Tagged with industry

Emissions that result from industrial startups, shutdowns or malfunctions often exceed government standards

Emissions that result from industrial startups, shutdowns or malfunctions often exceed government standards

Industries often shutdown during routine operations and sometimes because of natural disasters. Nikolaos Zirogiannis, Alex J. Hollingsworth and David Konisky of Indiana University write on The Conversation website about the resulting air pollution.   Air pollution from industrial shutdowns and startups worse than thought When Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas coast in August 2017, many … Continue reading

New survey shows that British businesses believe energy efficiency policies need strengthening

New survey shows that British businesses believe energy efficiency policies need strengthening

A recent article by staff on the BusinessGreen website shows that there is significant dissatisfaction over the government’s existing plans to improve energy productivity. Would this also be the case in your own country?   Survey: UK business energy efficiency targets “lack ambition” Businesses believe government policy needs strengthening, survey reveals, amid continued uncertainty across … Continue reading

From the European Environment Agency: Tracking the environmental performance of industry in Europe: new interactive country profiles

From the European Environment Agency: Tracking the environmental performance of industry in Europe: new interactive country profiles

Industry across Europe is responsible for more than half of all carbon dioxide, particulate matter and other key pollutants emitted into the air, according to updated industrial pollution country profiles published recently by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The 33 profiles of the member countries of the EEA (EEA-33) give an updated snapshot of sources … Continue reading

Improving energy efficiency in laboratories

Improving energy efficiency in laboratories

It is rare to find articles on specific topics such as energy efficiency in laboratories. Dr. Zara Kassam writes on the European Pharmaceutical Review website about options for improving the performance of laboratories, since they have their own specific needs.   How good design improves energy efficiency- Top tips for HVAC In April 2018, changes … Continue reading