Traffic Emissions Articles

  • Case-Study: Vehicular Emission Monitoring for Toll Booth Automation

    To demonstrate the efficiency of automated toll booths, Oizom installed Polludrone and helped Quantela monitor the Air Quality at Shahjahanpur toll booth, Alwar. The pollution levels increase by up to 8 times in congested traffic, which can be avoided by implementing automated toll booths. Polludrone monitored the real-time air quality at the toll booth and studied the increase in vehicular ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Case-Study: Emission Monitoring in Tunnel Using Polludrone

    With the massive influx of Pilgrims to Mecca every year, the Abdul Aziz Tunnel in Jeddah faces excessive pollution during the holy month of Ramadan. The authorities thus had to equip the tunnel with air monitoring devices to monitor the pollution level. Oizom stationed Polludrone throughout the tunnel to observe the vehicular emission. The analyzed data helped the authorities to identify the peak ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Project - SAPA, Kungälv

    Painting on car parts. Emissions: VOC. Airflow rate: 60 000 m3/h. Removal efficiency: 97 %. ...


    By VOC Technology

  • How Smart Waste Fits in UN Sustainable Development Goals? Promoting Health.

    The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face: poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice. Sensoneo facilitates a positive change in the waste industry helping us all achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.Sensoneo ensures healthy lives and ...


    By Sensoneo j. s. a.

  • Damage of particulate pollutants to the lungs

    People often consider that particulate pollutants are the result of fossil fuels, however, natural resources, for instance, wood can present damage if burned. Every day people breathe particulates such as gases, nitrogen dioxide, produced by diesel exhausts, sulfur dioxide, released from burning coal and oil, and ozone that when formed at ground level can be very dangerous. Thus, particulate ...


    By Optromix, Inc.

  • Technology underpins Breathe London SMART 50 award

    The Breathe London project has been announced as the winner of a SMART 50 Award by Smart Cities Connect, within the Digital Transformation category. Created to better understand Londoners’ exposure to air pollution, Breathe London combines state-of-the-art technology with new data analytics, delivering real-time air quality data at a hyperlocal level in the city. The monitoring technology ...


    By AQMesh

  • Outlook 2020: Fuels & Petrochemicals Will Continue to Help Humanity Thrive

    A 15-year rise in U.S. exports of refined products continued in 2019 with our nation exporting more than ever, underscoring the importance of these products to fueling a growing world. In the latter half of this decade, we’ve also seen U.S. petrochemical production capacity grow, and exports for petrochemicals and petrochemical feedstocks rise as well. It’s difficult not to see these ...

  • 6 Easy Changes to Make Any Office Greener

    There are plenty of simple changes you can make to create a greener office space. We put together a short list of tips, and also spoke to the folks at the Earth Day Network, who shared a few ways for how to make any office more environmentally conscious. ...


    By Mobius

  • New network of weather stations in Sheffield - Case Study

    OTT HydroMet is installing fifteen automatic weather stations as part of the University of Sheffield’s Urban Flows Observatory, which is led by the Departments of Civil and Structural Engineering, and Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE). The monitoring sites are conveniently located at Sheffield schools, and data from the stations will contribute to the project’s wider ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Nestle Findus see increased fleet productivity - Case Study

    Roadsense telematics system improves driver behaviour, saves money and lowers waste. Back in 2011, Nestle Findus Switzerland were looking to increase efficiencies across its fleet of delivery vehicles. A major part of this initiative involved driver training, and Handsfree worked with sister company Roadsense to deliver the perfect solution. The Roadsense telematics system ...


    By Handsfree Group Ltd.

  • On-site slurry engineering a cost-effective solution - Case Study

    Project Details I-35W Bridge Location Minneapolis, Minnesota Products Used SHORE PAC Drilling Slurry and Additives Slurry Engineering Services On August 1, 2007 the eight-lane I-35W Bridge over the Mississippi River had collapsed. Within a ...


    By CETCO

  • What Is Not A Wear Plate Steel?

    Installing the best performing wear plate or the worst performing wear plate, requires the same amount of time to install. Often when you install the lowest price wear plate, you are forced to remove it in the not-too-distant-future; only to replace it once again. What have you gained? Nothing. You don’t have the extra resources – either budget or labor; to buy and install more of the ...


    By JADCO Manufacturing, Inc.

  • Under construction: Hidden emissions and untapped potential of buildings for New Zealand’s 2050 zero carbon goal

    Executive Summary - Date: 19 August 2019 thinkstep ANZ’s new report identifies opportunities to decarbonise New Zealand’s building and construction sector by 40% with a focus on embodied emissions from now until 2050. The strategies set out in this report could save approximately 1,200 kt CO2e per year: equivalent to taking 460,000 passenger cars off the road permanently ...


    By Sphera

  • 5 Sustainability Insights into the Electric Vehicle Debate

    In April 2019, Hans-Werner Sinn and his co-authors started a lively discussion about battery-electric vehicles and their CO2 emissions compared to conventional diesel vehicles. At thinkstep, we welcome such public discourse, because it’s important to present different perspectives on such complex challenges and to think critically about the transition to more efficient and effective energy ...


    By Sphera

  • CARB Approves Rule Requiring Transition to Zero-Emission Airport Transport Vehicles

    On June 27, 2019, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a rule requiring the gradual transition of fixed-route airport shuttles into 100 percent zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) by 2035. Applied to public and private shuttles that serve the state’s 13 ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Vehicle Emissions – How to Catch Defeat Devices

    There are many vehicles that have a large impact on the environment in many places around the world. Today, pollutant emissions is a hot topic, both for legislators, the vehicle industry, and a concerned public. In the article “A Step-by-Step Methodology for Vehicle Testing to Catch Defeat Devices” by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) a ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Major air pollutants and their sources

    Air pollution is one of the most important environmental problems affecting people and the planet. The World Health Organization in its latest report warns that 1 in 9 people who breathe polluted air die from a respiratory disease. Cities and surrounding industrial areas are the ones that concentrate the highest degree of air pollution. Human and industrial actions emit a large amount of toxic ...


    By TECAM

  • Green Future with Dewesoft Metrology - Case Study

    Tests of electric motors and inverters, battery and battery charging tests - measurement applications from Dewesoft enable a comprehensive analysis of all types of electric powertrains. This is currently becoming more and more important and a new study on life cycle assessment confirms that e-mobility has great future potential. "Cradle-to-Grave" analysis is currently being discussed in ...


    By DEWESoft

  • Software and hardware solutions

    Sierra-CP can meet a wide range of testing requirements with its highly flexible, customized software and hardware solutions Thirty years of successfully meeting tough customer challenges has taught Sierra-CP that the concept of ‘one solution fits all’ just doesn’t work in the automotive testing industry. The company works hard to create an open atmosphere for client ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

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