Air Treatment Articles

  • Thermal annealing effects on silver nanowire networks

    Thermal annealing is shown to be a successful approach to reduce the electrical resistance of transparent electrodes made of randomly oriented silver nanowires (AgNWs). A decrease in the electrical resistance by several orders of magnitude, whilst maintaining optical transmission (above 85%), is demonstrated. Several mechanisms involved in the electrical behaviour induced by thermal treatment ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Air systems at a food storage warehouse

    This is a treatment of air systems at a warehouse that stores and redistributes food for 7-Eleven. The customer observed a reduction in electricity bills. However, what was more impressive and valuable for the customer is that the space cooled faster because the air was colder (but not ice cold!). This colder air meant the warehouse could process more food in a day. That resulted in increased ...


    By Power Knot LLC

  • Nitrification processes in scrubbing liquid of an exhaust air treatment system of a large-scale pig housing facility

    The use of multi-staged exhaust air treatment systems is an effective method of substantially reducing the emission of ammonia, dust particles and odorous substances. Wet filter walls are able to absorb large amounts of ammonia when scrubbing fluid containing sulphuric acid is used. In addition, due to their large surface areas and the permanent supply of oxygen and nutrients, wet filter walls ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Characterization of microbial communities in exhaust air treatment systems of large-scale pig housing facilities

    Exhaust air treatment has gained importance as an essential factor in intensive livestock areas due to the rising emissions in the environment. Wet filter walls of multi-stage exhaust air treatment systems precipitate gaseous ammonia and dust particles from exhaust air in washing water. Microbial communities in the biomass developed in the washing water of five large-scale exhaust air treatment ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Prevent hospital acquired infections during construction projects

    The issue of hospital acquired infections is a serious problem. According to several sources, three to four million hospital-acquired infections occur annually, with up to 80,000 fatalities. The costs of these infections are estimated to be between $4 billion and $5 billion per year (Air-Treatment Systems for Controlling Hospital acquired Infections, HPAC Engineering, April 2, 2008).Healthcare ...

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