Energy > Savings devices

Ultrasonic leak detector for energy conservation

25 July, 2007

Exair's Ultrasonic Leak Detector (ULD) is a handheld instrument that can locate costly leaks in a compressed air system. Leaks often account for over 30% of the compressed air consumed in industrial plants. A huge annual air savings worth tens of thousands of dollars is possible when the leaks are located and repaired. Testing the various unions, pipes, valves and fittings of a complete installation can be done quickly and effectively at distances up to 6.1 m away.

Ready-to-use rechargeable battery

20 October, 2006

The Eneloop battery is claimed to be the first ready-to-use NiMH rechargeable battery. It uses technology enabling the batteries to be supplied to the consumer pre-charged and ready-to-use straight off the shelf.

Energy self-sufficient buildings a reality

26 April, 2006

An alliance of global companies has announced that energy self-sufficient buildings are a reality. The buildings will be designed and constructed so that they will use no energy from external power grids, are carbon neutral, and can be built and operated at fair market values.

Cycling towards cleaner energy resources

05 April, 2006

Six young Australians are circumnavigating the continent powered only by pedal power (bicycles) and a van powered by vegetable oil.

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