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New York Tests High-Efficiency Wood Heat Technologies

New York Tests High-Efficiency Wood Heat Technologies

ALBANY, New York, September 30, 2008 (ENS) – Searching for efficient renewable fuels, New York State is investing $1.6 million in the evaluation and improvement of wood-fired heating equipment such as residential and commercial wood boilers, pellet stoves, wood stoves, and emerging grass-pellet technologies. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority today announced…

California Issues World's Strictest Marine Diesel Emission Rule

California Issues World's Strictest Marine Diesel Emission Rule

SACRAMENTO, California, July 24, 2008 (ENS) – The roughly 2,000 ocean-going vessels that visit California ports each year will have to operate on low-sulfur fuel in the future after the California Air Resources Board today adopted a regulation that requires the cleaner fuel. The board says that when the phase-in is complete in 2012, the…

Designer Spotlight: Ross Lovegrove

Designer Spotlight: Ross Lovegrove

Like many of the great ones, Welsh designer Ross Lovegrove is something of an enigma. He has a very wide variety of tastes, and an equally wide range of skills when it comes to creating interesting, functional, thought-provoking designs that continue to inspire praise, criticism and even a little head-scratching. He once told Wired [www.wired.com],…