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  • 12th Eco Expo Asia Opens Today at AsiaWorld-Expo Features Public Day and New Startup Zone Outdoor & Tech Light Expo also Opens

    The 12th edition of Eco Expo Asia, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the HKSAR Government, opened today at the AsiaWorld-Expo. The opening ceremony was officiated by Wong Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Trilliant and Saigon Hi-Tech Park Sign Deal for First Smart City Project in Southeast Asia

    Trilliant, a global provider of IoT and smart energy communications solutions, signed a deal on August 15 with Saigon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) to deploy Southeast Asia's first smart city project. Trilliant will install light-emitting diode (LED) lights, together with controls and a smart city management platform. The smart lighting system will communicate over the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Chrysotile and Other Forms of Asbestos Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses chrysotile and various other forms of asbestos and asbestiform minerals recognized by agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Seattle City Light Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Grid Analytics

    Landis+Gyr recently announced that Seattle City Light is deploying the company's advanced grid analytics (AGA) platform to support the utility's grid modernization program. Landis+Gyr's advanced grid analytics suite is designed to provide a big data platform with applications that utilize data from advanced meters, grid sensors, GIS and other sources to provide actionable information ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces another milestone as its Fort Lauderdale lab has been accredited for asbestos analysis for more than a decade. EMLab P&K’s Florida lab has been accredited by NIST NVLAP (Lab Code 200738-0) for 11 years for asbestos fiber analysis to identify asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Shedding a light on contaminants

    Name a current environmental challenge. Global climate change? Loss of endangered species? What about soil contamination? Soil pollution rarely makes headlines, though it is a prevalent global issue. According to the European Environment Agency, 39 member states in Europe had over 2.5 million contaminated soil sites in 2011. Sharon O’Rourke, researcher at University ...

  • HubBoxes, Gateways, and a SPARC to light your way

    Well, it’s been a while since we’ve posted an update here, and that’s because we’ve been working like crazy on a brand new, totally revamped, hardware/software platform. It’s a line of fully autonomous wireless algae pond and PBR monitoring and control systems. This new hardware line is in a word, awesome, and customers are loving it. We’ve now incorporated ...


    By Algae Lab Systems

  • Pulsar’s Ultrasonic Success with Super-light Fumed Silica Measurement

    Fumed Silica has a bulk density of around 30g/l, and a surface area of sometimes hundreds of square metres per gram. It is used as a thickening agent in everything from gel batteries to non-drip paint, as a light-scattering agent in cosmetics and a toothpaste abrasive. However, a material as light as this presents significant difficulties in bulk measurement. After a number of failed attempts, ...

  • How to Set up a Heat Stress Monitoring System

    It’s summer time and it is HOT outside! Make sure you are taking care of your employees that work in these extreme heat environments. Warning: Extreme heat levels can increase workers’ risk to injuries and lead to more serious health issues such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat cramps, heat rashes, or death.  Heat stress prevention starts with ...


    By Raeco Rents

  • Shine a light on global energy demand

    According to the International Energy Outlook 2016 report, total world consumption of marketed energy will expand from 549 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2012 to 629 quadrillion Btu in 2020 and to 815 quadrillion Btu in 2040. That represents an incredible 48% increase from 2012 to 2040. Regardless of the reasons behind this ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon Gratings in Sentinel-3A satellite helps monitor land and sea

    The Sentinel-3A satellite was launched on February 16th, 2016 from Russia to its sun-synchronous orbit more than 800kms above to monitor the health of our earth’s land and oceans. Five instruments have been integrated on board, including the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI), a spectrometer based on a custom HORIBA Jobin Yvon (HJY) concave ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Partech Product Focus: 7300w² Monitor

    This month the spotlight is on our 7300w² Monitor, one of our most popular Partech products. What makes it so great? We’re glad you asked. As our staple Waterwatch product, the 7300w² has been especially designed to work with all of the sensors in the Waterwatch range. Combining sensors is a great way to monitor parameters such as dissolved oxygen and suspended solids. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Secondhand Exposure to Asbestos Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses asbestos and secondhand exposure risks for workers’ families.  “Significant exposure to any type of asbestos will increase the risk of lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis,” ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Light dawns for a Cryptosporidium Problem

    atg UV Technology has been awarded a contract by Trant Engineering, for Portsmouth Water. The contract covers supply and installation of UV units for Cryptosporidium inactivation at two water treatment works: Eastergate and Westergate. Both are 20Ml/d borehole works and each site will be provided with fully automatic duty and standby atg UV  UVLX 16800 20 UV ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Introducing the Ax60k – CO2 monitoring for food courts across the world

    Food courts are big business all over the world, from the glossy fast-food outlets in shopping malls (you would not believe how excited I was when I found out you could get Taco Bell in theArndale Centre in Manchester) to the massive ‘hawker centres’ of Singapore where they’ll cook seafood fresh to order and bring it to your table. Many food ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Eaton and Cardello Electric Join the Effort to Build Pittsburgh’s Ultimate House

    Power management company Eaton today announced that together with distributor Cardello Electric Supply & Lighting, the companies will provide a wide variety of electrical products, including wiring devices, light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, standby generators and more, to ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton Showcases Advanced LED Technology and Scalable Controls, Previews New reSOURCE Center at CTA LIGHTING FORUM XVI in Michigan

    Power management company Eaton, a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, will showcase energy-efficient lighting-emitting diode (LED) solutions and it’s latest controls technology at the Crites-Tidey & Associates, Inc. (CTA), LIGHTING FORUM XVI in Grand ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Networked Lighting Controls Revenue Is Expected To Reach $4.8 Billion in 2024

    A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for lighting controls, including forecasts for unit shipments and revenue, segmented by equipment type, building type, construction type, technology, and region, through 2024. Increasingly, regulations around the world are calling for the adoption of lighting ...

  • NEW High Intensity 50 Watt LED Light with 2,500’ Spot Beam Released by Larson Electronics

    Leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has added a high intensity LED spot light to their line of products. This ultra-compact LED light produces a 3,350 lumen output with low voltage and amp draw, a 50,000 hour service life and 12 to 32 volt compatibility. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Eaton Advances Electrical Safety, Reliability with Auto-Monitoring Ground-Fault Circuit Breakers and Wall Receptacles

    Power management company Eaton announced the availability of wall receptacles and circuit breakers designed to automatically monitor ground-fault circuit interruption (GFCI) status. The new devices provide periodic automatic testing of the ability to detect and protect against ground faults in damp or wet locations. Engineered to enhance safety and electrical code compliance in residential, ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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