Rule 1466 Amendments: Everything You Need to Know

Rule 1466, established by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and designed to minimize dust emissions during earth-moving activities, has undergone a

Aug 24, 2021
Oregon OSHA Enacts New Emergency Wildfire Smoke Rules

As seasonal wildfires continue to blaze throughout the West Coast of the United States, Oregon OSHA has issued a series of temporary rules to

Aug 18, 2021
Improving the Reliability of Sensor Readings in Community Air Monitoring

In understanding why changes in temperature and humidity can cause unwanted fluctuations in sensor readings, we can better equip community air monitoring networks to

Jun 8, 2021
Producing Defensible Data: The Importance of Keeping Calibration Certificates Up to Date

By designing your maintenance program around recommended calibration/servicing intervals, you can be confident of producing good quality data. Read the blog to find out

Apr 29, 2021
Aeroqual Launches New Service Center

With the launch of our new Aeroqual service center, all our channel partners are set to enjoy faster shipping of hardware and replacement parts,

Mar 30, 2021
Cal/OSHA Wildfire Smoke Regulation

With the wildfires impacting on California’s air quality, Cal/OSHA has developed an emergency regulation aimed at protecting California workers from the harmful impacts of

Mar 17, 2021
People Power – Air Quality Mitigation Strategies for Communities

Here are some of the more popular air quality mitigation strategies communities can use to curb the effects of air pollution and preserve public

Feb 16, 2021
New Nitrogen Dioxide Sensor for Interference-free Measurements

Introducing our new gas-sensitive electrochemical (GSE) nitrogen dioxide sensor head. Measure the air without the cross-interference from ozone, for a more precise and accurate

Sep 17, 2020
Remote Air Monitoring On Construction Sites: Resilience and ConTech Meet New Challenges

For the construction sector to survive and thrive beyond COVID-19, companies must implement systems-thinking approaches which mitigate risks to people and projects, provide access

May 5, 2020
Monitoring air quality on construction sites during the COVID-19 outbreak

With COVID-19 impacting the construction sector from physical distancing requirements to limiting staff numbers onsite, the need for accurate, remote, and safe air quality

Apr 7, 2020
Particulate Matter: Why monitor PM10 and PM2.5?

Many of you will have heard people talk about PM10 and PM2.5, but what exactly is it and why should it be measured? We

Apr 6, 2020
Dust Sentry or Dust Sentry Pro – Which dust monitor is right for you?

Aeroqual makes two different types of instrument for measuring airborne dust and particulate matter – the Dust Sentry and Dust Sentry Pro. Comparing the

Mar 23, 2020
Protecting Outdoor Workers from Bushfire Smoke in Australia

Australia is suffering from the worst bushfires the country has seen in decades. Those working in affected areas are experiencing the harmful effects first-hand

Jan 23, 2020
Where are Air Quality Sensor Guidelines and Standards Heading?

Aeroqual’s Chief Technology Officer and co-founder, Geoff Henshaw, recently attended a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency workshop to talk about standards and guidelines for air

Aug 13, 2019
Consultant Opportunity: Grants Available for CARB AB 617

There is currently an opportunity for consultants to partner with companies to apply for grants available from California Air Resources Board (CARB) for Community

Jul 31, 2019
Driving Winds of Change at A&WMA Annual Conference

The Aeroqual team share their experiences attending the International Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) conference held in Quebec City.

Jul 31, 2019
Is this the End for the Specialist Consultant?

Aeroqual’s VP of Sales, Paul Pickering shares his experience at the A&WMA & AIHA 23rd Annual Joint Technical Conference, focused on the growing need

Apr 24, 2019
Rule 1466 compliance & SCAQMD: 3 Simple Steps

All earth-moving operations at notified remediation sites in California involve Rule 1466 compliance. This article highlights the 3 simple steps that you need to

Apr 16, 2019
Consultants Need to Become Better Educators

Environmental consultants have always had some level of community interaction. What’s changed is a shift in the balance of power towards the public and

Mar 22, 2019
DER-10 and Community Air Monitoring – What you need to know

This blog post explains the DER-10 regulation, how it applies to remediation sites in New York, and what air monitoring equipment can help you

Mar 15, 2019
A Beginner’s Guide to NOx, NO and NO2 as Air Pollutants

This article looks at the differences between NOX, NO and NO2, and how each one of these gases impacts the environment and ultimately affecting

Dec 13, 2018
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

Dec 11, 2018
Air Monitoring at Remediation Sites – What I learned from a visit to Gowanus, NYC

Remediation of contaminated land sites and waterways, like the Gowanus Canal, can pose a serious chemical exposure risk to on-site workers, neighboring communities and

Nov 16, 2018
Rule 1466 – Everything you need to know about SCAQMD Rule 1466

South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) adopted Rule 1466, which sets out to minimize off-site fugitive dust emissions from earth-moving activities at sites

Oct 26, 2018
Should you rent or buy air monitoring equipment?

Air monitoring equipment is likely to be one of the biggest expenses for your project. This article compares two different perspectives from reputable consultants

Aug 23, 2018
Aeroqual is ISO Certified

Our certification under ISO-9001-2008 is a result of increased emphasis on quality systems at the company.

Aug 14, 2018
The challenges with electrochemical NO2 sensors in outdoor air monitoring

With the growing concern of interferences impacting on electrochemical sensors, we look at how Aeroqual manages cross-interference for our GSE NO2 sensors.

