Building Monitoring News

  • New York Building Science Consultants Identify and Mitigate Indoor Asthma Triggers

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 11 children have asthma and 1 in 12 adults have the condition. The chronic disease results in billions of dollars in annual medical costs, and approximately 25 million missed days of work and school. The CDC states that four thousand people die from asthma-related causes and it is a contributing factor in another 7,000 deaths ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • New York Employers Take Note of Study Linking Indoor Air Quality to Worker Performance

    Several years back, Environmental Health Perspectives published a paper about a study that examined the cognitive function of workers in conventional and green office environments.  The study garnered the attention of business leaders, human resources professionals, and occupational health professionals from across the country. Two dozen participants were ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • FLSmidth to hold a quality control seminar for building material producers – from the Mine to the Product

    The seminar provides an opportunity for professionals working in the building materials and minerals industries to discover how to improve the quality of their processes – all the way from the mine to the product. The seminar in Halle, Germany, is organised by the Mineralogical/Geochemical Group at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in cooperation with FLSmidth. It will run ...


    By FLSmidth

  • New Handheld Formaldehyde Monitor

    NEW Handheld Indoor Air Quality Monitor  The BRAND NEW 2016 AQ Pro-F by E Instruments brings together sophistication and technological innovation in a Convenient and Economical ALL-IN-ONE Instrument providing the IAQ professional the latest in Indoor Air Quality ...

  • 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. ...

  • Gedawin Novo Controls At POWC 2016

    Gedawin Novo Controls returned to the OWA’s POWC.  The conference was held from October 17th to October 19th at the White Oaks Resort & Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake.The event was a great success!  We look forward to building upon the relationships forged during this ...


    By Gedawin Novo Controls Inc.

  • Eco Expo Asia & Building and Hardware Fair To Spotlight

    Eco Expo Asia to present international green industry leaders Eco Expo Asia is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government. The expo is expected to welcome more than 320 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions. Among the 12 ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • UL Environment and International WELL Building Institute form relationship to promote healthier building practices by improving indoor air quality

    UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organizations in an effort to drive public awareness of, and increase global demand for, healthier buildings. The organizations will collaborate to limit exposure to harmful chemicals for occupants of ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • 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

  • Visit Brüel & Kjær at London Build Expo conference

    Visitors to this year’s London Build Expo will be able to see Brüel & Kjær’s innovative construction noise and vibration monitoring solutions in action. During the show, taking place 26th and 27th October at London’s Olympia, delegates can meet Brüel & Kjær’s experts, at stand E63 in the West hall, to learn how to efficiently and ...

  • Demolition Projects in New York can Create Air Quality Concerns for Workers and Residents

    Recently, demolition work began in Park Slope to make way for a new high-rise condo building. The 109 unit development will be built on multiple lots that requires older structures be torn down. As is often the case, asbestos first had to be remediated before at least one of the buildings could be demolished.   Each year, demolition projects such as this result ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Build your knowledge with lessons learned from your peers

    How can BBS save your life? What does Process Safety Competence look like? Can lessons from neuroscience improve safety? Is qualification of professional drivers the key to more safety on the road and beyond? These are only few of the questions discussed by experts from the field at the ...


    By DEKRA Insight

  • Modulo for Vapor Intrusion

    The system creates an under slab void that works as a capillary barrier against moisture - yet uses less concrete than other standard slab equivalents but has, at the same time, a superior load bearing capacity. This is also a “green” building product that will lower future electrical costs and contribute to LEED points on sustainable building projects. Moreover, Geoplast’s ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • Air quality sensors track pollution

    Original story at MIT News Glimpses of blue sky are becoming a rare sight in Delhi, India’s capital, particularly in wintertime, when a thick white haze smothers the city. David Hagan, an MIT PhD candidate studying atmospheric chemistry and a Fellow in the MIT Tata Center for ...

  • Sewage Contamination in New York City Buildings Creates Exposure Hazards for Occupants

    Two words that no property owner, manager or tenant in New York ever wants to hear are sewage contamination. There are a number of scenarios that can result in sewage contamination of a building, including a backed up or broken sewer line, or as a result of a flooding event that brings sewage from the outdoors into the indoors.  Sewage contamination can cause ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • New building for Endress+Hauser Italy

    To offer even better customer service, Endress+Hauser Italy has invested 14 million euros in a trend-setting office building. The move underscores the significance of the Italian market for the global measurement and automation engineering specialist. “The modern architecture reflects our quest for transparency, quality, sustainability and customer proximity,” explained Ivano ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • New Warehouse Safety Report Released

    Our team of experts has been hard at work and has just released an industry-leading report detailing WAREHOUSES: The sources of poor air quality, the safety concerns that arise as a result, and several techniques to alleviate the issues.  Below is a brief synopsis of the report, but the full edition can be ...

  • 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

  • TSI Introduces the AirAssure PM2.5 Indoor Air Quality Monitor

    TSI Incorporated, a global leader in reliable particle measurements, expands its innovative line of indoor air quality monitors with the introduction of the AirAssure™ PM2.5 Indoor Air Quality Monitor . With its unique auto-zero function, the AirAssure Monitor takes PM2.5 measurements where others don't with unsurpassed, ...


    By TSI Incorporated

  • Wind Damage, Moisture and Mold in Commercial & Residential Buildings throughout Puerto Rico

    Powerful winds from tropical storms, hurricanes and thunderstorms are a common occurrence in Puerto Rico.  High velocity winds from these storms result in millions of dollars of property damage each year across the islands. Wind damage can cause everything from cosmetic or structural damage to a property’s complete destruction.  Even seemingly minor wind damage can ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

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