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  • 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 ...


  • Indoor air quality survey launched for the facilities management/building services sector

    Camfil UK,  the world leader in providing air filtration solutions for maintaining healthy and comfortable indoor environments, has launched a quick 2 minute survey on indoor air quality for FM, Estates Managers and Building Services professionals in the UK. Camfil UK have launched ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • 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 ...


  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • CSIRO Melbourne air quality survey volunteer call

    CSIRO air quality researcher, Dr Melita Keywood, said scientists are hoping to involve 40 households across Melbourne in the study funded by the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. “We know that some household pollutants pose a health risk under certain circumstances – but there is no profile of what could be described as average conditions in a ...

  • Enviro Technology showcases the importance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) monitoring

    Enviro Technology Services Plc, which is a world class supplier and UK exporter specialising in environmental monitoring instrumentation for air quality monitoring and industrial emissions applications is adding to its services by offering indoor air quality monitoring. The company is the sole UK distributor for the leading indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring products DirectSense® from ...

  • 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

  • New Online Video Discusses Pesticides and Indoor Air Quality

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses the threat to human health due to pesticide exposures in indoor environments.   According to a survey, 75 percent of U.S. households used at least one ...


    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

  • 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

  • AIRLOG - A web based platform for intelligent indoor air quality management

    A recent survey* of 200 UK businesses revealed that absenteeism and sickness are major issues affecting service delivery and customer satisfaction for 39% of those questioned so anyone with an environmental remit as part of their business operation should take note. With pollution contributing to serious respiratory disorders such as asthma, ...


    By Green Air Monitoring Ltd.

  • Indoor Air Quality Issues Due to VOCs, Vapor Intrusion and Landfill Gases

    Today, there are several thousand operational landfills spread across the United States.  Some estimates have put the number of old municipal landfills that are no longer in operations at approximately 10,000 sites.     Although landfills were once primarily built far from people, many of these landfills are now surrounded by neighborhoods and various forms of commercial ...


    By IAQ Index

  • 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

  • AIRLOG - Indoor Air Quality Management Reporting Tool and Platform

    A recent survey* of 200 UK businesses revealed that absenteeism and sickness are major issues affecting service delivery and customer satisfaction for 39% of those questioned so anyone with an environmental remit as part of their business operation should take note. With pollution contributing to serious respiratory disorders such as asthma, and more than 30% of EU ...


    By Green Air Monitoring Ltd.

  • 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

  • Indoor environmental quality of LEED-certified buildings evaluated

    Staff in buildings that have been certified as „green. under the LEED scheme are just as satisfied with their indoor working environment as people working in non-LEED buildings, according to research on commercial buildings. The study suggests that investment in the thermal and acoustic aspects of buildings, however, would further improve occupant satisfaction. LEED1 (Leadership in Energy ...

  • ICOM low cost indoor CO monitor

    Utilising electrochemical cell technology, the ICOM is a cost effective solution for unattended logging of carbon monoxide. With a compact IP66 rated casing, the ICOM is suitable for mounting to a wall or post in indoor or outdoor locations. Powered by an internal rechargeable battery, the ICOM offers easy, external wiring-free installation. The ICOM logger is capable of storing more than ...


    By Signal Group Ltd

  • Indoor Allergies & Asthma Triggers Identified with IAQ Index

    Asthma is a disease that affects the lungs and is one of the most common long-term diseases of children.  Adults can also suffer from asthma and the relentless wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing that it can bring during an attack.   When an asthma attack occurs the body’s airways become smaller as they swell.  Less air makes its way to the lungs and the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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