Sahara-Staub über Europa
,

Sahara Dust In Central Europa – What Our Sensor Networks Are Saying

A dust cloud from the Sahara desert has been occupying the media in Germany and the rest of Europe for over a week. To find out more, the environmental scientists at Breeze Technologies took a closer look at the readings from our air quality…
,

Headaches at work? The Sick Building Syndrome could be the reason

The “sick building syndrome” is an illness caused by poor indoor air quality, where occupants experience discomfort due to spending time in particular rooms or buildings. Read on to find out more about this phenomenon. What are the…
,

UPDATED: The link between COVID-19 mortality and air pollution

Back in May, Breeze Technologies published an article outlining the preliminary findings linking higher COVID-19 mortality and air pollution. In this article we highlighted the limitations of the then-current research, as correlation does not…
Nordic Smart City Challenge 2021Nordic Smart City Challenge
,

Breeze Technologies wins Nordic Smart City Challenge

Breeze Technologies has won the Nordic Smart City Challenge in the track "Supporting sustainable communities and urban infrastructure". The Nordic Smart City Challenge is an initiative run by the Nordic Smart City Network and PUBLIC, supported…
Satya Nadella visiting Breeze Technologies during his virtual country tour through GermanyBreeze Technologies
,

2020 – Our Year in Review

As Breeze Technologies, we were thankfully less impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Nonetheless, the new year is a moment to reflect and look back on the wins and challenges of the last twelche months. Our CEO Robert Heinecke has put together…
Unsplash.com / Kimberly Farmer
,

Air Quality Academy – Breeze Technologies launches new air quality knowledge base

Hamburg, Germany. Breeze Technologies has launched a new knowledge base on air quality. "Creating awareness for the global environmental health threat that is air pollution is at the core of our mission," says Robert Heinecke, CEO at Breeze…
Breeze Technologies - Air quality satellite data is now available through the Environmental Intelligence CloudBreeze Technologies
,

Breeze Technologies’ Environmental Intelligence Cloud now includes satellite-based air quality datasets

Hamburg, Germany. Starting today, Breeze Technologies is making satellite data available through their Environmental Intelligence Cloud, a cloud-based analytics platform that aggregates and analyses air quality data from thousands of sources…
Unsplash.com
,

Copernicus and air quality: The Sentinel-5P instrument

Copernicus, previously known as Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES), is the European Union’s Earth observation (EO) programme. It is served by a set of dedicated satellites from the Sentinel family developed by the European…
Fireworksunsplash.com / Mike Enerio
, ,

What effect did the German fireworks ban have on air quality on New Year’s Eve 2020?

One year ago we analysed the particulate matter concentrations caused by fireworks on New Year's Eve in the city of Hamburg, and their effect on overall air quality. This time around, the sale of fireworks was prohibited due to the Coronavirus…
Unsplash.com
,

The different ESA Copernicus Sentinel missions and what they measure

Copernicus is the European Union’s Earth observation (EO) programme. Managed by the European Commission (EC), it was previously known as Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES). Copernicus is currently served by a fleet of dedicated…
Breeze Technologies Spirit.Unsplash.com / Bruce Mars
,

Five reasons why Breeze Technologies’ air quality sensors should be your top choice for any project

Air quality sensors give cities, businesses, NGOs and other organisations a chance to monitor local air pollution in a way that was simply not feasible before, in both scale and budget. This also means that many of our customers did not have…
, ,

The health impact of specific air pollutants

We breathe 15,000 litres of air every day. Apart from the oxygen (O2) and nitrogen (N2) essential for survival, the atmosphere also consists of many harmful foreign substances. When detectable, they are considered to be air pollution. Air pollution…