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  • Householders in Midlands in trial to remedy nation's draughty unblocked chimneys Energy
    Householders in Midlands in trial to remedy nation's draughty unblocked chimneys

    Across England there are 9 million fireplaces which are not permanently blocked. Often equivalent to keeping a window open at all times, an unblocked chimney can add significant cost to the typical heating bill as warm air escapes up through the chimney and into the atmosphere.

  • New rewilding network aims to boost nature on 300,000 acres Nature
    New rewilding network aims to boost nature on 300,000 acres

    A new network from charity Rewilding Britain aims to spearhead a massive and rapid rewilding across Britain, in its first three years aiming to catalyse the return of nature to 300,000 acres, an area the size of Greater Manchester or the North York Moors National Park.

  • Energy saving fridge system is cool for ice cream maker Mackie's Energy
    Energy saving fridge system is cool for ice cream maker Mackie's

    As part of a £4.5 million project, the luxury ice cream brand Mackie's of Scotland will replace existing freezing equipment at its Aberdeenshire facility with an ammonia-based, low carbon, energy efficient refrigeration system from GEA that incorporates an Absorption Chiller – an innovative solution that will help Mackie's to target ambitious CO2 reductions of 90% and energy cost savings of 70-80%.

  • Biffa's switch to rail transport of inert waste greatly reduces carbon emissions Transport
    Biffa's switch to rail transport of inert waste greatly reduces carbon emissions

    Biffa saves 6,600 tonnes of CO2 emissions transporting material by rail

    Waste firm Biffa reveals it has saved 6,600 tonnes of CO2 emissions by switching to the usage of rail links for the transportation of mostly inert waste material to its facilities. This follows the Group's strategic rail partnership with GB Railfreight to increase its capacity for transportation via rail, thereby reducing its reliance on road haulage. Since last year, the Group has transported over 600,000 tonnes of inert waste by rail.

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Air Quality

Air Quality Monitoring (AQM) and Analytics in Buildings

The Fabriq OS platform automatically imports data from a wide range of air quality and environmental sensors, which can be flexibly installed in almost any environment directly by the occupant or the building manager.

Take control of emissions on site: Casella Guardian2 with VOC monitoring

Land pollution can be a major problem in the UK. Heavy industrial production was once a driving force for our nation's economy and now many sites pose a major hazard for new construction operations. In 2005, the Environment Agency estimated that up to 325,000 sites might be polluted because of former uses - a huge clean-up conundrum.

View live vehicle emissions data at AQE 2018

Visitors to next week's Air Quality & Emissions Show (AQE 2018) in Telford will be able to view live emissions data from vehicles travelling on a road close to the Telford International Centre, where the event will take place (21-22nd Nov.) Ricardo plc, a global strategic engineering and environmental consultancy, will operate the monitoring equipment, providing a live feed into their AQE exhibition stand number No. 74.

Alphasense unveils range of particulate sensors at AQE 2018

The Alphasense stand at the AQE 2018 exhibition will focus on the company's latest particulate sensors, including new optical particle counters; the OPC-R1 and the OPC-N3.

Why is Air Monitors winning so many contracts?

Visitors to AQE 2018 may be wondering how Air Monitors Ltd has managed to win so many contracts over the last year, but a trip to stands 51/52 will leave them in no doubt. The Air Monitors booth will be packed with the market's leading air monitoring equipment, employing technologies that are in high demand.

Ashtead to display latest technologies at AQE 2018

The Ashtead Technology stand (No.84) at AQE 2018 will feature the latest and most popular products among the company's fleet of gas and particulate monitoring instruments for sale or hire.

Hydrogen additive technology slashes engine emissions 

British manufacturer CGON has released a revolutionary new range of hydrogen additive products that can reduce engine emissions by up to 80% and offer fuel savings of up to 20%.

Affordable electric motorbike launches in UK to revitalise urban mobility

A new zero-emission, crowd funded electric motorbike has officially launched in the UK and aims to reinvent British urban mobility.

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