emission reduction specialist Articles

  • Free eguide explains latest changes to heat network UK regulations

    Community heating specialist Switch2 Energy Limited has published a guide to the latest legislative changes affecting the UK's communal energy and district heating schemes and what they mean for heat suppliers. Important updates to the ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Carbon emissions - carbon formula

    Carbon emissions represent an increasing and potentially significant cost for business.  The case that carbon measurement and reporting systems can help organisations make significant reductions ...


    By Greenstone

  • How to define additionality in relation to greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions

    Companies that have facilities which use refrigeration and air-conditioning systems or heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems have to measure changes which are imposed upon them due to greenhouse gas emissions. Additionality is a measure which compares the level of emissions prior to implementation with the levels after a greenhouse gas reduction project has been introduced. ...


    By Verisae

  • Carbon Reduction Versus Affordable Warmth - the district heating challenge

    Government and European Legislation, Building Regulations and planning requirements are driving the residential new build sector to consider and adopt technologies such as bio-diesel boilers, biomass boilers and heat pumps to support the delivery of low carbon developments. However, some of these more ‘exotic’ solutions have high fuel costs, compared to traditional technologies or ...


    By ENER-G

  • Monitoring and control of CO emissions in parking structures

    Until recent years most parking garage owners and managers did not realize the detrimental effects that carbon monoxide emissions from motor vehicles have on the air quality inside parking garages. With increasing awareness of indoor air quality, astute parking garage owners and managers place great importance on the reduction of CO in parking garages. Ventilation systems are a must for today's ...


    By Conspec Controls Limited

  • Can Composting BMPS Reduce Air Emissions?

    Imagine a scenario where all yard trimmings collected for recycling have to be received, processed and composted under the cover of a building. It would be tough for most yard trimmings composting facilities to survive the expense. Yet this situation could have occurred in Southern California. At one point, the South Coast ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • PERRL project in Canada

    Type     HOFGAS® - Sparky XXL (1000Nm3/h) Commissioning       2004 Site      St.Tite-des-Caps (CA) Situation The landfill site St. Tite-des-Caps is approx. 70 km north east of Quebec. The project was allotted within the framework of the PERRL (Pilot Emission Removals, Reductions and Learnings) initiative with ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Environment Agency offices - Phoenix House, Cambria House And Lutra House

    About the Environment Agency The Environment Agency (EA) is a non-departmental Public Body which reports to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. It is also an Assembly Sponsored Public Body of the National Assembly for Wales. The Environment Agency describes its purpose as "to protect or enhance the environment, taken as a whole" and to promote "the objective of ...


    By powerPerfector

  • Resourcing for climate change

    Climate change is scientifically, widely recognised to be happening as a result of the anthropogenic input of greenhouse gases (GHG) into the atmosphere. Consequently we need to look at adaptation and mitigation to limit the social, environmental and economic impacts. Allen & York are market leading environmental recruitment specialists with 15 years experience and an expanding Energy team ...


    By Allen & York Ltd

  • 2010 Olympics can be carbon neutral

    The 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games could achieve carbon neutrality through a comprehensive greenhouse gas management plan that includes the use of carbon offsets, notes the David Suzuki Foundation in a report released on January 24. The report, Meeting the Challenge: A Carbon Neutral 2010 Winter Games Discussion Paper, was commissioned by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC), ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • British Columbia releases Climate Action Plan and a blueprint for change

    The government of British Columbia has released details on its Climate Action Plan that will take BC three quarters of the way to the stated goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 33% by 2020. BC Premier Gordon Campbell calls it the most aggressive environmental plan in North America. Based on the breadth and depth of issues covered in the Plan, he may be right.'The plan outlines a roadmap ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Idaho State University streamlines compliance, develops preventative maintenance program

    While conducting a study of refrigerant equipment and maintenance practices, a facilities management team at Idaho State University (ISU) discovered that the institution lacked an efficient process to gather critical data such as computing leak rates or obtain records regarding refrigerant equipment maintenance history. In addition, the team recognized the need for guidelines and directions to ...


    By IHS

  • 2013: a ‘perfect storm’ in air quality

    As many countries fail to meet air quality targets and large numbers of premature deaths still result from air pollution, Jim Mills, a particulate monitoring specialist and Managing Director of Air Monitors, explains why 2013 will be a pivotal year. In November 2011 Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment, expressed his determination to make 2013 the ‘Year of ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Salisbury district hospital saves 10% of its steam production with GEM steam traps

    Salisbury District Hospital is saving approximately 10% of its steam consumption following the installation of Thermal Energy International’s GEM venturi orifice steam traps, which is providing the hospital with significant energy savings.  Together with other energy saving incentives already introduced, the GEM traps have helped ensure that the hospital is working towards the ...

  • Bristol City Council Fairfield High School case study

    About Bristol City Council and Fairfield High School Fairfield High School is a specialist performing and virtual arts college under the authority of Bristol City Council. It is designed as a horseshoe shaped building, rising to a maximum height of six storeys, with a central atrium as the school assembly hall. The school provides a high level of insulation with 100 mm thick mineral fibre ...


    By powerPerfector

  • NHS – Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust case study

    About the Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Calderstones NHS gained its ‘Foundation Trust’ status in 1993, which allows it a larger degree of independence from both the Department of Health and the local NHS Strategic Health Authority than other NHS trusts. It is also classed as a NHS Mental Health Trust, providing specialist care and services for those with learning ...


    By powerPerfector

  • The lows and highs of the Bonn climate talks

    Two weeks ago, my girlfriend and I left Washington for two very different dates with international climate action. She headed to Indonesia to work with women farmers who are reintroducing native, drought-tolerant crops in order to build resilience to climate change. I, on the other hand, went to Bonn, Germany for the most recent round of ...

  • Enerit to enable Rome and Milan airports to reduce overall energy usage case study

    Enerit have partnered with a number of Europe-wide energy specialists within theCASCADE project for energy efficient airports. CASCADE, led by the prestigious Fraunhofer Institute, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, provides a number of technology-based solutions for airports to reduce energy ...


    By Enerit Ltd

  • Waste recycling fuels severn trent works

    Severn Trent Water (STW) has made significant progress in its drive to reduce waste to landfill volumes and increase recycling through the introduction of a processing plant from CDE Ireland, based in Co Tyrone. The plant, which STW has on a rental contract through Biffa, has been processing a variety of waste materials since it was introduced at Minworth Sewage Treatment Works. And the utility ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Thermal energy international’s gem traps provide 9.4% energy savings at Servizi Ospedalieri, Italy

    Leading industrial laundry, Servizi Ospedalieri, is fulfilling its environmental pledge of reducing energy usage by installing the award winning GEM venturi orifice traps from Thermal Energy International.   Trialled through Thermal Energy International’s Italian agent, Nuova Folati, at Servizi Ospedalieri’s plant in Porto Garibaldi, the laundry’s independent, ...

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