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World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development

2013 Vol. 10 No. 1/2/3

Special Issue on Technological Advancements that Improve or Enhance Energy Efficiency in Healthcare and Biomedical Research Facilities

Guest Editors: Professor Zhiqiang Zhai, Walt Vernon, Uri Yokel and Dan Watch


Editorial: The green wave in healthcare and bio-research buildingsIntroduction
PagesTitle and authors
5-16Critical review on hospital surgical room and mechanical system designs
James McNeill; Zhiqiang Zhai
DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2013.050787

17-55Green manufacturing (GM): past, present and future (a state of art review)
Minhaj A.A. Rehman; R.L. Shrivastava
DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2013.050784

56-77Comparative analysis of modern control and AI-based control for maintaining constant ambient temperature
Anil Kumar Yadav; Prerna Gaur
DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2013.050785

78-95Computational fluid dynamics modelling of UR-UVGI lamp effectiveness to promote disinfection of airborne microorganisms
Mohammad Heidarinejad; Jelena Srebric
DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2013.050788

96-112Targeting 100! Envisioning the high performance hospital in six climate regions
Heather Burpee; Joel Loveland
DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2013.050789

113-128Evaluation of miscellaneous and electronic device energy use in hospitals
Douglas R. Black; Steven M. Lanzisera; Judy Lai; Richard E. Brown; Brett C. Singer
DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2013.050791

129-141Factors affecting the performance, energy consumption, and carbon footprint for ultra low temperature freezers: case study at the National Institutes of Health
Leo Angelo M. Gumapas; Glenn Simons
DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2013.050786

142-161Numerical comparison of dispersion of human exhaled droplets under different ventilation methods
Zhang Lin; Jinliang Wang; Ting Yao; T.T. Chow; K.F. Fong
DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2013.050790