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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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The health impact of indoor and outdoor air pollution

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 harmful foreign substances. When detectable, they are considered to be air pollution. Air pollution…
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Breathing fresh air: Breeze Technologies now supports Coronavirus prevention with new indoor air quality management solution

Hamburg. To support combatting rising Covid-19 infection numbers, Breeze Technologies has launched a new Coronavirus prevention mode of its indoor air quality management solutions. The new dashboard visualises whether the recommendations from…
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Calculating an actionable indoor air quality index

An air quality index (AQI) is a descriptive scale used to show how polluted the air is. There is little research on the health effects of air pollution in short time frames. This is why air quality indexes are typically only provided for time…