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Why indoor air quality is important for every business

Indoor air quality (IAQ) has been a long overlooked issue in comparison to outdoor air pollution. Just because indoor air pollution can be harder to detect, however, doesn’t mean it’s harmless: the concentrations of some pollutants can be…
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The direct economic impact of improving air quality

Air pollution not only affects human health, but also the economy. Effective clean air actions sanctioned by governments have been found to improve individual health and productivity, thus providing clear economic benefits. How air pollution…
History of air quality measurement
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The history of air quality measurement and legislation

Air quality has long been a historical issue, reaching back as far as the Roman times. It is only after a series of serious smog incidents that authorities finally took action, starting first with the curbing of emissions.
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Air pollution trends across the seasons

While air pollution is an issue all year round, different seasons see an increase in certain pollutants due to various factors such as temperature, climate, and human activities. Read on to find out more. Spring Ammonia (NH3) concentrations…
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The link between air pollution and climate change

There is a clear connection between poor air quality and climate change. Air pollutants and greenhouse gases are often emitted at the same time, and many air pollutants have direct or indirect climate effects. By reducing air pollution, we preserve…
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The link between COVID-19 mortality and air pollution

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is responsible for 7 million deaths per year. While poor air quality has been linked to various health issues such as heart disease and respiratory infections, recent studies have…
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How we calculate our air quality index and why we need it

When it comes to measuring air pollution, raw data is hard to understand. This is why air quality indexes are created. An air quality index (AQI) translates numerical data into a descriptive rating scale and makes it easier for citizens of…
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Major air pollutants, their impact and sources

When talking about air quality, we commonly mean the levels of different pollutants in our air. Major air pollutants include carbon monoxide (CO), ammonia (NH3), nitric oxide (NO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), ozone (O3), particulate matter (PM),…
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Air quality in Hamburg during the Corona crisis

Closed businesses, meeting bans and home office - due to the current Corona crisis much less people are travelling every day compared to one or two weeks ago. Satellite data has already shown in the past that this decrease in individual mobility…
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Air quality on New Year's Eve - the impact of fireworks on urban air quality

"How do fireworks influence air quality in my city? What is the impact of fireworks on the air quality in my neighborhood?" Questions like these reach us quite often - particularly around this time of the year. Fireworks indeed cause…
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What Is Air Quality? Why Does It Matter?

Find out more about the importance of air quality, current laws and regulations and how we can monitor and improve air quality to create a healthier and more liveable environment. Facts about Air Quality by Breeze Technologies. What…