Tag Archives: air quality

New ScioSense gas sensor achieves industry’s closest match to natural human response to impaired air quality

The new ENS160, an indoor air quality sensor launched today by ScioSense, uses sophisticated sensor fusion algorithms to produce measurement outputs which are better tuned to the natural response of human occupants than any other sensor on the market provides. ScioSense, a manufacturer of integrated environmental and flow sensors, has …

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Section 61 Compliance – Air quality monitoring for the construction sector

Praxis/Urban units are part of a solution, allowing contractors to meet air quality monitoring requirements during construction and roadworks in town and city centres. All local authorities in London have declared air quality management areas (AQMA’s) that cover their entire borough. The control of dust and emissions during construction projects …

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Making air quality visible

Cleveron has selected Sensirion’s SCD30 CO2 sensor for its new CO2 monitoring device. CLEVER Sense enables effective and smart ventilation in closed rooms and impresses with its top measuring accuracy and reliability. The trend of measuring CO2 concentrations indoors is rising steeply. More and more studies indicate that CO2 can …

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element14 Community teams up with Honeywell for a webinar on sensors

element14.com, an Avnet Community, is hosting a free webinar sponsored by Honeywell on how to improve air quality and efficiency in HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) with sensors and switches. The webinar will take place on 9th December at 5:00pm GMT and two participants will win a Honeywell HAQ …

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Air quality instrument manufacturer shortlisted for Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020

South Coast Science has been shortlisted in the Information, Data and Connectivity category for its partnership with Ricardo Energy & Environment.  South Coast Science operates on the principle that air quality data must be validated in the field, not in the lab. Validation in the field requires more research time …

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Why indoor air quality is important to minimise the spread of COVID-19

Tenants of serviced offices are starting to ask questions about environmental monitoring in their office spaces. Temperature, humidity, CO2 and ventilation levels are known to have an impact on comfort and even productivity of occupants of an office building. Add in safety concerns about COVID19 transmission in the workplace and …

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‘Praxis/Handheld’ air quality monitor selected to map Oxford air

A new, handheld device from air quality specialist South Coast Science has been instrumental in pinpointing variation in air quality across Oxford. OxAir, a partnership of independent experts dedicated to monitoring the quality of air in Oxford, selected the handheld monitor to fulfil their mission of measuring air pollution from …

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Rotronic supports global petition 40to60RH

Using scientific findings as a basis, a global petition asks the World Health Organization (WHO) to prescribe a humidity level of 40-60 %RH to reduce respiratory infections. Rotronic has declared its support for this petition as persuasive scientific findings show that a medium air humidity benefits human health considerably. In …

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Research zeroing in on electronic nose for monitoring air quality

Research at Oregon State University has pushed science closer to developing an electronic nose for monitoring air quality, detecting safety threats and diagnosing diseases by measuring gases in a patient’s breath. Recently published research led by Cory Simon, assistant professor of chemical engineering in the OSU College of Engineering, in …

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Air quality addressed by media ‘Eco’ event

One of the UK’s media organisations recently organised an environmental day near London in which a range of experts were invited to give presentations on key themes such as climate change, recycling, tree planting, sustainable construction and air quality. Air quality consultant Jim Mills provided an overview of the current …

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