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Twisted Steel Micro Rebar targets tunneling market.

February 5, 2016

Unlike rebar and other forms of reinforcement, Helix 8-50 Twisted Steel Micro Rebar allows for efficient tensile stress re-distribution within concrete prior to concrete cracking. Product has nominal length of 2 in. and equivalent diameter of 0.30 in., which meets ASTM A820 - Type I specification. Technology uses continuous deformation along length of shaft in form of twisted ribs, providing... Read More

Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage

Wheel Loader cuts fuel consumption.

February 4, 2016

Equipped with 23.15 L, 529 hp EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, Model WA600-8 combines lockup torque converter and SmartLoader logic to optimize acceleration, hill-climbing ability, travel speeds, and fuel savings. System features 9.2 yd³ bucket, Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filter, air-suspension heated seat, and seat-mounted electronic pilot control levers with F-N-R switch. Variable Traction... Read More

Green & Clean, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Energy Audit Kit Verifies HVAC System Performance

February 4, 2016

Accsense Electrocorder Logs Voltage/Current and more CHESTERLAND, OH — The Accsense Electrocorder  EC-7VAR Three-phase Datalogger Kit  is ideal for energy audits to validate HVAC system performance. While other products on the market charge extra for current clamps and memory, this energy auditing kit  includes  the three phase logger itself  along with voltage leads,... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

User's Manual to Green Building Standard now available.

February 4, 2016

Newly published User’s Manual clarifies intent and implementation of ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1-2014, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, by explaining its requirements and providing example applications. Manual is intended to help engineers, architects, and contractors understand and comply with the standard and to... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Neah Power Systems Awarded Two Patents for Powerchip Fuel Cell

February 4, 2016

Continues to strengthen PowerChip® Patent Portfolio BOTHELL, Washington - Neah Power Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NPWZ, NEAH POWER) an emerging leader in fuel cell-based power solutions and rechargeable lithium battery storage solutions for defense, commercial, and consumer applications, proudly announced that the Company had been recently granted two additional patents, US 9,184,463 (Ohlsen et al)... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

Digital Actuator connects hydronics with building automation.

February 3, 2016

Suited for installation in fan coil units, chilled ceilings, air handling units, VAV boxes, induction units, and baseboards, 4-in-1 NovoCon® S Digital Actuator combines functionalities of digital actuator, bus communication device, flow indicator, and data logger. Motorized, modulating unit is engineered to fit onto Danfoss AB-QM™ pressure independent control valve to provide precise... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean, HVAC, Materials & Material Processing

Temperature Control System targets outdoor kiosks.

February 3, 2016

Using impingement flow to transfer heat, AA-230 Series cools objects via convection. Air-to-air thermoelectric assembly has 230 W of cooling power at ΔT=0°C. Heat is absorbed and dissipated through custom designed heat exchangers with high aspect ratio. Dual cold side air ducts can be oriented in any direction to accommodate obstructions and maximize circulation. Mounting horizontally to... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean

Dock Seals and Shelters help maximize energy efficiency.

February 3, 2016

Designed to meet requirements of each dock, Elite Series includes Adjustable Inflatable model with vertical air bags that sustain tight seal, keeping perishable product secure and maintaining strict climate control. Stationary Inflatable allows full access to trailer interiors, but header and vertical air bags maintain solid seal that preserves internal temperatures and keeps out rain/snow. Also... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown seeks participants for conference.

February 3, 2016

After success and popularity of first modeling challenge, ASHRAE LowDown Showdown will be part of ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2016 Conference, Aug 10–12. Modeling challenge showcases work of several teams competing to model a net zero or below building. Competition gives conference attendees opportunity to work with vendors and developers to showcase their abilities using vendor’s... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Plastics Industry launches Zero Net Waste program.

February 3, 2016

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association launched the Zero Net Waste program, a groundbreaking tool for members to use to evaluate waste reduction opportunities and maximize landfill diversion. Program will provide plastics companies with concrete set of resources they can use to pursue, and achieve, zero net waste in their facilities and offices. Companies who participate in program, and... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Foundation Report shows plastics are too valuable to waste.

