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  • ASTM C547 - 11e1 Standard Specification for Mineral Fiber Pipe Insulation

    This specification covers mineral fiber pipe insulation that are formed into hollow cylinders for standard pipe and tubing sizes. The pipe insulation may be molded or precision v-grooved with one or more walls split longitudinally and used up to a specified temperature. The materials are classified into five types according to the processing method used to form the material and the operating ...


    By ASTM International

  • DOE funds 15 new solar power storage and heat transfer projects

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced selections for negotiations of award under the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Advanced Heat Transfer Fluids and Novel Thermal Storage Concepts for Concentrating Solar Power Generation. These 15 new projects, for up to approximately $67.6 million, will facilitate the development of lower-cost energy storage for concentrating solar ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • `Boiling hot` leads to cool results: Army employs hot new approach to environmental remediation

    Army officials are breaking ground on a decades-long environmental remediation project to lift contaminants out of acres of land located on Redstone Arsenal near Huntsville, Alabama. Across football field-sized areas that became contaminated with industrial chemicals, workers employ a hot new approach to soil and groundwater remediation. They use an environmental treatment method called ...


    By TRS Group, Inc.

  • DOE US$78m fund to promote enhanced geothermal systems

    At the National Geothermal Conference in Reno, Nev., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy Steve Chalk announced the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) awards under a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for research, development and demonstration of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) for next-generation geothermal energy technologies.  Subject to annual appropriations, the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ReportsnReports - The U.S. Market for Green Building Materials

    The U.S. Market for Green Building Materials  THIS REPORT: The definition of green building materials and the criteria these materials must meet in order to be called green Global trends in the market, including data for 2008, estimates for 2009, and a ...


  • Q&A about national general survey on soil contamination in China

    MEP and MLR announced the report on the national general survey on soil contamination today, and the survey results showed the general condition of the soil environment across the country not optimistic; some areas are suffering from bad soil pollution, the environmental quality of the arable land is worrying, and there are pressing soil environmental problems in industrial and mining deserted ...

  • Best Geothermal Presentations of 2012 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2012. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in early October at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting inReno, the world’s largest annual geothermal event. The judging criteria included the technical content, the quality of the visual aids and the ...

  • Geothermal: The dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world's annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Geothermal: the dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world’s annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...

  • Bentley Announces Project Finalists in 2012 Be Inspired Awards Competition

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaininginfrastructure, today announced the project finalists in the 2012 Be Inspired Awards competition and the seven winners of the 2012 Be Inspired Special Recognition Awards. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving and sustaining the ...

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