Helping Smaller Buildings Retrocommission

Read the full story in Energy Manager Today. Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are developing a “Retrocommissioning Sensor Suitcase” to help small and medium sized buildings reap the energy savings of retrocommissioning, which only large buildings have traditionally been able to afford.

What’s in the bioslurry? Find out with ion chromatography and a special heating regime

Read the full story from SeparationsNOW. Heating plant biomass in the absence of oxygen, known as pyrolysis, produces a mixture of solid residue known as biochar, liquid bio-oil and gas, primarily a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen known as syngas. The exact proportion of each of the three products depends on the temperature the …