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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 ...

Webinar: Air quality in the UK – what’s the hold up?

Millions of people in the UK live in areas where levels of pollution are very high and could be damaging their health. In 2019, NO2 legal limits were breached in 75% of air quality reporting zones (33 out of 43). Likewise, in 2018, 115 out of 317 local authorities (36%) had unsafe levels of fine ...

Webinar: Air quality and the rail sector

This IAQM webinar explores the impact of train travel on air quality and covers how the RSSB and Network Rail are leading the rail industry’s efforts to understand and improve air quality. Overall rail emissions may be relatively minor, but these could be significant at a local level. As road emissions reduce, driven by regulation, policy ...