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Document ID (ISN)44855
CIS number 85-1593
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cornu J.C.
Title Air purification methods in industry. Cost comparison methods and a case study
Original title Procédés d'assainissement de l'air des ateliers. Méthodes de comparaison des coûts et étude de cas [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 1985, No.120, Note No.1539-120-85, p.331-340. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract Plans are described for the installation of 5 different air-purifying systems in an actual factory; air exhaust with heat recovery and heating by natural gas or oil; air exhaust without heat recovery and heating by natural gas or oil; air recycling after treatment and natural gas heating. For each possibility, the calculation includes: investment costs, annual operating costs, total costs based on the previous 2 costs, on the method of financing of the installation and on price projections. The influence of weather on these evaluations is discussed. The least expensive choice for this factory would be the installation of the system with air exhaust with energy recovery and heating by natural gas. A more general method for such calculations is being looked for; such a method would permit, at the planning stage, the comparison of prices of several solutions without the need for long and expensive studies.
Descriptors (primary) air purification; cost of safety; pollution control; ventilation; exhaust ventilation; disinfection of air
Descriptors (secondary) dust collectors; description of technique; microclimate; economic aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Economic aspects
Pollution control
Heating and air conditioning
Ventilation