Tunnel Safety

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Tunnels

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 22.07.2013

1. The longest road tunnel in the world is called the Lærdal Tunnel, has 24.5 kilometers in length and it connects the cities of Lærdal and Aurland in Norway; <p>&nbsp;</p> 2. The world’s most modern tunnels have advanced CCTV systems in order to detect any function errors that may happen inside them; <p>&nbsp;</p> 3. The [...]

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Icy Accommodation In The Heart Of Fagaras Mountains

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 12.12.2012

Are you willing to spend your winter holiday in a really cool environment? Stop searching the tourism websites for ice hotel offers in Austria and Sweden. While you are reading these words, in Balea Lac, at the heart of the Muntii Fagaras natural reservation is being built an ice hotel for the eighth year in [...]

intelligent highways

How Does The First Interactive Highway Look Like

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 02.11.2012

When you drive for a long time, it is important for you to know everything on the weather conditions in front of you, whether you have a good time at the arrival, how busy is the road and what are your options in the case you want to avoid any traffic jams. Whether a GPS [...]


OSRAM LEDs public lighting and special effects within histor...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 25.09.2012

Whenever you visit an European city you can’t pass by not being impressed by the old buildings from the historical city centers. This happens thanks to the specialized architects who managed to preserve the styling of old buildings as much as possible. Now the old issue of eco-friendly public lighting in these historical cities has [...]


(Română) O noua tastatura cu alimentare solara, de la Logi...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 05.06.2012

12 Student Houses From Regie Will Have Green Roofs

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 31.10.2011

The grey notes of Bucharest are about to transform to urban green. An Austrian company is preparing the first 500 square meters of grass for the roof of one of the ‘U’ student houses in Regie, which belong to the ‘Carol Davila’ Medicine and Pharmacy University. In this pilot project are included no less than [...]

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The Values Evolution: Electric Cars And Car Sharing Parks, S...

Author: Hitechpedia Guru   |   
Date: 14.10.2010

Today, 14th of October 2010, at almost four years since we are proud EU citizens, the financial crisis in Romania is a bit more oppressing than in other places. The strikes are a bit more striking than before. The public workers are a bit more irritated than during the last summer. The protests are a [...]

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How Can You Use The Solar Energy For A Cleaner Air Home Or I...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 09.08.2010

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, Bucharest ranked 24th out of the 30 cities included in the European Green City Index regarding the air quality and the CO2 emissions. It’s remarkable that more and more inhabitants enjoy riding their bikes in weekends and the city hall built specific downtown areas for many sports activities and [...]

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Unirii Square, Live!

Author: Hitechpedia Guru   |   
Date: 21.04.2010

Wednesday, 21st of April 2010, 11.00am. Dust, traffic and Bucharest rush. Flashy billboards, urban sites, unbreathable air. This is how the Unirii Square looked like when I get off the subway. I wanted to find something to like. A shade of green. I only found a flower shop and the park in the middle of [...]

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Collapsible Containers For Less Polluting Shipping Transport...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 08.02.2010

With a total capacity of 1,5 million TEU (TEU = the measure unit for the size of a container), the Constanta Sud Shipping Containers Terminal is one of the largest of this kind in Europe. In other words it means 1,5 million standard size shipping containers (length 6.1 meters x width 2,4 x height 2.6 [...]

hopenhagen tree

The Christmas Tree in Copenhagen Is Powered By 15 Bicycles...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 03.12.2009

The greenest Christmas tree in the world is located in Denmark and it works without any plug-ins. Locate in the plaza in front of the Copenhagen City Hall, the tree bears LED decorations supplied with electricity ‘made’ by volunteers who ride on 15 medicinal bicycles positioned all around it.   Volunteers willing to participate in [...]