Green & Clean

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage

LEED-Compliant Can Liners meet environmental demands.

May 06, 2016

Available in clear or black linear-low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and clear high-density polyethylene (HDPE), ECO Strong™ Plus meets LEED® can liner specifications. Materials of manufacture include 10% min post-consumer recycled resin and up to 60% post-industrial recycled resin. Offered in various sizes and gauges, these industrial can liners are star-sealed for strength and feature... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Food Processing & Preparation, Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Products & Equipment

Cascades® EVOK® Expands into the US with Johnsonville® Fresh Sausage Products

May 06, 2016

KINGSEY FALLS, QC – Cascades inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recycling and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, is pleased to announce the arrival of Cascades EVOK® on the American market in collaboration with Johnsonville Sausage. This is the first national sausage brand to use polystyrene foam trays which are made of 25% recycled content and now manufactured in... Read More

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Siemens to Provide Con Edison with Mobile Resilience Transformers

May 06, 2016

  • More compact, lighter and environmentally-friendly transformers allows Con Edison to reduce transformer replacement time from months to days
  • First transformer of its kind worldwide
  • Transformers for quick replacement in response to extreme weather and unexpected events
Siemens is providing Con Edison, the utility that powers New York City and local areas,... Read More

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NEMA publishes smart grid interoperability manual.

May 06, 2016

NEMA has published ANSI/NEMA SG-IPRM 1-2016 Smart Grid Interoperability Process Reference Manual, which defines requirements and recommendations for general test policies, test suite specifications, test profiles, interoperability testing, and certification authority technical programs, governance, laboratory qualifications, and process improvements. Standard also describes an implementation... Read More

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NREL Scientists and Engineers recognized for top innovations.

May 06, 2016

During its annual Innovation and Technology Transfer Awards ceremony, NREL recognized researchers and staff for 169 new innovations, a record-breaking number of inventions in fiscal year 2015, and a 33% increase from last year. Event acknowledges NREL's innovation and partnering successes and honors the scientists and engineers behind them, including this year's Distinguished Innovator... Read More

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AAMA Summer Conference Early Bird Registration closes May 18.

May 06, 2016

Scheduled for June 12–15 at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, AAMA 2016 National Summer Conference will feature speakers covering wide range of topics, including cybersecurity, sustainability, market forecasts, product innovation, codes, and more. AAMA Southeast Region Summer Meeting will follow immediately after, June 15-16, in same location and will feature a slate of speakers specific to... Read More

Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage

Wheel Loader provides 7.6 cu-yd bucket capacity.

May 05, 2016

Equipped with 357 hp, EPA Tier 4 Final certified SAA6D140E-7 engine and Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filter, Model WA500-8 combines SmartLoader logic with lockup torque converter function that activates in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th gear, providing optimal engine torque for improved acceleration, hill-climbing ability, high top speed, and fuel savings. Air-suspension, high-back heated seat softens machine... Read More

Green & Clean, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Services

Energy Optimization System addresses distribution challenges.

May 05, 2016

Combining communication, control, and data management technologies, Energy and Capacity Optimization System monitors and manages distribution network down to circuit level. ECOS starts with planning tools to help utilities identify and prioritize problem areas and determine best solution. It then leverages data from sensors, and control of distribution equipment to perform voltage optimization,... Read More

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EPA Celebrates Programs, Tools to prevent asthma attacks.

May 05, 2016

In observance of Asthma Awareness Month (May), U.S. EPA spotlights ways people can help prevent asthma attacks: identify and avoid environmental asthma triggers, create Asthma Action Plan with doctor's help, and pay attention to local air quality conditions via airnow.gov and Air Quality Index app. Also, National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management, presented on May... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

ABB FACTS Solution to Help Maintain Grid Stability for TVA as Power Generation Mix Changes

May 05, 2016

ABB – ABB FACTS solution to help maintain grid stability for TVA as power generation mix changes Dallas, Texas – Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the largest public utility in the US, is installing ABB’s static var compensator (SVC) technology to help ensure system reliability as fossil fuel component of total energy mix declines. SVC’s enhance grid stabilization and at the same time... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean

Multipurpose Cleaner disinfects and deodorizes restrooms.

