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  • Carbon Dioxide Levels Identified in Buildings Utilizing Onsite Test Kit

    Last year, an elderly woman in Georgia was found unconscious in a restroom at a McDonald’s restaurant.  The woman later died and it was determined that a lethal dose of carbon dioxide (CO2) had build up when a bleed line for the restaurant’s carbonated beverages, which was located in the wall cavity, became disconnected.   Although extreme cases like these due to carbon ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • High Carbon Dioxide Levels May Signal Indoor Air Quality Problems

    The indoor air quality (IAQ) of a building can mean the difference between happy and healthy building occupants or unhappy and sick people.  One common indicator of IAQ is carbon dioxide (CO2).  Because people exhale and produce carbon dioxide at predictable levels it is commonly used as a means to test for indoor air quality conditions.   At room temperature, carbon dioxide is a ...

  • Founder of IAQ Index Discusses Test Kits during Interview with IAQ Radio

    For over 5 years, IAQ Radio has been providing a venue for professionals dealing with indoor air quality (IAQ) issues a place to discuss industry trends, new developments and to help educate consumers.     Last Friday, Bruce Jacobs, MHS, CIH, was asked to be the guest for the weekly installment of the online broadcast.  Mr. Jacobs was asked to share his expertise on indoor air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Accurate monitoring of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

    The Wireless IAQ Profile Monitor system is a integrated wireless system for monitoring multiple indoor air quality (IAQ) parameters, including but not limited to - Temperature Humidity Carbon Dioxide Carbon Monoxide Formaldehyde Nitrogen Dioxide Sulphur Dioxide Ozone Ammonia VOC’s ...


    By PPM Technology

  • 'Touch Screen' Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Monitor.

    The Touch Screen IAQ Profile Monitor is a stand-alone Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) monitoring unit, capable of continuously monitoring multiple IAQ parameters. Built with an integrated 3.5” ‘touch screen’ panel, sensor readings are displayed continuously and in real time. The user is able to navigate through the various sensors simply by touching the panel. The ‘touch ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Monitor indoor air quality (IAQ) with PPM Technology

    PPM Technology, a specialist gas detection and indoor air quality instrumentation manufacturer from Wales has developed a range of multi-parameter indoor air quality monitoring equipment. Indoor air quality (IAQ) relates to a number of environmental factors inside a building that can impinge on the health, comfort, or work performance of the building’s occupants. Monitoring IAQ is vital ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Why monitor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)?

    Why do we need to Monitor IAQ? Indoor air quality (IAQ) relates to a number of environmental factors inside a building that can impinge on the health, comfort, or work performance of the building’s occupants. Monitoring IAQ is vital because it is estimated that the average person spends 90% of their time breathing “indoor air”.   Poor IAQ is a ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Taiwan prepares for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) legislation.

    Taiwan’s Indoor Air Quality Management Act is taking effect on Nov. 23, a survey shows that more than half of regulated public venues are not prepared for nor understand the regulations, legislators said yesterday. Stipulating that owners, managers or employers of mass gathering spaces are responsible for ensuring good indoor air quality in the venues, the act was passed by ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Real-time monitoring of multiple Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) parameters.

    The PPMonitor Stand Alone System (SAS) system is an integrated multi-parameter monitor of indoor air quality (IAQ). It has been developed to allow flexibility and freedom in monitoring IAQ levels, and to ensure that monitoring is thoroughly accurate, applicable and cost effective for every individual situation. In recognition of the ...


    By PPM Technology

  • New water and smoke sensor options added to IAQ Profile Monitor lineup

    PPM Technology now offers a water sensing option to the IAQ Profile ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Critical Environment Technologies introduces new fifteen channel IAQ monitor

    Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) will launch their new and improved YES Plus LGA at this year’s American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo in Denver, Colorado. YES Plus LGA has enhanced, easy to use features that will replace the current YES Plus monitor. This single-solution system is a multi-gas air quality monitoring and information recording instrument that ...


  • IAQ Test Kits Help Keep Families and Workers Safe and Productive

    People need to know that their homes, schools and places of business have safe indoor air quality (IAQ). According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Health effects from indoor air pollutants may be experienced soon after exposure or, possibly, years later.”  These indoor air quality pollutants may include a variety of different contaminants and gases.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IAQ Complaints in the Office Often Caused by More than One Issue

    Millions of Americans spend 8 or more hours of their day in office buildings across the nation.  As the public has come to recognize the importance of good indoor air quality (IAQ) for their health, comfort and productivity, its importance has grown in recent years.   Unfortunately, not all office workers breathe good air while on the job.  Many office buildings have a number of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Schools across Texas & the Gulf Coast Review New EPA IAQ Guidance

    In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new guidance to help school districts protect indoor air quality (IAQ) while increasing energy efficiency during school renovation projects.   “This guidance provides common-sense solutions for improving energy efficiency and indoor air quality in schools across the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IAQ Index Releases Online Video about Home Test Kits

    Earlier this month, the nation’s leading provider of health-based consumer test kits for analyzing the indoor air quality of homes, schools and places of business released an online video explaining how the kits work.  IAQ Index produced the video to help educate the public about indoor air quality issues.   People spend up to 90% of their time indoors so it’s ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IAQ Concerns Worry Many Parents as Children Return Back to School

    In many parts of the country, children have already begun the new school year while others are enjoying a few final weeks of vacation.  During the summer months many classrooms sat empty while some school districts used the break to conduct renovation and remodeling activities in the empty classrooms.   Some of these vacant rooms experienced water leaks and moisture intrusion from heavy ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Seminars aim to raise awareness of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) issues in India

    PPM Technology's distributors in India – Swan Environmental have recently stepped up their campaign to promote PPM's multiparameter IAQ instruments; established in 1987, Swan are pioneers in supplying instrumentation manufactured by various international companies to the Indian market. They are developing the IAQ market by continuous efforts to raise awareness of the issue, they have ...


    By PPM Technology

  • PPM Technlogy's IAQ Monitors enables a more effective air-conditioning system.

    The most accurate way to monitor a building's ...


    By PPM Technology

  • New 'Touch Screen' IAQ Monitor to be launched at MCERTS 2011.

    PPM Technology's new 'Touch Screen' IAQ Monitor will be launched at the MCERTs 2011 event. The 3.5" touch screen panel display's current sensor readings in real time. The user is able to navigate through the various sensors simlpy by touching the panel. The unit includes a built in USB port for downloading data quickly and easily.  ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year from IAQ Index

    As 2012 comes to a close, and people come together to celebrate the holiday season, it is an ideal time to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for.  IAQ Index would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our past clients and those who are involved with indoor environmental services for their dedication to helping people.   Indoor air quality (IAQ) issues with mold, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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