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  • Green Buildings: Frozen smoke

    Following the meeting of the IIR's Science and Technology Council (STC) on June 10, 2010, Prof. Renato Lazzarin, University of Padua in Vicenza, Italy, AICARR President, President of Commission E1 (Air conditioning) of the STC gave a lecture...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • India’s largest HVAC project

    ETA Engineering is to install the HVAC system in Terminal 3 in Dehli International Airport, at a price of around 100 million USD. Due to be completed in September 2009 and to be handed over in March 2010, the 450 000 m² facility will be cooled by...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/14
  • Invasion of a Body Snatcher

    New research by French scientists has revealed how Listeria monocytogenes can activate the cellular transport machinery that transports viruses and small molecules and proteins and use it to invade cells and hide from the body's immune system....

    • Publication date : 2005/11/23
  • Briefs: Doubt on the air quality in airplanes

    The Committee on Toxicity, an independent group of experts consulted by the British government estimated that 1% of all daily passenger air flights were affected by smoke incidents in the cabin, and airlines acknowledge 0.05%. in the United States...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Lighting systems for cold stores

    Various types of lighting exist for below 0°C temperature cold stores including mercury vapor (MV) lamps, high pressure sodium (HPS) and light-emitting diodes (LED).

    • Publication date : 2014/03/28
  • Flammability hazards of air conditioners using R290 (propane)

    R290 (propane) attracts a lot of interest as a replacement refrigerant of high-GWP HFCs for household air conditioners, due to its negligible GWP, favourable system performance and relatively low cost. However, it raises some questions due to its...

    • Publication date : 2014/01/02
  • Food cold chain: improving temperature control to reduce loss

    Recent review articles provide an update on technologies to monitor temperature in the food cold chain, in order to avoid food loss during transport and...

    • Publication date : 2022/04/29
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Technology