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  • Sky Power Solutions, Corp. (OTCBB: SPOW) Adds Power to an Over-Stressed Grid... Says FierceEnergy

    Sky Power Solutions, Corp. (OTCBB: SPOW) (www.skypowersolutions.com), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of next generation lithium-powered batteries worldwide, and a leading developer of the Sky Power stand alone residential, Solar Concentrating, Electric Power Generation System, capable of producing over 2 Kilowatts of ...


  • Frost & Sullivan: Utilities Push the Smart Water Metering Market in Europe

    With the rising prices of energy and need to correct inefficient water grids, smart water metering presents a solution and long-term spending reduction strategy. If this market is fully embraced by utilities, it will be worth $13.2 billion by 2020 in Europe for meter manufacturers, installers and network and data management companies. Frost & Sullivan's Research Analyst Seth Cutler explains: ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Safety and Health Expo 2013 - stand C9

    Shawcity Limited - the leading supplier of monitoring instruments in the UK will be exhibiting at the Safety and Health show 2013! The team will be showcasing the newest innovation available for Personal monitoring in terms of volatile organic compounds. The Cub, is the smallest and lightest and the only personal PID available. Other instruments will also be available on the stand, including air ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • What should you know when purchasing a WBGT instrument?

    Wet Bulb Globe Temperature more directly measures temperature as it relates to a person’s risk of heat illness by factoring the effects of air temperature, relative humidity, wind velocity and radiant heat.  Wet Bulb Globe Temperature, WBGT, is the weighted of average of Wet Bulb, Black Globe and Air Temperature in which WBGT = 0.7Tw + 0.2Tg + 0.1Td. Employers with workers who are at ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • American Leak Detection Warns Homeowners About Summer Mold Danger

    It's summertime! The sun is shining, the weather is warm. Who's thinking about mold? American Leak Detection says that if homeowners are not thinking about mold, they should be. Summer's heat and humidity -- especially when combined with an undetected or untreated leak -- can set the stage for mold to flourish. "The best way to deal with indoor mold is ...


    By American Leak Detection

  • Visit Shawcity on stand 4 at health and Safety Edinburgh 2011

    Health and Safety Edinburgh 7-8 September 2011  Stand 4   If you’re a Health and Safety professional in need of a monitoring solution, you can’t afford to miss out on visiting Shawcity at this year’s Health and Safety event in Edinburgh ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Health and Safety Edinburgh 7-8 september 2011

    Health and Safety Edinburgh 7-8 September 2011 Stand 4 If you’re a Health and Safety professional in need of a monitoring solution, you can’t afford to miss out on visiting Shawcity at this year’s Health and Safety event in Edinburgh on the 7th and 8th September. Shawcity cater for a variety of markets including health and safety, occupational ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • ASTM c533 - 11 standard specification for calcium silicate block and pipe thermal insulation

    This specification covers calcium silicate block and pipe thermal insulation for use on surfaces. Thermal insulation shall be of the following types: Type I; Type IA; and Type II. Calcium silicate thermal insulation shall consist principally of hydrous calcium silicate usually with the incorporation of fibrous reinforcement. The insulation shall conform to the physical requirements ...


    By ASTM International

  • MEPs in Moscow for talks on climate change

    MEPs were in Moscow recently to hold talks with Russian MPs and government official on steps to tackle climate change. By December next year the world must have plans for a post-Kyoto agreement that will limit CO2 emissions and it is vital that Russia, as a key producer of fossil fuels, is involved. A nine-strong delegation of MEPs from the temporary Committee on Climate Change held talks with ...


    By European Parliament

  • The right to water

    The problem is real. The United Nations forecasts that by 2030, nearly half of the world’s population will be living in areas of 'high water stress, and climate change is compounding the problem according to a UN report released to coincide with the Istanbul conference.  Global warming is causing droughts in some areas and floods in others. In Africa alone, between 75 million and 250 million ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ASTM E2751 - 11 standard practice for design and performance of supported glass walkways

    Glass is a brittle material with different time and temperature-dependent properties than other solid materials used as walkways surfaces. Therefore, the type of glass is an important consideration in the design and construction of glass treads and glass landings constructed with laminated glass. Post-breakage glass retention is an important consideration in ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D7422 - 11 standard test method for evaluation of diesel engine oils in T-12 exhaust gas recirculation diesel engine

    This test method was developed to evaluate the wear performance of engine oils in turbocharged and intercooled four-cycle diesel engines equipped with EGR and running on ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel. Obtain results from used oil analysis and component measurements before and after test. The test method may be used for engine oil specification acceptance when all details of ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C534 / C534M - 11 standard specification for preformed flexible elastomeric cellular thermal insulation in sheet and tubular form

    This specification covers sheet and tubular preformed flexible elastomeric cellular thermal insulation. The materials are classified into three grades according to the operating temperature range of the industrial systems that each material is used for. The non-thermoplastic, thermoset products should be made of natural or synthetic rubber that may be modified using various thermoplastic or ...


    By ASTM International

  • Climate panel forecast: Higher seas, temperatures

    Top scientists have a better idea of how global warming will shape the 21st century: In a new report, they predict sea levels will be much higher than previously thought and pinpoint how dangerously hot it's likely to get. In its most strongly worded report yet, an international climate panel said it was more confident than ever that global warming is a man-made problem and likely to get worse. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Wide gap between New Delhi, Beijing smog policies

    Think twice before taking a deep breath in New Delhi, where worsening air pollution has drawn comparisons with Beijing, the world's pollution poster child. On bad days in India's congested capital, the air is so murky it slows traffic to a crawl. Conversations are punctuated with rasping coughs. Weak bands of sunlight filter through a grainy sky. Air monitoring sensors around the landlocked ...


    By Associated Press

  • The Beijing olympics - changing a city forever

    Predictions of environmental calamity associated with the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games have come fast and furious of late: the city’s already-stressed water supply will fail; air pollution will hurt athletic performance; algae will clog the rowing venue; Beijing’s notorious traffic jams will turn the Olympic into a transportation nightmare; commerce and industry will shut down during ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • DOE funded research projects win 30 R&D awards for 2008

    US Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman has announced that researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Laboratories and Y-12 National Security Complex have won 30 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of ...


    By US Department of Energy

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