Heat Stress Monitoring News

  • The Cities Seeking a Natural Gas Phase Out - Webinar

    Not only is natural gas for power generation becoming increasingly expensive – with prices projected to rise further through to 2020 in the UK – but for geopolitical ...


    By DEXMA

  • What should you know when purchasing a WBGT instrument?

    Wet Bulb Globe Temperature more directly measures temperature as it relates to a person’s risk of heat illness by factoring the effects of air temperature, relative humidity, wind velocity and radiant heat.  Wet Bulb Globe Temperature, WBGT, is the weighted of average of Wet Bulb, Black Globe and Air Temperature in which WBGT = 0.7Tw + 0.2Tg + 0.1Td. Employers with workers who are at ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • 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

  • Wide gap between New Delhi, Beijing smog policies

    Think twice before taking a deep breath in New Delhi, where worsening air pollution has drawn comparisons with Beijing, the world's pollution poster child. On bad days in India's congested capital, the air is so murky it slows traffic to a crawl. Conversations are punctuated with rasping coughs. Weak bands of sunlight filter through a grainy sky. Air monitoring sensors around the landlocked ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ground Source Heat Pump Association

    Check against delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking here today at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s fourth technical seminar with so many esteemed representatives from across industry and academia… and not just from the UK! I’m always keen to see the progress that other countries are making on renewable energy so it’s good to see delegates ...

  • Climate panel forecast: Higher seas, temperatures

    Top scientists have a better idea of how global warming will shape the 21st century: In a new report, they predict sea levels will be much higher than previously thought and pinpoint how dangerously hot it's likely to get. In its most strongly worded report yet, an international climate panel said it was more confident than ever that global warming is a man-made problem and likely to get worse. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ener-G-Rotors Focus Shifting from R&D to Commercialization

    Cleantech company Ener-G-Rotors, Inc. received two funding awards to accelerate the company’s efforts to commercialize its state-of-the-art, ...

  • Environmental Equipment and Heat Stress Monitor Rental Company Urges Importance of Heat Stress Training

    Denise Chew, president of environmental equipment rental and heat stress monitor rental company Enviro-Equipment, Inc., has an urgent message for businesses with workers who perform their duties outdoors: provide heat stress training now, before both worker well-being and the business’s bottom line ...


    By Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

  • Ed Davey speech at the Eden Project on the `Cornwall together` initiative

    It’s absolutely fantastic to be here at the Eden Project, whose low-carbon credentials are impeccable. The world’s first eco car show. Plans for an 80% cut in emissions by 2020. And a new deep geothermal energy system, drawing heat from Cornish stone to warm the biomes and feed into the grid. These are all real achievements. But what I find most impressive is the work Tim and the ...

  • ASTM E2751 - 11 standard practice for design and performance of supported glass walkways

    Glass is a brittle material with different time and temperature-dependent properties than other solid materials used as walkways surfaces. Therefore, the type of glass is an important consideration in the design and construction of glass treads and glass landings constructed with laminated glass. Post-breakage glass retention is an important consideration in ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sky Power Solutions, Corp. (OTCBB: SPOW) Adds Power to an Over-Stressed Grid... Says FierceEnergy

    Sky Power Solutions, Corp. (OTCBB: SPOW) (www.skypowersolutions.com), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of next generation lithium-powered batteries worldwide, and a leading developer of the Sky Power stand alone residential, Solar Concentrating, Electric Power Generation System, capable of producing over 2 Kilowatts of ...


    By Marketwire

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