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  • ICOM low cost indoor CO monitor

    Utilising electrochemical cell technology, the ICOM is a cost effective solution for unattended logging of carbon monoxide. With a compact IP66 rated casing, the ICOM is suitable for mounting to a wall or post in indoor or outdoor locations. Powered by an internal rechargeable battery, the ICOM offers easy, external wiring-free installation. The ICOM logger is capable of storing more than ...


    By Signal Group Ltd

  • CSIRO Melbourne air quality survey volunteer call

    CSIRO air quality researcher, Dr Melita Keywood, said scientists are hoping to involve 40 households across Melbourne in the study funded by the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. “We know that some household pollutants pose a health risk under certain circumstances – but there is no profile of what could be described as average conditions in a ...

  • Indoor air quality survey launched for the facilities management/building services sector

    Camfil UK,  the world leader in providing air filtration solutions for maintaining healthy and comfortable indoor environments, has launched a quick 2 minute survey on indoor air quality for FM, Estates Managers and Building Services professionals in the UK. Camfil UK have launched ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Illinois IAQ Consultant Helps Identify Microbial Toxins in People’s Homes

    Mold contamination in an indoor environment can result from flooding, plumbing leaks, elevated humidity levels and due to water incursions from rain.  When people discover water damage in their properties they need to be aware that mold can begin to grow in as short as 24 hours in many circumstances.   Many people are aware that elevated levels of mold in indoor environments can lead to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • High levels of air pollution to spread across UK

    As high levels of air pollution are reported across the UK, NPL's role is to make sure that the measurements of pollutant concentrations are as reliable as possible, so that the right warnings can be given and the most appropriate actions taken. The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) manages much of the infrastructure in place to monitor air pollution around the UK, which helps to provide public ...

  • Expect Mold Problems Throughout Flooded Northeast Properties

      EMSL Testing Lab Offers Solutions for Testing Mold, Bacteria, Asbestos, Sewage Contamination, Chemicals and Contaminated Drinking Water. Over the past few days, the Northeast part of the United States has been facing flooding issues caused by hurricane Irene.  The Northeast already had flash flooding a little over a week ago that brought rising water tables to many areas.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Enviro Technology will showcase cutting-edge air quality monitoring systems at university event

    Visitors to the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol on Monday 7th April will have a unique opportunity to see cutting-edge air quality and vehicle emissions monitoring systems in operation at a free event between noon and 4pm. Enviro Technology (ET), is holding the event in association with the University’s Air Quality Management Resource Centre and will be demonstrating the ...

  • Environment: Give your opinion on how to improve EU air quality policy

    The European Commission is holding a public consultation on the best way to improve air quality in Europe. For the next twelve weeks, interested parties are invited to share their views on ways to ensure full implementation of the existing framework, to improve it, and to complement it with supporting actions. The results of the consultation will feed into a comprehensive review of Europe's air ...

  • Europeans call for stronger EU air quality policy

    According to the latest research, a majority (56 %) of Europeans believe that air quality has deteriorated in the last 10 years. In Italy, as many as 81 % hold this view, and in Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Romania and Spain, 70-75 % of survey participants believe that this is the case. The research – a Eurobarometer called ...

  • Donald Weekes Becomes AIHA Fellow

    Donald Weekes of InAIR Environmental, Ltd. has been elected as an American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Fellow. The award was presented at a ceremony recently in Philadelphia, PA at the annual American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AICHE). Fellows of AIHA are individuals who have been Full members in good standing for a minimum of 15 years. These individuals have been ...


    By InAIR Environmental Ltd.

  • New EPA web site provides tools to cut energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions from homes

    WASHINGTON – Home owners, buyers and renters have a new resource for going green indoors and outdoors. EPA’s new Green Homes Web site will help people make their homes greener with tips on reducing energy consumption, carbon footprints, waste generation and water usage, as well as improving indoor air quality. The latest federal survey of American housing (2007) reported 128 million housing ...

  • Eels sharing home win photographic competition

    A photograph of two moray eels sharing an underwater crevice has taken out the judges' choice award at NIWA's annual photograph competition announced last night. The eels were photographed by Auckland-based scientist James Williams near an underwater cliff at the Mokohinau Islands, off the northeast coast of the North Island. Each year NIWA holds a photographic competition for it staff, many of ...

  • Enviro-Equipment, Inc. Announces the Addition of Laser Particle Counters for Indoor Air Contamination Monitoring

    Enviro-Equipment, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of the new TSI AeroTrak 9306-V2 Particle Counter to its rental fleet. A global provider of specialty equipment for environmental remediation and more, Enviro-Equipment expands their selection of ...


    By Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

  • Hong Kong’s silent epidemic

    An independent public policy think tank has released the findings of a 1,020-person public opinion survey that explored attitudes towards air pollution and associated health risks in Hong Kong.  The survey results suggest one in five Hong Kong residents are prepared to leave the city because of its poor air quality. According to the survey conducted by Professor Michael DeGolyer, Director of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • A new global map of ammonia emissions

    For the first time, a global map of atmospheric ammonia emissions has been produced using satellite measurements. This opens up new ways to survey air quality and monitor the Earth's atmospheric chemistry from space. Modern agricultural practices, especially intensive farming methods and widespread fertiliser use, are mainly responsible for ammonia emissions, which have more than doubled since ...

  • EPA awards $50,000 to two Colorado organizations for environmental justice efforts

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it awarded more than $1 million in grants to 46 non-profit and tribal organizations working to address environmental justice issues nationwide. Groundwork Denver, Inc. and the Better Pueblo Environmental Justice Project are two Colorado nonprofits receiving about $25,000 each. “Community-based action and participation in environmental ...

  • EBJ Publishes Mid-Year Outlook for the U.S. Environmental Industry

    Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) anticipates growth of 4% for the U.S. environmental industry in 2016, buoyed by the upward trajectory of U.S. construction and infrastructure spending, according to preliminary estimates published in EBJ’s annual Environmental Industry Outlook edition. Drawing on the results of EBJ’s 2016 Snapshot Survey of environmental industry ...

  • Air quality linked to wellbeing at a regional level in Europe

    The impact of air quality on public welfare is important to policy development. However, it is difficult to make a clear link between the two when air pollution tends to be reported at a country level and wellbeing is an individual measure. A new study takes a step further towards linking the two by analysing regional level air quality across the EU and relating it to levels of life satisfaction. ...

  • Is Illinois High School Making People Sick?

    Last week, the Chicago Tribune reported that employees at the Deerfield High School have complained that the building is making them sick.  The building is 51 years old and some employees of the school have concerns over mold and claim they have sensitive respiratory systems.   According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Good indoor air quality (IAQ) in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • PA DEP Report: Marcellus Operations in Northcentral Region Show No Impact on Short-Term Air Quality

    An air quality study near Marcellus Shale natural gas operations in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan and Tioga counties found no emission levels that would pose a public health concern, according to a report released today by the Department of Environmental Protection."The results ...

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