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Building and Construction Sector Goes Upbeat for 2010

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Frequently seen as a national economic barometer, the built environment industry - construction and property - plays a pivotal role in Britain's economy Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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Ibstock hosts MP visit

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Nick Herbert, the Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural affairs was given an 'on the ground' insight into the current condition of the construction industry, by the UK's largest brick manufacturer, Ibstock, when he visited one of its flagship factories earlier this month. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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Right choice of air filters can reduce energy consumption in commercial and industrial ventilation systems

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In today's climate change debate, governments are now leaning heavier on commercial and industrial building owners to master the fundamentals of energy efficiency and increase their greenness. With energy usually accounting for 70% of the total life cycle cost of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, Camfil Farr has steadily focused on improving the efficiency of its air filter p... Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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Webinar - Introduction to Social Media Marketing for the UK Construction Industry

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***Register here for SMPR WEBINAR - Social Media Marketing for the UK Construction Industry - 17th June 2010 - 2.00PM*** Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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Specifying Door Ironmongery - Häfele CPD Seminar

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Details of the latest free training seminar on Architectural Ironmongery from Hafele UK Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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CIMCIG reports on sustainability

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The Chartered Institute of Marketing Construction Industry Group in partnership with the Institute for Sustainability, is to launch a report on 'The commercial value of sustainability,' at this years CIMCIG summer event on 22 June. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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Dry Injection of Trona for SO3 Control

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
In 2006 and 2007, POWER ran a three-part series on the formation of SO3, O&M issues caused by SO3, and sorbent injection control for SO3 control. Three years later, many plants still struggle with their SO 3 mitigation systems or remain undecided on which mitigation path to follow. This article explores the advantages of dry sorbent injection technology....

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From GHG to Useful Materials

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
Could the transformation of carbon dioxide (CO2) into carbonates and oxides solve the problem of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from fossil-fired power plants? Some companies are betting that such processes could make everyone happy and even create new profits. Buzz has been growing about this approach, though the concept has been around for many years....

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Big Bend’s Multi-Unit SCR Retrofit

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
Tampa Electric will soon complete a comprehensive selective catalytic reduction project on all four units at its Big Bend Power Station that will make Big Bend among the cleanest coal plants in the U.S. The project — the centerpiece of the company’s 10-year, $1.2 billion air quality improvement program — is on schedule to meet all of its air quality improvement goals by mid-2010....

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Big Stone Remodels ESP into Pulse Jet Fabric Filter

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
Short of replacement, what are your options when your original electrostatic precipitator fails to meet your current emissions and opacity requirements? The management of Big Stone Plant chose the unconventional, yet economic approach of building a pulse jet fabric filter inside the casing of the old electrostatic precipitator. The upgrades restored plant availability and prepare the plant to meet the next regulated reductions in particulate matter emissions....

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Strategies to Reduce Sulfuric Acid Usage in Evaporative Cooling Water Systems

POWER Magazine :: Power plant environmental monitoring and control issues >> 
Concentrated sulfuric acid is often used to prevent calcium-based scale formation on condenser and heat exchanger tube surfaces in power plant evaporative cooling water systems. Unfortunately, the chemical’s price has jumped more than 300% over the past three years. If the rising cost of water treatment has you under the budget gun, here are some alternative strategies that can reduce or even eliminate your sulfuric acid usage....

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