The impact of pollution on humans is notoriously documented. However, information regarding the effects on our furry friends, is rarely, if ever, publicised. Polluted air can leave us at risk of developing health problems such as cardiovascular diseases and respiratory problems. Do these problems extend to our pets too?
Google Street View is now tracking your street’s pollution
Google Street View is expanding its portfolio to more than just images of your front door… they are now measuring the level of pollution on your doorstep. Initially introduced in the US in 2014, Google are now taking responsibility for monitoring air quality on the streets of London.
Is your home in one of the UK’s top 5 most polluted cities?
Nine out of ten people breathe air containing extreme levels of pollutants. This can put anyone at the risk of developing significant health problems, such as life-threatening diseases. Strokes, heart disease, lung cancer and respiratory infections are all common causes of fine-particle air pollution.
Sun, Sea and… Pollution Warnings
This year will potentially see Britain’s hottest summer since records began. With temperatures soaring up to 35˚C and showing no sign of easing throughout August, there are plenty more days to be spent outside soaking up the rays.
Mayor of London Launches ‘Child Health in London and Luton Study’ which aims to Test the Lungs of 3,000 Primary School Children
A four year study aiming to uncover the effectiveness of air quality control measures, is to take place in schools in central London and Luton. The study, announced on 8 June, will cost a total of £2.5 million and will measure the lungs of 3,000 primary school children.
Office air in the Houses of Parliament
As part of our Clean Air Day Campaign to raise awareness of indoor air quality, Airtopia visited 26 Parliamentary offices and tested their air quality. Check out this report to see what we found. Read the full report here.
National Clean Air Day
"Indoor air pollution needs to be taken as seriously as outdoor air pollution" say s the RCP and RCPCH (TRING, Hertfordshire, 21 June 2018) We spend 90% of our time indoors where the air can be 3-5 times more polluted than the air outside. Professor Stephen Holgate of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has... View Article
Airtopia Tackles Air Indoor Pollution To make British Homes Healthier
Airtopia’s air testing service educates the public on indoor air quality to try to lower costs for the NHS (TRING, Hertfordshire, 5 March 2018) Airtopia, an indoor air quality testing service, announces today its launch in London, Birmingham and the HP postcode. The service will offer home health screenings to identify airborne toxins and educate... View Article
Breathe Easy and Live Healthy with Airtopia
Airtopia’s home air testing service teaches you how to improve the health of your home (TRING, Hertfordshire, 5 March 2018) Airtopia, an indoor air quality testing service, announces today its launch in London, Birmingham and the HP postcode. The service is both practical and educational: it offers in-home air quality tests and teaches you what... View Article
Clean Air Day 2018: Let’s trigger real change on June 21
Airtopia is delighted to be involved in Clean Air Day 2018. Get June 21 in your diaries now!