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  • Setting, controlling and monitoring building functions

    Siemens Building Technologies (BT) is expanding its Gamma instabus range with the following three new devices for setting and controlling electrical installation systems: the Gamma N 305 scenic lighting/event module, the modular N 512/11 switch actuator and the N 151 IP viewer.  With the N 305 module, the user can recall up to eight different scenes or eight event programs such as 'Presentation' ...

  • GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies introduces Dual Channel CO2 Sensor for environmental monitoring in buildings

    GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies announces the Telaire T6615 dual-channel CO2 module, designed to meet the volume, cost and delivery expectations of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). When used in a building monitoring system, T6615 allows building owners and mangers to quickly, easily and efficiently monitor the air quality in the building to stay within regulation. Applications ...


    By General Electric

  • AllMax Software expands work order & equipment monitoring capabilities

    Software announces the release of Antero v4.10, a secure, user-friendly maintenance data management software that will help eliminate unnecessary maintenance costs, increase productivity and improve efficiencies. Among Antero’s many features is a new Work Order Request function that enables users to submit a request for a specific task or piece of equipment. By utilizing the Work Order Request ...


    By AllMax Software, Inc.

  • Australian Earthquake/Seismic Conference 2016

    SAVTEK exhibited SYSCOM seismic and ground vibration monitoring solutions at the joint Australian Earthquake Engineering Society/Asian Seismological Commission Conference at the Melbourne Convention Centre on the 25th to 27th of November 2016. The SYSCOM dam and building/structures seismic monitoring units were displayed, as well as the SYCOM MARMOT units which is the leading seismic shutdown ...


    By SAVTek Pty Ltd.

  • State of Texas awarded over $350,000 to conduct wetlands Survey

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) $352,000 to support work for a comprehensive survey of the nation’s wetlands. The National Wetland Conditions Assessment is a statistical survey of wetlands in the United States. The survey is designed to assess the condition of the nation’s wetlands, help build state and tribal ...

  • Onset Publishes Best Practices Guide on Monitoring Green Roof Performance

    As green roofs become more popular for environmentally-sensitive, sustainable buildings, monitoring and documenting their performance has become important. A new 12-page best practices guide from Onset, Monitoring Green Roof Performance with Weather Stations, discusses the importance of monitoring and documenting green roof performance, and explains how data logging weather stations can help ...


    By Onset Computer Corporation

  • Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2019

    SAVTEK will exhibit SYSCOM-BARTEC seismic monitoring instrumentation for buildings, dams, bridges, airports and other infrastructure at the 11th PCEE being held in Auckland. Instrumentation for monitoring ground vibration during demolition and construction will also be displayed. The Managing Director of BARTEC SYSCOM, Mr Maarten van der Reijden, will be present at the conference and is looking ...


    By SAVTek Pty Ltd.

  • Senix Offers a Wide Range of OEM & Custom Sensors

    Senix Corporation, makers of the smart and rugged ToughSonic line of ultrasonic non-contact sensors, is also a value-add partner for your OEM and Custom Sensor needs! For over 30 years, Senix has been engineering and manufacturing custom ultrasonic devices for Original Equipment Manufacturers around the globe. Our custom-built Level and Distance sensors can be found across every sector, including ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Onset announces bluetooth smart temperature/humidity data logger

    Onset, a world leader in data loggers for building performance monitoring, today announced the HOBO MX1101, the company’s first data logger that measures and transmits temperature and humidity data wirelessly to mobile devices via Bluetooth Smart technology. The self-contained wireless data logger, which works with Onset’s free HOBOmobile app for logger setup and data management, ...


    By Onset Computer Corporation

  • Essendon Football Club first Green Precincts project

    The Federal Government is providing the Essendon Football Club with up to $1.5 million for water and energy efficiency upgrades to its facilities at Windy Hill in Melbourne. Minister for the Environment, Peter Garrett, said the funding honours an election commitment. 'This is the first project under the $15 million Green Precincts Fund that will support at least 10 demonstration sites around ...


    By Australian Government

  • New portable water quality profilers

    Xylem Analytics has announced the launch of a new range of portable multiparameter water quality meters that have been designed for spot measurements and profiling of pH, ORP, conductivity, temperature, depth and optical dissolved oxygen, in both marine and freshwater applications. The new WTW MPP 900 IDS Multiparameter Sondes are able to take measurements at depths of up to 100m because of the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • Enforcement key to earthquake survival in Asia

    Up to a quarter of the world's population lives in earthquake-prone South Asia where enforcement of building codes could vastly reduce deaths from future tremors, says a paper in Science. Fatalities from earthquakes since 1900 in this region have exceeded those in previous centuries due to both a ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Alberta needs oil sands monitoring agency - panel

    The independent panel tasked with providing recommendations to the Government of Alberta on how to build an improved environmental monitoring system has submitted its report. "It is essential that Albertans and the rest of the world have confidence that our environment is being protected and that development is occurring responsibly," said Environment Minister Rob Renner, who received the report ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Accurate monitoring of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

    The Wireless IAQ Profile Monitor system is a integrated wireless system for monitoring multiple indoor air quality (IAQ) parameters, including but not limited to - Temperature Humidity Carbon Dioxide Carbon Monoxide Formaldehyde Nitrogen Dioxide Sulphur Dioxide Ozone Ammonia VOC’s ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Assistant Secretary Hoffman Discusses grid modernization with the New York Times and E&E TV

    Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman recently discussed the progress being made with modernization of the nation’s electric grid and the benefits that consumers, businesses, and communities across the nation are seeing, including fewer outages, more efficient operations, faster power restoration when disruptions occur, cost savings, and job creation. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Increased water monitoring of oil sands needed says committee

    Alberta's water monitoring data review committee recommends comprehensive monitoring, more rigorous scientific analysis and new monitoring objectives in order to gain a better understanding of environmental impacts in the oil sands region. A committee of six independent scientists from across North America was asked by the Premier in September 2010 to examine the data and methodologies used by ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Oklahoma, EPA study rivers, lakes and streams

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Oklahoma Office of the Secretary of Energy and Environment (OSEE) are continuing to work on analyzing the condition of wetlands in Oklahoma, as part of a national initiative. The assessment will help build capacity to monitor and analyze wetland conditions while promoting collaboration across jurisdictional boundaries. OSEE will use a ...

  • Agilent Technologies awards two integrated-biology research grants

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the winners of the 2011 eMerging Insights grant program: Dr. Michael J. MacCoss of the University of Washington and Dr. Peter J. Park of Harvard University. Each will be awarded $75,000 toward their ongoing research on open source data-integration ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Major flood repair helped by remote control boat

    A remote control boat equipped with a SonTek M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) has been employed with HydroSurveyor software to create a 3-dimensional map of a damaged (and still submerged) flood barrier, following serious damage that took place during last December’s storms. Data from the survey enabled the Environment Agency to act swiftly and effectively to repair the damage and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • ZigBee Monitors Building And Ambient Air Quality

    Hitachi WirelessInfo's AirSense Monitoring Network Uses Ember's ZigBee Networking Technology to Manage Air Quality and Temperature-Sensitive Work Environments Boston, MA — A new real-time monitoring system from Hitachi WirelessInfo is helping companies create controlled environments where temperature, humidity and airborne particles can be managed to maintain ideal working conditions. The new ...


    By Hitachi Data Systems

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