February 3, 2016

Patty Long, Senior VP of Industry Affairs with SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, issued remarks regarding Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s report, "The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of Plastics." Report estimates that 95% of the value of plastic packaging material, a total worth $80-120 billion annually, is lost to the global economy due to the fact that many of these... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean, HVAC, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Nortek Global HVAC Completes Successful 2016 AHR Expo

February 3, 2016

Ductless mini-splits and VRF commercial equipment among new products shown ST. LOUIS – Nortek Global HVAC, a Nortek, Inc. company (Nasdaq: NTK), showcased both new and popular technology to thousands of HVAC fans at the recent 2016 AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida. Offerings included a mix of residential, commercial and international products. The company, which has been investing in its... Read More

Green & Clean, HVAC

Danfoss Highlights Innovative Compressor Solutions to Meet Energy Standards and low-GWP Refrigerant Regulations at 2016 AHR Expo

February 2, 2016

At the 2016 AHR Expo in Orlando, Fla., Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial, and water systems, highlighted its compressor solutions to address key industry challenges, including the increasing demand and standards for energy performance and part-load efficiency, as well as... Read More

Green & Clean, Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Lufkin Daily News Improves Efficiency, Quality with SLP Turnkey CtP Solution

February 1, 2016

WAKE FOREST, North Carolina — The Lufkin Daily News in Lufkin, Texas, has joined a growing number of newspaper companies making the switch to affordable thermal computer-to-plate solutions that are environmentally friendly and use no processing chemicals. Plate manufacturer Southern Lithoplate (SLP), the exclusive North American distributor of CRON-ECRM thermal newspaper CtP recorders,... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

NREL Launches Sustainable Mobility Initiative, partners with CDOT.

February 1, 2016

Kicking off its Sustainable Mobility Initiative, NREL partnered with Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) on $20 million RoadX transportation program. Initiative approaches transportation as integrated system in which travelers and transportation resources are viewed as dynamic network that can be used to optimize mobility and reduce related energy consumption and emissions. Drawing on... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

New CalEnergy Regs to increase costs of LED bulbs.

February 1, 2016

California Energy Commission unanimously approved Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations despite sound and substantive policy recommendations by industry, lighting experts, and consumer groups working to ensure sustained market adoption and energy efficiency gains. According to NEMA President and CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff, approved regulations were based on poorly analyzed data of the emerging LED... Read More

Green & Clean

PV Nano Cell Named in the Global Cleantech 100 "Ones to Watch" List

February 1, 2016

Fernando de la Vega Will Present on Sicrys™ Nanometric Conductive Digital Inks at the 14th Annual Cleantech Forum in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO - PV Nano Cell, an innovative producer of single-crystal nanometric conductive digital inks, announced today that it has been selected for the 2015 Global Cleantech 100 Ones to Watch list, produced by Cleantech Group. PV Nano Cell CEO Fernando de la... Read More

Green & Clean

JinkoSolar Signs One Gigawatt Supply Agreement with sPower

February 1, 2016

SHANGHAI, - JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to supply up to one gigawatt (GW) of solar PV modules to sPower, a leading US independent power producer (IPP) company. This agreement is JinkoSolar's largest contract in the United States to date. JinkoSolar will... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Fiber Optic Illuminator brings sustainability to microscopes.

January 29, 2016

Featuring 6 x 4.75 x 9 in. footprint, LuxPro LED Fiber Optic Light System is suitable for mounting and stacking in constrained areas. Illuminator is equipped with standard 0.625 in. light guide fitting and provides consistent cool white color temperature of 4,500 K. Operating from 96–264 Vac, LuxPro features linear light intensity control with continuous dimming, and advanced heat pipe... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

NFPA-Compliant Inverter has intelligent grid-connective design.

January 29, 2016

Offering CHP electrical efficiency of 34% while requiring 4 in. wc gas pressure, InVerde® e+ model INV-100e+ uses engine control technology that promotes stability and load turndown to permit load on equipment to be turned down to 10% (generating 10 kW of electrical output). DC input option facilitates battery or solar array integration, and 10 sec rapid start after blackout meets... Read More