Paul is passionate about making it easier to measure the air with advanced sensor-based technology.  He believes that more relevant information about our environment will help us make better informed decisions, enjoy better quality of life, and make our planet a better home. As Business Development Director at Aeroqual, Paul helps air quality professionals in industry, government and research deliver solutions for budget and time constrained projects.

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Air Sensor Technology – Opportunity or Threat for Environmental Consultants?

The air quality consulting industry is experiencing an age of disruption. Disruption brought about by increased accessibility to low cost air monitoring equipment, growing public awareness, activism and greater regulation. But according to many consultants in the business, the biggest threat to consultants remains consultants themselves. Headlines like ‘Air monitoring at grade school near Rockwool [...]

11 Dec 2018
Air Monitoring at Remediation Sites - What I Learned from a Visit to GowanusAir Monitoring at Remediation Sites ꟷ What I Learned from a Visit to Gowanus
Air Monitoring at Remediation Sites – What I learned from a visit to Gowanus, NYC

What is remediation? Environmental site remediation deals with the removal of pollution or contaminants from soil, groundwater, sediment, or surface water. It includes systematic steps involving detection, investigation and hazard assessments of suspected contaminated sites. Remedial activities are designed to reverse toxic changes in soil and water, eliminate site pollution, and protect sensitive receptors, such [...]

16 Nov 2018
SCAQMD Rule 1466 - Remediation site air monitoring
Rule 1466 – Everything you need to know about SCAQMD Rule 1466

In July 2017, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) adopted Rule 1466 - Control of Particulate Emissions from Soils with Toxic Air Contaminants. The new rule was amended last December before going into effect in early 2018 for all applicable earth-moving operations that take place in parts of California regulated by the SCAQMD. [...]

26 Oct 2018
Part 1: Why monitor NO2 and PM at construction sites?

Part 1 of this blog series discusses how these pollutants occur on construction sites, the impact on our health and environment, and what monitoring regulations apply.

14 Sep 2017
Part 2: Methods for monitoring NO2 and PM at construction sites

The first blog in this series addressed two critical air pollutants, nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and fine particulate matter (PM), how they occur on construction sites, impact on health and environment, and what monitoring regulations apply. In this post we discuss the principal methods used to measure NO2 and PM and their relevance to monitoring in [...]

14 Sep 2017
Part 3: Installing NO2 and PM monitors around a construction site – when, where and how many?

In this blog series, Part 1 explained how construction activities can generate harmful emissions of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter (PM), and what monitoring regulations apply. Part 2 discussed principal NO2 and PM monitoring techniques, and guidance for selecting appropriate methods for construction and demolition sites. In this final post, we look at siting [...]

14 Sep 2017
Ozone Pollution
Why do I have an ozone pollution problem (and what can I do about it)?

This is a question we often get asked. Especially by people who are in less built up areas and are surprised to find they have an ozone problem which they associate with big cities. Ozone formation and dispersion is complex and is influenced by many factors. We wrote this blogpost to do our best to […]

17 Nov 2016
Air pollution in India
Why air pollution in India requires compact monitoring stations

I recently returned from a tour of India which took in the megacities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, plus the smaller cities of Pune and Vishakhapatnam. What struck me most on this trip was the depth of air pollution knowledge from people in the street. Locals in hotels, bars and airports chatted about PM10 […]

09 Jun 2016
Melbourne CASANZ conference
CASANZ embraces next generation air monitoring

September 20-23 saw the 22nd International Clear Air and Environment Conference come to Melbourne, Australia. This biennial conference, also dubbed CASANZ 2015, was a collaboration of the Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ) and the Federal Australian Government. With the theme of New Frontiers, this conference and exhibition was designed to demonstrate […]

29 Oct 2015