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Safety and what could go wrong

Safety and what could go wrong

By James Green
It is illegal to install a solar water heating system that has not been tested and passed the SANS 1307 or doesn’t carry the SABS mark. Likewise, the SANS 10252, 10254 and 10106 need to be complied with for installation.

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Bubbly solution to water heating

By Jennifer Chu – MIT News

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers and others from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, in the United Arab Emirateshave invented a device that absorbs natural sunlight and heats water to boiling temperatures.

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Conjuring water from air

A Durban-based water solutions company is manufacturing machines that draw in air, cool it down, and use the resulting condensate to ‘create’ water.

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Fishing for 142 billion kg of ocean trash

The 21-year-old Slat says at 16, he realised that he had encountered more plastic bags than fish while on a diving trip to Greece. For his school science project, he tried to understand why floating ocean plastic is so difficult to clean-up.

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