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2013.07.04

IET launches document on intelligent building standards

3 July 2013 The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has introduced what it describes as "pioneering work" to develop standards of good practice for protecting intellectual property and the design and operation of building systems. Launched on 27 June by IET deputy president Barry Brooks, the technical briefing: the Resilience and Cyber Security of Technology in the Built Environment h...

2013.07.02

GEA opens freezer manufacturing plant in France

3 July 2013 GEA Refrigeration Technologies has opened a new Freezer Competence Center in Dijon, France, which will manufacture and assemble spiral chillers and freezers from the GEA A-Tec and GEA Maxi...

2013.07.05

Waste Heat-to-Power Technology Aids Remote Alaskan City

July 3, 2013 Kotzebue, Alaska -- GE and the Kotzebue Electric Association (KEA), an electric cooperative that focuses on supplying electricity to the remote city of Kotzebue and other rural areas of A...

2013.07.04

ecobee Offers API to Connect with Its Smart Thermostats

July 3, 2013 Toronto -- ecobee Inc., makers of the ecobee Smart Thermostat, has announced the launch of its new public application programming interface (API). Through the API, ecobee said the company and its partners will create connected home solutions for homeowners.   ecobee’s API provides developers with a complete tool set to help them develop applications that integrate with ecobee’s s...

2013.07.06

High Attendance, Free Resources For Professionals Highlight

Jul 3, 2013 Contact: Amanda Dean Public Relations 678-539-1216 adean@ashrae.org   Contact: Jodi Scott Public Relations 678-539-1216 jscott@ashrae.org   Atlanta - ASHRAE wrapped up its Annua...

2013.07.05

Solar cooling for large buildings in South Africa

02/07/2013 A solar cooling solution to reduce energy costs for large buildings by combining high-efficiency chillers with hybrid solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) technologies has been introduced in South Africa.   The Johnson Controls system is said to be financially optimal for warm climates, given that it captures energy from the sun and uses a highly efficient absorption chiller.  ...

2013.07.04

Farmers say carbon price still taxing one year on

2 July 2013A year on from the launch of the carbon tax, farmers say the policy is significantly increasing their costs, despite evidence that other factors are having a bigger impact on electricity pr...

2013.07.04

UK ‘off track’ to meet 2020 European renewables targets

3 July 2013 The UK is not on track to meet its 2020 European renewables targets, according to the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC).   The annual update of the EREC’s “Keep on Track” project revealed that the United Kingdom is slightly off track regarding its 2011 National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) target.   Based on 2011 data, the UK has not yet achieved its 2011/2012 ...

2013.07.05

Hottest Cities in America Revealed

A recent survey conducted on behalf of HomeAdvisor identifies the top five cities with the most air conditioning requests GOLDEN, Jul 03, 2013 -- via PRWEB - A recent review of air conditioning service requests* found that Houston and San Antonio, Texas, New York City, N.Y., Philadelphia, Pa. and Miami, Fla., lead the nation in air conditioning service, repair and installation requests. This data...

2013.07.04

Gastite launches in the UK

02 July 2013 US company Gastite, part of the Smiths Group and a leading manufacturer of flexible gas piping for residential and commercial applications, has launched in the UK.   The firm says that with the majority of propane and natural gas pipe installers using copper tubing, the market is primed to accept its efficient, flexible corrugated stainless steel product. Gastite flexible gas pip...

2013.07.01

Danfoss Talks Refrigerant Regulatory Issues, Showcases Natur

02 July 2013 Danfoss sponsored and participated in ATMOsphere America 2013, June 18-19 in Washington, D.C. Now in its second year, ATMOsphere America discussed natural refrigerant trends, latest techn...

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