domestic air News

  • Domestic RHI roadshows

    The domestic RHI scheme is for home-owners and private and social landlords who want to install renewable heating systems in their homes in England, Wales and Scotland. It will provide long term financial support for property owners who install renewable heating systems and is due to be launched in the spring. It will mark a milestone in energy efficiency as it will be the first time every ...

  • Non-domestic RHI events and roadshows

    The non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is for commercial, industrial, public and not for profit sectors as well as multiple homes (including District Heating) who want to install renewable heating systems in their buildings in England, Wales and Scotland. The RHI is the world’s first long term financial support programme for renewable heat. It is designed to bridge the gap ...

  • U.S., Japan Consider Co-Benefits of Domestic and Global Environmental Programs

    Washington, D.C. - EPA and the Japanese Ministry of Environment (MOEJ) held a Washington workshop this week to expand their efforts on climate change and sustainable development in developing countries. 'Climate change knows no borders. The U.S. and Japan play vital roles in global economic progress as well as global environmental protection" said Bill Wehrum, EPA acting assistant administrator ...

  • Is Biomass the Big Winner Under the UK's Domestic RHI Scheme?

    On April 9th 2014, the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive was finally launched in the UK. The UK's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat and the domestic branch of the scheme has been eagerly awaited. Energy website Green Business Watch has recently launched its ...


    By Green Business Watch

  • Frost & Sullivan: domestic investments to steer Malaysia out of troubling times ahead

    2011 saw Malaysia witness conservative growth in the environment and building technologies markets with sporadic high value and key development of projects, mainly bolstered by participation of domestic companies. According to Melvin Leong, Frost & Sullivan Program Manager for Environment & Building Technologies, "Significant contribution and participation by the private sector is needed. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Field test to advance geological carbon storage while enhancing domestic

    A Department of Energy sponsored project in Hopkins County, Kentucky has begun injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) into a mature oil field to assess the region's CO2 storage capacity and feasibility for enhanced oil recovery. The project is part of DOE's Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (RCSP) program and is being conducted by The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC). The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Air pollution control equipment

    By using efficient components and thoughtful designs, Nacah Tech provides the right equipment for air pollution control applications especially difficult pollutants. Choose Nacah Tech for solutions for difficult applications including: Particulate-laden off gas N-compound bearing gas Low NOx or SOx requirement Liquid condensate issues ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • The cost of air pollution impacts on health

    Researchers have developed a new model to assess the health-related external costs arising from air pollution from ten major emission sectors. Applying the model at national and Europe-wide levels, they suggested that the major contributors to costs were industrial power production, agriculture, road traffic and domestic combustion. In recent years, policy action to reduce emissions has targeted ...

  • 2013 – a pivotal year for air quality

    The organisers of AQE 2013, the Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced that the event’s exhibition is almost completely sold out as a result of the success of previous events coupled with the heightened profile of air quality issues. According to the European Commission, some 500,000 people die prematurely in the EU 27 as a result of poor air quality and Janez Potočnik, ...

  • New BIBUS-SECOH Air Pumps

    Our diaphragm blowers are ideally suited for applications, where minimum energy consumption, delivery of absolutely oil-free air, near silent operation and a minimum of simple maintenance are requested. The operating principle is very simple and efficient: Activated electromagnets put the magnet holder at the same frequency as that of the power supply (50Hz or 60Hz) into oscillation movements. ...


    By Bibus AG

  • FPL´s fuel-efficient Cape Canaveral Next Generation Clean Energy Center comes online ahead of schedule, serving customers with clean, domestic natural gas power

     Florida Power & Light Company today announced that its state-of-the-art Cape Canaveral Next Generation Clean Energy Center has begun generating electricity from clean, U.S.-produced natural gas. Over its operational lifetime, the new, fuel-efficient plant is expected to provide FPL customers hundreds of millions of ...

  • Emissions trading also good for air, water and land

    An independent report finds the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme will produce important benefits for air, water and land, as well as for the climate.  There will also be some challenges to manage. Climate Change Minister David Parker says he welcomes the report, prepared by a team led by the Cawthron Institute.  The report identifies the high-level environmental impacts of the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Pennsylvania DEP Announces Air Quality Awareness Week

    Pennsylvania will join states across the nation in recognizing April 30 through May 4 as Air Quality Awareness Week, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today. Throughout the week, air quality partnerships across the state will hold events teaching the public how to stay safe on air quality action days and how to cut down on air pollution. "Air quality in all areas of ...

  • Air filter market will be up $200 million in 2010

    The market for filters to purify air in commercial buildings, residences and industrial working environments will be up by $200 million reaching $6.6 billion worldwide in 2010.  This is the latest forecast in the continually updated Air Filtration and Purification World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) These totals ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • G8 summit opens with climate target up in the air

    Climate change and world hunger, oil production and rice production, energy security and disaster reduction - all these environmental issues were discussed by leaders of the world's wealthiest countries today, the opening day of the annual Group of Eight, G8, Summit at the Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa in Toyako. G8 leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United ...

  • New insight into improving air quality measurements

    Researchers from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and King's College London have identified a mechanism which is responsible for under-reporting of peak nitrogen dioxide concentrations at some air quality monitoring stations, and the best ways to minimise this. Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is an air pollutant formed when fuels are burned, ...

  • Air quality linked to wellbeing at a regional level in Europe

    The impact of air quality on public welfare is important to policy development. However, it is difficult to make a clear link between the two when air pollution tends to be reported at a country level and wellbeing is an individual measure. A new study takes a step further towards linking the two by analysing regional level air quality across the EU and relating it to levels of life satisfaction. ...

  • STREAMTEK™ Air Curtain System for Efficient Industrial Applications

    Charlotte, NC –October 3, 2011 – In keeping with their allegiance towards creating superior compressed air-operated products, STREAMTEK ™ Corp has introduced the latest range of air curtains (air knives). These air curtains—available in Regular and Advanced versions—are poised to deliver efficient and energy saving compressed air for large drying, cleaning or cooling ...


    By STREAMTEK Corp

  • China launches air pollution battle plan

    The Chinese government has announced a multi-pronged plan to tackle the country's air pollution. Faced with increasing public concern China will cut coal use, shut down polluters and promote cleaner production in a bid to clean up the air under the plan. The government aims to cut the density of particulate matter by at least 10 percent in major cities nationwide by 2017. PM 2.5, a key indicator ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Questions and answers on the EU Clean Air Policy Package

    1. Why is air pollution a problem? Poor air quality is a major health risk, causing lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. Children, the elderly and citizens suffering from asthma and respiratory conditions are most affected. As well as negative effects on health, air pollution has considerable economic impacts, cutting short lives, increasing medical costs, and reducing ...

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