District Heating Books

  • Green Meeting Guide 2009 : Roll out the Green Carpet for your Participants

    The United Nations organisations are responsible for an impressive number of meetings each year, ranging from small meetings of 10 people, up to large events with several thousand participants. These meetings take place in all parts of the world and in regions varying greatly in terms of environmental priorities, experience and ...

  • Planning of Geothermal District Heating Systems

    Geothermal waters, hot enough to provide direct heating, are available in many parts of the world. Some are exploited already but many more are only now being considered, as planners begin to recognize the environmental benefits of this unfamiliar energy resource. The relative economic benefits are more marginal, however, and a successful ...

  • Energy Efficiency

    ENERGY EFFICIENCY uses an applied scientific methodology and case studies to demonstrate and support: The need for the U.S. and the world to commit to energy and resource efficiency as the central goal in investing in electric, heat, and cooling infrastructure, the huge economic opportunity for using the inefficiency built into 20th century energy ...

  • Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology

    Hardly a day goes by without news headlines concerning infectious disease threats. Currently the spectre of a pandemic of influenza A|H1N1 is raising its head, and heated debates are taking place about the pro’s and con’s of vaccinating young girls against human papilloma virus. For an evidence-based and responsible communication of infectious ...

  • Asbestos Awareness (Handbook)

    Asbestos is a highly useful material, but its attendant risks and dangers are as high as well. Take the heat out of asbestos-related dangers with this best-selling handbook. It introduces facts on asbestos use and discusses OSHA’s Asbestos Standards (1910.1001 and 1926.1101)The three forms of asbestosAdverse health effectsWhere asbestos can be ...

  • Biofilms - Science and Technology

    Biofilms -- Science and Technology covers the main topics of biofilm formation and activity, from basic science to applied aspects in engineering and medicine. The book presents a masterly discussion of microbial adhesion, the metabolism of microorganisms in biofilms, modelling of mass transfer and biological reaction within biofilms, as well ...

  • Aqueous Microwave Assisted Chemistry

    The demands for green and sustainable synthetic methods in the fields of healthcare and fine chemicals, combined with the pressure to produce these substances expeditiously and in an environmentally benign fashion, pose significant challenges to the synthetic chemical community. Green chemistry can avoid pollution by utilizing techniques that are ...

  • Asbestos Awareness: Are You At Risk? (Video)

    Asbestos is a highly useful material, but its attendant risks and dangers are as high as well. Take the heat out of asbestos-related dangers with this best-selling program. It introduces facts on asbestos use and discusses OSHA’s Asbestos Standards (1910.1001 and 1926.1101)The three forms of asbestosAdverse health effectsWhere asbestos can be ...

  • Bioenergy - the Swedish experience

    Bioenergy is the leading energy source in Sweden today. The Swedish energy system has gone through a major transformation. In the 1970s oil was totally dominating. Today, oil is almost entirely a transport fuel, whereas bioenergy has taken over in district heating, and plays a major role in indutry and in electricity production. People from around ...

  • Asbestos Awareness: Are You At Risk (DVD)

    Asbestos is a highly useful material, but its attendant risks and dangers are as high as well. Take the heat out of asbestos-related dangers with this best-selling program. It introduces facts on asbestos use and discusses OSHA’s Asbestos Standards (1910.1001 and 1926.1101)The three forms of asbestosAdverse health effectsWhere asbestos can be ...

  • Global Environmental Change: The Threat to Human Health

    SummaryOver the past two-to-three hundred years, humanity’s ecological footprint has ballooned to such an extent that we are now fundamentally altering the planet. We have transformed the Earth’s land surface and altered the function of its ecosystems, and we are triggering the rapid loss of both terrestrial and marine life. We are ...

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