air monitoring standard News

  • Air Monitors lowers the cost of monitoring

    In response to public sector cutbacks, instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that it will lower the cost of ambient air monitoring consumables until the end of 2012. Managing Director Jim Mills says “Our customers in the ambient monitoring market are going through a tough time, so we believe it is our responsibility to help them out; we already sell filters and other ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Continuous Monitoring for Air Spora

    Continuous monitoring for Air Spora has been a specialised product development for Burkard Scientific (UK).   Volumetric spore and ...

  • Baton Rouge Monitoring Data Meets Ozone Standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determined that the Baton Rouge area is currently attaining the 2008 8-hour ozone standard. The determination is based on a recent review of air quality data from 2011-2013. The State has decreased ground-level ozone in Baton Rouge which improved air quality and human health for more than 800,000 residents. “We commend local and state ...

  • EPA strengthens air quality standard for nitrogen dioxide

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a new national air quality standard for nitrogen dioxide (NO2). This new one-hour standard will protect millions of Americans from peak short-term exposures, which primarily occur near major roads. Short-term exposures to NO2 have been linked to impaired lung function and increased respiratory infections, especially in people with asthma. ...

  • Air Monitors sponsors air quality PhD

    The instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that it is sponsoring a new PhD project at King's College London to study ambient levels of Black Carbon. Applications for this important post must be posted online to the KCL Health School by Friday 2nd December. Air Monitors' MD Jim Mills said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in one of today's most important air quality ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air quality specialist calls for black carbon standard

    Traditionally, ambient particulates have been measured gravimetrically according to their size. However, Jim Mills, Managing Director of Air Monitors, believes that the time has come to change or at least augment the way ambient particulates are monitored and regulated. Black Carbon (BC) is a term describing the fine particles that are produced as the result of incomplete combustion of fuels and ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors launches nanoparticle detector

    Traditional methods for measuring airborne particulate matter measure particle mass per unit air volume, usually with an upper size limit of x microns (PMx etc.). However, from a human health perspective, the particles of most interest are those that penetrate deep into the lungs. For this reason, Air Monitors has launched the Naneos Partector nanoparticle detector in the UK. The Swiss made ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • A new era in air quality monitoring

    The state-of-the-art photolytic technology used in the latest air quality monitoring instrument to hit the UK market signals a new era in gas analysis. Enviro Technology, the world-class supplier of monitoring equipment, based in Gloucestershire, has added the Teledyne 200EU Photolytic Analyser to its impressive list of instruments. The model, which combines standard chemiluminescence technology ...

  • Monitoring your building`s Air Quality

    PPM Technology has developed a range of continuous monitoring instruments for IAQ; continuous monitoring means the problems associated with single-point measurements are eliminated; the system is able to monitor multiple IAQ parameters continuously in real-time. This enables simple, effective, and flexible management of air quality. The instruments are able to collect a complete and accurate ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Air monitoring revisions would ensure people are protected

    EPA proposes to retain national air quality standards for carbon monoxide. After a careful review of the best available science, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to keep the current national air quality standards for carbon monoxide (CO), while taking steps to gather additional data through more focused monitoring. The science shows that the current standards will ...

  • New tritium-in-air monitor from Southern Scientific

    A new hand-held monitor from Tyne Engineering that sets new standards for tritium-in-air monitoring is now available in the UK from Southern Scientific Ltd. The Tyne TAM-7043 is designed with four ion chambers (250cc each) in a cruciform format with each chamber connected to an ultra-sensitive electrometer amplifier and filter. Two chambers are used to sample air while the other two provide the ...

  • Air Monitors wins MCERTS 2011 prize

    The instrumentation company Air Monitors received a £500 cheque at MCERTS 2011 for attracting the highest number of visitor registrations via their website to this year’s event at the Telford International Centre. Managing Director ...

  • Air quality monitoring from Enviro Technology

    For over 25 years, Enviro Technology has developed an enviable reputation as a world leader in air quality monitoring. More importantly, through research and innovation ET has perfected products which push the industry forward, yet still fulfil the exacting standards set out by Defra. We’ve picked up a few awards along the way too, such as the first ever MCERTS CAMS approval for our open-path ...

  • Gas detection solutions for monitoring compressed breathing air

    At first glance the physiological demands of the firefighter, the scuba diver and the hospital patient have little in common. One is trained to deal with fire and rescue, one swims underwater and one is concerned with either regaining or improving their health. Yet all three depend to some extent on a safe source of compressed breathing air. In the case of the firefighter, portable breathing sets ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • London Takes Just Six Months to Break Annual Air Pollution Standards

    London has taken just six months to use up its annual "allowance" of poor air quality days allowed under EU air pollution rules, delaing a broadside to the UK Government"s insistences that London will be compliant with these same rules by the end of 2011. Under EU law the concentration of dangerous airborne particles know as PM10 cannot exceed 50 micrograms per meter cubed of air on more than 35 ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Quantitech expert to speak on FTIR at Air Monitoring Seminar

    Dr Andrew Hobson of specialist instrumentation company Quantitech will be among the speakers at the University of Leeds’ Industrial Air Pollution Monitoring course on 5 March 2008. The three-day event will feature Dr Hobson delivering a talk entitled ‘Design and Application of FTIR to Monitoring Pollutants’ as part of a theme on common instrumental analysis techniques. FTIR has become an ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • EPA: Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood does not meet new air standard for lead

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed approval of the Illinois EPA’s finding that parts of Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood do not meet the new national air quality standard for lead. The decision is based on data collected from air monitors located in Pilsen. If designated as nonattainment later this year, Illinois will be required to submit a plan to EPA by June 2013 ...

  • Lufft Compact weather sensor with Secondary Standard to revolutionize PV-Monitoring

    As of now the Compact weather sensor from Lufft WS510-UMB, equipped with a Kipp & Zonen pyranometer of the secondary standards, unites the precision of a variety of meteorological individual sensors in a single all-in-one device for the first time. The sensor is simply installed with only one cable, this means a measurable lower effort of installation and maintenance as well as significantly ...

  • EPA announces most areas meet air quality standards for lead

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that available air quality information indicates that 39 states are meeting the health-based national air quality standards for lead set in 2008. Based on 2008 to 2010 air quality monitoring data, EPA also determined that Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan and Puerto Rico each have one area that does not meet the agency’s health ...

  • EPA proposes stronger air quality standards for sulfur dioxide

    For the first time in nearly 40 years, EPA is proposing to strengthen the nation’s sulfur dioxide (SO2) air quality standard to protect public health. Power plants and other industrial facilities emit SO2 directly into the air. Exposure to SO2 can aggravate asthma, cause respiratory difficulties, and result in emergency room visits and hospitalization. People with asthma, children, and the ...

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