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  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Clarifying and measuring energy security

    A new study has clarified the concept of the popular phrase 'energy security'. It suggests that measurements of energy security for a country or area should be multi-dimensional and include figures that represent fuel prices, the diversity of the energy market and political stability. Ensuring the security of energy supply through sustainable energy initiatives is a key concern in the EU and has ...

  • Measuring methane

    At the UK's first viable compact anaerobic digester (AD) plant aimed at local food waste treatment, a Geotech GA3000 fixed biogas analyser monitors methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), oxygen (O2) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The plant, a modular scalable AD system, unveiled by React Environmental in July 2012 at Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, can handle some 1,000 ...


    By Geotech

  • No ties in the Japanese workplace - an energy efficiency measure

    In business offices around Japan, executives are not wearing ties. The historically conservative country has adopted a “no ties” trend as a means to be more comfortable in the workplace and therefore reduce the need for air conditioning, and the electricity required to drive it. The behaviour change has come in response to the continued intermittent power outages following the March ...

  • Li3 Energy Reports Positive Measured Resource Report

    Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3," "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a U.S.-listed and South America-based global exploration company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce the findings of the NI 43-101 Technical Report. The report estimates significant Measured and Inferred Resources on the Company's flagship Maricunga property. The completion of the NI 43-101 Technical ...


    By Marketwire

  • APEC Leaders Set Measurable Energy Efficiency Goal

    SYDNEY, Australia, September 8, 2007 (ENS) - Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to adopt a 'long-term aspirational goal' to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the region in support of the United Nations' global efforts, announced Australian Prime Minister John Howard. Under the Sydney Declaration on Climate Change, Energy Security and Clean Development, the goals are to ...

  • Mandatory energy efficiency measures for international shipping adopted

    Mandatory measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from international shipping have been adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). This is the first ever mandatory global greenhouse gas reduction regime for an international industry sector. The IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee last week voted to make the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) mandatory, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Instruments to measure solar radiation in the field of renewable energy

    In recent years, we have seen a marked increase in the demand for the construction of plants for the production of energy from renewable sources. Many efforts have been undertaken for the production of energy from sunlight, ...


    By Delta OHM S.r.L.

  • Energy saving measures boost house prices

    Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average - and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England - new research released today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals. For an average home in the country, improving its EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) from band G to E, or from band D to B, could mean adding more than ...

  • How to define measure and use energy efficiency

    The International Energy Agency has released two guides aimed at helping countries around the world develop ambitious energy efficiency policies by showing policy makers, analysts and statisticians how to better track and use data on the so-called hidden fuel. The IEA views energy efficiency as an important way to improve energy security and cut greenhouse-gas emissions in the decades to come. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Dirty energy keystone XL Measure has no place in clean energy bill

    During the Senate’s work today on the bipartisan Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill, several senators debated a proposed Senate measure supporting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which would worsen climate change. The Natural Resources Defense Council maintains that the Shaheen-Portman bill should be kept free of amendments that would make it impossible for this bipartisan ...

  • Optical Properties Measurement

    The last ten years has seen a surge in technology for solar and other alternative energy forms. This revival has led to the revision and reinstatement of a previously withdrawn ASTM standard, E903, Test Method for Solar Absorptance, Reflectance and Transmittance of Materials Using Integrating Spheres. E903 is now under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee ...


    By ASTM International

  • Energy saving measures are top home improvement, research shows

    Fuel efficiency measures are the top performing home improvements, new research has revealed. A study by Halifax showed making changes to improve the energy efficiency of a home can add two and a half times the initial outlay cost to the value of a property. The research found that other improvements to home security were second in popularity while redecorating finished in third. Homeowners ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • You can’t manage energy costs you don’t measure

    ENMAT energy management solutions allows companies to track energy cost, usage and demand to automatically generate reports and identify savings opportunities. Companies are able to compare and evaluate power usage efficiency across multiple sites, with the aim of reducing costs and minimizing risk. The service can also help building owners validate the results of energy reduction projects. ...

  • UL to Acquire Wind Energy Measurement Leader DEWI GmbH

      NORTHBROOK, Ill. , April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a world leader in advancing safety, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DEWI GmbH, a world leader in wind energy measurement and testing services, from the German state of Lower Saxony.  Additionally, UL has agreed to acquire a 50.8 percent stake in DEWI GmbH, an accredited DAP (German accreditation) ...


    By UL LLC

  • Energy management news: Govt updates measuring and reporting guidance for businesses

    The Government has updated their Environmental Reporting Guidelines for UK businesses.  The document was issued by DEFRA (The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs) and includes guidance on the mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting which comes into effect from 01 October 2013. This guide is designed to help businesses measure and report their environmental impacts, ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Continuous moisture measurement of biomass for better energy content data

    Moisture content is one of the fundamental parameters when deciding on biomass fuel quality as this in turn dictates energy content and price. In short, water is expensive to transport and to remove. The traditional methods of determining moisture content and bulk density almost all involve random sampling from a consignment which is not without drawbacks. The Dutch company INADCO, exhibiting for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Power and Energy Measurement: Worldwide Market Forecasts - First Edition

    Measuring real-time energy consumption, and adjusting power delivery at critical loads (as opposed to simple “on-off” functions), are becoming increasingly important in today’s commercial, residential and industrial environments. The ability to “fine-tune” energy usage requires sophisticated power monitoring and measurement techniques. Driven by such diverse trends ...


  • Measure Partners With AES To Deploy Drones At Record Scale for the Energy Industry

    Measure recently announced a global partnership with The AES Corporation to scale and leverage its industry-leading drone service to inspect AES' energy infrastructure in 17 countries. The use of the drone technology is expected to help AES improve safety and avoid more than 30,000 hours of hazardous work per year with safer and more efficient aerial inspection services. "This is the year drone ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • For Vortex Flow Meters, Accuracy Matters in Steam Energy Flow Measurement

    The heat is on. Most facilities managers are in the hot seat to account for all of the flow energy, going in and out of their facility which is no easy task. This mandate is no different for steam flow measurement. Vortex flow meters continue to be the industry standard for accurate steam flow measurement. Despite this fact, there is a common debate about vortex mass flow meters versus ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

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