Tag Archives: air quality

An introduction to the different types of air sampling techniques

Monitoring air quality is both an essential part of health and safety and for ensuring a pleasant workplace environment. For example, in breweries or dry food storage areas, where carbon dioxide is produced as part of the fermentation process, monitoring gas levels is key for protecting workers’ health. ­Even in …

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Portable Compressed Air Quality Analysis Now With Particle Measurement Down to 0.1µm

SUTO iTEC GmbH have recently announced that their S600 portable compressed air purity analyser has been upgraded with a new particle sensor to provide particle measurement fully in line with the requirements of ISO 8573-1. The S600 was already a highly successful unit but the lower particle limit of 0.3µm …

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100 days, 100 nights: Sensor network reveals telltale patterns in neighbourhood air quality

Black carbon, commonly known as soot, is a significant contributor to global warming and is strongly linked to adverse health outcomes. Produced by the incomplete combustion of fuels – emitted from large trucks, trains, and marine vessels – it is an air pollutant of particular concern to residents in urban …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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