Guide to the UK's carbon economy

Guide to the UK’s Low Carbon Economy

The world is facing some serious economic and environmental challenges that will impact us all. Building a cleaner, greener economy will be essential for our future… and to do this will require a whole host of measures including reductions in energy intensity, improving energy efficiencies, switching to cleaner greener fuels and securing more sustainable energy supplies, to name but a few. This presentation looks at the measures now being taken to build the UK’s low carbon economy, what’s required, and how the UK is leading the world in this important area.

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Air pollution in London air quality improvement

Air Pollution in London – Air Quality Improvement Projects

Reducing air pollution by improving environmental air quality in any big city can be a real challenge… but if done correctly it can also deliver significant health and environmental benefits. Here we take a look at the impact of environmental projects supported by the mayors air quality fund have had on air pollution in London, environmental air quality, environmental pollution and emissions, and the benefits to Londoners. We look at initiatives that have worked to raise awareness of air pollution issues, limit emissions and other measures taken to improve environmental and air quality in the UK’s capital.

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Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

Legionnaires’ disease: A Health & Safety Perspective from 1991

The following presentation takes a look at Legionnaires’ disease in the UK from a health and safety perspective dating back to 1991. It considers Legionella bacteria and where it is commonly found, how Legionella infection occurs, legionellosis, Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and common sources of contamination including hot and cold water services and cooling towers.

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UK Renewable Energy for Business Case Study

UK Renewable Energy for Business Case Study

The following presentation takes a look at a renewable energy for business case study involving a UK chemical company based in Newport, South Wales. It looks at how they became more energy efficient, generating their own energy and even exporting electricity back to the grid.

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Legionella Testing, Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks

Legionella Testing & Water Sampling of Spas & Fountains during Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks

The following presentation examines Legionella testing and water sampling of spas and fountains during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of spas, decorative fountains, sprinkler systems, eye wash safety stations, humidifiers and respiratory care equipment; together with the measurement of other water quality parameters. The video featured in this presentation is one by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

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Generating renewable energy for the UK

Generating Renewable Energy – Creating the UK’s Low Carbon Economy

The following presentation takes a look how the UK is becoming a leading low carbon economy, generating renewable energy with the application of emerging technologies to create the UK’s clean energy of the future. Developing world-class technologies including solar power, biofuels, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and on and off shore wind energy the UK is leading the world in this important area of renewable energy generation.

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How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella Bacteria

How to Sample Cooling Towers for Legionella during Legionnaires Outbreaks

The following presentation explains how to sample cooling towers for Legionella during Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the USA. The presentation looks at Legionella water sampling of cooling towers, how to take biofilm swabs, the measurement of other water quality parameters, and selection of typical sampling sites. The video featured here is one published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives an introduction to environmental health and engineering measures for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations in the USA.

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