indoor air VOC News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Simple Swedish device effectively reduces harmful indoor air pollution

    Indoor air quality can be significantly improved using a simple device which traps harmful chemicals emitted from glues, paints and building materials, a new study has shown. Designed in Sweden, the researchers demonstrate that the surface emissions trap’, especially effective for damp buildings, also prevents emissions from mould and can remove unpleasant odours. Volatile organic compounds ...

  • Preventing Future Indoor Air Quality Problems during Construction Projects

    There are many factors that take place during the construction of a home or building that could potentially cause future indoor air quality (IAQ) problems for building occupants. These may include everything from the materials selected for the project and construction techniques to how building materials are stored. A major issue often revolves around water damage and mold growth. Many building ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Illinois High School Students Learn about Indoor Air Quality

    Earlier this month, Ed Chambers was asked to present to environmental science high school students at Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School.  Several classes got to learn about IAQ and jobs in the industry from Mr. Chambers, the owner of EC2, Inc., one of the Midwest’s leading environmental consulting firms.   Mr. Chambers taught the students about how indoor air ...


    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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Home Ventilation & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how home ventilation impacts people’s indoor air quality (IAQ).   Indoor pollutants can sometimes accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues when too little outdoor air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Painting Projects and Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses painting projects and how they can impact the indoor air quality (IAQ) of a home or other type of building.   There are many ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ways a Home’s Ventilation Could Cause Indoor Air Quality Issues

    Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors so the indoor air quality (IAQ) in their homes is a critical component of a healthy life.  At times, indoor pollutants can accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues, particularly when there is too little outdoor air entering a building. These pollutants may include mold, bacteria, tobacco smoke, volatile organic compounds ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ensuring Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Puerto Rico’s Preschools and Daycare Centers

    Recently, WPVI published an article about a University of Missouri study that looked at indoor air quality (IAQ) issues in daycare centers and preschools. The article, “Study raising eyebrows about indoor air quality in child care centers,” has garnered the attention of parents who depend on these facilities to watch over their children for up to 10 hours a day.   According to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Indoor Air Quality Experts Educate the Public about Common IAQ Pollutants

    For most people, the vast majority of their day is spent indoors.  Whether at home, in the office, or attending school, many people spend up to 90% of their time in indoor environments.   With so much of their day indoors, the quality of the air they breathe is vital to their health.  In many homes and buildings, there are numerous potential pollutants that can cause health ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Indoor Air Quality & Energy Efficiency in Schools the Focus of New EPA Guidance

    Last month, 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 renovations. Energy management and protecting indoor air quality are both important considerations for a school’s facility management during energy upgrades and retrofits. Schools can protect student and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • PPM Technology supplies wireless units for monitoring the air in indoor swimming pools

    Our Wireless IAQ Profile Monitor system is currently being demonstrated in an indoor swimming pool environment; the units contained sensors for Temperature, Humidity, Chlorine, Ammonia, Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide. Chlorine products are used in swimming pools to prevent growth and spread of bacteria and viruses. Nitrogen pollution is produced from organic derivatives. (sweat, urine) 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

  • AQ Expert - The All-In-One 7-Gas Portable Indoor Air Quality Monitor

    The AQ Expert is capable of measuring 7 different gases simultaneously in addition to temperature, % RH, Barometric and differential pressure while providing the latest in Monitoring & Real-time Data Logging for IAQ Testing in Hospitals, Buildings, Schools, Labs, Clean Rooms, Airports & more. The AQ Expert includes_ Up to 7 gas sensors Customized to your needs ...

  • How Attached Garages Can Impact the Indoor Air Quality of Homes in Puerto Rico

    For many people in Puerto Rico, having an attached garage is a major convenience that allows them to keep their vehicles in a secure location that is out of the rain and sun.  These garages also often act as a storage and work area and may even house components of a home’s mechanical system.   While an attached garage does provide many benefits for ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • PPM Technology`s Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Monitors to be showcased at MIECF 2011.

    PPM Technology are looking forward to showcasing our instruments at the European Pavilion of the upcoming Macao (SAR of China) International Environmental Co-operation Forum (MIECF), held on the 31st March to the 2nd April at the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel. MIECF is a high-powered annual platform to promote solutions for a low carbon future, and sustainable urban development in South China. ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Zimmetry Environmental Educates the Public about Common Causes of Indoor Air Quality Issues

    Even with the beautiful weather that is so common across Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, most people spend the majority of their time indoors.  Whether at home, school or in the office, many people spend up to 90% of their time indoors.    Spending so much time indoors means that the air people breathe is a key component of a healthy life.  Unfortunately, many buildings have ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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