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2011-08-20 00:00:33

Releases new white paper outlining sources of ultrafine particles, human exposure risks, and regulation initiatives Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) announced today its new service for measuring ultrafine particle (UFP) emissions from indoor sources. UFPs are very small, typically less than 100 nanometers (or about 1/1000th of a human hair). By virtue of their size, UFPs can be inhaled easily and travel deep into the human lung. Health studies indicate a...

2011-05-13 00:00:28

Diverse panel of experts to discuss health criteria of product emissions and the role of IAQ in green product labeling programs Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS), North America's leading product emissions testing laboratory and services provider, along with the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI), North America's preeminent third-party indoor air quality product certifier, will host two interactive panel discussions on critical IAQ issues at the 12th...

2011-04-23 00:00:00

National, interactive symposium focuses on green cleaning and health Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) and the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) join the Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) in announcing a national, interactive symposium focused on green cleaning and health. The event, hosted by CIRI, will be held at the Global Conference Center of the Georgia Institute of Technology, April 27-29, 2011. AQS plans to kick off the program on...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), an independent product safety certification organization, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) to acquire AQS and its certifying body, the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute. AQS and GREENGUARD are the market leaders in North America for product emissions testing and third-party indoor air quality certification. AQS helps...

2010-09-27 12:00:00

AQS supports scientific collaboration on indoor air chemistry and its impacts on human health ATLANTA, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) announced today that it will play a major role in sponsoring the Indoor Air conference series, hosted by the University of Texas at Austin, June 5-10 in Austin, Texas. The triennial conference will draw attention to challenges facing the indoor air community as well as future challenges beyond the conventional scope of...

2010-09-09 09:00:00

AQS meets high domestic and international demand with the addition of 15 new small environmental chambers ATLANTA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) is home to the largest commercial environmental chamber laboratory offering more than 60 state-of-the-art chambers ranging from room-sized to small. Higher international demand for low-pollutant emissions testing and third party certification for programs like GREENGUARD, Blue Angel, and Green Seal influenced...

2010-05-19 10:16:00

AQS now authorized to provide chemical emissions testing on an extensive array of products, including upholstered furniture, mattresses, and wooden toys ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) announced today that it has achieved accreditation from Germany's prestigious Blue Angel eco-labeling program to conduct chemical emissions testing on an array of products across multiple categories. These categories include wood office furniture, upholstery,...

2009-12-09 15:28:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air Quality Sciences, a world expert in indoor air quality (IAQ), has seen the rise of sustainable building programs and how vast and differed they can be. The popularity and prevalence of green building is not expected to slow any time soon. Results from a 2008 McGraw-Hill Construction (MHC) and World Green Building Council survey of international construction firms project that nearly all survey respondents (94 percent) will be building green on...

2009-10-21 18:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hurricanes Katrina and Rita taught valuable lessons about emergency preparedness, disaster recovery and the importance of providing safe emergency housing for disaster victims. High levels of formaldehyde in some temporary housing raised health concerns for citizens of these ravaged areas. According to public health officials, acute and chronic health effects of formaldehyde exposure can vary depending on individual sensitivity. Formaldehyde...


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