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Choosing the Right Air Quality Sensors for Accurate Monitoring

Choosing the Right Air Quality Sensors for Accurate Monitoring

With rising attention on environmental impact, organisations today require more than passive pollution data logging. Simply recording numbers in a database for periodic review is no longer enough. Instead, construction firms, healthcare sites, commercial developers,...

London’s Cleanest and Most Toxic Air Zones

London’s Cleanest and Most Toxic Air Zones

As London targets aggressive air quality improvements, continuously updated neighborhood-level monitoring provides invaluable intelligence on localised pollution exposure.  So what are the cleanest and most toxic areas of London by air quality. Cleanest Air in London...

How Dangerous Smog Pollutant Forms and Actions Cities Can Take Action

How Dangerous Smog Pollutant Forms and Actions Cities Can Take Action

Smog is one of the most prevalent and dangerous forms of air pollution in UK city centres under certain weather conditions. But what causes this toxic haze, why is the health impact so severe, and how can councils take action against it? As an air quality monitoring...

Particulate Matter Explained – Health Impacts & How It Is Measured

Particulate Matter Explained – Health Impacts & How It Is Measured

Particulate matter (PM) represents one of the most widespread yet least understood air contaminants plaguing public health in urban areas. Ranging from construction dust to diesel exhaust, these inhalable particles elicit severe population-level damage contributing to...

Cutting Through the Noise: Best Practices for Vendor Evaluations

Cutting Through the Noise: Best Practices for Vendor Evaluations

Making the right technology purchasing decisions can be difficult, especially when evaluating solutions for complex challenges like monitoring air and noise quality. With so many vendors touting claims of effectiveness, how do you cut through the noise to select the...

2 Easy Wins To Start Monitoring Air Quality and Pollution Impact

2 Easy Wins To Start Monitoring Air Quality and Pollution Impact

For many site managers or transport managers, comprehensive air quality monitoring might not seem like a priority when it comes to finalising the budget. Budget constraints are often cited as the number one barrier to getting started. However, there are creative...

Getting Your Team Onboard with New Air Quality Solutions

Getting Your Team Onboard with New Air Quality Solutions

Getting Your Team Onboard with New Air Quality Solutions Implementing any new solution in your organisation requires getting stakeholders aligned. And air quality monitoring tech is no exception, especially if you haven’t used the tech before or are opting for a more...

The Overlooked Crisis Within The Climate Crisis

The Overlooked Crisis Within The Climate Crisis

Air Quality Overlooked Amid Climate Crisis at COP28 As global leaders convene for critical climate negotiations at COP28, air quality strangely remains overlooked and deprioritized on the agenda. And yet the data presents an undeniable public health emergency...

Measuring the Immediate Impacts of Air Quality Initiatives

Measuring the Immediate Impacts of Air Quality Initiatives

The Clear Business Case for Sustainability Initiatives Is there a compelling ROI for sustainability initiatives for businesses? Some executives think not - a recent survey found that 45% believe there is no clear business case.  But wait a second... when approached...

Is Your Pollution Monitoring Stuck In the Past

Is Your Pollution Monitoring Stuck In the Past

Is Your Pollution Monitoring Technology Stuck in the Past? Are you Missing Out on the Latest Emissions Monitoring Innovation? It's no secret that technology evolves at a rapid pace. This is true even for emissions monitoring tech. In the last 2-3 years alone there...

“It’s a weight off my shoulders”

“It’s a weight off my shoulders”

Article from EMSOL CEO, Freddie Talberg. I was reminded of this truth recently when I spoke to Alex, a site manager at Quinn Construction. Quinn had taken on an incredibly complex project - building right next door to a sleep research facility in central London. One...

EMSOL Exceeds Crowdfunding Target

EMSOL Exceeds Crowdfunding Target

It’s been an exciting time at EMSOL. Not only have we closed our latest public Seedrs crowdfunding campaign, but we have exceeded our crowdfunding target. Exceeding a crowdfunding target is a remarkable achievement for any company, let alone a startup company that is...

EMSOL secures prestigious Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust Tender

EMSOL secures prestigious Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust Tender

Following a competitive tender, EMSOL has won a contract with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Foundation Trust (GSTT). The significance of this win not only showcases GSTT’s ongoing commitment to clean air, but also demonstrates EMSOL’s excellence and expertise when it...

Greenwashing Hasn’t Gone Away

Greenwashing Hasn’t Gone Away

From wildfires and heat waves to storms, torrential rain and landslides, environmental issues are top of mind for most. Individuals, investors, and even regulators are now, more than ever, holding businesses to a higher degree of accountability and demanding...

Smarter, Greener, Better: Revolutionising Logistics

Smarter, Greener, Better: Revolutionising Logistics

Cross River Partnership (CRP), a visionary non-profit organisation, has secured £1m in air quality grant funding from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to deliver the Smarter Greener Logistics (SGL) project (July 2023 - December 2024).  ...

5 Reasons to Invest in EMSOL

5 Reasons to Invest in EMSOL

Don't invest unless you're prepared to lose all the money you invest. This is a high risk investment and you are unlikely to be protected if something goes wrong. Take 2 mins to learn more.  5 Reasons to Invest in EMSOLAir pollution is one of the most significant...

The Heat Is On: London Climate Action Week 2023

The Heat Is On: London Climate Action Week 2023

The Heat Is On: London Climate Action Week 2023This week London Climate Action Week (LCAW) is back for 2023. Its focus; harnessing the power of London to find sustainable solutions for global climate action.  Founded in 2019 by Sadiq Khan, LCAW is still one of the...

NHS Site-based Emission – How to Reduce Emissions Now

NHS Site-based Emission – How to Reduce Emissions Now

he NHS is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the world. Not only does it employ over 1.3 million people, but it also oversees approximately 1.5 million patient interactions on a daily basis. Ironically, whilst it is responsible for the health and...

Construction Responsible For 18% Of Large Particle Pollution

Construction Responsible For 18% Of Large Particle Pollution

There have been significant concerns in recent years concerning the devastating impact of air pollution on public health, and now there is an increasing focus on those industries that are a major source of pollution. Historically, the construction industry has...

Air Pollution Detection Software – who needs it and why now?

Air Pollution Detection Software – who needs it and why now?

Discussions over air quality and the effects of the exposure to air pollution has been going on for years. Why? Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, alongside climate change. What has become apparent is that quantifying the impact...

The Battle For Clean Air And The London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

The Battle For Clean Air And The London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

The battle for clean air is continuing to divide people’s opinions. The implementation of the Ultra Low Emissions Zones (ULEZ) was aimed at reducing air pollution in areas where it has adversely affected air quality. What ULEZ means for locals is that vehicles within...