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Offering alternative to fluorescent troffers in new or remodel construction, ArcMAXÂ is available in 2 x 2 or 2 x 4 lay-in panels, with outputs from 3,000–4,500 lm. Dimmable panelsÂ come in 3500, 4100, and 5000K color temperatures to suit variety of commercial lighting applications, including damp locations. Optic system delivers voluminous light evenly from ceiling to floor, providing... Read More
Using field-replaceable sensors, E900-C Combustion GasÂ and Emissions Analyzer is suitedÂ for maintenanceÂ and emissions compliance testing for engines, boilers, and other combustion applications. Unit combines built-in manometer and thermometer with CxHy hydrocarbon (LEL) safety sensorÂ and CO sensor capable of measuring 0–8,000 ppm. In addition to 12 in. probe with 10 ft dual hose,... Read More
Available in single- and dual-grille combinations, Serenity series remove moisture from bathrooms of any size to help avoid suchÂ problems as mold and mildew growth andÂ odor. Energy StarÂ® 4.0-qualified fans are configurable to operate in any of 3 concurrent modes: continuous, humidity, and occupancy. With altitude correction feature, fans maintain ideal airflow up to 7,000 ft above sea... Read More
By breaking down hydrocarbon bonds into biodegradable, non-flammable, non-toxic byproducts, Petrobreak converts oil and grease to soap within seconds. Formula emulsifies petroleum distillates, fats, oils, and grease naturallyÂ while breaking down long chain hydrocarbon molecules. Also, formula stimulates naturally occurring bacteria that feed offÂ and convert residue into waste and CO2 then... Read More
Working with global partners, researchers at NREL completedÂ 5 years of work toward establishing international quality standard for manufacturing photovoltaic (PV) modules. Supplementing existing ISO-9001 and jointly developed by IEC and International PV Quality Assurance Task Force (PVQAT), new standard appears in "Terrestrial Photovoltaic (PV) Modules - Guidelines for increased confidence in... Read More
While investigating Clostridium thermocellum performance, researchers at NREL and BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) discovered that said microorganism utilizes common cellulase degradation mechanisms – free enzymes and scaffolded enzyme attached to cell – andÂ new category of scaffolded enzymes not attached to cell. Paper reporting this discovery's potential, "Dramatic performance of... Read More
"I am pleased," saidÂ FAA Administrator Michael Huerta,Â "that ICAO reached an international consensus on a meaningful standard to foster reduction in CO2 emissions from aircraft." Referring to Global Carbon Emissions Standards Agreement, Huerta was "encouraged by this success" and noted it as "another example of the administration's deep commitment toÂ working with the international... Read More
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Combining dimming capabilities for any 0–10 V controlled load with wireless automation, Lumina™ RF DecoraÂ® ZSD07 can be used for stand-alone lighting control or attached to Lumina RF and Lumina Gateway automation eco-system. Gateway allows users to automatically dim/brighten lights at scheduled preset times or control remotely via touchscreen or app. Accepting input voltages of 120, 230,... Read More
NREL has issued patent for method that rapidly characterizes specialized materials during manufacturing without interrupting workflow. Characterization of materials is accomplished via wide-angular illumination on conveyor belt or roll-to-roll processing platform. Spectral imaging and reciprocal optics are then utilized to assess features such as thickness, surface conditions, and uniformity.... Read More
To test how effective a photovoltaic device is, NREL uses solar simulators that can produce from 1-sun—which equals 1,000 W/mÂ²—to about 2,000 suns. Solar Cell Efficiency Tables list records set by 23 different technologies. NREL validated 6 records, including one for mechanically stacked solar cell made of gallium indium phosphide and crystalline silicon that was developed jointly by NREL... Read More
Available in Â½, Â¾, and 1 in.Â sizes, ViegaPEX™ tubingÂ for reclaimed water is designed to deliver clean water and can aidÂ residences in receiving LEEDÂ® or National Green Building Standard™ points. This flexible, purple-colored PEX solution is resistant to effects ofÂ UV and chlorine and thereby helps negate concerns regarding installation and end-use conditions. Read More
ASHRAE issued call for papers for 2017 Winter Conference in Las Vegas, NV (January 28 to February 1, 2017). Specifically, papers are being sought on conference's new tracksÂ as well asÂ other prevailing industry issues. These include rate of technology advancement, climate change, mission-critical design and operation advances, and more.Â Abstracts for conference papers are due March... Read More
Exceeding records from past 8 Winter Conferences (except Las Vegas 2011), there were 3,000+Â people, hailing from 67 countries, who attendedÂ 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Orlando, FL from January 23–27. AHR Expo, held January 25–27, 2016, was co-sponsored by ASHRAE andÂ setÂ exhibitor space record by being first show outside of Chicago to break 400,000 ftÂ². It featured 2,063... Read More
Providing 5 full years of maintenance-free performance, SafeSiteÂ® Stainless Steel Green LED Linear Safety Shower Luminaire hasÂ built-in battery backup system for installation on existing wiring infrastructure.Â Two-foot stainless steel fitting is resistant to corrosive materials, and extremely durable for hot, cold, wet, and high-vibration applications. ATEX-certified, IP66/IP67 rated... Read More
Industry-Leading Passive and Semiconductor Components Deliver High Performance for High-Voltage, Solar Energy, Smart Grid, Wind Turbine, and Traction Applications MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for ELECRAMA-2016, taking place Feb. 13-17 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Center in India. In hall 3B, booth H3M5, the company... Read More
With SAE-J1772™ cable and connector assembly, LCS-20 Series features 16 A charging and is available in choice ofÂ hardwired model or 4 plug-in models. Level 2 charging station has rugged, fully sealed NEMA 4 enclosure for durability indoors and outdoors. Low profile wall mount connector holster is included, allowing storage of vehicle connector where it is most convenient. Optional Cable... Read More
With OMEGAÂ® HHTP21, users can be proactive in measuring fine and course particulate pollution that comes from many different types of sources. Handheld unit offers measurement ranges of PM2.5 from 0–500 Âµg/mÂ³,Â humidity from 1–99%, and temperature from -4 to 140Â°F. Meter includes Data Hold and Max/Min with time stamp function, 6-color LED indication of air quality at... Read More
In 2015, Commercial Workforce Credentialing Council of NIBS released 4 Better Buildings Workforce job task analyses and credentialing schemes for: building commissioning professional, building energy auditor, building operations professional, and energy manager. CWCC subsequently submitted them to ANSI for review to determine if schemes were developed based on clause 8 of ISO/IEC 17024:2012,... Read More
Rated at 199,000 BTU, V94 Non-Condensing Tankless Water Heaters deliver endless supply of hot water with space-saving design suited for new residential construction. Units feature energy factor up to .82 EF and low NOx emissions. Five models are available: two V94i models in natural gas and propane for indoor use, V94Xi available in natural gas only for indoor use, and two V94e models in natural... Read More