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Energy Savings in buildings © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Technologies and measures which are aimed at reducing the use of energy in buildings could have several advantages, such as lower energy bills, increasing comfort of living or working, and reduced...

Greening the built environment © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Greening the built environment is one of the most feasible and cost effective mitigation options for building sectors in rural and low density urban areas. Simple techniques, such as providing a...

Hybrid Electric Vehicles Hybrid electric bus (source: http://www.pcac.org/category/councils/page/4/)

One approach to lowering the CO2 emission from traffic is the hybridization of vehicles. A hybrid vehicle uses two or more distinct power sources, i.e. hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs)...

Improving Private Vehicle Operating Standards In Cairo and elsewhere in the world older vehicles need to be replaced

The measures outlined in this section are part of a bigger picture. Reduced greenhouse gas emissions will result from shifts to other transport modes, from reduced levels of travel,...

Industrial Heat Pumps © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Industrial heat pumps can work in a variety of ways. This description discusses industrial heat pumps in general and additionally focuses on the most common applications:...

Inert anode technology for aluminium smelters © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

“Final energy consumption in the global aluminum industry in 2007 was estimated to be 93 Mtoe. The industry is highly electricity-intensive. Primary aluminum smelters used just over 50 Mtoe of...

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...

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...

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