eco-efficiency News

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Eco-efficiency in agriculture

    Eco-efficiency in the simplest of terms is about achieving more with less—more agricultural outputs, in terms of quantity and quality, for less input of land, water, nutrients, energy, labor, or capital. The concept of eco-efficiency encompasses both the ecological and economic dimensions of sustainable agriculture. Social and institutional dimensions of sustainability, while not explicitly ...

  • Eco-Efficiency in commercial buildings - the business case

    This Sustainable Development Business Case produced by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an assessment of the market potential of eco-efficiency technologies related to the design, construction and operation of commercial buildings. It sets out a picture of how the commercial building sector will evolve over the next two decades with particular reference to technologies that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Guidelines for eco-efficient and socially inclusive cities

    City infrastructure planning is vital for the health of the climate, because it locks in consumption and production patterns. This is a key message from a new report, Guidelines for Developing Eco-Efficient and Socially Inclusive Infrastructure, which is written by several United Nations departments, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sandvik joining CEEC organization to collaborate in comminution eco-efficiency

    Sandvik has joined the Coalition for Energy-Efficient Comminution (CEEC), an organization established by the mining industry, for the mining industry, to support knowledge sharing and change in an area of high energy consumption. The mining sector is an energy intensive industry and almost half of this energy is consumed by the comminution process: size reduction to liberate the valued minerals ...

  • BASF micro surfacing eco-efficiency analysis is verified by NSF International

    An eco-efficiency analysis demonstrating the ecological and economical benefits of micro surfacing techniques to protect engineered road pavements and extend their service life has been verified by NSF International, Ann Arbor, ...

  • Coal/Biomass combination with CO2 capture greener than renewables but not most eco-efficient

    If a combination of coal and biomass provided the energy source for electricity and the CO2 from the combustion was captured, there would be more carbon extracted from the atmosphere than returned to it. The best global warming reducer would be a 100 percent biomass boiler with 90 percent CO2 capture, but there is not enough biomass to generate the electricity the world needs.  However, a ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Emerging LED Lighting Market in India to push Urban Planning towards Eco-Efficiency and Low-carbon Trajectory

    An "energy" revolution akin to the Green and White revolutions that occurred few years ago altering the agriculture and dairy sectors, is the need of the hour in India. And, Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting will be at the heart of such a revolution. Mandatory norms of energy efficiency for new buildings/facilities, incentive support for energy-efficient projects, Integrated Lighting Management ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Umberto, the cost effective software for eco-efficiency has been launched in the Italian market

    A partnership among Delta Engineering Services & Indica with IFU Hamburg has been signed for introducing Umberto tools in Italy. Ferrara, Italy and Hamburg, Germany ─ Umberto is a software application for modeling and assessing the eco-efficiency and environmental impact of processes and products. By calculating environmental indicators it enables the creation of environmental ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Flying the eco-friendly skies

    In what could set the stage for a fundamental shift in commercial aviation, an MIT-led team has designed a green airplane that is estimated to use 70 percent less fuel than current planes while also reducing noise and emission of nitrogen oxides (NOx). The design was one of two that the team, led by faculty from the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, presented to NASA last month as part ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Are you an Eco team player?

    Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company "No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Do you download music from the web? Do you monitor your thermostat? Wonder about gas ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Keeping the EU eco-competitive

    A new EC-commissioned study makes ten key policy recommendations for improving Europe's competitive position within the eco-industries. As well as harmonising regulation and standards across Europe, the report recommends providing funding and skills development schemes specifically for the sector. The eco-industries, whose core sectors include air pollution control, waste treatment, renewable ...

  • ECO PHYSICS Supreme Line

    The CLD 811 nitrogen oxides analyzer is unique in its performance. It allows the measurement of NOx concentrations in raw exhaust from several thousand ppm down to a few ppb! When Decimals are Decisive. No where else are the demands for response time, sensitivity and reproducibility in analytical instrumentation as tough as they are in the engine business. The CLD 811 fulfills these demanding ...


    By ECO PHYSICS INC.

  • New No Water -Eco Calorimeter

    Inexpensive, small & compact - Designed for small volume - Calorific value of solids & liquids - No water - Internal memory for 1,024 determinations - 3-year warranty- Conforms to ISO, DIN & ASTM - 10 minutes per determination producing a fast result. No water required - BTU/lb, CALORIES/g or MJ/Kg - 4 languages - Stores 1,024 results & other variables- No operator attention required ...


  • RCM ECO 3 Sanitizing

    During PULIRE 2013 exhibition, RCM introduced ECO 3 Sanitizing, the application for scrubber driers of OZOSI technology for the professional sanitation. In the development of its knowledges on cleaning techniques, as expected in RCM CLEANING SOLUTIONS program, RCM developed a system for a safer and more efficient sanitation of the floors, either in health environments or everywhere it’s ...


    By RCM S.p.A

  • smart eco-driving

    smart has unveiled a new green driving initiative called ‘smart eco driving’. Developed alongside the launch of the smart fortwo cdi, the lowest CO2 emitting car in production, the initiative builds on smart’s green driving credentials and teaches motorists how to drive in the greenest and most economical way. The initiative is designed to encourage all drivers to adopt smarter driving techniques ...


  • Eco-innovation and Circular Economy

    First let me say a few sincere "thank-yous":… to Barbara Hendricks, German Minister for the Environment to the Mayor of Hannover and the organisers of Hannover Messe. And to all the participants for their efforts to translate into action the opportunities offered by eco-innovation; for their contribution to transforming our current model of production and consumption into a resource ...

  • Creating an Eco-Internet

    Over thirty green groups and leaders from around the world have launched a debate on the rules for a new 'Eco-Internet' and have released an open letter calling on anyone with an interest to join in at www.doteco.info. 'We want to know what you think it means to be 'eco' and Earth Week is the perfect time to have your say.' Said Jacob Malthouse, Co-founder of Big Room Inc., the ...

  • Save the eco fee

    In what may be a classic tale of ensuring the baby is not thrown out with the bathwater, Ontario"s Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller has waded into the on going debate about the imposition and sudden withdrawal of "eco-fees" for the disposal of household hazardous wastes. Ontario"s program for managing hazardous waste is an important step in the right direction and should not be scrapped, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Cleanol-SE ECO

    Cleanol-SE is a highly concentrated cleaning agent for daily maintenance cleaning. It has been especially developed for use with the Hako on-board dosage system Cleanol-SE ECO and has been awarded the European Eco label. Hako-Cleanol-SE ECO is a synthetic, almost neutral, very low foam cleaning agent. It effortlessly removes dirt and grease and – as a result of its lime scale binding effect – ...


    By Hako GmbH

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