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Internal drive increases energy savings, ventilation system efficiency

| Air/Emissions

Greenheck has introduced the Vari-Green™ drive (Model VGD-100), a factory-mounted and wired variable speed control for three-phase motors up to 10 HP. Continue reading

Energy Department Awards Up to $4 Million for Projects to Recover Critical Materials from Geothermal Fluids

| Renewable Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced four research and development (R&D) projects in California, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming that will receive up to $4 million in total funding to assess the occurrence of rare-earth minerals Continue reading

Dow doubles clean-energy targets

| Energy Efficiency

The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has increased its clean-energy target from 400 MW to 750 MW by 2025. Continue reading

Desalination capacity to rises to 140 million m3/day in 2020

| Renewable Energy

Lux Research, Boston, has issued a report stating that desalination—converting sea water into fresh water—will grow at 8 percent annually to 140 million cubic meters (m3) daily in 2020, Continue reading

Stainless steel mesh part of green garage certification

| Materials

A combination of three stainless steel mesh patterns woven by Cambridge Architectural, based in Cambridge, Md., envelop the exterior facade of the new 700-space parking garage at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md.

Sustainable Manufacturer Conference & Exhibits

| Events

Sustainable Manufacturer Network has opened registration for it annual Sustainable Manufacturer Conference & Exhibits, to be held Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 26 and 27, at Hamburger University – McDonald’s Campus in Oak Brook (Chicago), Ill. Continue reading

Anguil now offering water treatment technologies

| Water

Anguil Environmental, Milwaukee, has announced the creation of a new water treatment division named Anguil Aqua Systems. Continue reading

Public Citizen’s Energy Program reacts to EPA methane emissions rule

| Air/Emissions

Tyson Slocum, director of Public Citizen’s Energy Program, has issued a reaction to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector. Continue reading