indoor air quality laboratory 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 ...


  • Microbiology and Indoor Air Quality Testing Laboratory Expands Phoenix, AZ Operations

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a nationwide leader and local provider of indoor air quality, environmental, food and materials testing has recently moved to a new facility located 3356 West Catalina Dr., Phoenix, AZ. Leading environmental and indoor air quality professionals throughout the south-west turn to EMSL Analytical, Inc. for high quality ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Testing laboratory promotes environmental and indoor air quality industries

    EMSL Analytical, one of the largest indoor air quality (IAQ) and environmental testing laboratory networks, has been involved with providing public education about environmental issues since the company’s founding in 1981. Few companies in the industry have such a long tradition of providing not only testing solutions, but also free educational information about environmental and indoor air ...


  • California’s Child Care Facilities & Indoor Air Quality

    Approximately 1 million children, five years of age or younger, attend child care or preschool in California.  There are some 49,000 licensed child care centers in the state with about 80% of those located in homes. Last year, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board (ARB) published information from a study regarding air pollution and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Solutions to the Economic Impact of Poor Indoor Air Quality

    UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI) provides technology solutions for improving indoor air quality (IAQ) and preventing lost productivity and dangerous health conditions. Our understanding of how indoor air quality issues relate to human health and worker productivity has increased dramatically over the last several decades.  However, quantifying the economic impact of poor IAQ has not been an ...


    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

  • Formaldemeter htv-m used in Study into the indoor air quality of Pharmaceutical Laboratories in Malaysia.

    This study was conducted to determine the comfort conditions of Pharmaceutical Laboratories in Malaysia. Four laboratories were selected as investigation sites. The Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system of the laboratories must be designed for providing good indoor air quality (IAQ) to the workers in the laboratory and keeping the expensive equipment in good condition. In the ...


    By PPM Technology

  • TUV Rheinland and SCS Global Services Partner on Indoor Air Quality Laboratory Testing

    TUV Rheinland has announced a new partnership with SCS Global Services, on indoor air quality testing becoming the first SCS-approved laboratory in Asia. The TUV Rheinland Hong Kong VOC Emission Centre is equipped with more than 30 emission test chambers and accredited by DAkkS in accordance with ISO ...


    By TUV North America

  • EMSL Becomes the Only AIHA EMLAP Accredited Indoor Air Quality Testing Laboratory in Massachusetts

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. is the only AIHA EMLAP Accredited indoor air quality testing laboratory providing microbiological analyses in Massachusetts. In addition, EMSL’s Wallingford, CT laboratory is also AIHA EMLAP Accredited. The Accreditation of this facility marks EMSL as the exclusive laboratory in the nation to currently operate twenty one AIHA EMLAP Accredited laboratories. EMSL's ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • SCS Global Services and TUV Rheinland Hong Kong Partner on Indoor Air Quality Laboratory Testing

    SCS Global Services has announced a new partnership with TUV Rheinland's Hong Kong laboratory, which will allow the companies to conduct rapid indoor air quality testing for manufacturers in Asia. SCS offers indoor air quality certification( ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • Video borescopes help indoor air quality and building professionals survey properties

    Borescopes are optical devices that have a flexible or rigid tube with an objective lens at one side connected by a relay optical system to an eyepiece or video screen. They have a long tradition as a useful tool for building and IAQ investigations. As technologies have improved the instruments have dramatically increased in quality and capabilities. EMSL Analytical, a major product supplier and ...


  • Formaldehyde Video Becomes an Environmental & Indoor Air Quality Hit

    Last week a video produced by the IAQ Video Network to educate families about formaldehyde and the dangers it can pose to families in their homes witnessed a huge boost in viewers.  The video, which was released 10 months ago, was viewed by close to 5,000 people last week alone. Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used by industry to manufacture building materials and numerous household ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Indoor Air Quality Issues Create a Direct Economic Impact on Society

    The environmental and building science consultants from EC2 can identify indoor air quality (IAQ) issues that create dangerous health conditions and result in lost productivity. Quantifying the economic impact of poor indoor air quality is not an easy task to accomplish.  William Fisk, the head of the Indoor Environmental Department at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, working with ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA Awards Millions to Help Improve the Nation’s Indoor Air Quality

    EMSL Analytical offers indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services and products to help ensure building occupants across the country have safe air to breathe. Cinnaminson, NJ, November 4th, 2010 Last month the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced they are awarding 17 cooperative agreements to nonprofit organizations and a university, totaling approximately ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • UL Launches Premier Indoor Air Quality Services in China

    Global product testing and certification leader UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced the official launch of its indoor air quality (IAQ) services in its Nansha testing service center in Guangzhou, China. This move follows the increasing demand in the Chinese market for a more environmentally healthy lifestyle, and is ...


    By UL LLC

  • 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 ...


  • New Year’s Resolution: Safe Indoor Air Quality at Home, School and Work

    As people celebrate the New Year, many choose to make New Year’s resolutions that involve improving their health.  These range from personal goals, such as quitting cigarettes and exercising more, to resolutions such as preparing healthier meals which impact the whole family.   Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors, where some air pollutants can have concentrations ...


    By IAQ Index

  • Upcoming WPL Webinar to Focus on Indoor Air Quality Testing and LEED

    Later this month, WPL Publishing will sponsor a webinar to help various professionals in the construction community identify specific Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credits relating to indoor air quality (IAQ) and reach other IAQ goals. LEED green building rating systems include credits for measuring and verifying IAQ. The credits include specific requirements for how to ...


    By PRWeb

  • BREEAM Approves SCS Indoor Advantage Gold Certification Program for Indoor Air Quality Credits

    BREEAM, the internationally recognized environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings, has approved certification under the SCS Indoor Advantage Gold program as eligible for credits under BREEAM’s indoor air quality requirements. Indoor Advantage Gold certification ...


    By SCS Global Services

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