Archive: December, 2013

Canadian government says flame retardant not harmful to human health at current levels

The Canadian government recently completed and published its health and environmental assessment of the flame retardant TBBPA, which is included in printed circuit boards and provides a critical layer of fire protection for consumers. The Canadian assessment concludes that TBBPA and two other derivatives based on TBBPA, do not meet any of the criteria for […]

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A ‘great day’ for energy efficiency last month — how about a great year?

Our friends at the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) hosted their 11th Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED) event on Capitol Hill last month, bringing together hundreds of stakeholders to discuss the importance of energy efficiency to the U.S. economy and how communities are working toward the goal of doubling energy productivity by 2030. Notable speakers […]

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