air quality analytics News

  • 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 Monitoring Station sent to Jamaica

    CAS recently designed, manufactured and integrated a Turn-Key Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station that was sent to the country of Jamaica. This station consists of a CAS 9001 Series Shelter mounted to a trailer for transport. The Station is integrated with instrumentation to measure NOx, SO2 and ...

  • Media attention needed for air quality monitoring

    Air quality is rarely given the media attention that it deserves, but the importance of this issue is finally beginning to gain traction. Even though air pollution is responsible for more premature deaths than obesity, alcohol and road accidents, these other problems are generally given a much higher profile. However, recent months have seen raised media and political interest in air quality and ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Connecticut School Closed Due to Unsafe Air Quality

    Test results show an unsafe level of toxins in the air at Columbus School in Bridgeport, CT, stated the school superintendent John Ramos. He will send Columbus’ students to other schools in the district to avoid exposing them to the hazardous chemicals. The school recently discovered that its window caulking was made with polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, which are carcinogens ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California’s Child Care Facilities & Indoor Air Quality

    Approximately 1 million children, five years of age or younger, attend child care or preschool in California.  There are some 49,000 licensed child care centers in the state with about 80% of those located in homes. Last year, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board (ARB) published information from a study regarding air pollution and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Questions and Answers on the new European air quality directive

     Questions and Answers on the new directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe 1) What is the issue? Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large ...

  • EPA monitors air quality in cleanup from Iowa floods

    The US Environmental Protection Agency is conducting air sampling for asbestos and air monitoring for particulates as Iowa communities clean up from recent floods. EPA on-scene coordinators will assess air quality by using fixed monitoring equipment situated at key points throughout the flood-damaged area. The initial locations for sampling and monitoring activities include the cities of Cedar ...

  • The Air Quality Index and What it Means 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 Air Quality Index (AQI) and what the information provided by the monitoring resource means to the public.  “The AQI is used to report daily air quality conditions in an easy-to-understand format, and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ice Arenas and Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses potential indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns that workers and visitors to ice arenas may encounter.  “In the United States and Canada, there are approximately 5,000 indoor ice arenas that employee tens of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Furnace Maintenance and Indoor Air Quality 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 importance of furnace maintenance and how these critical systems can impact a building’s indoor air quality.  “A furnace that is not working properly could be wasting energy and even threatening the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Carpeting and Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses how new and existing carpeting can impact the indoor air quality (IAQ) of a home or other type of building. Like many other household products and furnishings, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Winter Indoor Air Quality Tips 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 winter season, how it can impact people’s indoor air quality (IAQ) and tips for a healthier home or office.  “During the winter months, when doors and windows are kept tightly shut, IAQ issues and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Home Air Quality and Family Health Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how a home’s air quality can impact the health of everyone who lives there. “Unfortunately, many homes have indoor pollutants that could cause health concerns or aggravate medical conditions that people already ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Indoor Pools, Chloramines & Air Quality Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses indoor pools, chloramines and air quality issues. “People with pools, especially indoor pools, may hear complaints about stinging eyes, nasal irritation or difficulty breathing from people after being in the water or breathing ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Demolition Projects & Air Quality Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses air quality concerns that can result from demolition projects.   In most circumstances, much of the waste created by tearing down an old or damaged building is inert or nonhazardous.  However, other ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Humidifiers & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses the use of humidifiers and how they can impact the indoor air quality of a home.   Humidifiers are often used in homes to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Alternaria & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses Alternaria, a fungus often associated with water damaged buildings.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Back to School and Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how indoor air quality issues can impact students and faculty in school districts across the nation.   According to the EPA, “Poor indoor air quality can impact the comfort and health of students and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EMSL Analytical Launches MysteryOdor.com

    This month, a new online resource for the people dealing with mystery and nuisance odors became available. EMSL Analytical, Inc., one the North America’s largest air quality testing laboratories, is pleased to announce the launch of MysteryOdor.com. Mystery odors in an indoor environment can cause everything from a nuisance to health concerns for building occupants. These ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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