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2013.09.17

Focus on worker protection needed to ensure safe industrial

20 September 2013 Although the mishandling of ammonia can cause harm, with the right procedures and technology in place, ammonia can be handled safely without incident. As the number of facilities that rely on ammonia for refrigeration increases, safety improvements are needed, in particular in countries and regions experiencing rapid industrial growth.   Blocked fire exists and lack of perso...

2013.09.22

IEA says further action is needed to diversify and strengthe

Review of Estonia energy policies calls for measures to secure long-term energy supply, increased funding for energy efficiency activities and greater regional co-operation   20 September 2013 In a review of Estonian energy policies launched today, the International Energy Agency commended Estonia for its commitment to implement a new energy strategy by mid-2014, reforming energy markets, and...

2013.09.23

Schneider Electric Adopts AutoGrid for its Home Management S

20 - September - 2013 Palo Alto, Calif. -- Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management, and AutoGrid Systems, a leader in big data analytics for the electricity and energy industry, have announced a partnership to bring demand response and big data analytics services to utilities, service providers, and consumers in North America.   Under the partnership, Schneider Electric will integra...

2013.09.23

£6m funding for local authorities to develop heating and co

20 - September - 2013 A new 6m grant funding programme has been launched to help Local Authorities (LAs) in England and Wales to develop new heating and cooling networks, and expand existing networks. To win a share of the funding, local authorities must bring forward ambitious and innovative proposals to develop and deliver heat networks that - as much as possible - draw their heat energy from r...

2013.09.23

Eurovent Certification And Certita Merge Their Activities To

Paris, July 15th, 2013 - Certita And Eurovent Certification Company, leading product certification companies in the field of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R), have successfully completed the merger of their certification activities within a new corporation named  Eurovent Certita Certification.   From July 1st, 2013, all merged certification activities ar...

2013.09.23

Cryoablation for breast cancer treatment

18/09/2013 According to IceCure Medical, a doctor working under a research protocol at Kameda Medical Centre, Japan, has treated 58 breast cancer patients with cryoablation over the last six years. As of now, none of the patients have suffered from a tumour reoccurring or from distant metastases.   This process of cryoablation under image guidance, called IceSense3, usually takes 10-15 min, c...

2013.09.23

Johnson Controls Global Workplace Solutions selected by Shel

London, Uk -- September 18, 2013 -- Johnson Controls has been selected by Shell, the global energy company, for a Global Framework Agreement covering the delivery of facilities management services. &n...

2013.09.23

Heat Conference 2013

20 September 2013 Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, Heat 2013 will be held on 27 November at London’s Royal Society, designed to be the UK’s only heat-specific conference.   O...

2013.09.22

Air-condition the auditorium

20 - September - 2013 By Madeline Hellwig Middle class children in America really only need four things to survive: food, water, shelter, and air conditioning. Despite panicked hullabaloo about climate change, the SPHS auditorium is one of the few places where the shifting of Antarctic weather patterns up north would probably do some good.   Students who have experienced the auditorium in the...

2013.09.22

HETAS alerts installers to changes to air quality regulation

9 - September - 2013 Changes to the air quality regulations which affect biomass applications for the non domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) come into force next week and HETAS is reminding installers and specifiers to take action.   From 24 September applications for a biomass boiler will need to have either a RHI emission certificate or an environmental permit demonstrating low particu...

2013.09.22

Mitsubishi Electric offers free Green Deal and RHI CPD guide

19 September 2013 Mitsubishi Electric has launched two free CPD-certified guides focusing on the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and the Green Deal.   The Guide to the Green Deal explain...

2013.09.20

Southampton Sainsbury's evacuation 'not caused by refrigeran

19 September 2013 Sainsbury’s has told RAC that following investigations it ‘has ruled out refrigerant gas’ as the cause of an incident that saw its Hedge End store evacuated and 60 people examined fo...

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