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Overall Sustainability Framework

Overall Sustainability Framework

Insights to NFA’s Sustainability Assessment The Horizon Europe project AeroSolfd aims to develop and demonstrate three different types of retrofit solutions to mitigate exposure to particulate air pollution. The solutions are exhaust particle filters on petrol cars, brake wear filters for buses, and filter squares for (semi-)closed environments. While the expected direct benefits are obvious, […]

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Unveiling the Hidden World of Ultrafine Particles

Unveiling the Hidden World of Ultrafine Particles

Nature’s Secrets and Human-Made Challenges In the realm of air quality and human health, few subjects are as captivating and consequential as ultrafine particles (UFPs). These tiny, often invisible particles, with diameters less than 0.1 micrometers, hold a wealth of secrets and challenges that impact our environment, climate, and well-being. Today, we embark on an […]

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The air we breathe

The air we breathe

What do you know about the air we breathe? Facts about lungs & breathing The lungs are the primary organ of the respiratory system in humans and most other animals, including a few snails and fish. Humans have two lungs, one on the left and one on the right. They are located in the thoracic […]

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Metropolitano de Lisboa’s Project AeroSolfd Activities

Metropolitano de Lisboa’s Project AeroSolfd Activities

Metropolitano de Lisboa & AeroSolfd Air quality is of greatest relevance for Metropolitano de Lisboa (ML), the metro system from Lisbon, as it directly impacts the health and wellbeing of their passengers and employees. Poor air quality can lead to respiratory problems, allergies, and other health issues, which can ultimately result in reduced productivity and […]

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Ultrafine Particles as Health Risk

Ultrafine Particles as Health Risk

Project AeroSolfd aims to reduce traffic-related fine dust and ultrafine particles (UFP). But what are these particles and why is it so urgent that we tackle them? Due to their size, there are different categories of particles and depending on how big they are, they can penetrate the human body to different depths causing serious […]

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