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ABM launches programme to improve indoor air quality

As the UK continues to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic, ABM has launched ‘EnhancedFacility’ a comprehensive programme of services designed to help businesses improve indoor air quality. Providing solutions which consider variables such as square footage, occupancy levels, movement of occupants ...

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CIBSE issues new air cleaning guidance

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has released two new pieces of guidance on reducing Covid-19 transmission through ventilation and air cleaning technologies.  The new guidance reinforces CIBSE’s message that good ventilation is essential to reduce occupants’ exposure ...

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Innovative technology for face-to-face meetings

The return of office workers presents a new challenge to businesses seeking to protect their staff and visitors from the risks posed by SARS-CoV-2, its variants, and other microbiological hazards. “It’s not as simple as turning up the ventilation, or ...

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BESA publishes IAQ target guidance to support the health and wellbeing of building occupants

The removal of most Covid restrictions in the UK has increased calls for clearer practical guidance and the setting of specific indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminant targets to support the health and wellbeing of building occupants. The Building Engineering Services ...

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Institut Pasteur de Lille evaluated the effectiveness of Daikin’s air purifiers against respiratory viruses

Renowned French laboratory Institut Pasteur de Lille concludes from its tests that Daikin’s range of air purifiers eliminates more than 99.98% of the human coronavirus HCoV-229E in 2.5 minutes*. According to tests performed in the laboratories of the Institut Pasteur ...

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Staff still concerned their offices aren’t COVID-secure

More than a third of workers (35 per cent) are still concerned their offices aren’t COVID secure, according to new research from Mitie. With COVID-19 restrictions set to end on July 19, more than half (52 per cent) of British ...

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Public funding required to fund ventilation ‘revolution’

Public funding is urgently needed to ensure schools, hospitals and thousands of homes can benefit from improved awareness of the role played by mechanical ventilation systems in reducing the risk of airborne disease, according to the Building Engineering Services Association ...

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UK business designs Coronavirus deterrent for FM marketplace

A UK specialist in ultraviolet light technology has launched a new solution, designed to reduce the risk of Coronavirus in indoor settings and help facilities managers provide healthy indoor working environments post-pandemic. Pathogen Solutions has made Medixair available to the ...

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BESA welcomes acceleration of wellbeing standard

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the British Standards Institute (BSI) fast tracking of a new standard for measuring indoor environment quality (IEQ). Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 3003 was championed by engineering firm EFT Consult, which has been ...

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ERGOSENSE launches AIRLAB – IoT indoor air contamination and virus risk detection for business environments and public spaces

Ergosense, announces global availability of AIRLAB, a non-intrusive, easy-to-install air quality monitoring system. AIRLAB enables the accurate monitoring of C02, pollutants, temperature, humidity and even presence of particles at virus size levels within indoor environments. Ergosense’s AIRLAB sensor accuracy is ...

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