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New York Tests High-Efficiency Wood Heat Technologies

Article: 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

Article: 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

Article: 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],…