clean air system Books

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineering

    Engineers are increasingly faced with indoor air quality issues, particularly in the design of ventilation and filtration systems and airborne contaminant removal. Because this specialty has only recently gained momentum, resources have been limited to scattered research papers on this topic, until now.Indoor Air Quality Engineering covers a wide ...

  • Air Emissions, Baselines, and Environmental Auditing

    A step-by-step guide to help businesses and government agencies conduct extensive audits and assessments of their air emissions, as required by 1990 amendments to the US Clean Air Act. Summarizes the Act's requirements for quality assurance, monitoring, establishing a baseline for air quality, reducing ozone-depleting chemicals, and other ...

  • Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Hospitals

    The contents of Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Hospitals are arranged in six main sections. The first section deals with the major issues related to indoor air quality in hospitals, reviewed from North American, Scandinavian, Italian and Russian perspectives. The second section discusses the ventilation requirements in hospitals, ...

  • Indoor Air Quality: A Guide for Facility Managers

    Written in easy-to-understand, non-technical terms, this book can be both a ready reference and training guide. Covering each type of indoor air hazard, the author explains the basics of proper ventilation and the relationship of the HVAC system to indoor air quality. He examines fundamental procedures for maintaining good air quality, including ...

  • Emission Reduction Credit Trading Systems: An Overview of Recent Results and an Assessment of Best Practices Report

    This report assesses actual experience under the two principal forms of inter-firm emissions credit trading programs used today: emission reduction credit (ERC) trading used for new source offsets under the Clean Air Act (CAA), and discrete emissions reduction (DER) credit programs created in six states since 1995. The report makes a qualitative ...

  • Implementing an Emissions Cap and Allowance Trading System for Greenhouse Gases: Lessons from the Acid Rain Program Report

    This report discusses specific lessons learned from the Acid Rain Program, contained in Title IV of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA), that apply to an emissions cap and allowance trading system for greenhouse gases (GHGs). Chapter II discusses the basic design features in applying an emissions cap and allowance trading system to ...

  • Conversion to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation: Water and Wastewater Applications

    Since the implementation of the USEPA Clean Air Act Risk Management Plan, many water treatment and wastewater treatment utilities have converted to on-site sodium hypochlorite generation. Conversion to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation: Water and Wastewater Applications is a comprehensive text and design manual for on-site sodium hypochlorite ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

  • Sulphur in Agroecosystems

    This is the second volume in the series Nutrients in Ecosystems. Sulphur as an essential plant nutrient has received little attention. This is explained by the facts that sulphur was obviously in sufficient supply from the atmosphere, from soil and as a by-product in mineral fertilizers. Increases in the yield potential and thus in the ...

  • New Methods for Corrosion Testing of Aluminum Alloys

    13 papers were presented at the International Symposium on Corrosion Testing Of Aluminum Alloys. This symposium was an outcome of a workshop on exfoliation corrosion, which was organized to discuss the usefulness of various current standards on exfoliation and corrosion testing and their applicability to current requirements and new advanced ...

  • Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring

    The harmful impacts of pollution on atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments can cause extreme temperature changes, clean water shortage, and increase toxicity. This book studies environmental pollution impacts, from the mechanism of toxic nanoparticles on the molecular level to the detection of trace gas on the satellite perspective. It ...

  • Environmental Change and Food Security in China

    With 22 percent of the world’s population but only 7 percent of its arable land, China’s food situation is a matter of global concern. This volume is the first to introduce comprehensively the threats to China’s system of food production, distribution, and consumption. It analyzes broad challenges of population growth, urbanization, and ...

  • ASTM International Standards for Sustainability in Building: 3rd Edition

    Includes all of the ASTM standards that are referenced by the U.S. Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers as of January 2007. This new edition, on CD-ROM only, includes nearly 150 ASTM standards that address the sustainable design, construction, and operation of products used in building. These standards deal with various aspects of ...

  • Geotechnics of High Water Content Materials

    STP 1374, written by worldwide experts in their field, examines a broad range of topics covering the latest geotechnical engineering developments in high water content materials. Emphasis is given to construction on marginal lands and disposal of high water content waste materials. Various types of high water content materials are explored, ...

  • Vinyl Chloride

    Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to vinyl chloride, a colourless, flammable gas manufactured almost exclusively for use in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to produce plastic materials having wide applications in the building sector, packaging, electrical appliances, medical care, ...

  • The Earth Policy Reader

    If we have learned anything over the past year, it is that accounting systems that do not tell the truth can be costly. Faulty accounting systems have driven some of the world's largest corporations into bankruptcy, costing millions of people their lifetime savings, retirement income, and jobs.In The Earth Policy Reader, coauthored with Janet ...

  • Manual on the Use of Thermocouples in Temperature Measurement

    The Manual on the Use of Thermocouples in Temperature Measurement was sponsored and compiled by Committee E20 on Temperature Measurement and Subcommittee E20.04 on Thermocouples of the American Society for Testing and Materials. The editorial work was co-ordinated by R. P. Benedict, Westinghouse Electric Corp. Helen Hoersch was the ASTM editor. ...

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