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  • BNC and Building Protection Systems protect civilians from radiation and chemical threats

    Berkeley Nucleonics, (BNC, San Rafael, CA), provides complete radiation detection and isotope identification OEM package to Building Protection Systems, Inc. (BPSI, San Francisco, CA) for their Building Sentry One toxin protection system to protect New York buildings against a radiological “Dirty Bomb” attack.Real time isotope identification by BNC’s areaSAM networking detector system allow the ...

  • Linde to build hydrogen plant for chemical complex in Northeast China

    Linde AG / Linde to build hydrogen plant for chemical complex in Northeast China . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Joint on-site project with Evonik and Jishen ...


  • Cleaning Chemicals and Occupational Concerns for Workers and Building Occupants in Puerto Rico

    Virtually every business, school, institution and government agency in Puerto Rico utilizes some form of cleaning chemicals in their facilities on a weekly, if not daily, basis. Cleaning chemicals are vital to help ensure the cleanliness of the buildings where people work, visit or go to school in.  Chemicals in some cleaning products can be irritating to ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • LanzaTech Produces Key Chemical Building Block from Waste Gases

    Scientific Milestone for Manufacture of Polymers, Plastics, Gasoline, Diesel and Jet Fuel AUCKLAND, New Zealand - LanzaTech has successfully produced 2,3-Butanediol (2,3-BD), a key building block used to make polymers, plastics and hydrocarbon fuels, using the company’s gas fermentation technology. LanzaTech CEO Dr Jennifer Holmgren says the New Zealand clean tech company is the first to ...


    By LanzaTech

  • Spray Polyurethane Foam & Chemical Exposure Concerns in Texas Homes & Buildings

    Residential and commercial builders across Texas and the Gulf Coast have increasingly turned to spray polyurethane foam (SPF) to insulate new construction and for remodeling projects.  SPF has become a popular alternative to other forms of insulation due to its superb insulating properties, ability to protect against moisture, to fill cracks and crevices, and its excellent sound reducing ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IES Awarded Design/Build Contract for Chemical Weapon Destruction

    ATLANTA - Integrated Environmental Services, (IES), announced today that the French Ministry of the Interior (MOI) has awarded the Atlanta-based company a contract to design and build equipment capable of destroying chemical munitions used during World War I. IES was selected to execute a two-phase effort that will result in delivery of an innovative transportable system capable of processing ...

  • Compact, pre-fabricated chemical storage building meets fire safety regulations for storing landscape chemicals

    Landscape superintendents and maintenance professionals meet fire safety regulations and avoid liability arising from soil and groundwater contamination by using a Chemical Storage Building from SAFETY STORAGE to contain and store flammables, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other hazardous materials and equipment. The pre-fabricated Chemical Storage Building features a compact, ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Improving air quality in buildings

    A new system to establish health-protective limits for the emission of hazardous chemicals from products used in our homes, schools and offices has been developed by the EU-LCI Working Group. Cranfield University scientists, as members of the EU-LCI Working ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Sick Building Syndrome

    SCHUYLER FALLS, NY—July 31, 2007— James P. Hewitt with the publication of Sick Building Syndrome, educates the public how indoor air quality, noise pollution, lighting, and cleaning chemicals can harm their overall health and well being. Mr. Hewitt with the publication of Sick Building Syndrome educates the reader about a health niche that is poorly understood by the public at large. One ...


  • The costs of not building green

    Despite the narrowing gap in cost between green building and traditional 'to-code' building, most builders and home buyers still perceive the green option to be significantly more expensive.  The reality is that due to increased builder education and an influx of affordable green building products, a building can be built green within the same budget as a non-green building.  According ...

  • Hazardous chemical storage buildings deliver effective inventory management solutions for meeting corporate sustainability efforts.

    “Corporate challenges for meeting environmental sustainability can be met, even when a company processes, handles or manages hazardous chemicals,” notes Dean Alcott, SAFETY STORAGE’s National Sales Manager. A thorough understanding of the Federal, State and Local code requirements, chemicals in use, and job functions that require access to the building forms the cornerstone of ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Chemical hazmat storage building meets user needs for managing multiple, non-compatible materials

    Complexities and costs involved with managing the handling and storage of multiple chemicals are simplified within a multi-sectioned hazardous material containment system from SAFETY STORAGE Inc. Separation and storage of non-compatible materials such as acids and corrosives; volatiles and inactives; or the segregation of chemicals by unique temperature requirements is achieved within a single ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Build Your Plant`s Sustainability

    Reduce Your Plant’s Operating Fuel Costs by watching your P’s & Q’s: A plant tracked the products of combustion and the oxygen quotient (percent oxygen) in those POC’s to determine that lowering the oxygen (excess air rate) would result in reduced operating costs. Nacah Tech LLC completed a project to improve the fuel efficiency of the existing thermal ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • Ten Megatrends for Green Building in 2014

    What are the major trends likely to affect the green building industry and markets in the US in 2014? One of the world’s leading green building consultants, keynote speakers and authors, Jerry Yudelson, offers his top 10 list of green building megatrends. At the top of Yudelson’s 2014 list is the prediction that Green building in North America will continue its strong growth in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Buildings with Vapor Intrusion Problems May Pose a Significant Risk to Building Occupants

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide testing solutions for commercial and residential properties to identify vapor intrusion problems and to protect occupants from any toxic vapors.   Vapor intrusion in any structure creates an environment that could damage structural materials and/or put the building’s occupants’ health at risk.  Reactions to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Interior Department Headquarters a Sick Building

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The Interior Department has been exposing its headquarters workers to harmful chemical fumes, smoke, and construction dust for years, finds a new federal health evaluation released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a national organization of workers in natural resources agencies. The evaluation concludes that poor ...

  • WRG proposes to build EfW at Newport

    Waste management firm Waste Recycling Group has revealed its proposal to build an energy from waste plant for its Prosiect Gwyrdd waste PPP bid. Currently in procurement, the project will eventually decide on a preferred bidder to provide five local authorities with a solution to deal with their waste over a 25-year period. The local authorities include Cardiff, Vale of ...

  • Markes presents at Healthy Buildings, 2012

    Thursday 28 June 2012 11:25 AM As in previous years, Markes will be giving several presentations at the 10th Healthy Buildings conference, to be held in at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia (8–12 July, 2012). Oral Presentations Chemical release from products and materials: Innovations to simplify chemical emission testing for industry – Dr Caroline ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Environmental solution for Sick Building Syndrome

    Green Earth Nano Science, Inc., nanotechnology solutions provider and global distributor of advanced photocatalyst* coatings, recently introduced its new solution for bio-contamination problems in our daily lives, in offices, homes and cars. Poor indoor air quality and bacteria contamination can have a profound effect on our health, moods, productivity and enjoyment of our home or place of ...

  • Global Green Building Materials Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Green Building Materials Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

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