Gerald Monroe

Long-term exposure to air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of dying from Covid-19.  The study, which was published today (October 27) in Cardiovascular Research has estimated that about 15% of worldwide deaths from Covid-19 could be attributed to long-term exposure to air pollution.  In order to create a model to calculate the fraction of …

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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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Review of Healthy Buildings by Joseph G. Allen and John D. Macomber Friday 3 July 2020 No comments I don’t often write book reviews these days but every so often a book Healthy Buildings comes along that is so important or moving that I feel the need. Healthy Buildings is one of those and it should …

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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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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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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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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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