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  • 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

  • Gas detection solutions for monitoring compressed breathing air

    At first glance the physiological demands of the firefighter, the scuba diver and the hospital patient have little in common. One is trained to deal with fire and rescue, one swims underwater and one is concerned with either regaining or improving their health. Yet all three depend to some extent on a safe source of compressed breathing air. In the case of the firefighter, portable breathing sets ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • A breath of fresh air in the oxygen sensing industry

    The LuminOx Fluorescent Optical Oxygen Sensor is moving the industry forward like never before. Electrochemical sensors are sensitive to temperature and therefore require external compensation, using hardware or software methods. LuminOx contains built-in temperature compensation, so removes this requirement. Not ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • US firefighters pay a heavy price for contaminated breathing air

    A recent incident at a Fire Department in Henderson, Nevada, prompted emergency action and a hefty bill for city officials. Firefighters reported a smell of petroleum coming from the air tanks in their self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The problem was traced to an air compressor which is believed to have introduced contaminants into the system. The compressor has now been replaced, ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Neah Receives an Additional US Patent for Non Air-Breathing Fuel Cells

    NEAH Power Systems, Inc., (OTCBB: NPWZ) announced it has been issued another patent from the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent, titled "Liquid-liquid fuel cell systems having flow-through anodes and flow-by cathodes" (USPTO #7,968,248), further solidifies Neah's presence and leadership in alternative energy. With this patent issuance, Neah has a total of twelve issued patents in the ...


    By Marketwire

  • PhoCheck+ Provides Optimal Breathing Safety For Fire Fighters

    Used widely within the Fire Service Industry, the PhoCheck+ 1000 from Ion Science provides crucial testing of air compressors for safe, uncontaminated use of breathing apparatus. Evidence shows that oils and greases used to lubricate air compressors cause contamination of air that has been compressed into the tank, resulting in fire fighters experiencing an unpleasant ‘chemical taste’ ...


    By Ion Science

  • Identifying Sewer Gas and Air Quality Issues in New York Buildings Allows Residents to Breathe Easier

    Most people have at one time or another walked into a home or building and were faced with the unpleasant odors associated with sewer gas. Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases that can be present in a home, school, business, or other type of building depending on various circumstances.   Sewer gas is formed during the decay ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Force For Earth helping adults and children breathe easier this Earth Day

    For Earth is poised to make Earth Day 2009 a celebration that literally transforms every day into a breath of fresher air. Indeed, if every vehicle on the road were to start using the company’s Force For Earth Fuel and Engine Conditioner on the April 22nd holiday, the nation’s air quality would soon be improved by 30 percent or more. That’s because the earth-friendly conditioning agent has been ...


  • Sewer Gas Testing and Consulting Services Allow Residents of Puerto Rico to Breathe Easier

    Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases that can be present in a home, school or building depending on various circumstances. It is formed during the decay of household and industrial waste. There can be highly toxic components of sewer gas which include hydrogen sulfide and ammonia. Sewer gas also contains methane, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • ITV uses Air Monitors to highlight air quality crisis

    Following the Supreme Court’s recent judgement on the UK’s air quality, the new Government has been ordered to take urgent action to reduce urban pollution that is causing thousands of premature deaths in Britain. ITV’s ‘Tonight’ programme on 19th May 2015, entitled ‘The Air That We Breathe’ highlighted the problem with portable aethalometers from Air ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Glass container manufacturer agrees to install pollution controls and pay $1.45 million to settle clean air act violations

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced that Ohio-based Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc., the nation’s largest glass container manufacturer, has agreed to install pollution control equipment to reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and particulate matter (PM) by nearly 2,500 tons per year and pay a ...

  • Tackling the global clean air challenge

    In many cities air pollution is reaching levels that threaten people's health according to an unprecedented compilation of air quality data released today by WHO. The information includes data from nearly 1100 cities across 91 countries, including capital cities and cities with more than 100 000 residents. Compared to 90 other countries, Canada tied for third with Australia following ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Kaeser Compressors high quality air filters

    All compressed air systems contain harmful contaminants like water droplets, dust and dirt, oils, or hydrocarbons. Kaeser Compressors has a complete line of high quality compressed air filters to remove these contaminants and meet even the most stringent air requirements. Easy to install in any air system, Kaeser filters are designed for simple operation and maintenance and are available in ...


  • Court rejects Bush administration air pollution waivers

    A federal appeals court has rejected Bush administration rules that allowed major power plants and factories to emit uncontrolled pollution into the air in cities that already have severely polluted air.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found the Environmental Protection Agency rules illegally let plants buy rights to pollute – sometimes from plants hundreds of miles away – ...

  • California fire prompts unhealthy air warnings in Nevada

    The giant wildfire burning at the edge of Yosemite National Park has not only destroyed buildings and threatened water supplies, electricity and sequoias, it has also unleashed a smoky haze that has worsened air quality more than 100 miles away in Nevada. The plume from the Rim Fire in California triggered emergency warnings in the Reno and Carson City area. Schoolchildren were kept inside for ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA and LDEQ Raise Awareness of Importance of Air Quality

    Today, representatives from the US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (EPA) and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) came together to raise awareness of the importance of air quality for people’s health. EPA Regional Administrator Ron Curry and LDEQ Secretary Peggy Hatch spoke about ozone and its effects on air quality and people’s health as part of Air ...

  • 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

  • Independent Reviewers say new 02 Hurricane Canless Air System is a winner as Clean-Green Canned Air Alternative.

    When John Scherer launched his new 02 Hurricane Canless Air System, designed as an alternative to so-called canned air dusters he had one question: "Would people like it?" It didn't take Scherer and his team to find out. "Our sales have been terrific," says Scherer "Customer reaction ...


    By PRWeb

  • EU report advocates action for healthy indoor air

    A report prepared for the Directorate General for Health and Consumers as part of the EU health programme advocates further EU action and policy relating to Indoor Air Quality. The main focus of the IAIAQ report was assessing the public health impacts of some current European IAQ policies, and to predict the potential impacts of some alternative and future IAQ policy scenarios. IAIQ made ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Clean Air America Deploys 7 LEAF Weldstations at Lincoln Land Community College to Provide Air Filtration

    Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers, students, and the environment, recently deployed 7 ...


    By Clean Air America, Inc.

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