Characterisation of diffuse and channelled emissions (particulate matter (PTS, PM10, PM2, 5 and nanoparticles), acid pollutants, combustion gases, VOCs, etc.), identification of tracers, selection of BATs, development of BAT techniques for emerging pollutants, application of complex atmospheric and pollutant diffusion models, emission inventories and advice for the development of air quality improvement plans.
Performance of energy audits on industrial processes to identify opportunities for reducing energy consumption: optimisation of process variables, residual heat recovery, search for best heat recovery techniques. Thermographic analysis of facilities. Reduction of CO2 emissions. Heat transfer simulation. Customised training.
Testing, simulation and analysis of ground characterisation for the design of very low temperature geothermal installations:
– Selection of the type of facility (open–closed–horizontal–vertical)
– Determination of ground thermal properties.
–Analysis of building energy consumption.
Recycling of solid urban and industrial waste, by treatment and conditioning for use as raw materials in ceramic products. Design of products and processes for recycling large amounts of waste.
Drawing up Water Saving Plans and improved wastewater management in the production process: Traditional treatments and application of organic membrane techniques in removing emerging pollutants, boron, organic compounds…
In-depth studies on occupational exposure to chemical and physical agents. For example particulate matter (PM10, PM2.5, nanoparticles, etc.), respirable crystalline silica (RCS), handling of metallic mercury, materials containing natural radioisotopes and/or heavy metals.
Adaptation of raw materials and products to progress in chemical substances legislation. Drawing up safety data sheets and labelling according to REACH and CLP Regulations.
Identification and design of customised methodologies/strategic tools for improving and communicating product and/or process environmental sustainability (eco-design, life cycle assessment, eco-labelling (EPDs,..).
Environmental analysis of the company situation regarding air pollution and drawing up a plan for improvements aimed at reducing pollutant emissions.