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2014-01-31 23:32:42

How to protect yourself and your family from the silent killer with the Pocket CO from KWJ Engineering. Newark, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Heating season is upon us, and that means ring up the furnace in our homes and places of work, and in many cases, for the rst time. But this also means that boiliers are being turned on in your childrens’ schools as well. Several recent events have brought a concern to light: SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KTHV) - Officials in northwest Arkansas said a carbon...

2014-01-16 16:22:37

- Vivint safeguards nearly 80,000 customers across Canada from burglary, fire, and carbon monoxide. PROVO, Utah, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint(TM), the largest home automation services company in North America, protects homes and families in Canada through a combination of 24x7x365 monitoring and smart security technology. Customers with Vivint security systems are safeguarded against burglary, fire, intrusion, and even unseen threats like carbon monoxide. (Logo:...

2014-01-15 12:21:55

January deadliest month for carbon monoxide poisoning according to federal study MILWAUKEE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first month of the year presents particular concerns for home owners and renters - due in part to the use of alternative heating and power sources during power outages. Therefore as the winter ice and snowstorm season sets in, Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) finds it an...

2014-01-06 20:20:18

DETROIT, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the latest winter storm that brought several inches of snow, DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has some important reminders for natural gas customers. These tips will minimize the risk of customers being exposed to carbon monoxide and help customers continue receiving top quality service. Customer safety Carbon monoxide buildup in a home could result in serious injury or even death. To avoid exposure, customers should: -- Keep intake and...

2014-01-06 12:22:50

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following last weekend's heavy snowfall across much of Michigan, Consumers Energy is asking customers to keep safety in mind by making sure their gas furnace fresh air intake pipes and gas/electric meters are free of snow and ice. "With the large amount of snow that fell over the past two days, we have received numerous no-heat calls from customers, particularly those who live in mobile homes where chimneys are located on top of flat roofs. Snow...

2014-01-02 16:20:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State health and emergency management officials are urging the public to pay attention to forecasts which currently call for snowfall across much of Pennsylvania today into Friday morning, followed by bitterly cold temperatures. "People who do travel should be certain to have essential items in their vehicle such as food, water and warm clothes to help contend with the potential for dangerous conditions if travel delays occur," said...

2014-01-01 08:20:03

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Propane is one of the safest forms of energy for your home or business. According to John McCormack, Superior Propane's National Technical Specialist, "In extremely cold conditions, especially nearing -40 C, there may not be enough vapour pressure in your tank to keep your appliance working properly. Some people believe the propane in their tank has "gelled", but what is really happening is that the liquid propane isn't boiling as vigorously...

2013-12-30 16:20:44

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures fluctuate this winter, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to be mindful of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide. Several tragic cases of carbon monoxide poisoning take place each year during the winter months as people try to stay warm using a variety of heat sources. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that is created by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and wood. If...

Synthetic Gasoline Production Made Easier
2013-12-03 04:48:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have reportedly developed a novel chemical system that uses inexpensive and easy-to-fabricate carbon-based nanofiber materials that could prove promising in the development of synthetic gasoline. Writing in the online edition of the journal Nature Communications, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) mechanical and industrial engineering professor Amin Salehi-Khojin and his colleagues report that their system...


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