Saturday, August 20, 2022

Breathing space for innovative building material

Can pollution-eating building materials make a dent in urban NOx levels? POLLUTION-eating building materials have been a feature of one or two high-profile construction projects...

Conference seminar to focus on Clean Air Zones

AQE 2018 (Telford, 21+22 Nov), the Air Quality & Emissions event, will include a seminar organised by the EIC on 21st November focusing on...
A Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) incinerator

Reducing toxic emissions from waste incineration power plants

AIR pollution control technology for waste incineration is available from Lührfilter. Domestic and municipal waste that might otherwise have gone to landfill can now be...

New ‘hyperlocal’ air quality network for London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a new, street-by-street monitoring system that - it is hoped - will help to improve the capital’s air...

Website launched to help businesses prepare for Birmingham Clean Air Zone

A website has been launched to help businesses get to grips with the Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which will be launched in Birmingham city...
Odour pollution

Pollution is costing more than obesity

Deaths in London’s most polluted areas are costing twice as much as obesity. The statistics are revealed in a study from the London Assembly which...

Government sets out new targets on air quality, water pollution, waste and woodland cover

The UK government announced new environmental targets in four key areas of air quality, water, waste reduction and woodland cover on 16 March....

Why monitor indoor air quality?

INDOOR air quality (IAQ) relates to a number of environmental factors inside a building that can impinge on the health, comfort, or work performance...

Lockdown impacts: New study collects data on pollutants in the atmosphere

One consequence of the coronavirus pandemic has been global restrictions on mobility. This, in turn, is believed to have had an effect on pollution...

Political and business leaders meet to agree new action for tackling air pollution

An international clean air summit, hosted on 23 October by the Mayor of London, attended by government ministers and the head of the World...

Gridded filters assist with asbestos count

US laboratory equipment supplier Environmental Express is offering gridded MCE filter membranes to address various sample collection and analysis needs, especially airborne asbestos fibre...

Particulate monitor incorporates latest advances in thermal and optical technology, says distributor

A specialist in monitoring instrumentation for air quality and greenhouse gases, Enviro Technology Services (ETS) is now offering the Model 4 Semi-Continuous OC-EC (Organic...

“Perfect timing” for Air Quality and Emissions event

AQE 2017 will take place in Telford (UK) on 24 and 25 May at a time when the health effects of air pollution are...

Sponsored content: Firm celebrates 25 years of sensor technology development

Alphasense, the UK-based manufacturer of gas detection sensors, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in October 2021 Originally founded by scientist and entrepreneur Paul Gotley OBE...

Nanoparticle monitoring first in Brighton

In late December the University of Brighton set up a £250,000 advanced air quality monitoring station, said to be the first of its kind...
Traffic in London

Conference seminar to focus on Clean Air Zones

The Air Quality & Emissions event will include a seminar organised by the EIC on 21st November focusing on solutions for the management and delivery of CAZs

Ozone-linked respiratory deaths have been vastly underestimated, reveals new study

New research links long-term exposure to ozone air pollution with one million premature deaths per year due to respiratory diseases, which is more than...

Mapping Oxford’s air

OxAir is a partnership of experts dedicated to monitoring air quality in Oxford. The group wanted to obtain reliable data on pollution at any specific time and location in the city, to help develop an air quality improvement strategy, and to support individuals looking to make travel choices in the city.

Sponsored content: Hospital-grade air purifier makes Newsweek’s list of Best Infection Prevention Products 2021

Air purification specialist Rensair has been included in Newsweek’s list of Best Infection Prevention Products 2021. Newsweek, in partnership with the Leapfrog Group, an...