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Gas Leak Detection Equipment: Why Do We Need It?

by a1-cbiss  (Jun. 19, 2014)

The strongest motivation behind refrigerant gas leak detection is the European Union F-Gas regulation brought into effect as part of the EU’s environmental obligation under the Kyoto protocol to lower refrigerant gas emissions. The much anticipated changes of F-Gas regulation aim to strengthen the existing regulation in terms of reducing ...

FLIR Systems Announces European Availability of FLIR ONE, the World`s First Thermal Imaging Camera for iPhone

by FLIR Systems Ltd.  (Sep. 22, 2014)

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that the FLIR ONE™ thermal imaging accessory for smartphones will be available for order online this week across 27 European countries at FLIR.com and in 18 European countries through Apple.com. The award-winning FLIR ONE is a lightweight accessory that transforms an iPhone 5 or ...

Exxon fracking report responds to shareholders

by Associated Press  (Sep. 30, 2014)

Exxon Mobil issued a report Tuesday that acknowledges the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing but also defends the practice as being better for the environment than other types of energy production and generation. Under pressure from the corporate responsibility group As You Sow, as well as New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and ...

Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Sep. 30, 2014)

In the last two decades, natural gas has become the fuel of choice for power generation, because electricity produced with gas has half the carbon dioxide emissions of coal power. Many see it as a "bridge" to a low-carbon energy future; in 30 countries, it already fuels more than half the electricity. But to the extent that gas isn't burnt for ...

GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector

by MSA AUER GmbH  (Apr. 1, 2014)

MSA is proud to announce the introduction of the new GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, setting a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of ...

Measurement makes the difference at Cascade Technologies

by National Physical Laboratory (NPL)  (Sep. 4, 2014)

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has worked with Cascade Technologies at various stages of its development and growth, from its formation as a spin-out from the University of Strathclyde in 2003 to its current position as an award-winning SME and the only commercial supplier of quantum cascade lasers for identifying and measuring industrial ...

New Gassonic Observer-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector Is The Industry’s First Artificial Neural Network Intelligent Device

by General Monitors  (Apr. 21, 2014)

Designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, the state-of-the-art Gassonic Observer-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector sets a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of false alarms.  With the ...

Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 4, 2014)

The owners and operators of four gasoline stations in the Buffalo, New York area have been ordered to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a total of $287,100 in penalties. In August 2012, the EPA issued a complaint to owners and operators of gas stations in Buffalo, Amherst, and Tonawanda, N.Y., alleging violations of numerous federal ...

Factsheet: An Initiative to Help Modernize Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure

by US Department of Energy  (Jul. 29, 2014)

Today, the White House and the Department of Energy are hosting a Capstone Methane Stakeholder Roundtable. In addition, DOE is announcing a series of actions, partnerships, and stakeholder commitments to help modernize the nation’s natural gas transmission and distribution systems and reduce methane emissions. The Capstone event is the ...

Dependable detection of refrigerant gases with Crowcon’s F-Gas Detector

by Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd  (Feb. 10, 2014)

Fluorinated (Freon) gases, which include hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), hydro-chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), are a family of man-made chemicals containing fluorine. These ’F-gases’ are extremely powerful greenhouse gases that trap heat in the atmosphere, contributing to global warming ...

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