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 […]
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 […]
Envida provides mold cleaning services in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. So how is mold cleaning in apartments and offices actually done? Here is an example of a mold cleaning job done by Envida showing the before, during and after images.
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 […]
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.
At Envida, one of our services is Sound Attenuation Insulation. In air conditioning systems, sometimes the lining inside of the duct (Sound Attenuation Insulation or sound proofing insulation) can become damaged or compromised due to mold growth. The sound attenuation within the ducting is essential in order to dull the sound of the fan, however, if […]
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 […]
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 […]
Many people believe that outdoor air is dirtier than the air found indoors. In fact, in most cases it is the opposite. When we are indoors, there are pollutants all around us. These pollutants can be divided into one of two categories; gaseous and particulate pollutants.
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 […]