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Air Technical Services Installs F.W. Webb Company-Donated YORK HVAC System In Home Of U.S. Veteran

Air Technical Services and F.W. Webb Company partnered with other local contractors and Building Homes for Heroes during a Welcome Home ceremony in Barnegat, NJ, for Navy Hospital Corpsman First Class Corey Reed. After serving his country for more than 20 years, he suffers from severe PTSD, a traumatic brain injury, migraines, left foot fasciitis, elbow fractures, right knee injuries and tinnitus. His injuries require specific modifications to his home in order to live safely and focus on his re...

enVerid Systems Supports The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force's Updated COVID-19 HVAC Guidance For Commercial Buildings

enVerid Systems, a renowned provider of indoor air quality solutions, fully supports the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force's (ETF) updated guidance on HVAC strategies for mitigating the airborne transmission of COVID-19 in commercial buildings. ASHRAE's ETF refined its recommendations in its Commercial Guide, acknowledging the significant energy impact of pursuing a strategy of maximum outside air (OA) ventilation. enVerid and other experts have highlighted this as an area of concern. Research has sho...

Eurovent Shares UNEP And IEA Report On Greenhouse Gas Emissions Impact And K-CEP Program Opportunities

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) have developed a 50-page report titled ‘Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report: Benefits of cooling efficiency and the Kigali Amendment’. The report highlights the growth of cooling appliances in numbers, addresses the COVID-19 estimated impacts and outlines six important opportunities identified under the K-CEP program. According to the report, there are an estimated 3.6 billion cooling a...

Eurovent Shares European Commission Revised Notice To Stakeholders On Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases

The UK left the EU on 1 February 2020. EU law continues to apply in the UK during the transition period lasting until 31 December 2020. Businesses must prepare for the end of that transition period. After the end of the transition period, Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases will no longer apply to the UK. Quota allocation As of 1 January 2021, hydrofluorocarbons placed on the UK market no longer count towards the EU quota. UK companies with a legal representative in th...

Eurovent To Consider Consequences Of The Proposal For Withdrawal Pfhxa Acid And C6 Fluorochemicals

PFHxA is considered to be the final degradation end point of any substance containing the C6F13-moiety. Up to now it is not registered under REACH. In early 2018, PFHxA was considered for inclusion in the list of substances of very high concern for authorization, but the possible inclusion was withdrawn at the end of 2018. The motives for inclusion were that PFHxA would be carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic for human reproduction and would remain in the environment. PFHxA is now proposed for...

TN Fireplace & Chimney Advises Homeowners To Ensure The Chimney Maintains Healthy Indoor Air Quality

TN Fireplace & Chimney, East Tennessee's chimney care company and a proud supporter of Tennessee football, encourages homeowners in the area to maintain healthy indoor air quality (IAQ) by making sure their chimney air circulates properly and isn't drawing outside dust, pollen, and other outside pollutants inside. Air drawn in by the chimney can contribute to odors, allergies, mold, and poor performance of the fireplace or stove. Chimney safety and performance issues "This is a situation...

Volvo Group Recognized For Waste Reduction Efforts By DOE Better Buildings, Better Plants Program

Volvo Group North America recently received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Plants Better Practice Award for preventing and reducing waste at several North American facilities. The Volvo Group was chosen among a record number of applicants to receive the honor. The Better Practice Award is presented to partners for innovative and industry-leading accomplishments in implementing and promoting practices, principles and procedures of energy management. The Volvo Group implemented several...

Navigant Present Report That Show Urban Areas Can Reach The 1.5-Degree Target With Existing Technologies

Just from implementing existing technology solutions for electrification of transport, energy efficient heating and cooling of buildings and sector integration - urban areas can bridge half of the gap needed to reach the 1.5°C Paris Agreement target in urban areas. It is both technological and economically feasible for urban areas to achieve the 1.5-degree target by 2050. That is the key message of a new report from Navigant. Cities’ impact on climate and health is enormous. If policy...

Panasonic Teams Up With RAC Magazine For CO2 Question Time On World Refrigeration Day

As retailers, supermarkets and businesses around the world look to reduce their impact on the environment, the use of natural refrigerants is becoming more and more important. Recognizing the need for more information, Panasonic is delighted to sponsor the latest in RAC’s Question Time series - RAC CO2 Question Time: Extra Time - focused on the benefits of using the natural refrigerant CO2 and timed to coincide with World Refrigeration Day - at 10am-11.30am on Friday, 26 June 2020. This o...

Energy Providers Offer Rebates For Customers Choosing To Install Energy Efficient Products

The cost of household energy has risen many times faster than average household incomes since 2004, according to a study. Power companies are struggling to keep up. In order to offset some of the peak demands of heating and cooling, electric providers are offering incentives to reduce energy consumption. One of the many incentives being offered are rebates for products that help diminish electric consumption. The installation and use of evaporative coolers are often rewarded with substantial re...

Alan Macklin And ASHRAE Draw Attention Towards Ventilator’s Role In Maximizing Health Benefits Of The Employees

A renowned ventilation specialist has urged businesses to consider the role that ventilation can play in maximizing the health and safety of employees as they return to work. Alan Macklin, Technical Director at Elta Group and Chairman of the Fan Manufacturer’s Association (FMA), has drawn attention to the critical role that ventilation will play as the UK begins transitioning out of lockdown. With many workspaces having been unoccupied for a prolonged period of time, guidance has been iss...

Panasonic Ireland Introduces Interactive, Online Accredited CIBSE CPDs To Support Learning During The Pandemic

The team at Panasonic Ireland has introduced a series of interactive, online accredited CIBSE CPD courses to enhance skills during these unprecedented times. The CPD courses have been developed by Panasonic and support learning in a variety of heating and cooling disciplines. Panasonic’s CPD program has been running throughout the year in various locations and have been presented by the experienced and knowledgeable team from Panasonic Ireland. However, during these extraordinary times, t...

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