indoor air quality data News

  • How to improve indoor air quality

    There are many factors that can contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) ranging from thermal conditions and carbon dioxide concentrations to microbial, chemical and particulate contaminants. Health and productivity issues and awareness related to indoor air quality has been on the rise in recent years making the need to monitor IAQ that much more significant. Monitoring air quality conditions ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Range for monitoring Indoor Air Quality(IAQ).

    PPM Technology (UK), a specialist gas detection and indoor air quality instrumentation manufacturer from Wales has developed a range of multi-parameter indoor air quality monitoring equipment. In order to accurately understand a building’s indoor air quality, it is advised to simultaneously monitor various indoor air quality parameters including gases, temperature and humidity in various ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Exposing Indoor Air Quality with YESDUST Particulate Sensor

    Delta, B.C. – Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) recently introduced YESDUST. This particulate sensor is designed to be used in conjunction with the multi-sensor indoor air quality (IAQ) monitors developed by CETCI, such as the YESAIR. YESDUST is a low-cost, hand-held, battery powered device. It contains a self-aspired, optical sensor that utilizes convection (heated air) to ...

  • 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

  • PPM to attend Indoor Air Quality 2012

    PPM to attend Indoor Air Quality 2012. Laura will be attending Indoor Air Quality 2012 Conference to be held on the 17-20th June at the University College London Centre for Sustainable Heritage. Organised by The Institute of Conservation (ICON); the conference is the 10th in the series of conferences dedicated to the research and knowledge exchange in the field of indoor air ...


    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

  • 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

  • How important is school indoor air quality?

    Indoor air quality issues in schools across the West Coast have gotten increased attention as the school year has begun. According to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) bulletin (EPA 402-f-00-009), “Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can cause illness requiring absence from school, and can cause acute health symptoms that decrease performance while at school. In addition, recent data suggest ...


  • Penicillium: A Benefit to Man, a Hindrance to Indoor Air Quality

    One of the most recognized types of fungi is Penicillium.  It is perhaps best known as the fungus, P. chrysogenum, which produces penicillin, a molecule that has saved countless lives as an antibiotic.  It is also used in the production of a number of important biotechnology produced enzymes and macromolecules.  Some species of Penicillium are used in the production ...

  • Dynamic air cleaners provide data centers with optimal indoor air

    For an industry that often requires millions of dollars to maintain supercomputers utilizing only the most cutting-edge technology, it takes surprisingly little to destroy a data center facility: Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is at the top of the list. Poor IAQ systems can also be the largest detriment to operational expenses. Dynamic Air Quality Solutions V8 Air Cleaning Systems are an ideal ...

  • Indoor Environmental Quality and LEED Cerification

    As the awareness of the need for green commercial and residential construction has grown, so has the necessity for a certification system that rates how well a structure is built or remodeled. For this reason, the US Green Building Council developed the LEED certification system that measures the level of green building practices that have been implemented in the construction process. LEED stands ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Dynamic Air Cleaners Provide Data Centers With Optimal Indoor Air

    For an industry that often requires millions of dollars to maintain supercomputers utilizing only the most cutting-edge technology, it takes surprisingly little to destroy a data center facility: Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is at the top of the list. Poor IAQ systems can also be the largest detriment to operational expenses. Dynamic Air Quality Solutions V8 Air Cleaning Systems are an ideal ...

  • Monitor and control Indoor Air Quality with the ‘Touch Screen’ IAQ Monitor

    PPM Technology is pleased to announce their latest IAQ monitoring instrument - the Touch Screen IAQ Profile Monitor is built with an integrated 3.5” touch screen panel. Each unit can monitor up to 7 customer specified IAQ parameters. The user is able to navigate through the software and various sensor options simply by touching the panel.  Readings are displayed continuously and ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Particle counters help indoor air quality professionals survey buildings

    Particle counters have become a common and useful tool for building investigations in recent years. As technologies have improved, the costs of the units have become more economical and the measuring capabilities more sensitive. The instrument user now has an unsurpassed amount of valuable information at their fingertips.Aerosol particle counters work by detecting and counting particles that are ...


  • Taiwan set to introduce Indoor Air Quality Management Act

    Taiwan’s Indoor Air Quality Management Act, which would test and manage the indoor air quality of public areas yesterday passed the third reading at the Legislative Yuan. The air quality management act targets public areas, such as schools, medical and government organizations, financial institutions, opera houses, hotels, post offices as well as public transportation platforms. ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Software identifies and monitors Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) problems.

    Bad air quality in the workplace environment can be extremely debilitating, causes ill-heath, distraction and absenteeism and when maximum permitted exposure levels for hazardous contaminants are exceeded is illegal, risking heavy fines and claims. ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Winter Brings Heightened Concerns over Indoor Air Quality Issues

    During the cold winter months, people tend to spend an ever greater portion of their time indoors.  It is during this time of the year that several unique indoor environmental issues can cause health and safety concerns for people in homes, schools and office buildings.   Common winter complaints may include issues related to overly dry air, stuffy rooms, and odors.  Some building ...


    By IAQ Index

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