Tag Archives: air quality

Glasgow schools aim to lower vehicle pollution

Schools near Glasgow have been monitoring air quality as part of a project aiming to reduce the levels of pollution emitted by vehicles as they drop off and collect children. The project is part of a ‘Beat the Street’ initiative that was granted £50,000 from a new £1million fund to …

Read More »

TTI helps design engineers leverage machine vision, cobotics and IAQ monitoring

TTI has released three new whitepapers to help design engineers take advantage of the latest technologies that optimise industrial applications and environments. The papers explore machine vision and the way it is applied to user interfaces, discuss cobotics as an enabler for increased production flexibility and look at the role …

Read More »

RS Components completes nationwide ‘Tour de Branch’ bike ride to help fight the injustice of childhood cancer

RS Components (RS) embarked on an epic charity cycle ride on 8 June, covering 1,100 miles from Aberdeen to London, with an ambitious goal of raising £250,000 for Children with Cancer UK. More than 60 employees from RS took part in the ‘Tour de Branch’ challenge, which made its way …

Read More »

Guardian journalists use AQMesh to highlight air quality risks in London

Supporting the aims of Clean Air Day (20 June 2019), the Guardian has published a short film demonstrating the changing levels of pollution that children are exposed to as they walk to school in London. The film can be viewed here. The Guardian Cities team worked closely with their colleagues …

Read More »

EarthSense announces Enviro Technology Services as UK distributor for Zephyr air quality sensors

Air quality expert, EarthSense has announced a channel partnership with leading supplier and service provider of environmental monitoring systems, Enviro Technology Services (ET). This partnership sees Enviro Technology Services become the distributor of EarthSense Zephyr air quality sensors to local authorities across the UK. The Zephyr air quality sensor has …

Read More »

Mayor launches world’s largest air quality monitoring network in London

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today launched the world’s most advanced and comprehensive network of air quality monitors to help investigate and improve London’s toxic air. Breathe London will use a range of cutting-edge fixed and mobile sensors to build up a real-time, hyperlocal image of London’s air …

Read More »

Government action critical to overcoming air quality crisis

With research highlighting that an estimated 400,000 deaths occur every year in Europe alone due to air pollution, the case for immediate action is clear. Here, Steve Billingham, CEO at Duvas Technologies, discusses why government intervention is needed to drive remedial action. Statistics around the issue of air pollution deaths …

Read More »

Particulate matter sensing for air quality measurements

In this article, Livio Lattanzio, PhD, product manager Particulate Matter Sensors at Sensirion, discusses particulate matter sensing for air quality measurements. Particulate Matter, abbreviated as ‘PM’, is a mixture of airborne solid particles and liquid droplets that can be inhaled and may cause serious health problems. PM includes particles with …

Read More »

AQE 2018 registrations up by 21 per cent

The organisers of AQE 2018, the Air Quality & Emissions event, have reported a 21 per cent increase in registrations compared with the last AQE in May 2017. “This is no surprise,” commented exhibitions manager David Hellyer. “Air quality has never been higher in the political agenda, and monitoring underpins …

Read More »

Poster competition raises air quality awareness in Scotland

Air Monitors has sponsored a competition among Scottish schools as part of an initiative to raise awareness of air pollution issues around the time of the Clean Air Day in June and during the Year of Young People. Environmental Protection Scotland (EPS) coordinated many of the air quality events and …

Read More »