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Water's New Normal

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Cindy Wallis-Lage, President of Black & Veatch’s water business, discusses the importance of industry collaboration for more sustainable water systems. Adapting to climate change, exploring integrated planning and engaging with ratepayers are just some of the ways water leaders are evolving in their "new normal."

Arrow Electronics Establishes Innovation Prize At Collegiate Inventors Competition

A $50,000 grant from Arrow Electronics will fund the new Arrow Innovation Prize at the Collegiate Inventors Competition®
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This summer, a panel of judges from Arrow will select a student team participating in the competition to be awarded the Arrow Innovation Prize. This exclusive prize advances the selected team to the final round of judging at the November competition held at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) headquarters in Alexandria, Va. The Arrow Innovation Prize includes an all-expenses-paid trip and private networking opportunity for the student team with a group of innovators from Arrow.

Trane Announces Significant Advancements in Chiller Technology to Help European Building Owners Achieve Sustainability Goals

Trane now offers the broadest chiller portfolio with the choice of a next-generation, near-zero global warming potential refrigerant available in the European market today
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Brussels, June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, announced today its entire European portfolio of water-cooled XStream™ and air-cooled Sintesis™ chillers is now available to purchase with Honeywell Solstice® ze (R-1234ze), a next-generation refrigerant with near-zero global warming potential (GWP).

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Student-led Formula-E Electric Race Car Projects in Norway, Germany

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In Europe, Arrow is working with universities that are participating in Formula Student, a global automotive engineering competition. Some 3,500 students across Europe participate in the program each year, producing more than 100 custom vehicles. Arrow sponsors the Formula-E Race Car Projects in Norway and Germany.

2017 Environmental Leader Conference Honors Ingersoll Rand with Awards for Product Innovation and Energy Management Leadership

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DAVIDSON, N.C., June 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand®, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, won an Environmental Leader Product Award for its Ingersoll Rand Next Generation R-Series line of compressors at the Environmental Leader Conference in Denver, Colorado on June 6, 2017. Deborah Kalish, program manager for Ingersoll Rand, also received an Energy Manager Today 50 award at the conference.

De Beers Group’s Forevermark Brand Inscribes Its Two Millionth Diamond

De Beers Group’s Forevermark brand has reached a major milestone – it has inscribed its two millionth diamond.
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The diamond was mined, cut and polished in Namibia by Ankit Gems Namibia and inscribed at the Forevermark Diamond Institute in Surat, India. It will be set in a piece of jewellery at the Forevermark Design and Innovation Centre in Milan, Italy.

It is a 3.48 carat round brilliant and will bear the inscription of ‘2,000,000’. Each Forevermark diamond is inscribed with the Forevermark icon and a unique identification number.

Xylem’s Ozone Treatment Provides Cleaner Water in Vietnam

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The Vietnamese government has ambitious goals for providing cleaner drinking water to its citizens. With Xylem’s ozone treatment technology now installed at a plant in Ho Chi Minh City, 1.5 million people have access to cleaner water. Learn more about how the new ozone system works.

Goals: safe drinking water and better treatment

Infection Prevention: The New Standard of Clean

By: Jeff Paulson
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Professional cleaning isn’t just about cleaning restrooms and mopping floors anymore; today’s Environmental Services teams must focus on preventing the spread of illness and infection.

Black & Veatch: Water Utility Leaders Driving Toward Sustainability

Latest Strategic Directions Report examines role of data analytics and true cost of delivery
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 6, 2017/3BL Media/ – Customer education, infrastructure modernization and the use of data analytics will be key tools to overcoming the water industry’s perennial challenges posed by aging infrastructure.

Tork Impacts Hand Hygiene Compliance in Hospitals

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Research shows that hand hygiene dispenser placements have an impact on Hand Hygiene compliance rates . To help healthcare institutions maximize positive hygiene impact, Tork has created this short video to support hospitals in dispenser placement decisions.

Learn more about Essity: Hygiene Matters

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