Air Quality News

  • Identifying Common Exposure Hazards Lurking in Indoor Environments across Puerto Rico

    Whether at home, school or in the office, it is estimated that most people spend up to 90% of their time indoors. This makes indoor environmental quality (IEQ) an important issue for the health and safety of families and building occupants. Unfortunately, there are a number of common hazards and indoor pollutants that cause issues in far too many homes and buildings.   Harry Pena, the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Certified Green Buildings Linked To Healthier, Happier, More Productive Employees

    Hygieneering incorporates proven and established industrial hygiene principles and assessment tools that can help with LEED certification and green building designation. Hygieneering's services provide facilities with a proactive approach to maintaining healthy and comfortable indoor air quality. These services are appropriate for newly built spaces, renovated spaces where HVAC modifications have ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Common Exposure Hazards that could be Lurking Indoors Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses some of the more common indoor environmental quality (IEQ) hazards that could be lurking in people’s homes, schools or businesses.   “Most of us spend up to 90% of our time indoors so IEQ is a critical component of our health and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • National Radon Action Month in Puerto Rico and Identifying Sources in Air and Water

    National Radon Action Month takes place during the month of January and is recognized in Puerto Rico and throughout the rest of the United States. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that this is the time to test, fix and save a life.   Both the EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes, schools and other buildings ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • OSHA’s Top 10 Citations for Fiscal Year 2018 Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses the preliminary Top 10 list of citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for fiscal year 2018.   “In an effort to improve workplace safety each year, OSHA releases a list of the 10 most frequently cited ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • AQE SHOW 2018 – November 21st – 22nd – Telford

    AQE SHOW 2018 is a focused exhibition for companies who supply products and services for Monitoring, Testing, Analysis and Treatment of Air. The 10th in the series of Air Quality & Emissions Events will focus on industrial air emissions and stack monitoring of (Part A) processes regulated by the Regulators of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, ambient air quality monitoring, the ...

  • What’s so Different About NORMI Training?

    This is a question we answered many times at our first ISSA Conference in Dallas and, frankly, are asked many times. Though NORMI™ is not new to the industry (established 07/01/04), the question is understandable as NORMI™, with the help of ISSA, transitions its national program into an international ...

  • Mold Exposure in the Work Environment Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses mold exposure that may take place in the work environment.   “While many government agencies have released documents that address mold exposure, there are currently no federal standards for airborne concentrations of mold or mold ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Asthma Cases Spike in Puerto Rico Following 2017 Hurricane Season

    Earlier this year, NBC News published the article, “Puerto Rico faces a spike in asthma cases following Hurricane Maria.” The investigative report specifically looked at the aftermath of the storm that left residents with “mold-producing wreckage across the island and forcing many to use fume-spewing generators for power.” One doctor, interviewed for the piece that treats ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Pet Store Puppies and Multidrug-Resistant Campylobacter Infections Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses a recent outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter infections in people that were linked to contact with pet store puppies.   “Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Celebrating 30 Years of Precision and Excellence

    For 30 years, Teledyne API has been a global market leader in the design and manufacture of precision instruments used for air quality monitoring. Founded in 1988 in San Diego, California, as Advanced Pollution Instrumentation, the company later merged with Teledyne Technologies Incorporated to become Teledyne API (“TAPI"). Over the years, we have developed and expanded our range of ...


    By Teledyne API

  • Respirable Particulates, Airborne Contaminants and Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    Lung Cancer Awareness Month begins tomorrow and runs the entire month of November. This month of recognition is acknowledged across the globe and is a time to raise awareness and engagement in the fight against lung cancer. It is also the ideal opportunity to educate the public and workers about things they can do to minimize their chances of getting the disease.   In the United States, the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Puerto Rico Recognizes Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Steps to Prevent Exposure to Carcinogens

    More people in the United States die from lung cancer than due to any other type of cancer according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This fact is true for both men and women as more than 150,000 die from the disease each year in the U.S. as approximately 200,000 people are told they have lung cancer.   These numbers represent family members and friends and helps to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses Lung Cancer Awareness Month which takes place in November.   “More people continue to die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer and this is true for both men and women according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IAQ Video Network Celebrates 3,000,000 Million Views and 4,250+ Subscribers

    Earlier today, the IAQ Video Network celebrated 3 million views of their collection of educational videos on the company’s YouTube channel.  The growing online channel is home to over 555 videos covering a diverse range of indoor air quality, environmental, health, safety and occupational exposure topics.   “Reaching the 3 million milestone is great news as we continue to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • DirectSense® II User Configurable, Multi-Parameter IAQ and Toxic Gas Probes

    Building on 20 years of customer feedback, the all-new range of DirectSense II smart probes are being introduced by GrayWolf. These cutting-edge air monitoring probes accommodate from two (2) up to eight (8) plug-and-play smart sensors into a single hand-held, desktop or wall-mounted housing. Choose from 25 different indoor air quality, green building, industrial hygiene and HVAC parameters ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • French President Emmanuel Macron inaugurates the 24 Cairnet sensor network to measure Sargassum algae emanations

    The new installed network of 24 Cairnet stations to measure the Sargassum algae gas emanations provided by ENVEA Cairpol and installed by Gwad’air end of August has been inaugurated by the French President Macron during his trip to the Antilles this Friday, September 28th. Following the update of health recommendations and the management measures of the High Council of Public Health (HCSP, ...


    By ENVEA

  • Testing for Tobacco and Other Smoke Residues and the New HUD Smoke-Free Housing Rule

    On July 21st of this year, a final rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requiring Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) to implement smoke-free policies went into full effect. The new rule has a major impact on thousands of PHAs and the over 1 million households in the U.S. that live in public housing units.   According to the new rule, each Public Housing Agency ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ashtead Technology celebrates renewal of TSI Gold Partnership

    Reflecting the level of support and expertise that Ashtead Technology has been able to provide for its sales and rental customers over the last year, TSI has renewed Ashtead’s Gold Partnership status. The achievement of this level of support triggers higher levels of engagement with TSI, resulting for example, in joint activities such as free air quality training events. ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • FIDAS PM monitors chosen for Irish air quality network

    Following a public consultation in 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Ireland has awarded a contract for up to 44 particulate matter (PM) monitors to enhance and expand the existing monitoring network. The successful bid was submitted jointly by EMS Environmental Monitoring Systems Ltd. (Dublin) and Air Monitors Ltd. (UK). The award is a major component of the EPA’s new ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

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