IAQ Magazine
News

Indoor Air Quality magazine launches

The Building Environmental Wellness Group has published its first edition of IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) Magazine. Ivi Sims, AM.AIRAH, and Dr Melissa Marot are the co-founders behind the quarterly digital magazine. It focuses on all aspects of indoor air quality, including: Restoration  Indoor air quality, building and occupants Building physics HVAC Innovation in technology in […]

Products

SAN-AIR scores Purple Tick accreditation

The SAN-AIR technology has been awarded the Purple Tick accreditation, having satisfied the criteria for businesses that offer products or services that deliver high levels of performance in indoor public spaces. An independent organisation, the Purple Tick aims to build consumer and community confidence by promoting the safety and cleanliness of air conditioning systems. According […]

News

Expect greater emphasis on IAQ after COVID, says BSRIA

Air conditioning and ventilation providers will be required to do much more to address indoor air quality issues following the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) in the UK. New findings from the UK-based organisation have warned that COVID-19 and research concerning airborne contamination in enclosed, poorly ventilated spaces has […]

Events and conferences

IAQ legend to speak at AIRAH forum

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has announced world-renowned indoor air quality (IAQ) expert Max Sherman as the keynote for its Building Physics Virtual Forum slated for September 17. Sherman’s presentation, titled “Build tight and ventilate right. It’ll be OK”, will look at some of the challenges faced by airtight high-performance […]

Plant
Features

Plants and IAQ: an ongoing debate

Late last year, doubts were cast over whether plants actually improve indoor air quality (IAQ) after new research was published in Nature’s Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. Ronald Wood PhD, BSc, from Innovative Plant Technology, has taken issue with the study in an article published in Ecolibrium. He says that a “literature review with […]

Products

Testo 400 arrives in Australia

Testo has launched a new range of indoor air quality (IAQ) instruments on the Australian market: the 400 series. “Testo’s 400 solution is an all-encompassing answer to airflow and IAQ questions,” says the company. “It combines smart technology, intuitive user features and diverse applicability in one sophisticated instrument.” Probes are designed so they can be […]

Call for nomination for an AIRAH representative on Standards Australia committee EV-007
Legislation Updates

AIRAH seeks EV-007 air quality representative

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has put out a call for a representative on the Standards Australia committee EV-007 – Methods for Examination of Air. The scope of work for this committee is standardisation in the measurement of ambient air quality, indoor air quality and stationary source emissions. The committee’s […]