Tag: higher energy

A constant value of energy in the distribution of energies among a number of atomic particles

LED Lighting for Energy Savings

LED Lighting for Energy Savings

At the Moorpark Unified School District in Moorpark, CA, Gary Ventsam, director of maintenance and facilities, was weighing energy savings options. The choice came down to installing solar or doing a lighting retrofit with LEDs. At one point, there had been some concerns over LED brightness, clarity, and different colors,

Building Envelope Efficiency: Understanding Fenestration

Building Envelope Efficiency: Understanding Fenestration

Fenestration is defined as the arrangement of windows and doors on the elevations of a building, and can have a significant impact on building envelope efficiency.

Ulrike Passe, associate professor of architecture, and director of Iowa State’s Center for Building Energy Research lists a building’s fenestration components as doors, windows, and

Charging System Solves Li-ion Battery Combustion Issues

Inventi™ announced the launch of its newest “hardware smart” solution: Thor™ Hyperflow™ Technology. Hyperflow Technology is a fundamentally different method for charging lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. It eliminates the serious safety concerns swirling around rechargeable batteries in smartphones and other devices. And because Hyperflow Technology also enables faster and more efficient

Irrigating With Non-Potable Water

Irrigating With Non-Potable Water

Not so long ago, it seemed that there would always be plenty of fresh water to go around. Parents filled up and emptied inflatable swimming pools, children played in lawn sprinklers for hours, and cars were washed in driveways every Saturday without so much as a moment’s hesitation. Water seemed

Ultracapacitors Eyed for Hybrid, More-Electric Applications

Jul 19, 2016Graham Warwick | Aviation Week & Space Technology The trend toward more-electric or all-electric aircraft systems is being paced by the need for improvements in energy storage, principally batteries. But there are other ways of storing electrical energy, if it is only required in short bursts to meet

Unexpected Discovery Leads to a Better Battery

Unexpected Discovery Leads to a Better Battery

April 18, 2016 RICHLAND, Wash. – An unexpected discovery has led to a rechargeable battery that’s as inexpensive as conventional car batteries, but has a much higher energy density. The new battery could become a cost-effective, environmentally friendly alternative for storing renewable energy and supporting the power grid.

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Bell & Gossett Celebrates a Century of Innovation at 2016 AHR Expo

Bell & Gossett Celebrates a Century of Innovation at 2016 AHR Expo

ORLANDO, Fla. – Jan. 21, 2016 – Bell & Gossett (B&G), a Xylem brand, celebrates 100 years of engineering industry-leading commercial HVAC and plumbing products at the 2016 AHR Expo, Jan. 25 through 27, in Orlando, Florida. Key highlights include highly efficient pumps and energy-saving system solutions, as well as

Six Steps for Managing Your Fleet’s Energy Budget

Six Steps for Managing Your Fleet’s Energy Budget

Because a typical vocational fleet spends a large portion of its total operating budget on energy/fuel, fleet managers are always looking for ways to reduce energy costs. There are really only two methods for doing so: consuming less of the energy you are currently using, or switching to a lower-cost

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