Organized Industrial Zones (OIZ)

These days, where the prevention of the effects of climate change gains importance, change, and transformation in this direction in the industrial sector are becoming inevitable.

Greenhouse gas emissions in the industrial sector, which have a significant share in greenhouse gas emissions in the world, are primarily due to greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels for energy and specific chemical reactions required to produce goods from raw materials. With the Paris Agreement and the Green Deal, a new growth model focused on protecting the climate and the environment has been adopted. This new era is also called the Green Deal.

In this context, the industry sector needs to shape all its policies on the axis of protecting the climate and the environment with the Green OIZ project.

Challenges in the OIZ sector related to air quality management

  • Emission of greenhouse gases that trigger climate change —OIZs emit large amounts of greenhouse gases, primarily carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and fugitive VOCs that contribute to climate change
  • High risk of emission leaks —The fact that the background pollution studies in the OIZ are not carried out with continuous monitoring causes the emission inventory not to be formed and its pollution sources not to be determined
  • High public concern —High impact of industry on air pollution, looking at all industrial facilities with the same perception, tightening control mechanisms
  • High cost of air quality measurement tools —Air quality measuring stations certified by the EU (and similar organizations) are costly to purchase and operate. In addition, these stations are not smart enough to broadcast the measurement to the Cloud in real-time, and they need other pieces of equipment to do this job, resulting in increased operating cost
  • Lack of control in environmental management —Spatial management of air quality monitoring at only a few points in facilities increases maintenance costs while reducing resource efficiency and emission control

Solution: Airqoon

Airqoon is a low-cost and easy-to-use hyper-local air pollution management solution that provides real-time, data-driven, actionable environmental intelligence to companies in the OIZ.

  • Airqoon sensor units are backed with airqoon cloud, and their compact size allows real-time air quality monitoring at every production stage.
  • Analyzing real-time and historical measurement data, Airqoon prepares monthly and annual air quality performance reports.
  • The cloud-based Airqoon sensor units are energy self-sufficient and are managed remotely with minimum intervention for maintenance.
  • With the help of continuous monitoring, environmental and occupational health risks are analyzed using high-resolution Spatio-temporal data.

Use Cases

Perimeter Monitoring to Assess the Environmental Impact of Industrial Facilities
Perimeter Monitoring to Assess the Environmental Impact of Industrial Facilities

One of the environmental management responsibilities of industrial facilities is to keep environmental pollution under management. It is not correct to evaluate the air quality in the facilities with daily measurements. It should be constructed by mo...

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Public Information and Protection
Public Information and Protection

Air pollution is one of the most severe threats to human health and ecosystems. The adverse effects of air pollution on human and environmental health have been well-documented by the World Health Organization (WHO). Air quality monitoring is therefo...

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Urban Air Pollution Monitoring Networks-Expand Spatial Coverage
Urban Air Pollution Monitoring Networks-Expand Spatial Coverage

Air pollution is one of the biggest threats to people’s health, and it’s a problem that’s only getting worse. Air quality monitoring networks are insufficient, so there is not enough data about where and when air pollution is worse. Thi...

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Heat Island Effect Measurement
Heat Island Effect Measurement

The heat island effect is an increase in the temperature of urban areas compared to surrounding rural areas. Urban heat islands cause many adverse effects such as health problems, increased energy consumed for cooling, air pollution, water shortage, ...

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Assessing the Impact of Investments on Green Tech
Assessing the Impact of Investments on Green Tech

In the cement, mining, and oil&gas industries, it is essential to keep an eye on the impact of investments because it directly affects the air quality of nearby communities. Green transformation makes it essential to know how much energy used in ...

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