Tate®, a market leader in the manufacture of raised floors and airflow management solutions, announces that its EcoCore phase change panel is the recipient of a 2012 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products magazine.
The annual awards program, which recognized EcoCore in the HVAC and energy management category, determines and honors innovation in the development and refinement of buildings-related products, ranging from cladding systems to interior finishes.
Judged by a group of 50 independent industry professionals that included architects, interior designers, lighting designers and veteran architectural, engineering and construction writers, winners in each of the program’s 14 categories represent those products judges found to be most innovative and worth investigating.
EcoCore panels incorporate micro-encapsulated phase change materials to save energy and reduce indoor air temperature fluctuations. During the day, the PCM embedded within the welded steel panel is designed to melt and absorb energy. That energy is stored within the panel during the day and released as the building cools overnight, allowing the PCM to resolidify and release the absorbed heat back into the space.
“We are thrilled with this recognition because it reinforces our innovative approach to product development and our commitment to green and sustainable design,” said Bill Reynolds, marketing and technical director at Tate. “EcoCore helps store energy in order to produce a more stable and comfortable environment during the day, while decreasing demands on HVAC systems and reducing energy costs, for an energy-efficient perimeter cooling solution.”
EcoCore and other winners of Product Innovation Awards are featured in the November issue of Architectural Products magazine and online at www.arch-products.com.
For more information about EcoCore, please visit http://www.tateinc.com/products/ecocore.aspx. For information about other Tate products and services, please visit www.tateinc.com or call (410) 799-4200.
Tate is headquartered south of Baltimore, in Jessup, Md., and is a member of the Kingspan Group of companies. Tate is a leading manufacturer of raised access floors and in-floor cooling systems, with over 500 million square feet of underfloor service distribution systems installed. Tate products provide high performance and sustainable service distribution solutions in libraries, laboratories, casinos and in office, education, data center and clean room facilities.
Speakers: David Lacey, Researcher and former CISO Royal Mail David Turner - Global Risk Management Expert Mark Guntrip - Group Manager, Email Protection, Proofpoint
Speakers • Ty Miller, Director, Threat Intelligence • Mark Gregory, Leader, Network Engineering Research Group, RMIT • Jeff Lanza, Retired FBI Agent (USA) • Andy Solterbeck, VP Asia Pacific, Cylance • David Braue, CSO MC/Moderator What to expect: Hear from industry experts on the local and global ransomware threat landscape. Explore a new approach to dealing with ransomware using machine-learning techniques and by thinking about the problem in a fundamentally different way. Apply techniques for gathering insight into ransomware behaviour and find out what elements must go into a truly effective ransomware defence. Get a first-hand look at how ransomware actually works in practice, and how machine-learning techniques can pick up on its activities long before your employees do.
Speakers: • Anthony Caruana – CSO MC and moderator • Ian Farquhar, Worldwide Virtual Security Team Lead, Gigamon • John Lindsay, Former CTO, iiNet • Skeeve Stevens, Futurist, Future Sumo • David Vaile - Vice chair of APF, Co-Convenor of the Cyberspace Law And Policy Community, UNSW Law Faculty This webinar covers: - A 101 on metadata - what it is and how to use it - Insight into a typical attack, what happens and what we would find when looking into the metadata - How to collect metadata, use this to detect attacks and get greater insight into how you can use this to protect your organisation - Learn how much raw data and metadata to retain and how long for - Get a reality check on how you're using your metadata and if this is enough to secure your organisation
CSO Webinar: How banking trojans work and how you can stop them Featuring: • John Baird, Director of Global Technology Production, Deutsche Bank • Samantha Macleod, GM Cyber Security, ME Bank • Sherrod DeGrippo, Director of Emerging Threats, Proofpoint (USA)
Speakers - Mike Harris, Engineering Services Manager, Jetstar - Christopher Johnson, IT Director APAC, 20th Century Fox - Brent Maxwell, Director of Information Systems, THE ICONIC - IDG MC/Moderator Anthony Caruana