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Clean Air Day raises awareness of indoor air pollution

Clean Air Day raises awareness of indoor air pollution

19/06/2018

Ahead of this year’s event on 21 June, Global Action Plan, the organisation behind Clean Air Day, has launched a campaign highlighting the dangers of indoor air pollution. When thinking of air pollution, most of us probably think about traffic and industry belching out thick black fumes but indoor air pollution is an invisible danger. 

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Clean Air Day: How to reduce air pollution

Clean Air Day: How to reduce air pollution

18/06/2018

Air pollution is a major problem throughout the UK and beyond, causing harm, and even death, to thousands of people each year. But, Clean Air Day, which this year takes place on 21 June, aims to raise awareness of the problem as well as encouraging people to take simple steps to reduce the pollution they create.

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Clean Air Day and leaving your car at home

Clean Air Day and leaving your car at home

18/06/2018

The annual event, Clean Air Day, takes place on 21 June. Organisers are urging people to leave their cars at home for the day after pollution-busting data gathered on the day of the London Marathon showed a huge drop in air pollutants during the largely traffic-free day.

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Clean Air Day and the impacts of air pollution

Clean Air Day and the impacts of air pollution

18/06/2018

Clean Air Day (21 June 2018) is an important event and has been put forward for debate in Parliament by MP, Helen Hayes. She proposed that the day should be both acknowledged and funded for its work in providing the public with independent, science-driven information and advice on issues of clean air and pollution. 

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Air pollution: an invisible danger

Air pollution: an invisible danger

30/04/2018

The majority of the world’s population breathes air that is harmful, according to a major new study. The State of Global Air report, released in April 2018 by the Health Effects Institute, estimates that 95% of people around the globe live in areas where concentrations of fine particulate matter, such as dust or soot particles in the air, exceed the World Health Organization’s Air Quality Guideline of 10 micrograms per cubic metre of air (µg/m3).

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Whole-house ventilation and its influence on indoor air quality

Whole-house ventilation and its influence on indoor air quality

16/04/2018

When most people think of air pollution, they picture smog and traffic fumes, but did you know that indoor air quality can often be worse than outdoor air quality? Find out how a whole-house approach to ventilation can alleviate indoor air pollution.

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Six important reasons to install a ventilation system in your home

Six important reasons to install a ventilation system in your home

27/02/2018

There are many benefits to be gained by installing a ventilation system in your home. Home ventilation refers to the process of moving air around, so that it is changed or replaced in different spaces, improving the quality of indoor air. Almost every home in the UK will have some form of ventilation, even if this is just in the form of air bricks, which are often neglected, covered up, or are not adequate to cope with today’s living. Modern ventilation systems often use mechanical elements and offer a whole-house approach.

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10 tips to reduce mould growth in student accommodation

10 tips to reduce mould growth in student accommodation

27/02/2018

According to Universities UK, over 2 million students were studying at UK higher education institutes in 2016-17. There are many common concerns for students with rented student accommodation including unpaid bills or rent, getting deposits back at the end of the tenancy and dealing with house repairs. A common problem that students come across in rented accommodation is mould. This tends to be a significant issue within student properties due to the number of individuals living in the same property and because the majority of the time the accommodation remains occupied by the tenant.

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What type of damp do I have

What type of damp do I have

15/02/2018

Different types of damp can affect a property in different ways, and it is important to identify the type of damp you have as soon as possible. There will be different root causes for the different types of damp and various ways of dealing with them.

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