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

  • 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

  • '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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Improve Indoor Air Quality by Identifying Areas of Mold Contamination

    Molds are found in virtually every environment, both indoors and outdoors. Although fungus and fungi are the more accurate scientific terms, "mold" and "mildew" are the non-technical names that are most commonly used to refer to any fungus that is found indoors.   Molds originate from the outdoors and are typically brought indoors through open doors and windows; by pets, and shoes and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • More than One Cause of Many Indoor Air Quality Complaints

    Indoor air quality (IAQ) complaints have steadily been on the rise as more people spend time indoors, buildings are constructed ever tighter, and more people learn about the health effects of poor air quality.    Few people would ever admit to wanting to live in a home with IAQ problems, sending their children to a school with a contaminated indoor environment, or spending 40+ hours at ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • National Healthy Schools Day Spotlights Indoor Air Quality

    Across the nation educational institutions are recognizing National Healthy Schools Day.  The important day is coordinated by the Healthy Schools Network in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Council of Educational Facility Planners – International (CEFPI).  It promotes the use of the EPA’s IAQ Tools for Schools program.   According ...


    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

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