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2014-03-05 23:24:32

At a recent symposium on climate change in Kansas City, Al Gore stated the Dust Bowl is coming back unless we act. FloorHeat Systems, Inc. offers healthy, infrared floor warming solutions for immediate action to save energy and avert another Dust Bowl. Highland Park, IL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Although reasonable people can disagree about whether or not SUV proliferation contributed to the 1930’s Dust Bowl and California’s current drought, there’s one thing about which everyone can...

2014-02-10 16:23:32

German Environmental Company to Become Part of Camfil Air Pollution Control JONESBORO, Ark., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) announces that its parent, Camfil (Stockholm, Sweden) has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Handte Umwelttechnik GmbH in Germany and Handte's operations in Switzerland, the Czech Republic and China. The acquisition, pending approval from the authorities in Germany, is expected to close in the first quarter this year....

2014-01-12 23:01:56

Properly cleaned carpets can trap household and foreign allergens and improve the overall air quality of a home or business, according to series of studies conducted by Airmid Healthgroup Limited. Dalton, GA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Properly cleaned carpets can trap household and foreign allergens and improve the overall air quality of a home or business, according to series of studies conducted by Airmid Healthgroup Limited. The research, revealed by Shaw Industries, contradicts “the...

2013-11-16 23:03:57

Sneezing and dust mites getting you down? New and improved, Allergy Armor Organic cotton bedding protects against dust mites and offers the benefits of a certified organic textile. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 AchooAllergy.com announces the introduction of Allergy Armor Organic, a complete line of organic cotton dust mite bedding. Like other allergy bedding encasements, Organic provides relief from common particle allergens like dust mites, pet dander and pollen. By blocking...

Six-Tailed Asteroid Caught By NASA's Hubble Space Telescope
2013-11-07 15:50:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers using the NASA Hubble Space Telescope have witnessed an asteroid with six comet-like tails of dust. NASA said the asteroid, designated P/2013 P5, resembles a rotating lawn sprinkler with the dust radiating from it like water being whipped around a yard. P/2013 P5, located in our Solar System’s asteroid belt, is puzzling astronomers with its unusual appearance. "We were literally dumbfounded when we saw it," said lead...

2013-09-25 23:24:36

With over 60 years of experience, Filtration.com explains what a MERV rating is and why it is important. Monroe, Ohio (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 MERV is an acronym that stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. This is an industry-created rating scale developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioner Engineers - ASHRAE. The scale evaluates the efficiency of a furnace filter and determines how effective it will be in capturing particles within the...

Dust From Africa's Sahara Can Travel Thousands Of Miles
2013-09-19 04:29:42

[ Watch the Video: African Dust Goes Global ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dust clouds originating in Africa’s Sahara Desert can travel thousands of miles, impacting in the air quality in Texas and other regions of the world, according to research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Environmental Science and Technology. In fact, not only can this phenomenon occur, but it does so every year – and the dust often reaches the US in large...


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