Laboratory Air News

  • Fuel savings and improved air quality highlight Duke Energy`s truck-stop effort in N.C.

    More than 25,000 gallons of truck fuel is projected to be saved annually as part of a $300,000 Duke Energy project to fund electrification at a North Carolina truck stop. Big Boy's Truck Stop, in the Johnston County town of Kenly, will soon have 24 truck electrification stations where drivers can pay to ...


    By Duke Energy

  • EMLab P&K’s Chicago Laboratory Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for Legionella Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announced today the accreditation of its Chicago, Illinois laboratory by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP, LLC) for Legionella analysis (EMLAP #221504). Clients can now send potable and non-potable samples for ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Introducing two new products to the Titan range

    Introducing the MaxiFlow 30-C Nitrogen Gas Generator: the latest offering in its high-spec equipment portfolio.  MaxiFlow 30-C is a medium flow, medium purity Nitrogen generating system, with an integrated air compressor, making it an alll-in-one 'plug & play' option. Perfect for areas where space is limited, but reliability is crucial. ...


    By Titan N2 Ltd

  • Vision Air 2.0 – New Vis-NIR spectroscopy software

    Metrohm is pleased to launch Vision Air 2.0, a universal software solution for Vis-NIR spectroscopy.  Vision Air caters to the needs of routine users and laboratory managers alike with specific interfaces, simplifying routine measurement, method development, and both data ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • U.S. Air Force announces $55 million for Advanced Drop-In Biofuels Production

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory issued a $55 million funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to establish additional Integrated Biofuel Production Enterprise (IBPE) capabilities to increase the domestic production capacity of advanced biofuels.  The U.S. Air Force anticipates granting one award of up ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Camfil APC expands testing laboratory

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, mist and fume collection equipment, has doubled the size of its testing laboratory to include a climate-controlled facility with a new full-size dust collection test rig. The new equipment is dedicated to testing in accordance with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199-2016, Method of Testing the Performance of Industrial Pulse Cleaned Dust ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to Mature Rotating Detonation Engine Technology in Cooperation with Department of Energy

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has signed a cooperative agreement with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) of the U.S. Department of Energy to develop air-breathing rotating detonation engine (RDE) technology that could enable the combined cycle efficiency of natural gas-fueled power plants to exceed 65 percent - a significant ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Modelling partly to blame for air quality failures

    On 2nd November 2016 the High Court ruled in a case brought by ClientEarth, that the UK Government’s plans to tackle air pollution are illegal. The judgement said: “the Secretary of State (for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) must aim to achieve compliance (with the Air Quality Directive) by the soonest date possible, that she must choose a route to that objective which ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Hybrid Power Plant Combines 3 Clean Energy Sources in One

    October 24, 2016 -- Enel Green Power North America’s Stillwater plant, outside the desert town of Fallon, Nevada, came online in 2009 as a conventional geothermal plant and later added solar panels. After adding concentrating solar power in 2015, it became the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Solar+Storage Microgrid at U.S. Air Force Forward Operating Base of the Future

    September 20, 2016 -- Ideal Power Inc., a developer of innovative power conversion technologies, and EnerDel, a lithium-ion battery manufacturer and energy system integrator, have teamed up to create a mobile hybrid solar plus battery energy storage system for the United States Air ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Optimising laboratory environment for successful IVF outcomes with Geotech’s G100

    The accuracy of incubator gases within an IVF laboratory plays a major role in success of IVF programs in any fertility clinic today.  Given the crucial role that the incubator plays in the IVF process, the conditions within the incubator in an IVF laboratory must be optimal at all times to increase the likelihood of a successful assisted reproductive treatment. Geotech’s G100 ...


    By Geotech

  • First Evapcold Units Successfully Installed in Utah

    Since its founding in 1901, The Western Gateway Storage Company in Ogden, Utah, has provided innovative cold storage solutions to Utah and the surrounding states while growing and expanding as a company, priding themselves on their modern facilities and commitment to customer satisfaction. Western Gateway’s commitment to keep their customers’ inventories, safe, clean, and cold, while ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Parker Releases New Air Driven Liquid Pump

    Parker Autoclave Engineers, part of Parker Hannifin – the global leader in motion and control technologies, has released an innovative new air driven liquid pump, the AHL118. A high volume, double-ended, double acting high pressure pump, the AHL118 is designed for use in oil and gas, chemical, industrial and research applications. The pump operates to a ...


    By Parker Hannifin Corp

  • NREL Scientists and Engineers Recognized for Top Innovations as Lab Celebrates another Record-Breaking Year of Inventions

    Today during its annual Innovation and Technology Transfer Awards ceremony, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recognized researchers and staff for 169 new innovations, a record-breaking number of scientific and engineering inventions in fiscal year 2015 (FY15). This is a 33 percent increase from last year. The annual event acknowledges ...

  • ACID RELIEF: Eliminate Acid Build-Up and Avoid Compressor Burnout With ACID-BUSTER

    Technicians can now add the exact amount of acid scavenging solution-without wasting a drop-by using the from Spectronics Corporation. AB-100CS ACID-BUSTER™ Injection Kit is designed to bond with acids without forming chemical by-products and prevents acid build-up in air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The ACID-BUSTER injector is ...


    By Spectronics Corporation

  • Air Monitors invests in air quality expertise

    Air Monitors, the Tewkesbury based environmental instrument specialist has announced the appointment of Peter Fleming as regional/sector sales manager. Peter joins from TRL Ltd (formerly the Transport and Research Laboratory) where he was responsible for the development of TRL’s air quality monitoring and consultancy businesses. “We are delighted to welcome Peter to our team,” ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • State of the Art Mobile Laboratory – the ´smogmobile´

    Enviro Technology Services’ new Air Quality Monitoring Vehicle (the smogmobile) is the UK’s greenest and most sophisticated mobile air quality monitoring laboratory using state of the art, next generation battery-powered equipment in an electric van. It creates no pollution or greenhouse gas emissions of any kind and so is able to measure key pollutants and greenhouse gases ...

  • Air quality concerns prompt safety pause at nuke dump

    The manager of the federal government's nuclear waste repository in New Mexico has halted work because of poor air quality in parts of the underground facility. Officials with Nuclear Waste Partnership announced the "safety pause" late Monday after monitoring instruments carried by workers detected elevated levels of carbon monoxide and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Laboratories

    Autoscribe Informatics has published a useful downloadable 9 page guide: Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Labs highlighting the use of its Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) for the testing of water, air, gas, soil, and/or leachate samples in environmental laboratories. This new publication highlights how Matrix can be readily configured to accommodate varying local ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • Wind and air’s hope for new energy

    Two sets of scientists in the US have devised new ways to snatch more power from thin air. One group of Californian chemists reports that it has found a way to filter carbon dioxide directly from the air and turn it into clean-burning methanol. While scientists at Sandia National Laboratories have announced a design for an offshore wind turbine rotor blade 200 ...


    By Climate News Network

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