Alen Corp.’s green AirMD air purifier is certified lead-free, ozone safe and Energy Star qualified by both the EPA and the U.S. Dept. of Energy. “We are offering the first green lead-free air purifier in the United States that is Energy Star qualified,” says Peter Mann, CEO of Alen Corp. “Energy Star rated products — such as the AirMD — can save about a third on energy bills with similar savings of greenhouse gas emissions.” The AirMD weighs 17 lb and stands 2 ft high. It has a power consumption of 55W that runs a four-speed motor and a UV lamp that is designed to last three to five years.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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