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2014-01-06 12:30:52

Device automatically turns on ventilation fan to reduce condensation in humid or damp areas of a home MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton today introduced its new Humidity Sensor and Fan Control, a state-of-the-art device featuring digital sensing technology to control ventilation in humid or damp areas in the home. The sensor is designed to detect excess humidity and automatically activate the ventilation fan to help reduce the level of condensation. Contemporary...

2014-01-04 23:23:29

The Garland Aero-Block™ product line offers air, vapor and water barrier solutions for all six sides of the building enclosure. This new polymer-modified-asphalt technology is available as a fluid-applied solvent-based polymer; a fluid-applied water-based polymer; or as a pre-fabricated, self-adhering multi-layer membrane. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 As the push for more energy-efficient buildings continues, numerous building codes are now including air barrier...

2014-01-03 15:51:23

Global energy inequality lessens, but for how long? The 18th century writer Adam Smith provided a workable metaphor for the way society utilizes resources. In his book "The Wealth of Nations," he argued that even as individuals strive, through personal industry, to maximize their advantage in life, they inadvertently contribute---as if under the influence of a "hidden hand"---to an aggregate disposition of wealth. Well, if Smith were a physicist and alive in the 21st century he might be...

Noctilucent Clouds In Antarctica Being Studied Closely By NASA's AIM Mission
2013-12-24 11:17:05

[ Watch the Video: ScienceCasts: Electric-Blue Clouds Appear Over Antarctica ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of electric-blue clouds are hovering over Antarctica right now, and NASA’s AIM spacecraft is helping scientists better understand them. Noctilucent clouds (NLCs) are the Earth’s highest clouds, forming at the edge of space, 51 miles above the Earth’s surface. From a plane, the clouds appear as slivers of light streaking across the sky,...

Evolutionary Timeline Of Cold Weather Adaptation In Plants
2013-12-23 04:00:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of researchers have compiled the largest-ever dated evolutionary tree of angiosperms, and their efforts have led to new insights into how these flowering plants changed in order to withstand winter weather. The study, which currently appears online in the journal Nature, features evolutionary information on more than 32,000 angiosperm species, including leaf and stem data. They combined that information with freezing...

2013-12-21 23:03:35

Winter gives Back2Basics sober living residents new challenges both on and off the slopes. Flagstaff, Arizona (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Back2Basics outdoor adventure rehabilitation center is putting away the surfboards and kayaks, and taking out the skis and snowboards for the winter season. “Flagstaff is centrally located allowing Back2Basics the ability to continue our outdoor trips throughout the winter,” Residential Supervisor, Chase Christensen said. “Having four distinct...

2013-12-16 23:03:30

The Nex Flow™ Air Jets up to 25% More Efficient Than Competitive Units Toronto Ontario (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The Nex Flow™ Air Jets take compressed air and entrain surrounding air to amplify Air Flow downstream reducing compressed air use for blow off and cooling applications. They move a tremendous amount of air utilizing the “Coanda” effect. The Coanda profile used is unique to Nex Flow™ and optimizes the flow and force to make the Nex Flow™ Air Jets up to 25% more...

2013-12-13 23:23:44

Star Refrigeration has taken the next step in its long-term strategy to develop products that reduce the total cost of ownership for its customers with the announcement of the extension to its high efficiency Indigochiller range to include HFO refrigerants. This solution provides an alternative to R134a as uncertainty remains in Europe over the future of the F-Gas Regulations and HFC refrigerants. London, UK (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The new addition to Star’s air cooled Indigochiller...

2013-12-13 23:04:37

MarketReportsOnline.com offers Global Market for Gas Turbines to 2017 - Market Size, Growth and Forecasts in 60 Countries, Global Market for Steam Turbines to 2017 - Market Size, Growth and Forecasts in 60 Countries and Global Market for Hydraulic Turbines to 2017 - Market Size, Growth and Forecasts in 60 Countries research reports in it store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Global Market for Gas Turbines to 2017 - Market Size, Growth and Forecasts in 60 Countries and Forecasts...

2013-12-12 12:28:03

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Today in Ottawa, the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) held a press conference to demand that the changes proposed for the next edition of the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) be significantly improved to provide better safety for all Canadians. Over the past two months and until December 23, the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) has been conducting its public review of proposed changes to the 2010 NBCC, the model...


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Winter Weather Outlook
2012-11-05 15:42:46

November 2012: A mild month in store with the chance of seeing a significant storm, however overall should be mild with the average forecasted temps to be around the 50-60F range. There is the chance of seeing 6-8 days even being warmer and also 8-10 days being colder. The month will see 0.5-1.0 in of rainfall along with 2-4in of snowfall possible. The majority of the snow may come in one event for the month. December 2012: Temps will slightly fall for the month but overall it could be a...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 14:38:21

November 2012: A warm month will start for the region, followed by a mid-month run into old man winter. Expect the average temps for the month to be around 40-50F with the potential of seeing 6-8 days above that and 6-8  days below. The month’s precipitation will include a trace to 0.25in of rainfall along with the possibility of seeing 2-4in of snowfall. December 2012. The month will be ushered in by some cooler temps with the average dropping into the 30-40F range. There is a chance...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-30 14:02:18

November 2012: A mild start to the month is forecasted and then a quick mid-month cold burst is possible. The overall average temps for the month will be around 40-50F. There will possibly be about 4-6 days that are warmer along with 5-7 days towards the end of the month that will be colder. Precipitation for the month will include the potential of seeing 1-2in of rainfall towards the beginning of the month followed by a snowy finish with upwards to 6-8in of snowfall. December 2012. Temps...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-05 09:31:02

November 2012: The month will start out mild, however it will quickly turn colder with the forecasted average for the month around 30-40F, with the potential of seeing 3-5days warmer and 4-6days colder. Winter weather impacts include the chance of seeing about 1-2in of snowfall for the month. December 2012. The month will be fairly cold as average temps are forecasted to be around 20-30F with the chance of seeing 2-4 days being a touch warmer, while also there will be the chance of seeing...

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-05 09:20:24

November 2012: The month will start out on the mild side early then will slowly shift towards a colder month, look for the average temps on the month to be around 40-50F, with the potential of seeing 7-9 days warmer, and also 7-9 days that are colder. The precipitation for the month will be around 1-2in of rainfall. Winter weather impacts on the month will include 1-3in of snowfall possible along with a frost and freeze. December 2012. Temps will drop to an average of 30-40F on the month....

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