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Working from home could lead to spike in indoor air pollution

Increased use of gas boilers and cookers could lead to a spike in nitrogen oxide (NOx) pollution this winter, according to a new report published by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU). There are approximately 21 million gas boilers across the country, with less than 5% of homes getting their heating from low carbon sources.  Gas combustion …

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Ventilation and air filtration play a key role in preventing the spread of COVID-19 indoors

RAMON PADILLA | USA TODAY | 13 hours ago As the nation reopens after COVID-19 restrictions, people across the country are making decisions about going back to the office or putting their children back in classrooms. But how can you make the right call? We asked the experts how to improve indoor air quality, and what questions to ask …

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Improving Indoor Air Quality: The Future

Image Credit: Kira_Yan/Shutterstock.com Improving Indoor Air Quality: The term “air quality” tends to conjure up the image of smog-filled cities and often makes people think of pollution in populated or industrial regions. Measures such as the Air Quality Index exist to provide information relative to the levels of airborne pollutants in towns and cities and …

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Smart Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Device Market by Emerging Trends, Share, Growth Rate, Opportunities And Market Forecast To 2024

Published: Sept. 23, 2020 at 9:32 a.m. ET0 Email icon Facebook icon Twitter icon Linkedin icon Flipboard icon Print icon Resize icon The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Sep 23, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) — The global smart indoor air quality monitoring devicemarket is segmented into end-user such as residential, …

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What are home air quality monitors and should you buy one

In response to the wildfires raging on the West Coast, those who live nearby are concerned about the smoke, which is drastically impacting the air quality index (AQI). In fact, just last weekend Los Angeles experienced the worst air quality in over 25 years, according to data from the South Coast Air Quality Management District. To …

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Consumers Taking Control Of Indoor Air Quality

Health concerns linked to COVID-19 are raising awareness of the air cleaner category. Spring allergies normally drive demand for air cleaners. This spring, respiratory safety and health concerns linked to the COVID-19 crisis amplified sales of air purifiers by homebound consumers while reinforcing overall awareness of the importance of good indoor air quality. Air cleaner …

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As wildfire smoke becomes a part of life on the West Coast, so do its health risks

Wildfires raging in California, Oregon and Washington have led to some of the worst air quality in the world By Heather Kelly and Samantha SchmidtSeptember 16, 2020 at 2:27 p.m. PDT SAN FRANCISCO — Every morning for the past few weeks, JoEllen Depakakibo has had a new kind of morning routine. She sets her alarm for 6 and …

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