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WBDG - The Whole Building Design Guide

WBDG - The Whole Building Design Guide
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Prometheus Institute The toxins you breathe indoors could harm your health Escaping summer in the cool, air-conditioned comfort of your home, the office or shopping malls is almost indescribably blissful some days. But just what are you breathing in? Up to five times the amount of pollution you would be taking in outside, according to air-quality professionals. And poor indoor air quality comes with a considerable cost, one expert says. "You know how much you spend on utilities, or as a building owner you know if you save 10 per cent then that is ‘X' dollars," says Henning Bloech, the general manager for building programmes at UL Environment, a developer of green products and sustainability standards. "With indoor air quality it's productivity, it's healthcare costs - there are a lot of different players and it's more complex. "Worldwide, indoor air quality is on the rise as an issue. Research by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows pollutants can be between two and five times more damaging when breathed indoors. Finally, Dr Bodi says, "enter smoking.

National Vulnerability Database (CVE-2012-4543) Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Red Hat Certificate System (RHCS) before 8.1.3 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) pageStart or (2) pageSize to the displayCRL script, or (3) nonce variable to the profileProcess script. Impact CVSS Severity (version 2.0): Impact Subscore: 2.9 Exploitability Subscore: 8.6 CVSS Version 2 Metrics: Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism Access Complexity: Medium Authentication: Not required to exploit Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. External Source: REDHAT Name: RHSA-2012:1550 Type: Advisory External Source: SECUNIA Name: 51482 External Source: MISC Name: External Source: BID Name: 56843 Name: RHSA-2013:0511 External Source: SECTRACK Name: 1027846

EPA_BUM_CH11_Supermarkets.pdf ES-ISAC - Home The Electricity Sector Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ES-ISAC) establishes situational awareness, incident management, coordination and communication capabilities within the electricity sector through timely, reliable and secure information exchange. The ES-ISAC, in collaboration with the Department of Energy and the Electricity Sector Coordinating Council (ESCC), serves as the primary security communications channel for the electricity sector and enhances the ability of the sector to prepare for and respond to cyber and physical threats, vulnerabilities and incidents. The ES-ISAC engages in the following activities:

Managing Energy Costs in Grocery Stores | Business Energy Advisor Although the actions described in this section require more extensive implementation, they can dramatically increase the efficiency of your store. Ask your local utility for more information about initiating such projects. Optimize Refrigeration The optimization of refrigeration systems can reduce energy use by 24 percent relative to standard practice. The following measures yield the largest savings. Floating head pressure. Ambient and mechanical subcooling. Evaporative condensers. Heat-recovery systems. Display case shields. Evaporator-fan motors. Anti-sweat heaters. “Smart” defrost controllers. Consider Desiccant Dehumidification In humid climates, much of the energy used in air conditioning goes to removing moisture from the air. Upgrade to More Efficient Lighting Lighting is critical to creating ambiance and making merchandise attractive to shoppers. Use Smart Lighting Design in Parking Lots Consider Reflective Roof Coating

CT Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition Welcome to the Connecticut Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition The Connecticut Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition, administered by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, is comprised of representatives from Connecticut’s fuel cell and hydrogen industry, labor, academia, government, and other stakeholders. CCAT and the Connecticut Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition works to enhance economic growth through the development, manufacture, and deployment of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies and associated fueling systems in Connecticut. The Connecticut Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition is made up of companies and organizations that do business with each other and/or have common needs for talent, technology, and infrastructure. Connecticut companies pioneered the development and application of fuel cells and hydrogen generation, and continue to lead the world with a broad infrastructure of original equipment manufacturers, suppliers, academic support, state government support, and regional activity.

HAZARDOUS AREAS, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, HAZARDOUS AREA ZONES, ATEX - HAZARDOUS AREA ELECTRICAL This glossary is offered as a guide to some of the terminology associated with hazardous areas and explosion prevention. It is not a substitute for recognised codes and standards and is subject to revision as these develop and are substituted. Always consult currently applicable standards, codes and governing bodies before initiating loop design and installation of hazardous area equipment. Approval, approved, third-party approval, NRTL North American terminology relating to the examination, testing and qualification of devices intended to meet codes and standards governing their use in hazardous (classified) locations. Equivalent to the term "certified" used in Europe and other parts of the world. Approval of a given device is gained through submission to a nationally recognised testing laboratory (NRTL). Further Information On Ex d Hazardous Area Equipment Abbreviation from the French "ATmospheres EXplosible". Also see: associated apparatus May be used in Zone 1 and Zone 2.

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