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  • Dais`s First Water Product Sale Into Desalination Market

    Dais Analytic Corporation, a commercial nanotechnology materials company selling its Aqualyte™ membrane nanomaterial with engineered processes for use addressing needs in the worldwide air, energy and water markets, today announced it has received an order for delivery of its first NanoClear™ product targeted to be used for the growing market for the desalination of water. ...


    By Dais Analytic Corporation

  • Opening Ceremony for the New Building

    The new office building was officially opened for business on April 12, 2017. Among other things, it houses the Flottweg Academy, Research and Development, the Design department, and the human resources department. Both the high-quality office furniture as well as the architecture of the building itself reflect our company's values both inside and out. We find the consistency of ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Carbon Dioxide Levels and Safety Considerations in Winemaking

    Although, at first sight, winemaking might appear to be one of the most idyllic of occupations, it is an industry with its own serious safety concerns. The fermentation process that produces the highly desirable end product, whether it be a serious earthy, rich, Cabernet Sauvignon or a sweet, slightly decadent, Moscato, also produces a lot of carbon dioxide. In the realm of 40 times the volume of ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • Dirty Air Ducts Impact the Air Quality of Buildings in New York City

    New York has the highest population density of any major city in the United States, with over 27,000 people per square mile. To support this many people, the city and surrounding suburbs are filled with millions of homes, schools, offices, and industrial complexes. In many of these buildings, air ducts play a pivotal role in keeping people comfortable and productive. This ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Dirty Air Ducts and Indoor Air Quality Issues for Building Occupants

    Air ducts are a critical component of a building’s HVAC system. They deliver ventilation and a path for warm or cool air to provide a pleasant indoor environment for building occupants in homes, schools and commercial buildings. If air ducts become dirty and contaminated, they not only won’t operate efficiently and could be causing indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns. This ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • WM54 Fiberglass Fan - Now with Munters Drive!

    The WM54 Fiberglass fan is designed with proven technology that provides you with the rigidity of fiberglass where it counts and the flexibility of a polymer where it’s needed. Munters listened and created a fan that will last longer and stand the test of time, specific to the needs of the broiler producers. The WM54 Series offers a non-corrosive fiberglass housing that is ...


    By Munters

  • New York Building Science Consultants Identify Indoor Pollutants that Impact People with COPD

    According to a Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey conducted in 2011, 5.9% of residents in New York had been told they have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by a health care professional.  That year, the percentage equated to over 1.15 million residents of the state being afflicted by a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. COPD ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • New York Building Science Experts Identify Ventilation Issues that Cause Indoor Air Quality Problems

    Most Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors so the indoor air quality (IAQ) of their homes, schools, and work environments is a critical component of their wellbeing.  Unfortunately, indoor pollutants can accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues, particularly when there is too little outdoor air entering a building.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • There’s suspense in the air - detected with Ionicon PTR-TOFMS

    Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany investigated how the composition of the air changed when an audience watched movies from different genres such as comedies like “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “Buddy”, or fantasy movies like “The Hobbit” and the science-fiction thriller ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Confined Space Rescue Plan

    Do you need help with a confined space rescue plan? Confined space and enclosed environments are defined as any which have limited access and exits. Therefore putting workers at risk of fire, explosions, loss of consciousness, asphyxiation and drowning. They are also often places which have low natural ventilation, poor or no natural light, explosive gases, areas of water and extreme ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Puerto Rico’s Building Science Professionals Identify IAQ Issues Caused by Faulty Air Conditioners

    With Puerto Rico’s often hot and humid climate, a properly functioning air conditioner provides a comfortable indoor environment for building occupants. Depending on where people live, work or go to school, air conditioning is often a necessity to maintain an indoor environment conducive for learning, working and living comfortably.  Maintaining the air ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • The New Building is Growing and Spreading Out

    New ideas need room to develop. So Flottweg is responding to the continued growth in new staff by building a new office building on the company's campus in Vilsbiburg. The new building will be the home of the Flottweg Academy, Automation Technology, and Facilities Management. The overall volume of the project comes to 3.4 million Euros. The official move-in date is planned for September 2017. Ten ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Rescue Team Training Services

    Do you work in a confined space where there are significant risks? If so, the chances are you require a fully trained rescue team. Whether your staff are at risk of fire, explosions, loss of consciousness or drowning, it’s important all possible measures are made to protect them. Whether you work in a high-risk or low-risk environment, Civil Engineering Safety Limited can ...

  • Airplus has launched its new product: Axial Jet Fan

    AIRPLUS has launched its new product: Axial Jet Fan. Specifications of one of the models of new AIRPLUS Axial Jet Fan which was launched at ISK-SODEX Exhibition: AP-AJF-400-2/4 are as follows: Usage for smoke evacuation in case of fire and daily ventilation. It provides a safest way to remove smoke and high temperatures under control in case of fire (Ventilation at low speeds, smoke evacuation at ...

  • Subway stations with platform sliding doors and good ventilation reduce passengers’ exposure to PM2.5

    Underground trains are among the most widely used public transport systems in cities worldwide. A study investigating the chemical composition and source of particles in Barcelona subway stations found that a new station design, with sliding doors that separate the platform from the tunnel and good ventilation, reduced the concentration of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) by over 50% compared with ...

  • Rotork actuators perform vital fire safety duty on the Istanbul Metro

    High temperature specification Rotork RC200 scotch-yoke pneumatic actuators have been ordered for a vital fire safety duty in new subway tunnels under construction for the Istanbul Metro. The Istanbul subway system in Turkey is undergoing a significant expansion programme involving 900 kilometres of new routes that are due for completion by 2023. Tunnels on the new routes are fitted with ...


    By Rotork

  • Hexavalent Chromium Requirements in the Workplace

    If a company works with chromium containing materials such as stainless steel, conducts chemical film or plating operations involving hexavalent chromium (Cr+6) or spray paints with products containing Cr+6, it is required by state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administrations (OSHAs) to take specific actions. As stated in a National Institute of Occupational Safety and ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Reducing the environmental impact of construction tunnelling

    The construction industry is among the top three drivers of resource use in the EU. This study investigated the environmental impacts of a common construction method, drill and blast tunnelling, using life cycle assessment. The researchers assessed 20 years of data on tunnelling in Norway to identify areas that could be targeted to reduce its environmental impact. They recommend reduced ...

  • Carbon dioxide leaks – and leaks, and leaks…

    The recently reported carbon dioxide incident at Greene King Brewery was just the  latest in a series of seemingly endless carbon dioxide leaks. Whilst breweries are a major producer and user of CO2, this is not the only industry whose staff, neighbours and ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Shore side electricity: key policy recommendations for uptake

    A new study quantifies the economic and environmental potential of powering docked ships in European ports using local electricity networks. The authors give key recommendations on policy actions to enable implementation in European harbours. Shipping is a large and growing source of greenhouse gas emissions. One billion tonnes are emitted each year worldwide and they comprised 4% of total EU ...

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