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  • Robotics In the Service of Indoor Air Quality Professionals

    When performing professional duct cleaning in hospitals, schools, and government institutions, the quality of cleaning is a primary priority. Robotics Design’s patented ANAT™ technology allows you to excel in jobs where robustness, job length and obstacle avoidance are critical factors. The ANATROLLER mobile robot family, composed of the ANATROLLER ARI-100 and ARI-50 guarantee that ou ...


    By Robotics Design Inc.

  • The Ian McCrae Travel Award

    The Ian McCrae Travel Award was established as a memorial to the life and work of Dr Ian McCrae, who was an internationally-respected air quality scientist and an active member of the Institute of Air Quality Management. Entries to the 2012 Ian McCrae Travel Award should be submitted before the end of October. The annual award of up £1000 is open to early career professionals to attend an ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • The Ian McCrae Travel Award

    The Institute for Air Quality Management has announced the launch of a new award to support the early career development of air quality professionals. As of 2010, the Institute for Air Quality Management (IAQM) will be running the IAQM Ian McCrae Travel Award every year. A £1000 grant will be used to enable the winners to attend an air quality conference in the UK or abroad by covering ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Dynamic air quality solutions asks, `indoor air quality professionals -- what do they really do?`

    According to Wikipedia, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a term which refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. But what exactly does an IAQ professional do all day? You've probably seen the job-related memes floating around the interwebs. And we didn't want our industry to be left out! What do ...

  • Texas Indoor Air Quality Professionals Identify Legionella Risks

    In December, multiple media outlets reported on the tragic case of a Texas newborn who developed Legionnaires’ disease and passed away early last year.  The infant was born during a water birth that some health experts believe may have exposed the child to the bacteria that causes the disease. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Each ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Dynamic Air Quality Solutions Asks, `Indoor Air Quality Professionals -- What Do They Really Do?`

    According to Wikipedia, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a term which refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. But what exactly does an IAQ professional do all day? You've probably seen the job-related memes floating around the interwebs. And we didn't want our industry to be ...

  • AQE 2013 announces partnership with IAQM

    AQE 2013, the Air Quality & Emissions Show (formerly ‘MCERTS’) has announced a partnership with The Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM), which organiser Marcus Pattison says “will make a major contribution to the new expanded remit for the event, which now includes all aspects of ambient air quality in addition to its traditional focus on industrial emissions.” ...

  • Puerto Rico`s IAQ Experts Identify Indoor Asthma Triggers

    According to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 12 adults has asthma and 1 in 11 children suffers from the condition in the United States. The CDC also reports that 9 people die from asthma each day and that the condition costs the country $56 billion each year. Although there is no cure for asthma, the condition can be treated with medications and by avoiding ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Indoor Air Quality Association Releases New Membership Benefits Video

    The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) has over 3,000 members worldwide and is the leading, largest and most affordable non-profit organization for indoor air quality professionals.  Recently, the IAQA began production of an online video about the association and the many benefits members receive.   Cochrane & Associates and the IAQ Video Network were chosen to develop the new ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Indoor Air Quality Professionals Now Have a Choice When it Comes to Insurance Coverage

    Biological or chemical pollutants exist to some degree in virtually every home, school and work environment.  The source of these pollutants can come from outdoor air or due to building materials, furnishings, mechanical systems and human activities within a building.   Some of the more common indoor pollutants include:   Mold – In buildings that ...

  • NEW REAL-TIME Data-Logging Analysis & Reports for Air Quality Monitors

    E Instruments Proudly Presents our Complete Family of Indoor Air Quality Monitors. All of these models have the capability to run REAL-TIME Air Quality Analysis & Reports. All Models Come With Our Simple to Use PC software that Enables You To: Connect with USB Cable OR Connect Wirelessly via Bluetooth. Record data ...

  • Easy integration of air quality data for smart cities with AQMesh

    Smart city projects pursue the vision of instrumenting a city with a large number of measurement ‘nodes’ and distributing this information to a range of stakeholders. But at that point different priorities emerge: IT teams are attracted by how readily data can be integrated and communicated whilst air quality professionals focus on how meaningful the air quality ...


    By AQMesh

  • New award for best air quality monitoring site

    A new award has been created to highlight the importance of air quality monitoring stations (AQMSs), by recognising those that create and maintain the best sites. A network of AQMSs  spans the UK, providing data on the air that citizens breathe. These stations provide vitally important data to: track long term trends in air quality; inform national strategy and decision making on ...

  • UV and Molecular Filtration Technologies on Display at the Indoor Air Expo

    In less than three weeks, thousands of indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals and air conditioning contractors from across the globe will converge in Las Vegas, Nevada for the largest dedicated Indoor Air Expo in the nation.  For the fourth year in a row, the exposition halls will be shared with members of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) who are celebrating their 44th ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Puerto Rico’s Air Quality Professionals Identify Indoor Allergens & Pollutants to Help those Suffering from COPD

    In Puerto Rico, over 3% of the population suffers from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, also known as COPD. That amounts to close to 110,000 residents who are afflicted by a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems.   COPD includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis and in some cases asthma.  The National Heart, Lung ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • What Constitutes Legally Defensible Laboratory Data?

    In the April 2011 issue of Indoor Environment Connections, “Obtaining Legally Defensible Laboratory Data”, discusses what it means and provides different IAQ professionals’ viewpoints on the vital topic.   The article was authored by Paul Cochrane, the founder of Cochrane & Associates, LLC and the IAQ Video Network.  Contributing authors included: ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • California HVAC Workshop for Indoor Air Quality Professionals - California HVAC and Environmental Professionals Sign Turn To EMSL for Emerging Information

    Los Angeles, CA – Ian Cull, P.E.  is scheduled to speak in Garden Grove, CA at a seminar dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand HVAC.  Topics will include Residential HVAC, Commercial HVAC, Filtration and Air Cleaning, Ventilation, Pressurization, Moisture Control and Hygiene and Maintenance. The workshop is scheduled for November 10th  at the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Combination of MRSA and Influenza Results in Multiple Deaths

    In April, Fox News reported that three members of a Maryland family had died of flu complications.  Two of the three people also were infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) according to researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).    The three individuals included a mother and her two grown children.  ...

  • Indianapolis Mold Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak in front of midwest area indoor air quality professionals.  The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand advanced sampling techniques for fungi.  Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, glucans, mVOCs, mycotoxins and more. The Advanced Fungal Workshops for IAQ ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 2011 Indoor Air Expo Video Report Just Released

    On February 15th, 2011, indoor air quality professionals from across the globe converged in San Antonio, Texas for the largest dedicated Indoor Air Expo in the nation.  This year’s conference was called “The Summit for Healthy Home and Healthy Building Professionals.”  For the third year in a row the exposition halls of the Indoor Air Expo were shared with members from ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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