Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

Working with metal and wood results in the release of harmful dust particles into the atmosphere, which is dangerous to the workers’ health. Continuous exposure to these particles means your employees will be breathing in the dust, ...


Energy & Renewables

Geothermal Power Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide

Geothermal Power Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide

In 2013, world geothermal electricity-generating capacity grew 3 percent to top 11,700 megawatts across 24 countries. Although some other renewable energy technologies are seeing much faster growth—wind power has expanded 21 percent ...


Environmental Management

View on Private Sector: Insuring against climate change

View on Private Sector: Insuring against climate change

A recent UN report said that global warming will cause trillions of dollars of damage to coral reefs in the Caribbean. It also warned that small island states will be disproportionally affected by the impact of climate change: their coral ...


Health & Safety

40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

31st July 2014 marked the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act. Also referred to as HSWA or the HSW Act, the Health and Safety at Work Act is the primary legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United ...


Monitoring & Testing

How A Wireless Mesh Makes Tank Level Monitoring Easy

How A Wireless Mesh Makes Tank Level Monitoring Easy

Want to avoid wires? Want to lower the cost of installing sensors? If so, a wireless mesh is a good way to go. It’s a great solution for both remote and local tank level monitoring, and it’s an industrial grade, reliable, and ...


Soil & Groundwater

Groundwater Remediation System Cleans Up Oil Spill

Groundwater Remediation System Cleans Up Oil Spill

A customer in TX was recently in some hot water with the local municipal water department. Due to excessive rains near the coast of Texas, the water levels have been higher than usual. The company fills storage tanks with diesel at its ...


Waste & Recycling

Case Study - Christ Church College, Oxford ,UK.

Case Study - Christ Church College, Oxford ,UK.

Christ Church College, Oxford ,UK. – Christ Church College Oxford implemented a PEL Bin Compactor earlier this year and have seen massive savings in their waste costs. Philip Tuitehill, Accommodation Manager from the college said ...


Water & Wastewater

Non-contacting solution for Plugged off flow meters in the oil patch - Case Study

Non-contacting solution for Plugged off flow meters in the oil patch - Case Study

For years Petrobakken Energy Ltd. used inline turbine flow meters to track the flow rate of oil recycled to treaters. But with a high concentration of wax and sand in the oil, the turbine meters were quickly plugging off. The line had to ...


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