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  • Environmental Impact of Nuisance Birds

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive investigative and sampling services to determine if nuisance birds are causing health risks for building occupants and damage to property. The unwanted presence of birds can lead to not only unpleasant things such as bird droppings, but they can also lead to unhealthy situations.  Nuisance birds, including ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Energy recovery ventilation systems growing in importance

    Energy recovery ventilation (ERV) systems are becoming increasingly important in North America in light of the current drive to conserve energy, make buildings “green,”and enhance indoor air quality (IAQ). New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, “North American Energy Recovery Ventilation Market,” found that this market earned revenues of $324.6 million in 2006 and it is expected to reach $778.7 ...

  • Siemens Introduces Environmental Impact Calculator

    Siemens Building Technologies announced today it has introduced the Environmental Impact Calculator, a new application now available free-of-charge through the Apple Store. Siemens’ new tool allows energy engineers, facility managers and others to estimate a building’s baseline carbon footprint from purchased electricity, natural gas and heating oil. ...

  • Reducing the environmental impact of construction tunnelling

    The construction industry is among the top three drivers of resource use in the EU. This study investigated the environmental impacts of a common construction method, drill and blast tunnelling, using life cycle assessment. The researchers assessed 20 years of data on tunnelling in Norway to identify areas that could be targeted to reduce its environmental impact. They recommend reduced ...

  • Home Ventilation & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how home ventilation impacts people’s indoor air quality (IAQ).   Indoor pollutants can sometimes accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues when too little outdoor air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Health impacts of climate change in the indoor environment: a UK review

    The health risks associated with climate-induced changes to indoor environments are explored in a new study. UK-based researchers synthesised findings of how climate change — and mitigation and adaptation measures — might affect the inside of buildings, through overheating, air quality, allergies and infections, flood risk and other exposure risks. In addition to its well-reported ...

  • Synergistic Collaboration of Two Dynamic Organisers for a High Impact Exhibition

     VINEXAD ─ Vietnam Trade Fair & Advertising National Company, will join HQ Link as co-organiser for four dynamic exhibitions to be held in Vietnam namely PSV 2007, Propacka Vietnam 2007, HVACR Vietnam 2007 and Projects Vietnam 2007. These four highly anticipated exhibitions will be held from 15 - 17 March 2007 at Ho Chi Minh City International Exhibition and Convention Centre (HIECC) in Ho ...


    By HQ Link Pte Ltd

  • Garlock honored for environmental leadership

    The Rochester Business Journal today honored Garlock Sealing Technologies for its environmental leadership. The company, a leader in fluid sealing technology for more than 100 years, was one of three honorees in the category of environmental innovation, based on its conversion to a more environmentally friendly material for gasket production at its Palmyra, N.Y. facility. Other award categories ...

  • Building a more environmentally-friendly future

    It may not be the tallest building in the Pearl River Delta region, but it could be one of the few that aims for a lofty goal: zero net impact on energy consumption. Construction of the Pearl River Tower, located in the booming new central business district of Guangzhou, which began in 2006, is due to be completed by the end of this year, said Jaime Velez, a principal designer from the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Moorhead Environmental Complex Achieves LEED Platinum

    This Earth Day, Stroud Water Research Center announced that its Moorhead Environmental Complex has achieved LEED® Platinum, the highest level of certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental ...

  • CECO Environmental Announces Acquisition Of Adwest Technologies, Inc.

    CECO Environmental Corp. (NasdaqGM: CECE), a leader in air pollution control technology systems, product recovery and filtration technology, announced that it has acquired Adwest Technologies, Inc. ("Adwest"), a leader in the design and manufacture of regenerative thermal oxidizers (RTOs) for the global air pollution control market. Founded in 1988 and based in Anaheim, California, Adwest ...


    By CECO Environmental

  • CECO Environmental To Acquire Met-Pro Corporation

    CINCINNATI and HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CECO Environmental Corp. (NasdaqGM: CECE), a leader in air pollution control technology systems, product recovery and filtration technology, has announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquireMet-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR).  Met-Pro is a leading global, niche-oriented provider of ...


  • CECO Environmental Announces The Acquisition Of Aarding Thermal Acoustics B.V.

    CECO Environmental Corp.(NasdaqGM: CECE), a leader in air pollution control technology systems, product recovery and filtration technology, announced that it has acquired Aarding Thermal Acoustics B.V. ("Aarding"), one of the world leaders in natural gas turbine exhaust systems and silencer applications.  Headquartered in the Netherlands with a significant global sales footprint, Aarding ...


    By CECO Environmental

  • Changes Coming to Phase I Environmental Site Assessments in Puerto Rico

    This past fall, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule with changes to site assessment standards that will go into effect October 6th, 2015.  The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard E1527-05 will be replaced with ASTM E1527-13.   People potentially affected by this action are those who perform all appropriate inquiries, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Several massachusetts citizens receive prestigious regional EPA environmental awards

    Nineteen environmental awards will be given to Massachusetts environmental groups, individuals, businesses, nonprofit and government agencies tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as EPA presented its annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011. In addition, a President’s Environmental Youth Award was given to the Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network, which received special ...

  • Building Science Expert Discusses HVAC Systems and IAQ

    In the September issue of Indoor Environment Connections, an article about heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) is attracting a lot of attention and creating discussions about the impact of HVAC systems on a building’s indoor air quality (IAQ).  “The Good, Bad, and (Sometimes) Ugly Field Cases” details the experiences of renowned building sciences expert Ed ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Rotork improves reliability of HVAC system on giant FPSO

    Operating in Angola’s Block 17 offshore oilfield, the giant Total CLOV FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel relies on its HVAC system not only for the comfort and safety of crew members but also to provide a stable operating environment for PLCs and associated critical control equipment. The application demands precise accuracy to maintain air quality and ventilation in ...


    By Rotork

  • Pöyry awarded EUR 1.2 million environmental consultancy and assistance services for the Swiss Federal Roads Office

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 3 March 2011 at 10.00 amPöyry's Water and Environment Business Group has been awarded a EUR 1.2 million environmental consultancy and assistance services contract by the Swiss Federal ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Personal exposure monitoring device predicts breathing rates, contributes to more meaningful environmental dose estimates

    A new technology developed by a research team led by RTI International will help scientists better understand the relationship between environmental contaminants in the air and potential adverse health effects. The new approach uses personal exposure monitors with built-in acceleration sensors to determine individual activity levels while predicting how fast adults, and potentially children, ...

  • Frost & Sullivan recognizes trane for its outstanding green service profile, business commitment and environmental accountability

    Based on its recent analysis of the energy-efficient heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) services solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Trane with the 2010 North American Award for Green Excellence in Service Innovation. A business of Ingersoll Rand and a leading provider of indoor comfort systems and services around energy-efficient HVAC systems, building controls, HVAC ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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