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ToÂ prevent poisonings caused by accidental ingestion of paraquat, which can also cause severe injuries or death from skin/eye exposure, EPA proposesÂ closed-system packaging exclusive to proper application equipment, special training for certified applicators, and changes to pesticide label and warning materials to highlight toxicity and associated risks. Several additional proposals are... Read More
U.S. EPAÂ released 1-Bromopropane (1-BP) draft risk assessmentÂ for public comment and peer review. This chemical, also known as n-propyl bromide, is used in spray adhesives, dry cleaning (including spot cleaners), and degreasing. According toÂ Jim Jones, assistant administrator for office of chemical safety and pollution prevention,Â said draft assessment will provide workers and... Read More
Impact Earth™ Floor Pads from Impact Products include top quality stripping, scrubbing, spray buffing, polishing, and burnishing pads in a variety of dimensions. And these floor pads are also part of the USDA Bio-Preferred program, making them the greenest and most sustainable in the industry. Made from renewable, plant-based materials, Impact Earth pads are part of the “bio economy” which... Read More
After having issuedÂ agreed upon time-limited registration to those involved, U.S. EPA is issuingÂ notice of intent to cancel all Bayer CropScience, LP and Nichino America, Inc. flubendiamide products.Â After being informed of EPA's finding on January 29, 2016, above companies were asked to submitÂ request for voluntary cancellation.Â Both rejected EPA's request, and EPA... Read More
IEEE Photonics Society issued Call for Papers for 2016 Summer Topicals Meeting Series withÂ "Emerging Technologies for Green Photonics" theme. Original research is being sought in 5 specific topic areas: Emerging Technology for Integrated Photonics (ETIP), Space-Division Multiplexing and Multimode Photonics (SDMP), Nanowire Optoelectronics (NANO),Â Photonic Hardware Accelerators and Brain... Read More
American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council honored 5 industry professionals with its highest honorÂ — the Silver Spark Plug — at the opening of its 2016 TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. This year's honorees include: Curtis Cummings of FedEx Freight, Duane Lippincott of United Parcel Service, Alex Moultanovsky of Automotive Climate... Read More
Google and IEEE announced that Belgium's Red Electrical Devils, a team from CE+T Power, has won the Little Box Challenge, a competition to invent a much smaller inverter for interconnecting solar power systems to the power grid. Success earned team a $1 million prize while proving that inverters can be the size of a tablet or smaller rather than the size of a picnic cooler. NREL provided... Read More
EPA announced 8 contracts to small businesses to develop innovative technologies to protect the environment, funded through EPA's Small Business Innovation Research Program. Phase II contracts provide companies $300,000 to further develop and commercialize products and ideas. Recipients include: Aspen Products Group, Inc.; Environmental Fuel Research, LLC; ETSVP-JV, LLC; Lucid Design Group,... Read More
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SunPowerÂ® Helix™ Roof System Installation Time is Two and a Half Times Faster than Market Competitors SAN JOSE, Calif. - SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR) announced today that its SunPowerÂ® Helix™ Roof product, the world's first fully-integrated rooftop solar solution for commercial customers, can be installed at least two and a half times faster than competing commercial rooftop solar... Read More
NFPA publishedÂ report evaluatingÂ efficiency of its "Remembering When" fire and fall prevention program. IAPMO India and WQA India signedÂ MOU to collaborate on administration of Certification Scheme for Drinking Water Treatment Systems That Make Microbiological Reduction Claims. CSA Group publishedÂ list of tips to help consumers recognize counterfeit products. Report released by USGBC... Read More
TI Unveils Advances in Energy Efficiency, Power Density and New Tools to Speed Power Supply Design at APECMar 02, 2016
DALLAS - Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN), the worldwide leader in power management integrated circuits, will demonstrate new analog and embedded processing technologies to drive innovation in energy management for next-generation power designs at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 21-23, in Long Beach, California. Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here:... Read More
Scientists at NREL collaborated with researchers at Washington State University and University of Tennessee to improve max voltage available from cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar cell. Their research appears in Nature Energy journal article, "CdTe solar cells with open-circuit voltage breaking the 1 V barrier." This research helps provide path for solar energy being able to compete directly with... Read More
Klockner Pentaplast Presents New High Performing Floatable Shrink Label Film at AWA International Sleeve Label ConferenceMar 02, 2016
Montabaur, Germany/Gordonsville, Virginia (United States) – Klockner Pentaplast will highlight the company’s newest shrink label film, PentalabelÂ® ClearFloat™, at the AWA International Sleeve Label Conference, March 3-4 in Denver, Colorado. These high performing floatable films satisfy the growing market need for films that meet the standards set by the recycling community, while... Read More
Recent energy legislation enhances Arkansas Energy Performance Contracting program MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls and Arkansas State University have signed a $15 million energy performance contract that will dramatically advance the university’s sustainability initiatives, including improvements to lighting, water conservation, waste management, energy management, HVAC and utility monitoring... Read More
American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) webinar, scheduled for 11:30 am EDT on March 15, will discuss new Window Product Category Rule pertaining to windows, skylights, curtain wall, and storefront. This hour-long webinar will cover use of new Product Category Rule (PCR), what went into creating it, and how it is used to create Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). Jenelle... Read More
EPA is proposing to revise its Risk Management Program regulations to improve chemical process safety, assist local emergency authorities in planning for and responding to accidents, and improve public awareness of chemical hazards at regulated sources. Proposal is the result of information gathered from feedback obtained during listening sessions, Webinars, meetings with stakeholder groups,... Read More
Constructed with UV- and corrosion-resistant materials, WAC Landscape Lighting collectionÂ targetsÂ irrigation and green industries. Luminaires produce warm and pure white light, and every product, engineered to work together asÂ integrated solution, connects to same transformer. Products include wall wash, deck/patio lights, 3 in. inground, hardscape, outdoor landscape tape, accent, 1 and... Read More
WALTHAM, Mass.Â – TecogenÂ® Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) is pleased to announce the Company will be exhibiting its premier line of efficient clean energy solutions at the 46(th) annual GLOBALCON Expo to be held March 9(th)-10(th) at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. A full scale model of Tecogen's InVerde combined heat and power (CHP) technology will be prominently displayed in Booth... Read More
U.S. EPA announced availability of $26 million in funding toÂ reduce emissions from nation's existing fleet of diesel engines. EPA is soliciting proposals for projects that significantly reduce diesel emissions and exposure, especially from fleets operating in areas designated as having poor air quality.Â Priority will be given to projects that engage and benefit local communities and... Read More
Designed in post top or cantilevered styles, Salvus 20 comes in 75 and 100 W models with CCTs of 3000, 4000, and 5000K. Luminaire delivers approximately 11,000 lm and total efficacy of 103 lm/W. IP-66 rated Optical Module, which is sealed separately as LED/Optic combination, eliminates need for secondary optics. Convection and conductively cooled, integralÂ driver is thermally isolated, yet... Read More