St. John is responsible for supporting Aeroqual’s diverse international customers and representatives to provide each with tools to help them understand the air they breathe. With experience across a range of industries and an industrial design background, he regularly adds a bit of “colour” to the marketing and strategic direction for his range of products.

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Air pollution in schools – how air quality monitoring can be used to protect and educate

Air pollution in schools has been in the news a lot lately. The news is both good and bad. Let's start with the bad news, just to get it out of the way. Air pollution in schools  - the bad news Reports from the WHO and UNICEF site studies that show air pollution hits children [...]

15 Dec 2017
Portable Particulate Sensor (PM2.5 / PM10)

For more than a decade the Aeroqual portable monitor range has been trusted for accurate and affordable measurement of gaseous pollutants. Now you can use the very same Series 200/300/500 monitors to measure particulate matter (PM) too, thanks to the introduction of the PM2.5 & PM10 sensor head. Since introducing the portable series of monitors […]

06 Sep 2017
AQS Urban Air Quality Monitor
Aeroqual AQS: Nitrogen Dioxide, Ozone, VOC and PM available now

Aeroqual recently introduced the AQS monitoring platform. Smaller, cheaper and lower power than the AQM 65, yet still capable of the same high performance levels, the AQS is expected to broaden the appeal of Aeroqual’s sensor-based monitoring line up. Nitrogen dioxide, ozone and particulate matter are the three main air pollutants in modern cities. Nitrogen […]

01 Aug 2017
Aeroqual moves up a gear!

Aeroqual has moved to a new custom built lab, factory and office complex in Avondale, Auckland that has five times the capacity of its previous premises in Mt Eden. With careful planning it only took two days of packing and two days of moving and unpacking to enable us to start work in our new […]

09 Mar 2017
electrochemical sensors
What’s best for measuring ozone, electrochemical sensors or HMOS?

Electrochemical sensors and heated metal oxide sensors (HMOS) are the two leading technologies for low cost measurement of ozone. Both sensor types have strengths and weaknesses which we will outline here. Then we will discuss which sensor type is suited to some common applications. Ozone (O3) is an important gas in industrial applications, ground-level pollution […]

08 Sep 2016
Is ozone good or bad?
Is ozone good or bad? A quick guide to ozone measurement

We produced this animated video to explain why more and more people are wanting to measure ozone. Is ozone good or bad? Often it’s a surprise to people to discover that ozone gas can be good and bad. Ozone is an important gas in urban pollution monitoring, as well as a gas used in industrial […]

18 Feb 2016
Indoor office air quality
Why monitor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)?

What is indoor air quality? Indoor air quality (IAQ) broadly refers to the environmental characteristics inside buildings that may affect human health, comfort, or work performance. We monitor IAQ because we spend approximately 90% of our time breathing “indoor air”. Unlike outdoor air, indoor air is recycled continuously causing it to trap and build up […]

14 Oct 2015