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2014-05-01 08:27:49

Produces 1 kW of electrical power during solar operation EN-HAROD, ISRAEL and OGDEN, Utah, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Qnergy, a world leader in the development and manufacture of Stirling-based engines and systems, today announced a major breakthrough in solar thermoacoustic power generation. The company recently set a new world record, using acoustic waves created by solar heat to produce 1 kW of electrical power during a field test completed this month at its test facility...

2013-05-16 23:00:47

Stirling Ultracold Model SU780U ultra-low temperature freezer offers dramatic energy reduction based on independent field testing compared to conventional cascade ultra-low freezers, while improving freezer reliability, temperature performance, recovery and uniformity, enhancing sustainability objectives and minimizing carbon footprint. Athens, OH (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The Stirling Ultracold Model SU780U ultra-low temperature freezer manufactured by Global Cooling, Inc., Athens, OH, USA, won...

2010-09-04 11:12:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Judge Lawrence W. Stirling (ret.) of counsel to Adams Kessler PLC and co-author of the Davis-Stirling Act will be a keynote speaker of an educational program Tuesday, September 7, 2010 hosted by the Orange County chapter of The Community Associations Institute. The topic will be "State of the Industry...Past, Present & Future." Judge Stirling will be speaking on the origin, history and purpose of the Davis-Stirling Act. While serving in the...

2010-08-23 11:12:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- California has over 46,000 homeowner associations housing almost 1/3 of the state's population. The associations are managed by volunteer boards of directors and governed by a body of law called the Davis-Stirling Act. With over 10 million Californian's living in community associations, there was a growing need for easy access to information. Responding to a growing technical society Adams Kessler PLC has created a free mobile phone app where users...

2009-08-09 05:29:36

Scottish national parks are dealing with camping equipment so inexpensive many visitors simply abandon tents and sleeping bags, rangers said. Rangers patrolling the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond sometimes need police escorts, The Scotsman reports. They have found many campers become abusive and even threaten violence when told to strike their tents and clear up after themselves. To make matters worse, some visitors set their tents on fire instead of just walking away. High-end camping...

2009-01-18 00:43:20

The first survey of Loch Lomond in 147 years has found Scotland's most famous loch is 600 feet deep in places with sheer cliffs lining an underwater canyon. The British Geological Survey used the latest technology -- multi-beam sonar -- to map the floor of Loch Lomond, The Scotsman reported. The last time the bottom of the loch was surveyed, in 1861, Captain H.C. Otter of the Admiralty used fishing line with lead weights attached to take soundings from a rowboat. Loch Lomond is deeper than...

2008-12-30 09:38:32

A British man says he hopes to return to his garden to plant tomatoes, four months after surgery to reattach an arm he accidentally cut off with a chainsaw. I was trying my fork and spade one-handed over Christmas -- and I'm very optimistic about putting my tomato seeds in in January, John Stirling told The Times of London. Stirling, 59, of Peacehaven, near Brighton, cut off his left arm below the elbow in September when he slipped while trimming a tree in his yard. I was so preoccupied with...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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