Indoor Air Monitoring News

  • Healthy Indoor Air Quality a Key Ingredient for Returning Students and Teachers in Puerto Rico

    Students and teachers across Puerto Rico begin returning to classrooms this month for the start of the new school year. As the school year begins, having a healthy indoor environment is crucial for students to be able to effectively learn and for their well-being.   Unfortunately, many school districts across Puerto Rico and throughout the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • AQ Expert - The All-In-One 7-Gas Portable Indoor Air Quality Monitor

    The AQ Expert is capable of measuring 7 different gases simultaneously in addition to temperature, % RH, Barometric and differential pressure while providing the latest in Monitoring & Real-time Data Logging for IAQ Testing in Hospitals, Buildings, Schools, Labs, Clean Rooms, Airports & more. The AQ Expert includes_ Up to 7 gas sensors Customized to your needs ...

  • The Many Ways Hoarding Creates Indoor Environmental Quality Problems

    Last month,USA Todaypublished a story about a California couple who plead guilty to charges associated with hoarding approximately 170 dogs in their home in Poway, California. According to the article, many of the dogs were in poor condition and the home was covered in animal waste. Compulsive hoarding, whether it be with pets or just material items, is estimated to affect between 2 and 5% of the ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Improving the Indoor Environmental Quality of Puerto Rico’s Hotels and Resorts

    Millions of people from across the globe visit Puerto Rico each year and by some estimates, tourism contributes approximately $4 billion to the local economy. The vast majority of tourists and business travelers coming to Puerto Rico stay at one of the many hotels and resorts found on the islands.  Hotels and resorts that have focused on providing service, value and a healthy indoor ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Preventing New Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease in Health Care Environments

    One in four people that contract Legionnaires’ disease from a health care facility dies according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These unsettling figures were posted in June issue of the CDC’s Vitalsigns™ publication.  The focus of the document was to raise awareness of the problem of patients contracting Legionnaires’ disease in ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • NEW Handheld Indoor Air Quality Monitor - AQ PRO-F

    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 Monitoring & Real-time Data Logging for IAQ analysis in Hospitals, Buildings Schools, Labs, Clean Rooms, Airports, & much more. The AQ Pro-F Includes: Dynamic ...

  • Compulsive Hoarders in Puerto Rico Learn How the Condition Can Impact their Air Quality

    It is estimated that there are between 70,000 and 180,000 people living in Puerto Rico that are compulsive hoarders. These individuals display a pattern of behavior where the excessive acquisition of items and the inability to discard items can result in a person’s home being overrun with things.   Many compulsive hoarders keep the condition of their home a secret from ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • LumaSense introduces easy-to-use solution for measuring air exchange and purification efficiency with unparalleled accuracy

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduces the Innova 1403 multipoint gas sampler and doser for air-exchange and flow analysis. This system is bundled in a system solution and includes the Innova 1403, the Innova 1412i Photoacoustic Gas Monitor, and 7650 Application Software. Two variations of the system solution are available: Innova 3750-2 Basic Ventilation System Dual Gas and Innova ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • Recognizing National Healthy Homes Month in Puerto Rico

    The month of June is recognized as National Healthy Homes Month in Puerto Rico and across the rest of the United States. The designation is acknowledged by such government agencies as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD’s theme for this year’s National Healthy Homes Month is Everyone Deserves a Safe ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Volatile Organic Compounds and New Construction Discussed in Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how building occupants can be exposed to elevated levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in newly constructed or recently renovated homes and buildings. “These buildings frequently have a new smell that is often due to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ashtead Technology appointed Gold Partner by TSI

    Following a highly successful collaboration stretching over five years, the global instrumentation manufacturer TSI Inc. has awarded Ashtead Technology the prestigious title of ‘Gold Channel Partner.’ Commenting on the award TSI’s UK & Ireland Sales Manager Nick Brown said: “As an instrument sales and rental partner, Ashtead Technology has demonstrated a high level of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Win Air Quality Monitors at AQE 2017

    Air Monitors Ltd will run two competitions to win monitoring equipment on both days of AQE 2017, the Air Quality & Emissions event that will take place in Telford on 24 and 25th May. A ‘Batak Board’ will be installed in the AQE Exhibition Demo Area by Air Monitors, providing visitors with an opportunity to compete in an exercise that ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Occupational Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico to Fossil Fuel Vapors, Exhaust Gases and Particulate Matter

    Tens of millions of gallons of gasoline and other fossil fuels are imported into Puerto Rico each year. These fuels are essential for transportation, generating electricity and to keep businesses running smoothly.  As a fuel, gasoline is used to power everything from cars, boats and some trucks to lawn mowers, recreational vehicles and generators. Gasoline can even be used as a solvent in ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • New York Construction Projects in Occupied Buildings and Indoor Environmental Quality Concerns

    New York City and the surrounding area have some of the most valuable and high-density real estate in the country. As these properties age, or are reconditioned for new uses, construction and remodeling activities bring new life and economic value to these residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.  Often times, these construction activities take place while parts of the ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Virginia Mold Testing Lab Celebrates 13 Years Serving DC, Maryland & Virginia

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, marks thirteen years of serving communities throughout Virginia and the surrounding states with extensive mold analysis. The Fairfax lab has also recently expanded its staff to accommodate the growing analytical capacity, in order to further support Virginia’s mold testing ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • New York Facility Managers Turn to VOETS for Indoor Allergen Testing Solutions

    Employees that go to work or tenants that arrive home, and develop allergy symptoms that improve or go away once they leave the building, could very likely be having an allergic reaction to indoor environmental allergens.    In many circumstances when this occurs, the facility manager of the building will be contacted to investigate the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Asbestos Exposures in New York City are Still a Major Health Concern

    Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report about a rise in the number of deaths associated with malignant mesothelioma. Detailed in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the number of annual deaths in the United States due to the condition actually increased from 2,479 in 1999 to 2,597 in 2015. Malignant mesothelioma is ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • EMLab P&K’s Chicago Laboratory Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for Legionella Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announced today the accreditation of its Chicago, Illinois laboratory by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP, LLC) for Legionella analysis (EMLAP #221504). Clients can now send potable and non-potable samples for ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Hong Kong street-level air quality forecasting and exposure

    CERC are partners in a new 5-year air quality (AQ) & health project that will develop a real-time, urban AQ modelling system capable of analysing and forecasting pollution levels in Hong Kong down to individual street level. PRAISE-HK (Personalised Real-time Air quality Information System for Exposure – ...

  • New York Office Buildings and Indoor Air Quality Complaints

    Millions of people work in office buildings in New York City and the surrounding tri-state area. Over the past decade, a growing number of workers and many of their employers have increasingly recognized the importance of a healthy, comfortable, and productive indoor environment.  This awareness has created a growing demand for good indoor air quality (IAQ) in the office ...


    By VOETS, LLC

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