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Hydronic geothermal heat pump employs vapor injection technology

| Energy Efficiency

WaterFurnace Intl. Inc. has introduced the 5 series 504W11 hydronic geothermal heat pump, featuring the company’s patent-pending OptiHeat vapor injection technology. Continue reading

ProMat pulls in green movers, shakers, stackers

| Materials

ProMat 2015 displayed its green throughout the show floor, in its AGVs, no-, low- emissions lift trucks, reusable pallets, energy-efficient conveyors, HVLS fans, and building materials. Some highlights:

Time to Trust earns silver medal in 2015 Axiom Business Books Awards

| Membership

Time to Trust: Mobilizing Humanity for a Sustainable Future, written by Sustainable Manufacturing Network advisory board member Mark Coleman, has been awarded a silver medal in the business ethics category of the 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards. Continue reading

Applied Energy Technologies achieves UL 2703 certification for roof ballast system

| Renewable Energy

Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a supplier of commercial and utility-scale solar racking systems, has received certification to the new UL 2703 standard for its Rayport™-B ECO roof ballast system. Continue reading

Granular activated carbon removes contaminants from water

| Water

Calgon Carbon Corp. offers granular activated carbon (GAC) for the treatment of drinking water contamination, including algal toxins. Continue reading

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