News tagged with indoor air quality

A raincoat for houses

The construction industry is preparing to use textiles from the clothing and footwear industries. Gore-Tex-like membranes, which are usually found in weather-proof jackets and trekking shoes, are now being studied to build ...

dateDec 28, 2016 in Engineering
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Air quality sensors track pollution

Glimpses of blue sky are becoming a rare sight in Delhi, India's capital, particularly in wintertime, when a thick white haze smothers the city. David Hagan, an MIT PhD candidate studying atmospheric chemistry and a Fellow ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Engineering
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The underestimated risk of ethanol fireplaces

Ethanol fireplaces are becoming more and more popular. However, they are not only highly combustible – in the past, severe accents have occurred repeatedly with decorative fireplaces. The devices also pollute the air in ...

dateSep 01, 2014 in Environment
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