Indoor Air Quality Assessments and Monitoring
Our environmental consultancy provides a complete indoor air quality monitoring and assessment package that tests for a wide range of indoor air pollutants. We also offer Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) advice and assessments alongside our indoor air quality monitoring service.
Air quality assessments help businesses protect the health of their employees
In the UK people may be exposed to indoor air for more than 20 hours per day. Poor air quality can have a detrimental impact on human comfort and even health. Identifying and quantifying pollutants through air testing is therefore of paramount importance to effectively managing air pollution and protecting employees health.
The most common indoor pollutants for air testing are:
- VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) such as formaldehyde
- PAHs (Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons)
- Nitrous Oxides (NOx)
- Carbon Monoxide (CO)
- Dust or Particulate Matter
- Biological particulates such as fungi and mould
Indoor air pollution has many causes
Sources of indoor air pollution are numerous, these may include:
- Gas, wood and tobacco products from cooking, heating and smoking
- Formaldehyde from furniture made from certain pressed wood products
- Combustion of carbon containing fuels such as wood, coal, diesel, fat, tobacco and incense
- Solvents used in printing, cleaning, dry cleaning etc.
We monitor and assess a wide range of indoor air pollutants
Air testing solutions are available for most indoor pollutant substances. All analysis is conducted, where possible, through accredited UKAS framework laboratories and air quality reports are provided by our qualified and experienced consultants.
We can also provide support for BREEAM assessments to conform to the HEA 02 Indoor Air Quality guidelines.
If you have any concerns regarding indoor pollutants please contact us to discuss how we can help you.