EHS for Buildings Articles

  • Stepping towards reducing the carbon footprint - Case study

    The Enphase M250 microinverters were installed on this solar energy plant for a system of 3.06KW total installed power. The main challenges for the installation were limited space and the shadow on the roof. About Ecosoch EcoSoch Solar has installed 120+ systems with Enphase in India and is one of the leading system integrators for the ...


    By Enphase Energy

  • Modular Guardrail Systems: A Versatile Fall Protection Solution for your growing facility

    Industrial facilities of all types require substantial fall protection equipment to keep workers safe while working at height, near holes, and around dangerous machinery and chemicals. Since the interiors of these facilities are apt to change as production scales up, modular guardrail systems are a smart choice for providing the necessary level of OSHA-compliant fall protection. Versatile, ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • MadgeTech Sets Sights on 2021

    Established in 1996, MadgeTech is a hidden gem in Warner, New Hampshire, silently supporting the community. Ask a local for directions and they would likely refer to it as “the old Knoxland building” right off exit 7. Despite being a directional landmark, not many people are aware of the innovative monitoring solutions being developed to ensure safety, quality, and efficiency that are ...


    By MadgeTech, Inc.

  • Data Center Redundancy and Tier Classification Levels

    Running and maintaining a data center requires at least some degree of redundancy. This allows for reliable operation and increased the uptime during planned or unplanned downtime. ...


    By AKCP

  • Understanding the Connection Between Air Pollution and COVID-19

    It’s known that air pollution is a contributing factor to a vast majority of respiratory health issues [1], so it’s not surprising that researchers are exploring the relationship between areas with high air pollution and the elevated health risks associated with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Micro Switches

    Micro switches are becoming more popular than ever before. The reason for this positive development can be traced to the fact that they tend to offer more advantages as compared to other types of electrical switches being used in electrical appliances. These are benefits like reliability, affordability and high level of flexibility. It is a technology which seems to be getting better and ...

  • Case-Study: Kakinada Smart City Environmental Monitoring

    Kakinada Municipal Corporation partnered with Sterlite Tech to analyze their city’s environment and create awareness among people. Oizom installed multiple Polludrones all across the city to monitor the city level pollution and spread awareness regarding environmental health among the local residents. Smart City monitoring solution was designed to monitor Gases, Noise, Dust, and weather parameter ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • AKCP Data Center Monitoring Solution in Congo - Case Study

    The AKCP data center monitoring solution has been deployed by Ofis Technologies for a new data center in Congo. Located in Pointe-Noire the data center is hosting the IT infrastructure for Ofis Technologies. The facility will also be offered as a co-located hosting service for other clients. At the data center ...


    By AKCP

  • What is an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)?

    Sustainable Building Materials European environmental policy is increasingly focusing on the impact of products on the environment. Adopting an end-to-end view of the product life cycle is a key idea in the development of legal requirements and standards. The aim is to continuously improve environmental ...


    By Sphera

  • National Railway Company of Belgium - Case Study

    Overview: Created in 1926, the Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen (NMBS, Dutch) or Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Belges (SNCB, French) operates a 3536 kilometer network throughout Belgium. When it came time to update switchgear locations throughout the NMBS/SNCB system, Alstom called on Servelec Technologies to provide TBox MS RTU ...

  • Overcoming sick building syndrome with a fresh air solution

    The notion of sick buildings and sick building syndrome (SBS) isn’t anything new, it’s been on the radar of facilities managers since the nineties and is widely considered to be a thing of the past. However, new research carried out by the Remark Group show’s SBS might be on the rise. What is SBS? SBS is what you call the symptoms you get when you are in a ...


    By EcoCooling Ltd

  • New network of weather stations in Sheffield - Case Study

    OTT HydroMet is installing fifteen automatic weather stations as part of the University of Sheffield’s Urban Flows Observatory, which is led by the Departments of Civil and Structural Engineering, and Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE). The monitoring sites are conveniently located at Sheffield schools, and data from the stations will contribute to the project’s wider ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Selecting Bulk Handling Equipment

    As processors design factories to grow and automate production, it’s easy for them to focus on the islands of production in their systems (i.e. the expensive equipment that actually makes the end product) and overlook the equipment that transfers material between these islands. By this, we don’t mean they forget they need conveyance equipment. Rather, we mean they easily ...

  • What technology should you choose to measure local rain or water levels?

    It can be difficult to select monitoring technology for flooding applications when each step of building a network, from sensors to dataloggers to visualization software, has multiple options. Using OTT HydroMet’s  ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • An Opening of a Dialogue - European Commission Meets Manufacturers

    Gasmet is an active participant in the preparation of European standards for emissions monitoring. On the 12th of September, we participated in the first official meeting between the European Commission and European emissions monitoring equipment manufacturers to discuss Directive-level issues. Read what this meeting was all about and what was its outcome. Meeting ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Face Recognition Turnstile Gates Widely Used in Different Applications around the Globe

    With the maturity of modern face recognition technology, the face recognition algorithm is widely used in the gate industry as it guarantees excellent recognition accuracy and efficiency. Face recognition algorithm ensures short-range face detection and capture, this way, it can be widely and stably applied to any access control system.   Six typical applications where face recognition is ...

  • Alert Labs Expands Water Tech with Flowie-O & Shuttie Saving Water & Damage

    Flowie-O and Shuttie lower utility costs and minimize property damage for residential, multi-family, and commercial buildings. ...


    By Alert Labs Inc.

  • Smart Home

    Smart home, home appliance solutions   Smart homes have flourished around the world and have become the mainstream of development in the 21st century. Smart home is a product of modern building technology, modern communication technology, modern control technology, modern instrumentation technology and modern computer technology. In recent years, with the rapid development of computer ...

  • Alternatives to Storing Biomass in Vertical Silos

    Vertical silos are standard storage devices in many industries. But for biomass, they’re hardly ideal. Biomass tends to bridge, especially in round containers, and vertical silos have trouble reclaiming it. Because of these issues, companies that store biomass will want to consider the advantages of a horizontal system instead of a vertical one. Without even considering biomass, there are ...

  • Hemp Processing: Selecting Bulk Material Handling Equipment

    As a burgeoning industry, hemp has a long way to go in terms of efficient processing. Many processing plants currently rely on labor-intensive systems with high costs. This, of course, won’t always be the case. As the hemp industry matures and expands outside the CBD market, smart business owners will invest in more efficient processing methods. As part of this investment, hemp processors ...

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