Air Quality Management News

  • Work to support the Riga Air Quality Plan, Latvia

    The CERC consultancy team provided detailed technical support and expert advice to Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Environment (ELLE) in preparing an Air Quality Plan for Riga City Council. ELLE compiled a comprehensive emissions inventory using ...

  • The 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC successfully launched

    Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC today at Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi, UAE. This event constitutes a platform for the regulators, industry stakeholders, air monitoring and noise control equipment and solution providers. ...

  • Knowledge Sharing with Cutler Community Forum

    Knowledge Sharing on air quality with the Cutler Community Forum, South Africa Dr Ian James of WKC Group’s Durban office presented on air quality to members of the Cutler Community Forum in November 2016. This included representatives from industry, community and local Government members. The Cutler complex forms part of the Durban harbour and ...


    By WKC Group

  • CH2M`s program management team helps Fort Worth Transportation Authority advance TEXRail to construction

    On August 24, the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) broke ground at three separate locations for the new 27 mile, nine-station TEXRail commuter rail system that will connect downtown Fort Worth with the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport, providing access to major activity and employment centers along the corridor. CH2M was instrumental in helping achieve this construction ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Real-world monitoring of air quality using low cost air quality sensors

    The emergence of sensors capable of measuring the gases and particles that make up air pollution, especially in cities and industrial areas, has driven many academic studies which evaluate the sensors and compare performance against reference methodology. Such projects provide valuable and thorough assessment, but they currently work slower than the pace of low cost sensor system development. In ...


    By AQMesh

  • DYNAMIC is Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, manufacturer of Dynamic Air Cleaners® since 1982

    Dynamic Air Quality Solutions announces the appointment of Johnny Park to Manager of Sales and Training. Mr. Park will be responsible for IAQ product and IAQ communication training to technicians and comfort advisors throughout the company’s Mid-South / Mountain Region. With nearly twenty years of experience in the HVAC industry, Park’s past positions include On-site Product Training ...

  • More than 90 percent of world breathes bad air, WHO says

    Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. New data in a report from the UN's global health body "is enough to make all of us extremely concerned," Maria Neira, the head of the WHO's department of public health and environment, told ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Indoor Environmental Consultants Celebrates 15 Years of Service in Texas and the Gulf Coast

    In 2001, a group of the leading building science, indoor air quality, environmental, and microbiology professionals officially opened the doors at Indoor Environmental Consultants, Inc. (IEC). The environmental consulting firm quickly made a name for themselves in their home state of Texas and across the Gulf Coast.   Today, IEC is the area’s premier ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Facility Managers in Puerto Rico Provided Solutions to Resolve Indoor Allergy Complaints

    Employees that develop allergy symptoms that improve or go away once they leave their work environment are likely being exposed to indoor allergens.  When a worker recognizes that this appears to be what is going on, they will often speak to their supervisor or human resources department about their concerns.    In many circumstances, the facility ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Wokingham declares air quality management areas

    Air Quality Management Areas have been declared in Wokingham town centre and Twyford as part of Wokingham borough council’s ongoing effort to tackle air pollution. The Berkshire local authority has claimed that the areas – around Shute End in the west of the town, Denmark Street in the south and London Road to the east – have registered a higher than recommended ...

  • Engine idling targeted in Rossendale air quality plan

    Rossendale council in Lancashire has unveiled plans to tackle air pollution within two ‘hotspots’ in the borough, after pollution levels were found to be close to exceeding recommended limits. Launched last month, the Air Quality Action Plan has been put together following a consultation period in late 2015. Rossen Engine idling is among the areas addressed ...

  • BSRIA launches Indoor Air Quality topic guide

    BSRIA is delighted to announce the release of its new topic guide on the subject of ‘indoor air quality’ (IAQ) which is available to download free from its website. The BSRIA Topic Guides are designed to be an ‘at a glance publication’ introducing readers to key industry topics and suggesting further reading. The guide is aimed at those looking for introductory information ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • AWWA announces new edition of air valves manual

    The American Water Works Association has released the second edition of M51 Air Valves: Air-Release, Air/Vacuum & Combination. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. The effects of air and vacuum pockets present in a system can have an undesirable impact on a pump, meter and control valve operation and can create pipeline breaks and collapses. ...

  • Poor air quality and climate change are the two greatest threats to human health in the pan-European region - says new UN report

    Poor air quality, climate change, unhealthy lifestyles and the disconnection between people and the environment are increasingly affecting human health in the region, finds the latest Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) assessment for the pan-European region, prepared by the UN Environment Programme and the UN Economic Commission for Europe with support from the European Environment Agency (EEA). ...

  • How Mold in Homes & Buildings across Puerto Rico Can Impact People’s Health

    Earlier this month,U.S. News & World Reportpublished an article about how the presence of mold can impact people’s health and also the value of their property. It discussed the importance of people talking to a professional if they have a mold issue and if they are in the market to buy a property to have any signs of mold and moisture damage investigated before making an offer.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Air Monitors wins major national service contract

    Air Monitors, the Tewkesbury based instrumentation specialist, has been awarded a contract to service, calibrate and maintain the majority of the UK’s Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN) of ambient air quality monitoring stations. The UK’s AURN has been delivering air quality data since the early 1970s, and comprises over 100 monitoring stations across the UK producing ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Exciting changes to the airTEXT website

    Some great features have been added to the airText website: The ‘Air Quality Maps’ page now shows air quality forecast maps created by ADMS-Urban at 7m resolution across London for all 3 days of the forecast, on a familiar Google Maps background ...

  • Air Quality Engineers South Africa

    We are pleased to announce the election of three of our Durban-based air quality engineers onto KwaZulu-Natal’s NACA Committee. The National Association for Clean Air (NACA) is a non-profit organisation that promotes the cause of clean air in South Africa, and is today the prime technical and scientific non-governmental body in the area of air quality management in the country. The ...


    By WKC Group

  • How Attached Garages Can Impact the Indoor Air Quality of Homes in Puerto Rico

    For many people in Puerto Rico, having an attached garage is a major convenience that allows them to keep their vehicles in a secure location that is out of the rain and sun.  These garages also often act as a storage and work area and may even house components of a home’s mechanical system.   While an attached garage does provide many benefits for ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Air Quality Monitoring Network Contract Awarded to OPSIS

    OPSIS AB has been commissioned by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to assess the impact of KOC:s operations in the state of Kuwait. A network of air quality monitors will  be managed. Emissions to the air from KOC:s operations will be reported. A dispersion model will be used to determine the impact from KOC:s operations to the air quality in Kuwait. The project ...


    By Opsis AB

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