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2010-06-09 14:00:44

Researchers at Oregon State University and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have discovered a new way to apply nanostructure coatings to make heat transfer far more efficient, with important potential applications to high tech devices as well as the conventional heating and cooling industry. These coatings can remove heat four times faster than the same materials before they are coated, using inexpensive materials and application procedures. The discovery has the potential to...

2010-04-27 10:05:00

ASHLAND CITY, Tenn., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A. O. Smith (www.hotwater.com) reaches new heights of energy efficiency with the Voltex Hybrid Electric Water Heater, the only type of electric water heater in the industry that is ENERGY STAR® rated. With its enhanced energy efficiency, the Voltex can pay for itself in energy savings in three years or less, depending upon the application. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100427/CL94027 ) The Voltex requires...

2009-10-27 05:00:00

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, today announced that its proprietary Climate Control Seat® (CCS®) system will be offered as an option in both front and rear seats in the all new 2010 Jaguar XJ, Jaguar's flagship luxury sport sedan sold throughout the world. The Jaguar XJ was the first Jaguar to...

2009-10-26 05:00:00

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, today announced that its proprietary Climate Control Seat® (CCS®) system will be offered as an option in both front and rear seats in the new 2010 Range Rover, a full-size luxury sport utility vehicle (SUV) that is sold throughout the world. The Range Rover, now...

2009-10-08 08:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers seeking a lifetime of comfort and peace of mind can finally relax. The new 2010 Whirlpool® HVAC product lineup, available Q4 of 2009, will carry an exclusive Comfort Commitment(TM) "Best-In-Class" warranty provided by Tradewinds Distributing Company LLC. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/whirlpool/40312/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091008/NY89165 ) All...

2009-09-17 15:28:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Gorman Company today welcomed its first shipment of new Rheem HP-50 Heat Pump Water Heaters to its Sarasota branch facility. The arrival of this much-anticipated, inaugural delivery made Rheem the first manufacturer to supply the plumbing wholesale market with a shipment of fully integrated, high-efficiency heat pump water heaters. Gorman is a division of Hajoca Corporation, the nation's largest privately held wholesale distributor of plumbing,...

2009-05-05 05:00:00

First KIA Vehicle to Offer Heated and Cooled Seat System NORTHVILLE, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, today announced that its proprietary Climate Control Seat(R) (CCS(R)) system will be offered as an option for the rear seats only in the new 2010 KIA Opirus full-size sedan. The KIA Opirus, the first KIA vehicle to offer CCS, is expected to be in...

2009-03-17 05:00:00

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, today announced that its proprietary Climate Control Seat(TM) (CCS(TM)) system will be offered as an optional feature in the front seats of the all-new 2009 Infiniti G Convertible. The Infiniti G Convertible, the newest addition to the celebrated line of G vehicles, is expected in showrooms this summer....

2009-02-25 05:00:00

First Lincoln Vehicle to Offer CCS in Front- and Second-Row Seats NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, today announced that its proprietary Climate Control Seat(TM) (CCS(TM))system is available in the new 2010 Lincoln MKT full-size luxury utility vehicle as a standard feature in the front-row seats and as an option for the second-row bucket...

2009-02-23 11:59:00

Will Be Optional Feature In Models Sold Outside U.S. NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, today announced that that its proprietary Climate Control Seat(TM) (CCS(TM)) system will be offered for the front seats in the new 2010 Jaguar XK-Series sport coupe and convertible, which is expected to be in U.S. showrooms this summer. The new heated...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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