We assess technologies and practices for improving industrial water efficiency and desalination systems. Understanding the interdependent effects of energy, water and carbon is foundational to enhancing the efficiency, sustainability, and competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing.
Fitzgerald, Patrick, Peter L. Therkelsen, Paul Sheaffer, and Prakash Rao."Deeper and persistent energy savings and carbon dioxide reductions achieved through ISO 50001 in the manufacturing sector."Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 57 (2023) 103280. DOI
Das, Sujit, Heidi Fuchs, Ritu Philip, and Prakash Rao."A review of water valuation metrics: Supporting sustainable water use in manufacturing."Water Resources and Industry 29 (2023) 100199. DOI