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Air & Climate

Seven Things about Air Pollution Control You Should Know

Seven Things about Air Pollution Control You Should Know

Air pollution control is necessary for healthful environs and well-being. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry states, “Pollution usually refers to the presence of substances that are either present in ...


Energy & Renewables

Renewable resource Trechwitz ORC - Case Study

Renewable resource Trechwitz ORC - Case Study

This plant has an electrical output of 800 kW and a thermal power of 760 KW. At the biogas plant in Trechwitz, an unconventional heat utilisation model was installed. The waste heat from the CHP unit is used to generate power in an ORC ...


Environmental Management

DHL analytical - Case Study

DHL analytical - Case Study

Quantum Leap in productivity According to John Dupont, General Manager of Operations, “DHL Analytical, Inc. has been on the leading edge of laboratory innovation for many years. Our vision was to move towards a paperless laboratory, ...


Health & Safety

Got deteriorating asbestos cement water mains?

Got deteriorating asbestos cement water mains?

Asbestos has come to be one of the most feared words and materials in the world. Yet, in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, more than 600,000 miles of asbestos cement– also called transite – used for its light weight, corrosion ...


Monitoring & Testing

What is the difference between Rotary Vane and Diaphragm vacuum pumps?

What is the difference between Rotary Vane and Diaphragm vacuum pumps?

Most laboratories will have a vacuum pump. They are widely used across labs of all disciplines for a range of tasks from basic filtrations or evacuating a desiccator right up to use with large equipment such as vacuum ovens or rotary ...


Soil & Groundwater

A Risk/Benefit Appraisal for the Application of Nano-Scale Zero Valent Iron (nZVI)

NanoRem (Taking Nanotechnological Remediation Processes from Lab Scale to End User Applications for the Restoration of a Clean Environment) is a research project, funded through the European Commission’s Framework 7 research ...


Waste & Recycling

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Abstract Background: Biomass and municipal solid waste offer sustainable sources of energy; for example to meet heat and electricity demand in the form of combined cooling, heat and power. Combustion of biomass has a lesser impact than ...


Water & Wastewater

Alternative Water Supply Systems

Alternative Water Supply Systems covers technical, social, financial and institutional aspects associated with decentralized alternative water supply systems. These include systems for greywater recycling, rainwater harvesting, recovery of ...


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