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  • A Breath of fresh air for the sales team!

    In order to develop our sales network Mr. Gutmayr has been appointed to the area of General Reduction Technology, both at home and abroad. Mr. Gutmayr has gained experience in sales office work and international customer service during his work with various regional companies. The ideal prerequisite for marketing our machines and plants, both nationally and internationally, and for building up ...

  • Indoor Air Quality - A Breath of Fresh Air in Asia.

    PPM Technology (UK) have recently completed a major deal to supply formaldehyde detection instruments to health authorities in China. PPM have supplied 120 of their hand-held instruments for detection of formaldehyde in the air – the Formaldemeter htv. The instruments will be supplied to the Government Procurement Office of Shan Xi Province. As well as this ...


    By PPM Technology

  • A breath of fresh air in the oxygen sensing industry

    The LuminOx Fluorescent Optical Oxygen Sensor is moving the industry forward like never before. Electrochemical sensors are sensitive to temperature and therefore require external compensation, using hardware or software methods. LuminOx contains built-in temperature compensation, so removes this requirement. Not ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Breathe easy – no `nasty surprises` in air study

    A CSIRO study of the quality of air inside the typical Australian home has not revealed any nasty surprises. Commissioned by the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, the study is the most comprehensive examination to date of air pollutants in Australian houses. Project leaders Dr Melita Keywood and Ian Galbally from CSIRO's Marine and Atmospheric Research say the results ...

  • WHO: 90 percent of world’s population breathes dirty air

    Nine out of 10 people globally live in places with poor air quality. A recent report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) blames a worldwide air pollution crisis for being a major factor in millions of deaths per year.  Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, with an increasing number of acute air pollution episodes in many cities worldwide. As a ...

  • Interesting Facts about the Air We Breathe Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses interesting facts about the components that make up air and how it can become polluted.  “When asked what is in air, most people automatically say oxygen, but oxygen only makes up about 21% of the air we breathe,” ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • CETCI Simultaneously Identifies the Air You’re Breathing with YESAIR & YES Plus LGA

    Delta, B.C. – Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) is a known industry leader and innovator for the indoor air quality (IAQ) market. Their two best selling portable IAQ instruments are the YESAIR and YES Plus LGA.   Both IAQ instruments are portable, multi-channel monitors featuring thirty different internal plug and play sensors to select from and a remote ...

  • More than 90 percent of world breathes bad air, WHO says

    Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. New data in a report from the UN's global health body "is enough to make all of us extremely concerned," Maria Neira, the head of the WHO's department of public health and environment, told ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Every breath we take – Signals 2013 focuses on air quality in Europe

    Poor air quality can have serious impacts on our health and the environment. How is Europe’s air quality? What are the main sources of air pollutants? How do they affect our health and the environment? What does Europe do to improve air quality? The new edition of the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) Signals takes a closer look. Air quality in Europe has improved greatly in ...

  • Students Can Breathe Heavy Sigh of Relief

      (Washington, D.C.) No, it's not less homework, it's better indoor air quality. With more than 53 million children spending a significant portion of their days in 120,000 public and private schools, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is working with schools to improve indoor air quality. EPA presented the Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools national awards to schools and school districts ...

  • Shewanella oneidensis Bacteria Found to Breathe Iron

    According to R&D Magazine, researchers have discovered that when proteins on the surface of bacteria touch a mineral surface, the bacteria produces an electric current allowing it to breathe iron the way humans breathe oxygen. Researchers believe that by understanding how the bacteria are able to breathe iron, they will be able to use the microbes for cleaning up soil contaminants, trapping ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • PhoCheck+ Provides Optimal Breathing Safety For Fire Fighters

    Used widely within the Fire Service Industry, the PhoCheck+ 1000 from Ion Science provides crucial testing of air compressors for safe, uncontaminated use of breathing apparatus. Evidence shows that oils and greases used to lubricate air compressors cause contamination of air that has been compressed into the tank, resulting in fire fighters experiencing an unpleasant ‘chemical taste’ ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Give Beijing some breathing space, say UNEP

    Images of the Beijing sky-line, seemingly bathed in a soup of smog and haze have been never far from the world's TV screens over recent days and weeks. International reporters with hand-held air pollution detectors have been popping up on street corners checking the levels of soot and dust. Everyone seems keen to prove that the city's air will be a decisive and debilitating factor for one of the ...

  • Breathing in Los Angeles and Pittsburgh can be hazardous for your health

    One out of every 10 people in the United States lives in an area with unhealthy levels of all three types of air pollution tracked by the new American Lung Association State of the Air report - ozone, short-term particle pollution and year-round particle pollution. Published last week, the annual report shows that Los Angeles again is the city most affected by ozone and year-round particle ...

  • EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Clean School Bus NC: Kids Breathe Here, Raleigh, NC

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today is presenting the 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards honoring nine projects from across the United States and one individual for their work on clean air and climate initiatives. Four projects in the southeast will receive awards that recognize innovative programs that protect Americans' health and the environment, educate the public, serve their ...

  • LA Testing Educates California Residents about the Hazards of Breathing Mold

    Mold is a natural part of the environment and can be found all around us. Having mold growing indoors and exposing people to high levels in the air they breathe can however, lead to serious health concerns. Inhalation exposure to mold indoors can cause health effects in some people. Molds produce allergens, irritants, and, in some cases, toxic substances known as mycotoxins. Inhaling ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Breathing easier: Cap and trade lowers smog levels in eastern United States

    More than 102 million Americans are breathing cleaner air due to decreases in smog-forming emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) according to the NOx Budget Trading Program annual report. The 2007 summertime NOx emissions from power plants and industrial sources were down by 60 percent compared to 2000 levels and 74 percent below 1990 levels in 20 eastern states and the District of Columbia. The ...

  • “Clean air for all - all for clean air”

    Ladies and Gentlemen, “Clean air for all - all for clean air”. This sounds like the slogan of the three musketeers'. Perhaps this should be expected here, in the country of Alexandre Dumas. Bravo! The theme of this panel nicely summarises the ‘essentials’ to successfully addressing one of the most important health and environment challenges we face today: …. ...

  • Missouri `Breathe Easy` project receives $947,338 in diesel emission reduction funding

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $947,338 to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) “Breathe Easy” Project, a $1.5 million project to retrofit, repower and replace diesel engines on heavy duty vehicles across the state. MDNR will partner with St. Louis Regional Clean Cities, Mid-America Regional Council in Kansas City, Ozarks Center for ...

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