Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

The Goldilocks of Combustion Solutions

The Goldilocks of Combustion Solutions

It’s not too big, it’s not too small… It’s just right! We hear it all the time from our customers: “The ABUTEC 200 is too small for our site, but the HTF is too large. Can you create a custom unit?” ...


Energy & Renewables

Stellio heliostat set to cut CSP tower costs by 20%

Stellio heliostat set to cut CSP tower costs by 20%

A new heliostat modeled on South African data is using a pentagonal reflector design, innovative construction techniques and smart software to boost the cost efficiency of tower plants. Heliostat fields typically contribute about 50% of ...


Environmental Management

Beyond Incident Rates: Use the Power of Leading Indicators to Improve EHS Performance

Beyond Incident Rates: Use the Power of Leading Indicators to Improve EHS Performance

What if you were driving somewhere, and could only see backwards in the rear-view mirror? Sounds scary, but this is pretty much how traditional Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) metrics like incident and injury rates have been used ...


Health & Safety

EU Publishes Regulation Regarding REACH Joint Submission of Data and Data Sharing

EU Publishes Regulation Regarding REACH Joint Submission of Data and Data Sharing

On January 6, 2016, the European Union (EU) published its Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/9 regarding the joint submission of data and data sharing under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals ...


Monitoring & Testing

Case study - Spindle utilities module

Case study - Spindle utilities module

Business Situation The existing method of tracking utility usage at these industrial laundries was highly manual, unreliable, and time consuming. Total utility consumption from bills was entered into large spreadsheets and analyzed over ...


Soil & Groundwater

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Industry has traditionally claimed that strict environmental regulation has a negative effect on its competitiveness. However, a recent theory proposes it may actually increase productivity and innovation. This study used a large database ...


Waste & Recycling

Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work For You

Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work For You

A brief summary of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed revisions to the hazardous waste generator regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (40 CFR Parts 260 through 265, 268, 270, 273, and 279) The ...


Water & Wastewater

BM Respirometry applied to a novel control strategy of nitrification in a wastewater biological treatment

BM Respirometry applied to a novel control strategy of nitrification in a wastewater biological treatment

Abstract In wastewater treatment plants, the biological nitrogen removal (BNR) has acquired critical importance, which makes that in the majority of the cases the overall process control largely depends on the control of this treatment. ...


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