meaningful standard to foster reduction in CO2 emissions from aircraft. "We are encouraged by this success and believe it puts us on a promising path to secure a robust market-based measure later this year. This is another example of the administration's deep commitment to... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

Wall Insulation Panels help meet R-value requirements.

February 12, 2016

Designed to add insulation value to outside of exterior sidewalls while serving as nailable base for exterior sidewall coverings, ThermaCal® Wall Insulation Panels minimize heat loss and cold drive into living space of home. Panels also help meet increased R-value energy code requirements being adopted in certain climate zones. By covering studs while adding continuous insulation to rest of... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

ABB Touts Distributed Energy Resource, Grid Resiliency Solutions at DistribuTECH

February 12, 2016

Orlando, FL – ABB demonstrates robust solutions to most pressing challenges facing the utility of the future, including communication network management, microgrid breakthroughs, outage management, IT/OT convergence and enterprise software. ABB, the world's largest supplier of transmission and distribution solutions for today's power grid, will be launching distributed energy resource... Read More

Green & Clean

Schneider Electric to Deploy Microgrid Energy System at Boston One Campus

February 12, 2016

Schneider Electric to showcase microgrid energy management solutions with REC Solar through a 400 kilowatt solar module system ANDOVER, Mass. – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, will build a microgrid system at its Boston One Campus to develop, test and showcase microgrid energy management solutions. The system will include a 400 kilowatt... Read More

Green & Clean, HVAC

Magnetic-Bearing Centrifugal Chiller has energy-efficient design.

February 11, 2016

Offering up to 1,000 tons of cooling (3,500 kW), YORK® YMC(2) uses magnetic levitation technology in driveline to spin without friction. Magnetic-bearing technology eliminates need for traditional lubrication systems and results in sound levels as low as 70 dBA. Standard variable speed drive and low entering condenser water temperature (down to 2.2°C) promote energy efficiency. Units... Read More