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Ag/Cu-Chitosan Composite Improves Laundry Hygiene and Reduces Silver Emission in Washing Machines
30/01/2023 - Textiles can be contaminated with pathogens during household laundering, potentially leading to human sickness. In this work, chitosan (CTS) was used as a substrate to prepare Ag/Cu-CTS composite,...
Contribution of household dishwashing to microplastic pollution
26/01/2023 - At household level, clothes washing has been recognised as an emitter of microplastics (MPs) into the environment and it is supposed that dishwashing is also a source of MPs, although little...
Evaluating Learner Engagement with Gamification in Online Courses
24/01/2023 - Several reasons underlie the low retention rates in MOOCs. These reasons can be analysed from different perspectives, either in terms of the course design or the enrolled students. On the student...
Adsorption air conditioning: a comprehensive review in desiccant materials, system progress, and recent studies on different configurations of hybrid solid desiccant air conditioning systems
18/01/2023 - The desiccant air conditioning system has multiple advantages (e.g., no use of ozone-depleting refrigerants, highly efficient moisture control, easy regenerative integration) over traditional...
The Price Premium in Green Buildings: A Spatial Autoregressive Model and a Multi-Criteria Optimization Approach
17/01/2023 - The energy issue has given rise to a prolific research field, which branches into several strands. One of these strands focuses on the role played by building energy features in shaping property...
Impact of Beijing's “Coal to Electricity” program on ambient PM2.5 and the associated reactive oxygen species (ROS)
01/11/2023 - The Beijing “Coal to Electricity” program provides a unique opportunity to explore air quality impacts by replacing residential coal burning with electrical appliances. In this study, the...
Odor from Building Air Conditioners: Emission Characteristics, Odor Compounds and Influencing Factors
12/01/2023 - The odor generated by air conditioners is an important factor influencing the perceived air quality in buildings. In this study, different types of air conditioners and air filters were investigated...
Repair and recycling of PCBs and their components based on obsolescence index: a domestic electrical appliances case study
10/01/2023 - Population expansion and improving living standards, particularly in developed nations, have led to an increase in the usage of domestic electrical equipment, worldwide energy consumption, and CO2...
Energy Consumption of Apartment Conversion into Passive Houses in Hot-Summer and Cold-Winter Regions of China
09/01/2023 - Passive houses have strong thermal insulation and airtightness of doors and windows, and they are generally used in cold climates. This case study aims to evaluate the energy-saving potential of this...
Artabotrys odoratissimus Bark Extract Restores Ethanol Induced Redox Imbalance and Toxicity in Hepatocytes and In Vivo Model
- Abstract Alcohol-induced oxidative stress is a key player in the development of liver diseases, and herbal alternatives are important means of ameliorating the hepatotoxic...
Municipal food waste recycling as an environmental strategy: a game-theoretical approach
23/12/2022 - With the expansion of urbanization, we are witnessing the growing uncertainty in municipal food demand leading to an increase in urban waste. With the motive of producing organic fertilizers and...
Investigation of Thermal Adaptation and Development of an Adaptive Model under Various Cooling Temperature Settings for Students’ Activity Rooms in a University Building in Malaysia
23/12/2022 - The use of an air conditioner (AC) becomes essential, particularly in a hot and humid climate, to provide a comfortable environment for human activities. The setpoint is the agreed temperature that...
Application of Digital Image Analysis for Assessment of Starch Content and Distribution in Potatoes
18/12/2022 - This study presents the possibility of using digital image analysis for the assessment of the starch content and distribution in potatoes. Tubers of six cultivars that were stored for 3 months in...
Experimental Investigation of Indoor Thermal Comfort under Different Heating Conditions in Winter
15/12/2022 - Owing to historical reasons, only a few locations in the Guangdong province use heating to enhance interior thermal conditions. With the variation in climate and increase in people’s...
Two-dimensional nanomaterials: A critical review of recent progress, properties, applications, and future directions
- Two-dimensional nanomaterials (2D nanomaterials) are a sophisticated advanced class of atomically thick nanomaterials that consist of a single to few layers of atoms. The lateral size of the 2D...