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Insulation in buildings Insulation for concrete homes in Mexico (source: flickr/Concrete Forms)

Insulation refers to an energy savings measure, which provides resistance to heat flow. Naturally, heat flows from a warmer to a cooler space. By insulating a house, one can reduce the heat loss...

Integrated gasification combined-cycle tampa integrated combined cycle coal plant

Coal gasification technology, often referred to as Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC), is the process of gasifying coal to produce electricity. The coal is gasified by burning finely-...

Intelligent transport systems driver information sign (IRF, 2008)

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) apply information and communication technologies to vehicles and to transport infrastructure. This may increase the reliability, safety, efficiency and quality...

Liquefied Natural Gas in trucks and cars LNG semi-trailer

The use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in transport is a suitable option to power, large long distance trucks in areas where gas is transported as LNG because there are indigenous gas supplies and...

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in transport LPG powerd car (source: http://www.freefoto.com/preview/29-58-7?ffid=29-58-7)

Liquefied Petrol Gas (LPG) is a widely used alternative fuel. It has substantial reserves due to its dual origins from natural gas processing and crude oil refining. Liquefied Petrol Gas (LPG)...

Low carbon air transport © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The focus of this article is on what developing country governments can do to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from domestic aviation within their countries. Most governments have little control...

Low carbon freight transport © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

This article covers the transport of any kind and quantity of goods, on land or water and over any distance (although it focuses on domestic freight). It includes, for example freight transported...

Low carbon water transport © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Water transport cannot be ignored. Whether carrying passengers or goods, it is an important component in the mix of transport modes in many countries, and an essential form of...

LPG and LNG for Household and Commercial Cooking © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

LNG consists mainly of methane, which has a boiling point of –164 0C and for liquefaction requires cryogenic insulated tanks at about atmospheric pressure. Recent practice has been...

Methanol cook stoves © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Alcohol burning stoves based on methanol can be used to supply a cooking service, water heating and heating of buildings. The technology can be applied in households, institutions (e.g. schools)...

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