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HS2 Site Emissions Control Innovation Project

HS2 Site Emissions Control Innovation Project

EMSOL was contracted by HS2 as part of their innovation initiative to collaborate with HS2’s main works civil contractors Skanska Costain Strabag Joint Venture (SCS JV) to explore the air emissions linked to site activities, to provide root cause analysis and insights...

Smart Waste Cities

Smart Waste Cities

Local authorities are under pressure from residents to control the emissions levels of these  facilities that are often embedded within urban communities. The businesses that own the problem are keen to manage emissions and minimise the impact of their operations but...

EMSOL is award winning once more!

EMSOL is award winning once more!

It's a huge boost to the whole team to have our efforts and successes in air and noise quality reduction recognised by the South East Star. Their journalist wrote the following piece about EMSOL and why we were selected for their award. Thank you to all our supporters...

Winners – Construction Innovation of the Year

Winners – Construction Innovation of the Year

EMSOL were delighted to be named as the winners of the Construction News Award for Innovation of the Year. Our category had some very impressive finalists in it which makes the winning even more valuable.Founder and CEO Freddie Talberg collected the award for EMSOL...

Waste Management Case Study

Waste Management Case Study

Powerday 'wastes' no time reducing pollution In a UK first, Powerday are using leading edge, innovative technology to proactively reduce air and noise pollution at one of their waste management facilities on Weir Road, London. Change is so often driven to save an...

How are heatwaves impacting air quality?

How are heatwaves impacting air quality?

As the UK reports its highest-ever temperature of just over 40 degrees Celsius during Tuesday 19th July, we take a look at what impact the heatwave is having on our air quality. Do heat waves worsen air quality? In a word - Yes. Heat in the air acts as a lid to air...

Can construction tech clean up our communities?

Can construction tech clean up our communities?

Proactive pollution resolution. The business of ‘running’ cities is complex, and much of the associated activity is often undesirable for the residents and workers who call our cities home. Operations such as smelly bin collections, noisy construction activity or...

World Asthma Day 2022

World Asthma Day 2022

To mark World Asthma Day we think it’s important to look at how air pollution is contributing to the number of Asthma sufferers, the severity of the symptoms and the death toll.  Air pollution is a very generic term, so when we study air pollution in relation to...

EMSOL wins innovation award

EMSOL wins innovation award

It has recently been announced that EMSOL has won the title of the 'Most Innovative Transport Air Pollution Solution' in the 2022 UK Transport Awards. Accolades like this bring credibility to the EMSOL brand and our solution, plus our customers and partners love to...

River Thames Freight Monitoring Report Released

River Thames Freight Monitoring Report Released

EMSOL is thrilled to be able to release our report into the River Thames Freight Monitoring project in partnership with Cross River Partnership (CRP).  Pollution from road transport is a leading cause of pollution in the capital. Freight adds to both noise pollution...

High Air Pollution Alert

High Air Pollution Alert

Traffic and car usage in London has now reached pre-pandemic levels and combined with imported pollution from the continent it has triggered a high pollution alert that is expected to last until the end of today. This is the first ‘high’ pollution alert that the Mayor...

New legal limits for PM2.5

New legal limits for PM2.5

On the 16th March the UK Government announced new proposed legal limits for PM2.5 EMSOL takes a closer look at the proposals to answer why they are important, what the new limits are, whether they go far enough and what action businesses can take now. Why is PM2.5...

Why is dust control in construction important?

Why is dust control in construction important?

Dust emissions are often overlooked as companies focus on Net Zero targets but dust emissions have serious health effects for your workers and the local communities you work in. Here's why we think it's important to re-focus on the control of dust emissions in...

The Business Case for Improving Air Quality in Construction

The Business Case for Improving Air Quality in Construction

The Business Case for Improving Air Quality in Construction Politicians, the media and the public agree the environment is a top priority of our times and much attention is focused on global warming and greenhouse gas emissions, particularly CO2 . But an increasingly...

Businesses cannot afford to ignore their pollution impact

Businesses cannot afford to ignore their pollution impact

Want to learn how retailers can benefit from evidencing their green credentials? Make sure to download our free paper which can add value to developing or executing on any sustainability strategy. Improving pollution is a major corporate priority – but most large...

What Emissions does EMSOL measure, record and report?

What Emissions does EMSOL measure, record and report?

EMSOL is committed to helping our customers take scientific action on site based and transport pollution that they can action. This video explains what air pollutants we do (and can) measure, record and report. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN_qwl23F2U

Birmingham New Street Case Study

Birmingham New Street Case Study

Birmingham New Street - Case Study At first glance, rail’s contribution to UK emissions seems low. Transport accounts for 26% of UK carbon emissions, for example, but only 1% comes from trains. Nonetheless, improving air quality is a major priority that demands...

New Research Paper Published

New Research Paper Published

EMSOL worked with National Rail and West Midlands Railway at Birmingham New Street to help them assess how rail companies can work together to take action on improving local air quality and meeting their clean air targets. EMSOL’s environmental data scientist Dr...

WHO Air Quality Guidelines 2021

WHO Air Quality Guidelines 2021

Your Guide to the New WHO Air Quality Standards With pollution limits a recommended 3x tighter, we cover what the impact is going to be and how this will affect organisations by diving into a data from a real-world case study. 10 minute video guide - everything you...

EMSOL Selected by Cross River Partnership to Monitor Freight Movements

EMSOL Selected by Cross River Partnership to Monitor Freight Movements

EMSOL are delighted to have been selected by Cross River Partnership, a non-profit and impartial partnership organisation, to monitor air pollution and noise levels associated with river freight activity on the River Thames. This forms part of the Defra-funded Clean...