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  • Improving Home Efficiency and Comfort Right After a Move

    My family moved into a new home a few months ago, and as the seasons have changed, we've been learning a great deal about how to stay comfortable in our new environment. I've been working on Energy Saver for a long time, and I thought I knew all the ins-and-outs of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Record year for bathing water results in the South West

    Results revealed today show it has been a bumper year for bathing water quality in the South West with 191 out of 192 passing the European bathing water quality standards. Only Instow Beach in Devon fell short of the minimum standard. Figures released by Defra at the Cleaner Seas Forum in London also showed that a record 91% of the South West bathing waters met stricter guideline standards in ...

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

  • Framework Unveiled to Aid in Controlling Utility Water Losses

    The largest association of California drinking water professionals today announced the formation of a program to educate and assist drinking water agencies in understanding and reducing unnecessary losses of precious water. The American Water Works Association’s California-Nevada Section (CA-NV AWWA) stated that the California Water Loss Control Collaborative will be a far-reaching ...

  • Two New England companies fined for violating hazardous waste management requirements

    Two New England companies that store and distribute hazardous chemicals have agreed in separate settlements to pay a total of more than $179,000 in penalties and to donate about $43,000 worth of equipment and training to local fire departments to settle EPA claims that they violated federal laws regulating companies that handle hazardous chemicals. Settlement agreements with EPA’s New ...

  • PEFTEC 2017 announces programme of conferences

    The organisers of PEFTEC 2017 (Antwerp, 29-30th November) have published the Conference themes for this year’s event and announced that registration is now open via www.peftec.com.  PEFTEC is a specialist event focused on the testing, analysis and monitoring of downstream oil ...

  • IPCC report more certain about global warming

    Development experts and scientists have reacted cautiously to leaked versions of the first part of the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on climate change (IPCC), which deals with the physical science of climate change and will be released in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday (30 September). ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • Train derailment prompts contaminated land investigation

    On March 30th 2015 a long freight train, transporting a variety of goods including lumber and chemicals, wound its way through the state of Mississippi. At around 5pm, part of the train failed to negotiate a curved portion of the track in a rural area near Minter City, resulting in the derailment of nine railcars, one of which leaked chemicals onto agricultural farmland and woodlands. Emergency ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Dallas toots its green horn

    Dallas city officials are encouraging residents to make a commitment to 'go green' and play an active role in building a greener city. To inspire change, the city has launched GreenDallas.net, a new website that focuses on green initiatives such as saving energy and water; recycle; keeping the air clean; and cultivating a green home and lawn. And the site lets ...

  • AMETEK Land and SVA Release Major Glass Sector Innovation

    AMETEK Land, working in partnership with furnace monitoring system manufacturer SVA Industrie Fernseh (SVA), has developed a new housing and pneumatic auto-retraction system for AMETEK Land’s renowned NIR-B (Near Infrared Borescope) Glass thermal imaging ...


    By AMETEK Land

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