Air & Climate News

  • TOC Analysers for IECEx and ATEX zones

    Total Organic Carbon analysers are commonly used to measure the level of organic contamination in water. Online TOC analysers installed in refineries and petrochemical plants are located right in the middle of the process facilities. Here explosive gasses, vapours or mist can be present. It is a high risk situation, as any spark or any heat source may cause an explosion. Hence, explosive ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • A new way to harness wasted methane

    Original story at MIT News Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil wells burn off methane — the largest component of natural gas — in a process ...

  • Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System for Brownfield Redevelopment

    The project goal was to redevelop a former factory building creating new retail, restaurant, and office space. A solution needed to be developed to keep any contaminated vapors in the soils from releasing into the occupied building spaces. Space was a premium, so the system needed to protect the building occupants with as small a footprint as possible. MAE2 worked with the consultant prior to the ...

  • AQ Comfort Handheld Indoor Air Quality Monitor

    The BRAND NEW 2017 AQ Comfort by E Instruments is THE IAQ monitor made for the HVAC Professional. The Convenient and Economical ALL-IN-ONE Instrument provides the latest in Indoor Air Quality Monitoring & Real-time Data Logging for IAQ analysis in Homes, Schools, Offices, & much more The AQ Comfort Includes: Innovative IAQ Tool for HVAC ...

  • Best Practices for Oil & Gas in Houston: Focusing on the Digital Future

    Oil and gas companies will be gathering at The Woodlands, Texas, for this year's Best Practices for Oil & Gas from 16 to 18 October 2017 to discuss the innovations available to help companies improve their processes and grow their businesses. One of the key questions on the agenda will be how the digital transformation can help make ...


    By Implico Group

  • E6000 Hand-Held Industrial Gas Analyzer with Up to 6 Gas Sensors Support x Zendes

    Innovative Hand-Held Industrial Combustion Gas and Emissions Analyzer Measure Up To SIX Gases Simultaneously Built-in Printer & Full COLOR Graphic Display Automatic Data Saving & Expanded Internal Memory Bluetooth Wireless Communication & Software The E6000 Includes: Up To SIX Gas Sensors: ...

  • MEMS-based thermal mass flow technology with PROFINET network

    Axetris mass flow controllers will soon be available with the PROFINET interface – one of the most well-established Ethernet-based industrial interfaces today. This will allow easy integration of Axetris MFCs in industrial networks for applications such as thin film coating. Helping utilize technology benefits better The advantages of ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • EPA Promulgates final SNUR for Bimodal Mixture Consisting of MWCNTs and Other Classes of CNTs

    On October 3, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated a final significant new use rule (SNUR) under Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for the chemical substance identified generically as bimodal mixture consisting of multi-walled ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • FLSmidth Airtech introduces new air pollution control technology at TÇMB Turkey

    New FLSmidth Airtech fabric filter and ESP technologies enables customers remotely monitor and analyse filter conditions. FLSmidth Airtech, market leader in the air pollution control industry, is releasing product updates for its fabric filter and ESP technologies at the 14th edition of TÇMB International Technical Seminar & Exhibition in Antalya, Turkey, 10-13 October, 2017. The ...


    By FLSmidth AFT

  • CERC interviewed live at ESA satellite launch

    The Sentinel 5P satellite, the first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, will be launched on 13 October at 09:27 GMT. Mark Jackson of CERC will be giving a short interview during ...

  • Scotland’s newest crematorium

    In the early part of this year we announced how Scottish based Horizon Cremation was planning what was described as a new generation, state-of-the-art crematorium in the beautiful Ayrshire countryside.  In the same article we also reported how, after considerable research, they had commissioned Matthews Environmental Solutions to design and manufacture the bespoke cremation equipment. Now we ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Improving air quality in European cities will bring major health benefits

    Most people living in European cities are exposed to poor air quality. Latest estimates by the European Environment Agency (EEA), released today, show that fine particulate matter continues to cause the premature death of more than 400 000 Europeans annually. Road transport, agriculture, power plants, industry and households are the biggest emitters of air pollutants in Europe. The ...

  • Mercury in gold mining – webinar now in Spanish

    Today the intentional use of mercury in artisanal gold mining is the largest in the world, with 1500 tons per year used and released into the environment. Globally, the number of gold miners is estimated at 16 million, producing around 400 tons of gold every year in more than 70 countries. This webinar will address solutions to the problems of environmental liabilities, especially for mining ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Volatile Organic Compound Exposure Risks from 3D Printers

    Due to their initial high cost, corporate research laboratories and major universities were some of the earliest adopters of three-dimensional (3D) printing technologies. In recent years, 3D printers have become increasingly popular as the cost to own and operate these devices has dropped dramatically.  Today, 3D printers can be purchased for only a few hundred to several thousand ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • New class of VOC sensors

    Alphasense has launched a new sensor for the measurement of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). The new p-type Metal Oxide sensor is a broadband total VOC detector with a range of 0 to 100 ppm (isobutylene) and 10-50 ppb detection limit, depending on the VOC. “This new class of metal oxide sensor will complement our existing range, which also includes PIDs, offering a lower cost alternative ...


    By Alphasense

  • Lecture and case study about Dilurit® BC S-System

    Increased cooling tower performance – safer and smooth plant operation – significant AOX reduction. This all is achieved by the successful application of Dilurit® BC S-System. Learn more from our case study and listen to our presentation at  ...


    By Kurita

  • FERC Staff Report Identifies Lessons Learned From CIP Reliability Audits

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) staff issued a report offering recommendations to help users, owners, and operators of the bulk-power system assess their risk, compliance and overall cyber security. The findings in the report are based on lessons learned from several non-public audits of registered entities. These lessons learned can help facilitate compliance with mandatory ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Businesses and Institutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Begin to Reopen after Hurricanes

    Over a period of just weeks, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate battered the Caribbean and major population centers of the United States and its territories. These powerful storms caused widespread destruction in places like Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which suffered a one-two punch from the effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria hitting just a few weeks apart. In ...

  • Indoor Mold Contamination Following a Natural Disaster Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production shares information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about indoor mold contamination following water damage from a natural disaster.  “Floods, hurricanes and even tornadoes often result in property ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Bringing clarity to the safety of cabling: UL Issues “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) Safety Certification to 3M’s AWM for Global Market

    UL  has recently issued a “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) safety certification to 3M for Appliance Wiring Material (AWM) Styles 22088 and 22089 flat ribbon cable sold under the name 3M™ Round Conductor Flat, HF447 Series. There is often confusion around what “low smoke” and “halogen free” designations for cabling really means. However, when products ...


    By UL LLC

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