The Pure Cities project measures and improves air quality in Belgian cities.
The main scope of the revision is to develop a new set of stricter threshold limits which will be used from 2030 and align the vision with the WHO global air quality guidelines updated in 2021.
The bigger picture of air quality impact Air pollution is one of the most underestimated problems we face in modern history. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that air pollution is responsible for about 7 million premature deaths worldwide. Although health consequences are not to be overlooked, thereÔÇÖs a bigger picture that we need to […]
Car-Free Sunday 2022 impact on air quality in Brussels Context Outdoor air pollution is a major public health issue, according to the WHO, air pollution causes 4.2 million premature deaths per year worldwide. Road traffic is one of the primary sources of air pollution in many big cities and agglomerations. For instance, nitrogen dioxide (NO2) […]
ÔÇ£Clean air for our kidsÔÇØ is a unique project jointly developed by Airscan and Belfius in 2021. The primary target of the project is to monitor and improve air quality in schools through real-time air quality data.
The Belgian company Airscan, in collaboration with inspection company Vin├ºotte, developed a label that guarantees air quality and makes it measurable, resulting in energy and cost savings.
Last Saturday, a new Belgian daily heat record for the 18th of June was recorded since the beginning of the temperature measurement history.
Indoor air quality, the unknown factor influencing productivity, health, and well-being of your employees. A tell all on how to make the most and get the most out of your air quality.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) introduced new Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) on September 22, 2021. The new version of AQGs was developed on the already available threshold limits that were in place since 2005.
This year on Sunday, September 19, the whole Brussels Region was free of traffic between 9:00 and 21:00. Perfect to do some air quality measurements.