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2014-06-10 12:21:25

Regular Auto Care is the Best Preventive Medicine BETHESDA, Md., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the hot summer temperatures on the rise, knowing the symptoms of a sick cooling system are critical to your summer driving plans, since cooling system failure is a leading cause of vehicle breakdowns. The most noticeable symptoms are overheating, leaks, a sweet smell of antifreeze and repeatedly needing to add coolant, according to the Car Care Council. "Neglecting your...

Researchers Develop World's Most Sensitive Thermometer
2014-06-03 03:46:00

University of Adelaide University of Adelaide physics researchers have produced the world's most sensitive thermometer - three times more precise than the best thermometers in existence. Published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the researchers from the University's Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) report they have been able to measure temperature with a precision of 30 billionths of a degree. "We believe this is the best measurement ever made of...

2014-06-02 08:22:40

SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EOS Climate and JACO Environmental announced today that they have completed integration of EOS Climate's Refrigerant Asset System(TM) (RAS) across all 27 of JACO's appliance de-manufacturing facilities in the U.S. The development creates the world's first transparent, cradle-to-cradle solution for refrigerants recovered from residential appliances and vending machines. Refrigerants, which are incredibly potent greenhouse gases...

2014-05-15 23:03:45

Dr. Andrew Pearson and his Star team receive The Rittinger Medal for breakthrough heat pump technology that fights climate change. London, UK (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The team responsible for the world’s largest zero carbon 90C (194° F) ammonia district heat pump, which has been installed in Scandinavia but designed and manufactured in Glasgow by Star Refrigeration, received the prestigious Rittinger Award at the International Heat Pump Conference in Montreal, last night. Dr. Pearson...

2014-05-11 23:00:50

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Commercial Refrigeration Equipment to 2018” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=172346. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 US demand to rise 3% annually through 2018 US demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is expected to increase 3.0 percent per year through 2018 to $10.7 billion. Advances are driven by general factors such as an improving capital investment climate,...

2014-05-01 23:14:46

Azane Inc., based in San Francisco, will act as the regional headquarters to serve the North American industrial refrigeration market to meet the demand for their revolutionary “low-charge ammonia” Azane technology. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The group has announced it has launched a new subsidiary Azane Inc., to manufacture and supply their game-changing “low-charge ammonia” Azane technology in the US. The industrial refrigeration group, whose Azanechiller and...

2014-04-30 23:15:25

Hellfire Toyz sells a complete line of liquid cooling solutions for gamers who need more intense solutions for their gaming devices. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hellfire Toyz specializes in liquid cooling computers designed to handle any high-end application and survive even the most difficult heat situations. Typically, computers are cooled by a fan or series of fans designed to vent the heat away from the graphics card, processor and other electronic components which generate...

2014-04-25 09:00:26

Explaining the mysterious dynamics of glassy materials Colorful church windows, beads on a necklace and many of our favorite plastics share something in common -- they all belong to a state of matter known as glasses. School children learn the difference between liquids and gases, but centuries of scholarship have failed to produce consensus about how to categorize glass. Now, combining theory and numerical simulations, researchers have resolved an enduring question in the theory of...

2014-04-08 08:24:50

VANCOUVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is actively moving into the 'internet of things', as its proprietary algorithms provide a unique tool to revolutionize the automation of energy efficiency and energy management in small commercial buildings. Since signing a Software Licensing Agreement in December 2013, smartACR has made substantial progress developing an automated energy management system by integrating Smartcool's software with its...

2014-04-08 08:24:47

Opens Door to Refrigerator of the Future ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Embraco, world market leader in hermetic compressors for refrigeration, today launched its new WISEMOTION technology, the first oil-free compressor for residential applications. "With WISEMOTION, we're revolutionizing the refrigeration industry, making it possible to develop the refrigerator of the future," said Roberto H. Campos, President of Embraco. "This innovation will expand the possibilities in...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'