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Entries open for this year’s Ian McCrae Award

Dr Ian McCrae was a very well-respected and widely liked air quality practitioner who worked for TRL. He made significant contributions to the understanding of emissions from transport and their links with air quality. In his honour, the IAQM will present the Ian McCrae Award to an IAQM Associate or Member in the early stages of their ...

Improving indoor air quality – environmental SCIENTIST journal

The IAQM have been working with the IES to produce an edition of the environmental SCIENTIST journal focussed on improving indoor air quality as part of its commitment to expand its work into indoor air. The June 2021 edition of the environmental SCIENTIST examines aspects that are important to understanding how to achieve good indoor air ...

Can a low-cost air quality monitor offer near-reference level data?

Most countries around the world rely on government reference stations to monitor background air quality. Whilst very accurate, they are also very expensive and are normally fixed in position.In recent years, as more has become known about air quality, we have learnt that not only does it vary from street to street, but also between ...

Member consultation: Indoor Air Quality Guidance

The IAQM is consulting members on its new Indoor Air Quality Guidance: Assessment, Monitoring, Modelling and Mitigation (pdf). The document has been produced to assist its members in the assessment of indoor air quality (IAQ). It is guidance for appropriately qualified practitioners and is not intended to be a comprehensive handbook on IAQ.We welcome comments ...

Webinar: The role of local authorities in managing air pollution

In this webinar, Davide Pascarella considers the implications of the Environment Bill on local governments' regulatory framework around Smoke Control Areas. Davide explores and highlights the impact of policy decisions and the real-world delivery of initiatives to tackle the contribution to air pollution from wood-burning appliances. Studies indicate residential wood-burning stoves result in PM2.5 emissions ...