voc leak testing News

  • Economical BAT solution – formia treats VOCs smartly with twin bed

    New requirements to use Best Available Technology (BAT) are further lowering the emission limits of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) to 20 mgC/Nm3 in the EU countries. A three bed Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) is the most common solution but now Formia Emissions Control has launched a novel twin bed solution that is more compact and economical to use. The EU is taking a stricter approach ...


  • 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

  • Ion Science Reaches Sales of 1000 Instruments for 2007

    Ion Science Limited, international manufacturers of gas detection, leak detection and corrosion monitoring quipment is pleased to announce its continued success with the shipment of the 1000th instrument for 2007. This goal was reached during the third quarter of the year, surpassing the target achieved in 2006. In total, Ion Science has achieved sales growth of more than 30% over the past ...


    By Ion Science

  • New trace chemical analyser for onsite analysis

    Quantitech (Milton Keynes) has announced the launch of the FROG-4000™, a rugged, portable instrument capable of analysing trace levels of individual volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air, soil and water. “With this technology, operators will be able to conduct fast on-site analysis in a range of environmental, health and safety applications,” says Quantitech’s Dr Andrew ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Western China International Fair

    October 18th through 22nd 2011 Western China International Fair took place in Chengdu. With many highly interested visitors seeing us in our booth as part of the Bavarian Pavilion, the WCIF was a very successful event for us. We displayed a ...


    By J.U.M. Engineering GmbH

  • U.S. and W.Va. Settle Case Against DuPont over Clean Air Act Violations at Washington Works Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) has agreed to settle alleged Clean Air Act violations at DuPont’s Washington Works Facility, located in Washington, Wood County, West Virginia. A proposed settlement, involving DuPont, the United States, and the State of West Virginia, was filed today in federal district court in ...

  • Radon Gas, can you keep it out of your home?

    An amazing number of people are not aware of the dangers this gas poses to our health. Odorless, colorless, leaking out of the earth across most of the USA, and causing Cancer! Visit http://www.epa.gov/radon/zonemap.html for information in your area, for more information on this silent killer. Within the past several years, my parents tried to purchase a number ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Successful Retro-Coat® Application Featured in Coatings Pro Magazine

    Coatings Pro Magazine recently featured a cover story on Land Science Technologies’ Retro-Coat® vapor intrusion coating application at New York City’s Peter Cooper Village. A large number of basement areas within the Peter Copper Village development suffered significant damage from Hurricane Sandy. Rehabilitation and repair required the use of a chemical resistant material to ...

  • IAQ Concerns Worry Many Parents as Children Return Back to School

    In many parts of the country, children have already begun the new school year while others are enjoying a few final weeks of vacation.  During the summer months many classrooms sat empty while some school districts used the break to conduct renovation and remodeling activities in the empty classrooms.   Some of these vacant rooms experienced water leaks and moisture intrusion from heavy ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

  • Chicago Residents Battle Fall Allergens

    The Illinois building consulting experts at EC2 provide testing solutions for allergens from mold spores and other indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminants.   More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies and Northern Illinois is no exception. Some sufferers experience short-term seasonal allergies, while a growing number experience chronic, year-round allergic reactions. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Latest multigas FTIR analysers can be hired

    FTIR gas analysers have become popular in a wide variety of gas detection and monitoring applications because of their ability to measure almost any gas. However, the cost of this equipment can exceed the budgets of those that could benefit from this sophisticated technology, so Quantitech has established a small range of FTIR gas analysers that are available for hire. Typical applications for ...


    By Quantitech 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

  • Indoor Allergens & Steps to Reduce Exposure in the Home or Office

    For the millions of Americans with respiratory allergies, asthma or COPD, their home or office can sometimes be the source of allergens that can trigger or aggravate their condition. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, nasal allergies are estimated to affect close to 50 million people in the United States. Allergic rhinitis alone results in more than ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Wyoming and Kansas refiners agree to settle clean air act violations

    Two petroleum refiners have agreed in separate settlements to spend a total of more than US$141 million in new air pollution controls at three refineries in Kansas and Wyoming, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Justice Department announced today. The settlements are expected to reduce harmful emissions by 7,000 tons per year.  Frontier Refining and Frontier El Dorado ...

  • Allergy Prevention Tips for Healthy Homes and Offices in Puerto Rico

    For most people, the majority of their time is spent at home and at their place of business. For those with allergies, both of these indoor environments can often be a source of allergens that cause or aggravate their condition. Millions of people have respiratory allergies, asthma or COPD. Exposure to common indoor allergens such as mold, dust mites, latex, pollen, pets, rodents and ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Statement of Lisa P. Jackson administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency testimony on Federal response to the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico senate committee on environment and public works

    Chairman Boxer, Ranking Member Inhofe, and members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to testify about EPA’s role in responding to the BP Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. As we all know, efforts by BP to stop the oil release continue. While there is no perfect solution to the environmental disaster that the Gulf of Mexico is facing right now, EPA is committed to protecting our ...

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

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