residential water-use News

  • Black Worm Castings/VermaPlex Can Replace Harmful Chemical Fertilizers

    Whether you have a farm or home garden, the health of the soil directly correlates to the quality of the fruit and vegetables. The healthy soil movement is centered around bringing attention to the fact that fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides are killing our soil and seeping into our food supply. Our soil is depleted of essential nutrients, fungi and bacteria due to decades of agricultural ...


    By Vermitechnology Unlimited

  • California Adopts Emergency Measure To Reduce Outdoor Residential Water Use

    California water officials approved a temporary drought-related regulation allowing local law enforcement and water agencies to impose fines of up to $500 a day for using water to wash down driveways and sidewalks and overwater lawns. Adopted by the State Water Resources Control Board at a meeting in Sacramento July 15, the  ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Residential water treatment markets to reach US$1bn by 2014

    The relatively developed stage of the market and increasing competition present key challenges in the European residential water treatment systems markets. Nonetheless, the gradual but steadily increasing demand for residential water treatment systems, paralleled by the prevailing regional water contamination and initiatives of market participants, is set to boost market prospects. In particular, ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Residential Fuel Cells Around the Corner

    WESTWOOD, Massachusetts (ENS) - Acumentrics Corporation, a developer of solid oxide fuel cells, has submitted a five kilowatt fuel cell generator that could supply power to a home to federal government authorities for evaluation. The solid oxide fuel cell generator will be evaluated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, part of the U.S. Department of ...

  • DOE finalizes tighter residential water heater standard

    In a positive step for consumers and the environment, the Energy Department issued final energy efficiency standards for residential water heaters, improving on the initial proposal made last December. This tighter standard will save electricity, create a bigger market for advanced water heater technology and save consumers money, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. NRDC and ...

  • Skövdebostäder chose Big Hanna for their new residential area

    The Swedish municipal real estate company Skövde-bostäder is constructing a new ecological residential area in Aspö, beautifully located northwest of the city Skövde in the southwest part of Sweden. The area represents a unique project with the ambition to create an environmentally profiled residential area with focus on ...


    By Susteco AB

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA acts to protect residential roofing workers

    Agency rescinds Clinton-era directive and gives workers more safeguards against falls WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a new directive withdrawing a former one that allowed residential builders to bypass fall protection requirements. The directive being replaced, issued in 1995, initially was intended as a temporary ...

  • ET Solar AC Modules Installed in Residential Systems in the US

    ET Solar Group Corp. (ET Solar), a leading solar one-stop solution provider, today announces the completion and grid connection of multiple California and Coloradoresidential PV projects using ET Solar's new AC Modules with integrated microinverters. For residential and small commercial projects, AC modules offer higher power yield, smart module level power monitoring, and simplified ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • EPA Rules Out Wood Preservative ACC for Residential Use

    (Washington, D.C.)  Maintaining the highest standards in the world for pesticide safety, EPA is taking legal action to deny the registration for acid copper chromate, commonly known as ACC, for residential use. 'The U.S. continues to set the gold standard for pesticide safety,' said EPA Assistant Administrator Jim Gulliford. 'Today's decision protects American families, workers and the ...

  • Honda Soltec Begins Sales of New Residential-use Solar Cell Module

    Tokyo, Aug 6, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Soltec Co., Ltd., Honda's wholly-owned solar cell subsidiary, today began sales of two new residential-use solar cell modules with maximum output of 130W and 120W respectively, as well as a power conditioner with rated output of 5.5kW, adding to its lineup of home-use modules.Honda Soltec has advanced its solar cell production technology to improve the ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • ET Solar AC Modules Installed in Residential Systems in the US

    ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading solar one-stop solution provider, today announces the completion and grid connection of multiple residential PV projects using ET Solar's new AC Modules with integrated microinverters in California and Colorado. AC modules are particularly suitable for residential & small commercial projects where they can provide higher power yield, smart module ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • Constellation Energy Launches Residential Solar Leasing Program

    Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) today announced that its retail business is offering a solar panel leasing program to residential customers in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Constellation’s residential leasing makes solar generation a real option for homeowners, with a choice of a little-to-no money down or prepaid ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • Alectra Study Identifies Residential Solar Storage Potential

    Alectra Inc., with the support of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), has completed a feasibility study for mass adoption of the utility's residential solar storage pilot, POWER.HOUSE, in Southern York Region. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Community and residential energy storage systems investment to soar

    Situated at the edge of the power grid, either at the distribution transformer or at the customer premise, community and residential energy storage (CRES) systems are typically much smaller than utility-scale or bulk energy storage systems. Currently, utilities, vendors, and governments are testing CRES systems for the purposes of smoothing peaks in electricity demand, enabling ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Humidity control equipment shows boost in residential market

    The North American residential humidity control market gets major boost as homeowners increasingly realize this equipment's role in staving off ailments such as sore throats, dry nasal passages, eye irritation, allergies, bronchitis and asthma. Homeowners also gradually invest in humidity control equipment to protect expensive furnishing, artwork, musical instruments, hardwood floors and molding. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Best possible protection against floods in residential areas

    With focus on simple and innovative solutions, we at Wapro have prevented thousands of floods worldwide. Our products are put to the test daily with chemicals, temperature changes, debris and unforeseen events. Keeping common sense and simplicity as keywords throughout development, Wapro is able to provide effective solutions which can be installed in minutes. In a residential area in ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Residential and Occupational Exposure Risks to Solvents in Puerto Rico

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), millions of workers in the United States are exposed to solvents on a daily basis. The agency goes on to state that solvents share many chemical, physical and biological properties that warrant national attention be directed to them as a group. In addition, many solvent groups or individual substances have special properties ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Fuel Cells for Residential, Commercial and Military Power

    Like batteries, fuel cells produce electrical energy through an electrochemical process.  Unlike batteries, fuel cells are “conversion” devices that change some kind of chemical fuel into electricity.  Like combustion engines, fuel cells “convert” fuel into energy, but in this case the energy is electricity, not kinetic (movement) or heat. Fuel cells ...


  • BTEC Presents New Webinar on Residential Biomass Heating

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2010 BTEC Presents New Webinar on Residential Biomass Heating Second in the free webinar series will be held November 4 at 3PM ET WASHINGTON, October 14 - The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) today announced the second webinar in its series of free educational webinars on topics important to the biomass thermal industry. ...

  • REC Solar Completes 10,000 Residential Solar Installations

    REC Solar, a national leader in solar electric system design and installation, today announced it has installed 10,000 residential solar systems nationwide. Since the company’s founding in 1997, REC ...


    By REC Solar

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