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Roofing systems and energy efficiency in low-rise buildings: A comparative study across India’s diverse climates

The building envelope is the interface between the external atmospheric conditions and the indoor environment. It contributes to approximately 60%–70% of the heating and cooling load. The building envelope...

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Ship recycling in developing economies of South Asia: Changing liability to a commodity

The end-of-life (EOL) of ships which is neglected and considered a liability by developed economies of the western world. However, it has become a commodity in the developing economies of South Asian...

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Impact of COVID-19 on urban environment in developing countries: Case study and environmental sustainability strategy in Bangladesh

As of 2023, Bangladesh stands as the seventh most populous nation globally, confronting challenges arising from limited resources and rapid urbanization. The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has led...

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Pilot-scale natural carbonation of waste paper fly ash for stabilization of Ba and Pb

The increase in energy valorization of paper sludge and biomass waste through incineration results in a rise in waste paper fly ash (WPFA), often perceived as hazardous and requiring specific treatment....

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Life cycle GHG emission reduction of hydrotreated vegetable oil integration in an industrial petroleum refinery

The purpose of this paper is to perform a comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment to evaluate the environmental performance, in terms of GHG emissions, of co-processing Used Cooking Oil (UCO) with fossil...

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Co-pyrolysis of Chlorella vulgaris with plastic wastes: Thermal degradation, kinetics and Progressive Depth Swarm-Evolution (PDSE) neural network-based optimization

The search of sustainable route for biofuel production from renewable biomass have garnered wide interest to seek for various routes without compromising the environment. Co-pyrolysis emerges as a promising...

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Catalysts driving efficiency and innovation in thermal reactions: A comprehensive review

Catalysts play a crucial role in optimizing thermal reactions across various industries, fostering efficiency and innovation. This review offers a concise yet comprehensive examination of the diverse...

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Urban food security and socioeconomic sustainability: A multidimensional perspective

This study examines urban household food security through the simultaneous use of two quantitative measures. A sample of 445 household data was analyzed. Using principal component analysis, the urbanicity...

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Business leadership in the digital age: IKEA’s story in the retail and consumer sector

The study aimed to assess the digital leadership strategies, methods, and technological emphasis that contribute to IKEA’s successes in its digital leadership journey. The study utilized a qualitative...

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Optimizing smart building energy management systems through industry 4.0: A response surface methodology approach

Effective control of inner climatic conditions in a Heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system based on efficiency of the system is imperative to ensure occupant comfort, energy efficiency,...

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Towards a knowledge management system for the strengthening of coffee production: A case study in the Panama Canal Basin, Panamá Oeste province

In today’s context, information and knowledge have emerged as key factors in various production processes and have become a newly discovered asset. One of these production processes is the coffee harvest....

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Application of efficient soft computing approaches for modeling methyl ester yield from Azadirachta Indica (Neem) seed oil: A comparative study of RSM, ANN and ANFIS

This work centers on methyl ester yield modeling; by Azadirachta Indica seed oil (AISO) transesterification, using Adaptive Neuro-fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS), Artificial Neural Network (ANN) and...

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Parametric, physicochemical and fatty acids composition characterizations of oil extract from Telfairia occidentalis seed; an evolution of its industrial applications potentials

Telfairia occidentalis is a perennial crop that belongs to Cucurbitaceae family, with seeds that contains significant quantity of oil. Process parameters (time, temperature, and particle size) effects,...

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Low-carbon methanol production using solar thermal energy: A techno-economic assessment

This work presents a techno-economic and greenhouse gas emissions assessment of a proposed low-carbon methanol production process. The process takes a novel low-carbon methanol production method and...

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Microalgae-based biodiesel production and its challenges and future opportunities: A review

The rapid depletion of fossil fuel reserves and rising greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions have necessitated research into low-cost renewable energy sources, with a focus on algal-derived biofuels. Biodiesel,...

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A review on the biodiesel production: Selection of catalyst, Pre-treatment, Post treatment methods

As the world grapples with the urgent need for sustainable energy sources, biodiesel production from waste cooking oil (WCO) has emerged as a promising solution. This paper delves into the comprehensive...

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Analysis of the studies made in the field of green supply chain management by bibliometric method

In this study, the studies conducted in the field of “Green Supply Chains” (GSC) between 2010 and 2022 in the Web of Science database were analyzed using the bibliometric method. For this purpose, 1.544...

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Potential for small hydropower development on the Pumpum River of Ghana using Remote Sensing and Soil Water Assessment Tool

This study focused on identifying potential locations for the implementation of Small Hydropower Systems to enhance the existing energy infrastructure in the Pumpum River Basin (PRB). Utilizing remote...

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Optimizing ultrasonic reactor operating variables using intelligent soft computing models for increased biodiesel production

Extensive benefits of biodiesel amalgamation with diesel engine have prompted several researches towards suitable optimization of operating parameters of production process. Ultrasonic reactors are...

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Hybrid gravitational search particle swarm optimization algorithm for GMPPT under partial shading conditions

Solar energy has become one of the popular choices among all renewable energy resources. In order to harvest solar energy, a photovoltaic (PV) system is required. Nowadays, researchers are increasingly...

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Biochar-facilitated batch co-digestion of food waste and cattle rumen content: An assessment of process stability, kinetic studies, and pathogen fate

Anaerobic digestion is an established sustainable route for managing the organic fraction of municipal solid waste. The commonly adopted mono digestion of organic waste is often beset by many challenges...

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Exploring the scalability and commercial viability of biosynthesized nanoparticles for cooling panels with the help of Artificial Intelligence and solar energy systems

In recent years, the eco-friendly and sustainable nature of biosynthesized nanoparticles has led to increasing interest in their use in a variety of applications. This study examines the use of biomaterials...

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Slag valorization from electric arc furnaces in concrete paver formulation

Slag is produced in enormous amounts by steelworks, which are scrap metal recycling industries that produce steel wire rods and steel reinforcing bars. In the absence of a sustainable recovery route,...

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Exploring the contribution of sustainable entrepreneurship toward sustainable development goals: A bibliometric analysis

The paper aims to conduct a thorough bibliometric study to investigate and comprehend how sustainable entrepreneurship contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Sustainable...

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Assessing the barriers of integrating technological innovations in textiles sector: Implications towards sustainable production

With the aftermath of the pervasive COVID-19, the recent war between Ukraine and Russia, and the severity of the resource crisis, the global textiles industry has become a significant concern, especially...

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