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2014.07.11

India needs clear policy on ozone gases

14 July 2014 If it is serious about phasing out ozone depleting gases by 2030, India needs to evolve a clear stand against persisting with those that have global warming potential and evaluate environmental-friendly technologies. This is easier said than done as both the Indian government and the industry are hesitant to make some hard choices. The tussle is over the choice of technology and the ...

2014.07.15

Nisbets extends Polar display refrigeration range with freez

14 July 2014 Catering specialist Nisbets is extending its popular Polar range of refrigerated display equipment, enabling the firm to claim a ‘one stop shop’ for co-ordinated units. Nisbets’ new Pola...

2014.07.15

Dry-ice blasting: an efficient way to clean food-production

10/07/2014 Continental Carbonic promises a way to clean food-production equipment with less water and faster results than conventional methods.   Continental Carbonic has introduced dry ice blasting to several food-manufacturing facilities. Dry-ice blasting is a cleaning process whereby kinetic and thermal energy is transferred when accelerated dry-ice pellets strike a surface being cleaned. ...

2014.07.13

Are Appliance Retail Sales Recovering in Japan?

Jul 11, 2014 Seasonally adjusted May 2014 retail trade of household appliances in Japan was at an index level of 199.6, up from April 2014’s index level of 193.8. Japan’s appliance retail trade is tracked by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and is reported in METI’s Indices of Tertiary Industry Activity (ITA). The seasonally adjusted index’s 10-year peak was in March 2014, when...

2014.07.13

Biddle appointment boosts retail presence

10 July 2014 Biddle is boosting its presence in the retail sector with appointment of Gary Fuller, to a specialist role focused on developing the company’s offering for retail customers.   Although the company is better known for its fan convectors and coil heaters, Biddle also has a strong portfolio of air curtains and controls which it says are ideal for retail applications.   Mr Fulle...

2014.07.04

4 Ways World Leaders Can Win at the Climate Leaders Summit

09 July 2014 Leaders from the world’s top 17 developed and developing economies will gather on July 11 for the Major Economies Forum, or MEF, in Paris, knowing they must return to this city in 2015 to finalize a global climate agreement. World leaders must dig deep now to set in motion near-term actions that support low-carbon economic growth and deliver a climate deal strong enough to prevent cat...

2014.07.10

Global Warming Skeptics Receive Awards

July 9, 2014 Dr. S. Fred Singer, one of the world’s earliest and most credible critics of the theory that global warming is man-made and dangerous, will be recognized with an award for Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science during The Ninth International Conference on Climate Change, July 7-9 in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Singer was among the first and is considered to be the most prominent scientist in...

2014.07.03

Increasing demand for smoke ventilation products

8 July 2014 Adexsi UK is seeing increasing demand for its smoke ventilation products to be adapted to make them also suitable for more general natural ventilation purposes.   Many commercial buil...

2014.07.09

Greenwood Air Management merges with Zehnder Group UK

07 July 2014 Domestic ventilation specialist Greenwood Air Management has now officially merged with Zehnder Group UK, with effect from 1 July.   The move is part of the Zehnder Group’s vision to provide customers with a single source supply of indoor climate solutions, including heating, cooling, ventilation and clean air systems. The Greenwood brand joins the UK group alongside the existing...

2014.07.08

B&ES Publications introduces updated TR/19

7 July 2014 B&ES Publications has launched an updated TR/19 Guide to Good Practice - Internal Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems, which offers guidance on the testing and cleaning of ventilation s...

2014.07.07

CAL - NASA’s Space Cryocooler

03/07/2014 NASA’s new facility, Cold Atom Lab (CAL), expected to reach effective temperatures down to 100 pico-Kelvin (pK), will be used for the study of ultra-cold quantum gases in the microgravity e...

2014.07.07

Planning approval received for £6m solar farm

4 July 2014 Environment minister Mark H Durkan has announced planning approval for Northern Ireland’s second large-scale solar farm located near Antrim.   Located in Crumlin, the proposed develop...

 
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