Jul 23, 2018
AQ-SPEC evaluates Aeroqual’s AQY sensors

Aeroqual has always been committed to a measurement-first approach and with confidence in the data quality produced by our monitors, we wanted to independently

May 25, 2018
Postcard from L.A. – the highs and lows of building a 100 air quality sensor network in Los Angeles

We’ve teamed up with SCAQMD, UCLA and several LA community groups to set up a network of 100 air quality sensors in communities throughout

Mar 16, 2018
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. We’ll look at how air

Dec 15, 2017
AQY, the smart air quality monitor, now available

(Article last updated 27 June 2018)

Dec 11, 2017
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

Sep 14, 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

Sep 6, 2017
New report confirms Aeroqual as a leader in air particle monitors

A new report into the market for airborne particle monitors has highlighted Aeroqual as a leader in the field. According to the latest market

Aug 28, 2017
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

Aug 1, 2017
New report identifies Aeroqual as a leader in environmental sensors for air quality

A new report into the market for environmental sensors and monitoring has highlighted Aeroqual as a leader in the field. According to the latest

May 8, 2017
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 intent on safely sterilizing locations or in less built-up areas and are surprised

Nov 17, 2016
DIY air quality sensor (part I): sensor selection

Lots of people contact us wanting to buy sensors so they can make their own DIY air quality sensor device. Typically they are researchers

Oct 7, 2016
What’s best for measuring ozone, electrochemical sensors or HMOS?

Electrochemical sensors and heated metal oxide sensors (HMOS) are the two leading technologies for the low-cost measurement of ozone. Both sensor types have strengths

Sep 8, 2016
Air pollution modelling: what is it and what can it tell us?

Ever looked at a chimney or stack and wondered how far the plume has an impact? Ever sat in traffic and wondered what the

Aug 11, 2016
Photochemical smog pollution: The need for ozone and PM2.5 monitoring

Ozone (O3) and Particulate Matter PM2.5 are a powerful combination to monitor air pollution for, as they may have serious health impacts individually, it’s when

Jul 18, 2016
What is BTEX and why is it important?

Many monitoring projects call for monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). VOCs is a collective term given to organic compounds, which have high vapour

Jun 22, 2016
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

Jun 9, 2016
Choose the right environmental dust monitor: a guide to certification types and classes

Choosing the right environmental dust monitor can be hard. There are different types of dust sampling methods – high volume, low volume, optical, beta

May 17, 2016
What is an air quality index and what are the benefits?

Air quality data is often complex and confusing – there are multiple pollutants, several units and all sorts of different standards. All of these

Apr 1, 2016
The benefits of mobile air quality monitoring

As pressure on air quality increases, flexible and dynamic techniques are required to understand variation in air quality. New mobile air quality monitoring techniques

Jan 15, 2016
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

Oct 29, 2015
International air quality standards: how do they compare?

Just as air quality varies depending on where you are in the world, so to do the air quality standards. In this blogpost we’ll

Sep 30, 2015
Why monitor mine, construction and quarry dust in real-time?

Quarries, rock crushing operations, major earthworks and open cast mines are by nature a dusty business. Unearthing and moving thousands of tonnes of soil

Jul 2, 2015
Remote dust monitoring just got easier thanks to free data and diagnostic software

Demand for remote dust monitoring is so strong we decided to make our cloud based software available on the Dust Sentry and Dust Profiler

Jun 5, 2015
Environmental monitoring made easy with the AQM 65 compact air quality station

When people talk about air quality monitoring they tend to think about the measurement of gaseous and particulate pollution in the atmosphere. Indeed that

May 13, 2015
Why Aeroqual Cloud gives you the best air monitoring experience

We recently released a cloud based instrument operating system, Aeroqual Cloud, now for use on the AQM 65. In conjunction with Aeroqual Connect, Aeroqual

Mar 17, 2015
Release of Aeroqual Connect and Aeroqual Cloud

We are pleased to announce the release of Aeroqual Connect and Aeroqual Cloud, which are available for upgrade and retrofit on all AQM 60 units.

Jan 20, 2015
US EPA Highlights Series 500 Leading Low Cost Air Sensors

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) has published a guide for those looking to invest in low cost air sensors for the

Sep 26, 2014
AQM 60 Performance Presented at US EPA Air Sensors 2014

Our CTO Dr Geoff Henshaw presented this Poster at the recent US EPA Air Sensors 2014 event in Raleigh, NC.

Jun 20, 2014
Sensor Network Combats Vancouver Air Pollution

A wireless sensor network deployed in the Fraser Valley to the east of Vancouver has provided air quality scientists with a powerful yet cost

May 22, 2014
Cement Plants & Factories, UAE: Fenceline Air Pollution Monitoring

Cement Factories in the United Arab Emirates, in accordance with Council of Ministers Resolution No. 37 for the year 2001 Regulating Federal Law No.

Jan 31, 2014
Dust Sentry Is Certified

Aeroqual is proud to announce the Dust Sentry real-time outdoor particulate monitor has achieved MCERTS certification from the UK’s Environment Agency. MCERTS is the

Nov 12, 2013
Revolutionising Outdoor Air Surveys

Auckland, New Zealand – June 5, 2013 Aeroqual continues to revolutionise the way researchers, consultants, and environmental managers gather outdoor air quality data, thanks to

Jun 12, 2013
Turkish Mayor Prefers AQM60

The Mayor of Bornova, a fast-growing metropolitan district in the region of Izmir, Turkey, has backed a project which sees accurate, real-time air quality

Mar 25, 2013
Handheld Monitors Get A Refresh

We’re launching new features on our handheld monitors today: the Series 200, 300, 500. Our handheld monitors are used the world over and in every

Feb 1, 2013
Latest AQM60 Enhancements

We are listening to the market and so the AQM60 continues to evolve to a better product with more options. Some of the notable

Dec 9, 2010
AQM60 Gains Worldwide Acceptance

The AQM60 continues to gain acceptance worldwide as a reliable approach to outdoor ambient air quality monitoring. It is based on proven technology, it

Nov 7, 2010