10/05/2019Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances
"Safety and health at work is everyone's concern. It's good for you. It's good for business."
17/05/2019Air quality: how influence infant health
"A recent study by the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP) concluded that the presence of certain substances in indoor air can potentiate the development of diseases in children, such as asthma and obesity."
17/05/2019The curtain purifying the air we breathe inside the house
"The IKEA company has developed a curtain with a mechanism similar to the photosynthesis of plants to purify indoor air!"
17/05/2019Air can be for everyone, but pure is a luxury and it pays for itself
"Forget the king size beds or the panoramic views, the new luxury to be offered by the hotel industry is pure air. Hotels around the world are endowing their rooms with air purification systems, ensuring that pollution stays at the door."
17/05/2019Portuguese study says that air in schools can fatten students
"The Institute analyzed indoor air from 20 schools in Porto. And found substances that can increase the risk of asthma and obesity."
17/05/2019Indoor air pollution: a hidden health risk
"Studies have shown a relationship between poor ventilation rates and cases of asthma leave and respiratory infection."
17/05/2019It is the first sustainable office in Portugal and produces more energy than it consumes
"Located in Ílhavo, this space has been rehabilitated according to the principles of eco-efficient and sustainable construction. It results in savings of around 75%."
17/05/2019Have you thought about air quality at home or at work? For your health, you should
"Air quality of buildings should be investigated, says the National Observatory for Respiratory Diseases, warning that exposure to small concentrations of pollutants is dangerous."
17/05/2019Agrarian School of Coimbra invests 322 thousand euros to improve energy efficiency
"The Coimbra Agrarian School of Coimbra (ESAC) will invest 322 thousand euros in improving energy efficiency, in the context of three applications to the Operational Program Sustainability and Efficiency in the Use of Resources (POSEUR), was announced today."
17/05/2019School closed due to toxic air in Bangkok
"Air pollution led to the closure of 437 schools by the end of the week in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand."
10/12/2019"The quality of indoor air has parameters that can be harmful to health", says João Rufo
Researcher at the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto in statements at the end of the conference "O Pulmão é o Ambiente", a collaboration between Expresso and Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia.
17/12/2019Five Tips to Improve Workplace Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air is a lot worse than outdoor air. Many health symptoms experienced by workers are caused by indoor air pollution, which is precisely why it's essential to keep the air inside your commercial building clean and safe. This not only promotes comfort among your employees but also protects their health.
09/01/2020Indoor air pollution
What’s the most polluted atmosphere to which most of us are exposed? One clue—it’s not the outdoor air that we’ve spent zillions of dollars to clean up. The answer? It’s the air in our homes and offices. Enormous attention has been paid to outdoor pollution and it’s impact on health, but people spend up to 90 percent of their time inside, making indoor air quality extremely important.
14/01/2020Why Is Air Pollution So Harmful? DNA May Hold the Answer
It’s not just a modern problem. Airborne toxins are so pernicious that they may have shaped human evolution.
16/01/2020Why is Indoor Air Quality Important?
We often worry about the pollution outside, but what about indoor air quality? Do you know poor indoor air quality cause over 1.6 million deaths a year all over the globe? Have you ever wondered if your indoor air quality is safe for you and your family? As we spend most of our time indoors than outdoors, according to Home air advisor, it’s vital to have cleaner air indoors.
31/01/2020Indoor air pollution linked to respiratory problems in children
Indoor air pollution in homes, schools and nurseries has been linked to respiratory problems among children, according to a joint report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Royal College of Physicians