May 04, 2016

Consisting of solid multipurpose germicidal detergent/disinfectant/deodorizer, Bio Clean is used at 1 oz per 1–2 gallons of water. In one step, product lifts, emulsifies, and suspends soils while disinfecting against wide range of bacteria and viruses including Influenza and Salmonella. Bio Clean also kills odor-causing bacterial agents, leaving clean pleasant fragrance. Cleaner is suited for... Read More

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EPA funds research centers at three universities.

May 04, 2016

Funded through EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, $30 million in grants will be used to create research centers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA; Harvard University in Cambridge, MA; and Yale University in New Haven, CT. Research centers will investigate regional differences in air pollution and effects of global climate change, technology, and societal choices on... Read More

Green & Clean, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Onsite Wastewater Treatment System works with no electricity.

May 03, 2016

Designed for residential and commercial applications, EnviroFin™ passive wastewater treatment and dispersal system has no mechanical parts, does not need chemicals, and has no maintenance contracts. Effluent leaves septic tank and enters EnviroFin™ unit which consists of center Fin Distribution Unit and 8 treatment fins filled with randomly oriented green plastic fibers and perforated pipe... Read More

Green & Clean, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Flue Gas Analyzer withstands commercial, industrial use.

May 03, 2016

Used for emissions monitoring, maintenance, and tuning of industrial combustion processes, E4500-N features O2, CO, NO, and NO2 sensors as well as built-in printer and full color graphic display. Analyzer can measure total NOx, and included dilution pump allows for CO auto-range measurements up to 50,000 ppm. Also able to make temperature and pressure measurements, unit features... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

TV White Space Module ensures reliable broadband connection.

May 03, 2016

Using low-band spectrum in vacant UHF TV frequencies and IEEE 802.11af WiFi standard, Picasso Gen3 TV White Space Chip Module will allow hundreds of users to receive reliable broadband connection with data download speeds up to 96 Mbps from single base station. Unlike other wireless technologies, Gen3 non-line-of-sight signal penetrates walls, trees, foliage, and bends over hills, even at long... Read More

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NREL's Romero chosen top young professional in U.S.

May 03, 2016

Rachel Romero, a building systems engineer at NREL, has been named a 2016 New Faces of Engineering recipient by ASHRAE. Romero, 29, joined NREL in May 2010 and is only the second person at the laboratory to be so honored. She has been working with the Department of Homeland Security to increase use of electricity from renewable sources. Romero earned her bachelor's degree in mechanical... Read More

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Hydraulic Institute Webinar Series assists pump industry.

May 03, 2016

Hydraulic Institute's new 2-part webinar series, Navigating the Requirements of the DOE Test Procedure, begins May 10 and continues May 17. Both sessions start at 1 pm ET. Building on May 3 complimentary overview training, Session 1 covers requirements to test pumps in accordance with DOE Test Procedure for Pumps and will delve into HI 40.6-2014. Session 2 covers 5 options to calculate... Read More

Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage

Smart Pallet transports and stores bulk bags without damage.

May 02, 2016

Free of wood splinters and sharp edges, BigBag Divider protects bulk bags against abrasion and damage. Four-sided fork shafts enable filling and transport using forklift, while tunnel design protects bags from contact with fork arms. Specially raised edges prevent bags from slipping or overlapping, further minimizing risk of damage. Measuring 43 x 43 in., nestable polyolefin product is suitable... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

LED Marker Lights use just 1-3 W of energy.

May 02, 2016

Available in round or square, liniLED® Marker Lights create diffused spots of light for walkways, pathways, streetscapes, or drive-over applications. Spot/accent in-ground luminaires each contain low-energy white or RGB liniLED® strip encapsulated in drive-over rated cast polyurethane resin, in epoxy-coated stainless steel housing. Measuring 2.95 in. high, round marker lights are available... Read More

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JinkoSolar 1500-Volt Eagle Modules Available for Delivery in North America Following UL 1703 Certification

May 02, 2016

SHANGHAI and WILMINGTON, Del. - JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar"), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that its 1500-volt Eagle PV modules, manufactured with its strategic partner DuPont's™ Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film-based backsheets, have received UL1703 certification by Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Following certification, the... Read More