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Green & Clean, HVAC

Bathroom Fans remove moisture efficiently and quietly.

Feb 11, 2016

Available in single- and dual-grille combinations, Serenity series remove moisture from bathrooms of any size to help avoid such problems as mold and mildew growth and odor. Energy Star® 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 level.... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Eco-Friendly Degreaser can be used on pavement, land, and water.

Feb 11, 2016

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 naturally while breaking down long chain hydrocarbon molecules. Also, formula stimulates naturally occurring bacteria that feed off and convert residue into waste and CO2 then die... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

NREL Helps Establish New PV Quality Standards for manufacturers.

Feb 11, 2016

Working with global partners, researchers at NREL completed 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 PV... Read More

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NREL Explains Cellulolytic Activity of vital microorganism.

Feb 11, 2016

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 – and new category of scaffolded enzymes not attached to cell. Paper reporting this discovery's potential, "Dramatic performance of... Read More

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FAA Administrator lauds aircraft emissions reduction concensus.

Feb 11, 2016

"I am pleased," said FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, "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 to working with the international... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Wall Switch Dimmer supports wireless automation.

Feb 10, 2016

Combining dimming capabilities for any 0–10 V controlled load with wireless automation, Lumina™ RF Decora® 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, and... Read More

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NREL Method monitors materials during manufacturing.

Feb 10, 2016

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

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NREL puts claims for solar cell efficiency to the test.

Feb 10, 2016

To test how effective a photovoltaic device is, NREL uses solar simulators that can produce from 1-sun—which equals 1,000 W/m²—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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean

Flexible Tubing is designed for reclaimed water applications.

Feb 10, 2016

Available in ½, ¾, and 1 in. sizes, ViegaPEX™ tubing for reclaimed water is designed to deliver clean water and can aid residences in receiving LEED® or National Green Building Standard™ points. This flexible, purple-colored PEX solution is resistant to effects of UV and chlorine and thereby helps negate concerns regarding installation and end-use conditions. Read More

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ASHRAE Calls for Papers for 2017 Winter Conference.

Feb 10, 2016

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 tracks as well as other prevailing industry issues. These include rate of technology advancement, climate change, mission-critical design and operation advances, and more. Abstracts for conference papers are due March 14,... Read More

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Attendance was High for ASHRAE Winter Conference and AHR Expo.

Feb 10, 2016

Exceeding records from past 8 Winter Conferences (except Las Vegas 2011), there were 3,000+ people, hailing from 67 countries, who attended 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Orlando, FL from January 23–27. AHR Expo, held January 25–27, 2016, was co-sponsored by ASHRAE and set exhibitor space record by being first show outside of Chicago to break 400,000 ft². It featured 2,063 exhibitors... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean

Safety Shower Luminaire uses long-life green LEDs.

Feb 09, 2016

Providing 5 full years of maintenance-free performance, SafeSite® Stainless Steel Green LED Linear Safety Shower Luminaire has built-in battery backup system for installation on existing wiring infrastructure. 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 luminaire... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vishay Intertechnology Announces Technology Lineup for ELECRAMA-2016

Feb 08, 2016

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

Green & Clean

Electric Vehicle Charging Station features 25 ft cable.

Feb 05, 2016

With SAE-J1772™ cable and connector assembly, LCS-20 Series features 16 A charging and is available in choice of 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 Cradle... Read More

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

Particulate Meter monitors pollution in buildings.

Feb 05, 2016

With OMEGA® 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 µg/m³, humidity from 1–99%, and temperature from -4 to 140°F. Meter includes Data Hold and Max/Min with time stamp function, 6-color LED indication of air quality at Good/Moderate/Poor,... Read More

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ANSI approves 4 Better Buildings Workforce schemes.

Feb 05, 2016

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

Green & Clean, HVAC

Tankless Water Heaters output nearly 10 gpm.

Feb 05, 2016

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

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Twisted Steel Micro Rebar targets tunneling market.

Feb 05, 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.

Feb 04, 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