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  • Bristol schoolchildren monitor local air quality

    A group of schoolchildren from Oasis Academy Brightstowe in Bristol have been utilising Ashtead Technology’s air quality monitors to measure air pollution during their daily commute to school. The project is part of the BBC News School Report which provides 11-16 year-olds across the UK with an opportunity to make and broadcast their own news. With support from BBC staff, partners and ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Media attention needed for air quality monitoring

    Air quality is rarely given the media attention that it deserves, but the importance of this issue is finally beginning to gain traction. Even though air pollution is responsible for more premature deaths than obesity, alcohol and road accidents, these other problems are generally given a much higher profile. However, recent months have seen raised media and political interest in air quality and ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • 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

  • Software identifies and monitors Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) problems.

    Bad air quality in the workplace environment can be extremely debilitating, causes ill-heath, distraction and absenteeism and when maximum permitted exposure levels for hazardous contaminants are exceeded is illegal, risking heavy fines and claims. ...


    By PPM Technology

  • `Not all particles are equal`, Air Monitors

    Recently, the Prime Minister’s car was covered by a thin layer of Saharan dust and air quality was suddenly a lead item in the national news. The dust itself does not pose a serious hazard to health in comparison with the finer particles (from diesel engines for example) that travel deep into the lungs, but Jim Mills, MD of Air Monitors, believes that the media attention that this event ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Monitoring the Air in Indoor Swimming Pools

    PPM Technology are co-operating with our long-standing partners Tennants Distribution Ltd in an exciting new project for monitoring the indoor environment in indoor swimming pools. We have recently supplied 2 monitoring units for use in a swimming pool environment, a large IAQ monitoring unit containing sensors for Temperature, Humidity, Chlorine, Ammonia, Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide, ...


    By PPM Technology

  • New `Touch Screen` IAQ Monitor added to PPM Technology’s range of indoor air quality instruments.

    PPM Technology are pleased to announce our latest IAQ monitoring instrument - the Touch Screen IAQ Profile Monitor is built with an integrated 3.5” ‘touch screen’ panel, the user is able to navigate through the various sensors options simply by touching the panel. Each unit can contain sensors for a maximum of 8 customer specified IAQ parameters. Readings are displayed ...


    By PPM Technology

  • 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

  • Measurements Symposium Focuses on the Need for Accurate Air Quality Information

    Pittsburgh, PA – The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will hold its annual Symposium on Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology in San Francisco, April 30 through May 3, 2007. “The Measurements Symposium recognizes that reliable, representative and accurate data are the central component of sound decision-making in air quality science,” said Adrianne Carolla, Executive ...

  • Cooperation agreement signed for air quality management project in Hubei, China

    NILU has signed a cooperative agreement with Hubei Environmental Protection Bureau (Hubei EPB) and Green Business Norway (GBN). The agreement aims to develop an air quality management and early warning system for nine cities in the Hubei Province of China. Thus, an important milestone has been reached in the market development for Norwegian exporters of environmental and energy technology in ...

  • Ball Aerospace Wins Contract to Build Air Quality Sensor for KARI

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been awarded a contract from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to build the Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) for the National Institute of Environmental Research in the Ministry of Environment of South Korea.  GEMS is a geostationary scanning ultraviolet-visible spectrometer designed to monitor trans-boundary ...

  • Australian bushfires cloud air pollution problem, monitoring shows

    In a presentation to the GREENHOUSE 2009 conference in Perth this week, CSIRO’s Dr Mick Meyer said measurements taken at the Bayside Air Quality Station in Melbourne’s south-east during the 2003 and 2006 bushfires provided a guide to what could be experienced as the climate changes. “While air quality standards generally appear to be improving, a future issue will be quality during times of ...

  • 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

  • District of Columbia agrees to establish improved air pollution monitoring at D.C. General Health Campus

    The District of Columbia has agreed to implement an enhanced air monitoring system at the D.C. General Health Campus, 1900 Massachusetts Ave., to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The district will also pay a $14,900 penalty. The district operates the health campus, which was formerly known as the D.C. ...

  • EPA Proposes Updates to Emissions Standards for Refineries to Protect Nearby Neighborhoods/Proposed steps will protect public health and improve air quality

    After receiving input from stakeholders including community groups, industry and the states, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to update the toxic air pollution standards for petroleum refineries to protect neighborhoods located near refineries. The agency’s common-sense proposal would further reduce toxic pollution from flaring and other processes and includes new ...

  • Wireless monitoring for a safe indoor environment

    Wireless monitor of indoor air quality (IAQ) parameters. PPM Technology’s newest IAQ monitoring system the Wireless IAQ Profile PPMonitor enables simple, effective and flexible management of the Indoor Air Environment. The PPMonitor can ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Beijing air `cleaner` since Games

    Beijing is enjoying the best air quality this decade because of measures taken during last year’s Olympic Games, officials have said. They say there were 171 days of low pollution in the first seven months of this year, 22 more than in 2008. One year after the games, independent experts agree that air quality in the Chinese capital has improved. But they say the city still has some way to go ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Monitoring Shows South China Sea Not Polluted

    The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) of the Executive Yuan said the first successful marine water quality monitoring it conducted in the Spratly Islands in September 2010 showed that water quality at all monitoring points around Taiping Island and Central Reef are qualified with Taiwan’s A type standards of marine environmental quality, making it an unpolluted sea area. It is ...

  • Elecsys Pioneers Monitoring Solution For Underground Storage Wells

    Elecsys Corporation, a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, has unveiled an automated solution to simplify compliance with the recent advisory bulletin issued by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) targeted towards ...


    By Elecsys Corporation

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