Aug 9, 2016 |
During the summer of 2016 articles from our growing archive will be republished. This one was first published in November 2013. Growth of bacteria in the water and on surfaces creates significant problems worldwide. This has resulted in different approaches to bacterial control, such as ozone treatment, irradiation with UV light, and the use of chemicals (biocides). The biocides...Read More
May 31, 2016 |
Sioo:x is the developer of a wood protection system based on silicate technology; a silica network penetrates the surface and provides a water-proof barrier within the wood structure. The technology, inspired by the natural process leading to petrified wood, results in a long-life surface without environmental hazards. ”Our technology is inspired by nature’s own way of using silicate for...Read More
May 10, 2016 |
Dinair’s GreenFlo filter consists of over 50 percent PLA, which is a bioplastic fibre derived from renewable sources. It has a high filter effect and very low CO2 footprint compared to conventional fossil fibre filters. Well evaluated in operational environments, it has become the company’s most popular product. ”Millions of discarded air filters are burnt every year. Since this...Read More
Mar 29, 2016 |
”We are a climate improving company in every sense of the word. Our waterborne heating and cooling systems create a pleasant indoor climate, but they also mitigate climate change through efficient use of energy and resources. Our underfloor heating panels are among the thinnest available, and they emit heat very efficiently”, says Annelie Norrbom, CEO at Flooré AB. Europe...Read More
Jan 26, 2016 |
”Telecom and IT consumes ten percent of the world’s electricity, and data centres use a large share of that. According to International Data Corporation, there will be 8.6 million data centres in the world in 2017. The combined carbon dioxide emissions from these datacenters are expected to exceed the emissions from the entire airline industry”, says Charlie Timmermann, Vice...Read More
Dec 15, 2015 |
”When we founded the company ten years ago, our main focus was a wireless measuring system to check properties for leaking toilets. We soon found that buildings have a number of other parameters worth keeping track of”, says Per Ernedal, CEO of Ecoguard. ”We began collaborating with property owners, and developed energy saving measuring systems for indoor temperature”....Read More
Dec 8, 2015 |
”One of Separett’s major scopes of production is urine-diverting dry toilets. The primary target audience in Sweden is owners of holiday cottages, where water and sanitation for some reason is not available. In countries like Peru and Alaska, our toilets provide improved sanitation in areas without clean water and proper sanitary systems”, says Mikael Billsund, CEO at Separett AB....Read More
Aug 18, 2015 |
Water is a necessity for life on Earth. To secure water quality and maintain continuous access to water will be one of society’s great challenges in the future. Water-resource issues are complex to manage, and water treatment and distribution require high-cost investments in infrastructure. To less developed countries, supplying the population with clean water is an arduous task in...Read More
Aug 14, 2015 |
Additive manufacturing is all the thing now, and enthusiasts are convinced the technology will prove to be a game changer in many sectors. ”Additive manufacturing, free form fabrication and 3D printing are different names for the same thing: a machine printing objects layer by layer, based on a digital drawing”, says Marlene Johansson, director at Sliperiet, Umeå university. ”One...Read More
Jun 30, 2015 |
The MAX IV particle accelerator or synchrotron is due to start operations in the summer of 2015 in the university town of Lund. This unique facility, for the scientific community, will also foster opportunities in the form of new businesses, innovation and the spread of technological know-how. “A large research facility, MAX IV will examine really small things with...Read More
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