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  • Indoor Air Quality, Volume 24, Issue 11\12by Abbas Elmualim; Yinping Zhang

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Designing comfortable internal conditions in buildings is essential in guaranteeing occupants' good health, wellbeing and high productivity. This is of particular importance as leading firms are emphasising the shift from product delivery towards the satisfaction of clients' and users' needs by unlocking the potential of facilities management integration... more...

  • Cutting Transport CO2 Emissionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 98.00

    This report reviews the progress OECD and ECMT countries have made in reducing transport sector CO2 emissions and makes recommendations for the focus of future policies. It analyses over 400 abatement measures introduced or under development. Despite significant efforts on the part of some countries, transport CO2 emissions have increased steadily... more...

  • Air Quality Guidelines: Global Update 2005. Particulate Matter, Ozone, Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxideby WHO

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 90.00

    This book presents revised guideline values for the four most common air pollutants - particulate matter, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide - based on a recent review of the accumulated scientific evidence. The rationale for selection of each guideline value is supported by a synthesis of information emerging from research on the health effects... more...

  • Air Pollution Science for the 21st Centuryby J. Austin; P. Brimblecombe; W.T. Sturges

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 180.00

    Acid rain, photochemistry, long-range transport of pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions and aerosols have dominated tropospheric air pollution for the last 30 years of the 20th century. At the start of the 21st century, acid rain is subject to planned improvement in Europe and North America, but is still a growing problem in Asia. Tropospheric ozone... more...

  • Greenhouse Gas Control Technologiesby B. Eliasson; P. Riemer; A. Wokaun

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 325.00

    These proceedings contain 270 papers outlining ideas and contributions to the new scientific, technical and political discipline of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Control. The contributions were presented at the 4th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-4). It was the largest gathering of experts active in this new and fast-developing... more...

  • Technischer Lärmschutzby Werner Schirmer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 239.00

    Die behandelten Themen des technischen Lärmschutzes und des eng mit ihm verbundenen Schwingungsschutzes machen das Buch für Ingenieure zu einer bewährten Wissensquelle. Das gilt sowohl für die tägliche Arbeit als auch für das Studium und die individuelle Wissenserweiterung. Das Fachbuch enthält physikalische Erläuterungen, Bemessungs-, Mess- und... more...

  • Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies by John Gale; Yoichi Kaya

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 350.00

    Climate change is an issue that is highly debated around the globe. This book brings together the papers that were presented at a conference dedicated to this issue, held in Kyoto in October 2002. Covering a broad range of areas, the topics presented will benefit both those working in the field of carbon dioxide recovery and sequestration, and those... more...

  • Noiseby Bart Kosko

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95

    The science commentator author of the best-selling Fuzzy Thinking presents a scientific history of noise for general readers, defining noise as an unaesthetic signal that occurs at every level of the universe that has made significant contributions in each period from the ice age to the information age. 20,000 first printing. more...

  • Fine Particle (2.5 microns) Emissionsby John D. McKenna; James H. Turner; James P. McKenna

    Wiley 2008; US$ 105.95

    John D. McKenna, PhD, is the President and CEO of ETS, Inc. He has more than thirty years of experience working in the field of pollution control, including managing a broad range of air and water pollution control applications. James H. Turner, PhD, PE, is a chemical engineer with forty years of technical experience. The bulk of his career has... more...

  • Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Generationby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 130.00

    To meet future energy demand growth and replace older or inefficient units, a large number of fossil fuel-fired plants will need to bebuilt worldwide in the next decade. Yet CO2 emissions from fossil-fired power generation are a major contributor to climate change. As a result, new plants must be designed and operated at highest efficiency. The case... more...