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Steps to improve indoor air quality

Published: Gulf News Environment; September 30, 2013 (http://goo.gl/PCULYg) Dubai: Government entities are currently working together & Steps to improve indoor air quality and expect to regulate central air conditioners and split units as part of its initiative. “We have analysed the status of 11 topics related to the field of environment and safety, and they include […]

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Home Improvements: Get set for summer

Published: The National; April 12, 2013 (http://goo.gl/9XmUvc) Like it or not, summer is just around the corner. So, before temperatures soar and you have to start spending a lot more time indoors, make sure to summer-proof your home. First off, give your AC units a full service. The last thing you want is for them […]

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Indoor air quality in Dubai to be tested for pollution

DUBAI // The quality of indoor air in the emirate is to be assessed. Published The National, November 21, 2013 (http://goo.gl/0DMmzu)  Dubai Municipality will carry out tests in public buildings. The initial phase will be at 70 sites, including universities, schools, nurseries and health centres. “The study focuses on the largest segments of society affected, from children […]

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Care for your air

Published Khaleej Times, August 22, 2013 (http://goo.gl/YuUQza) Dubai doctors are urging people to be careful of the chemicals they use within the home, and say indoor pollutants are contributing to a rise in fatigue and allergies.  Dr Salvin George, specialist in internal medicine at Medcare, said air pollution was a very important issue in the UAE, given studies […]

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Poor air quality in UAE classrooms can harm children’s health

Published The National UAE, Saturday, June 21, 2014 (http://goo.gl/BXUZtx) DUBAI // New research has found evidence of poor indoor air quality in UAE classrooms that may be detrimental to children’s health. Data gathered by researchers at the British University in Dubai revealed above-normal levels of air pollutants in a majority of schools participating in the study.

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Not happy with the air you breathe at home or in office? Report it!

There are rules and standards that guarantee indoor air quality Published Emirates 24×7, Friday, July 04, 2014 (http://goo.gl/2rsV6f)  Residents or employees that experience poor indoor air quality at home or in the office can report this to Dubai Municipality. The Public Health and Safety Department of Dubai Municipality has embarked on an effort to raise awareness on […]

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Indoor air quality is important for health

Published: Gulf News, June 29, 2014 (http://goo.gl/sn9F5P) Authorities aim to have least 70% of buildings across Dubai complying with international air quality standards. Dubai: Time spent indoors may be more detrimental to your health than you realise. The civic body on Sunday announced that it aims to have at least 70 per cent of buildings […]

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Air duct cleaning: schedule it or skip it?

Published: Gulf News, May 22, 2012 (http://goo.gl/rjtQS0) It makes sense that cleaning the air ducts in your home is a smart way to eliminate air pollution and reduce allergens, moulds and toxins, but the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants you to explore the ins and outs of air duct cleaning before you call […]

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Monitoring air quality key to people’s welfare

Published: Gulf News; 00:00 October 17, 2014 (http://goo.gl/KyIWuV) The modern take on existence could well be, ‘You are the air you breathe’ by Monitoring air quality .As societies notch up higher degrees of modernisation, one of the fallouts is the quality of natural elements that are in danger of being affected therefore monitoring air quality […]

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A breath of fresh counts as much on the inside

Published: Gulf News; 12:27 August 13, 2014 (http://goo.gl/2fO8wT) A healthy employee is a happy one. Many companies have realised that by focusing on employee wellness they not only improve their market reputation, but also the level of employee engagement and productivity, which positively impacts their bottom-line. There are various workplace initiatives taking place across the […]