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  • Eco-efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needsby Fernando Pacheco-Torgal; Joao Labrincha; Luisa Cabeza; Claes Goeran Granqvist

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 275.00

    Climate change is one of the most important environmental problems faced by Planet Earth. The majority of CO 2 emissions come from burning fossil fuels for energy production and improvements in energy efficiency shows the greatest potential for any single strategy to abate global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the energy sector. Energy related... more...

  • Toxic Airsby James Rodger Fleming; Ann Johnson

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 28.95

    Toxic Airs brings together historians of medicine, environmental historians, historians of science and technology, and interdisciplinary scholars to address atmospheric issues on a spectrum of scales from body to place to planet. The chapters analyze airborne and atmospheric threats posed to humans, and contributors demonstrate how conceptions of... more...

  • Phytoby Kate Kennen; Niall Kirkwood

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    Winner of the 2017 CBHL Literature Award of Excellence in Landscape Design and Architecture Phyto presents the concepts of phytoremediation and phytotechnology in one comprehensive guide, illustrating when plants can be considered for the uptake, removal or mitigation of on-site pollutants. Current scientific case studies are covered, highlighting... more...

  • WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Qualityby WHO

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 24.00

    Given the mixed history of success with past intervention projects and programmes and the fact that the 2.8 billion people still relying on traditional solid fuels are the world's poorest 40% it is clear that securing a rapid transition to clean efficient and modern household energy systems for cooking heating lighting and other household uses... more...

  • Costs of Ammonia Abatement and the Climate Co-Benefitsby Stefan Reis; Clare Howard; Mark A. Sutton

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 102.28

    This book examines the costs involved in reducing ammonia emissions from agricultural practices as well as the potential benefits for climate change mitigation. It features contributions by experts in agricultural production processes, producers of agricultural equipment and service providers as well as scientists who assess the issue from an European... more...

  • Understanding Active Noise Cancellationby Colin N. Hansen

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 86.95

    Understanding Active Noise Cancellation Provides a concise introduction to the fundamentals and applications of active control of vibration and sound for the non-expert. It is also a useful quick reference for the specialist engineer. The book emphasises the practical applications of technology, and complex control algorithms and structures are only... more...

  • Noise Control in Industry, Third Editionby Sound Research Laboratories

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 275.00

    This practical handbook examines in detail the measurement, isolation and treatment of noise and vibration problems. Based on practical industrial experience of leading consultants in the field the book features comprehensive coverage of legal, medical and scientific background, examines noise problems of a whole range of industrial plants, gives full... more...

  • Air Quality Assessment and Managementby Dr Owen Harrop

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 125.95

    Air Quality Assessment and Management: A Practical Guide describes the techniques available for an assessment while detailing the concepts and methodologies involved. It reviews the principles of air quality management; primary sources of air pollution; impact of emissions on human health, flora and fauna; scoping of air quality impacts; baseline... more...

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineeringby Robert Jennings Heinsohn; John M. Cimbala

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 375.00

    Written by experts, Indoor Air Quality Engineering offers practical strategies to construct, test, modify, and renovate industrial structures and processes to minimize and inhibit contaminant formation, distribution, and accumulation. The authors analyze the chemical and physical phenomena affecting contaminant generation to optimize system function... more...

  • Developments in Steelmaking Capacity of Non-OECD Economiesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 112.00

    Total non-OECD steelmaking capacity in 2005 is estimated to reach 569.7 million tonnes per year (tpy), up 30.0 million tonnes from 539.7 million tpy in 2002, an increase at an average annual rate of 1.8%. Southeast Asia, including China, will be made up of a majority of the volume of this increase on the strength of China's remarkable ongoing expansion... more...