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Air Quality Monitoring

The air we breathe daily matters.

People spend the majority of their time indoors and expect buildings to keep them comfortable at all times. However, it's difficult to define what is "good" air quality although you would recognise it when you experience it. It varies from person to person but generally speaking, acceptable air quality lacks odours, contaminants and “stuffiness.” The fact that we need to assess things that don't belong, rather than things that do, complicates determining whether air quality is "good" or "needs improvement."

The Environmental Protection Agency has classified indoor air quality (IAQ) as one of the top five most important environmental threats to human health. With the increase of time spent indoors, the effects of indoor air pollution on people can be more severe than those of outdoor air pollution. Common indoor air contaminants and sources include;

  • carbon monoxide,
  • carbon dioxide,
  • moulds and bacteria,
  • outdoor air pollutants such as pollen and dust

These toxins are emitted from a wide range of products such as paints, cleaning supplies, pesticides, building materials and furnishings, and office equipment.

While additional outside air improves indoor air quality, it also increases heating and cooling loads. Maintaining acceptable indoor air quality becomes a balancing act between air quality and energy consumption. With this being said, building managers now have the demanding task of balancing temperature, humidity and other environmental conditions to deliver fresh air and ensure the health and comfort of its’ occupants. Maintaining this level of comfort at a reasonable cost however, may be difficult or impossible if the mechanical equipment is outdated or has insufficient controls.

To ensure the air circulating through your vents and in your buildings is clean and free of pollutants, install an indoor air quality wireless sensor system. They can provide unbiased information on system operations as well as, help to identify the course of comfort complaints, diagnose HVAC equipment operation and discover potential energy efficiency upgrades. The data loggers and sensors can monitor a variety of measurements including; CO2 levels, humidity levels, temperature, particulate matter counts (PM), volatile organic compounds (VOCs) as well as other important factors that may be affecting the wellbeing of those inside.

Like to learn more?

Read through this recent use case from a school in the US where they installed multiple HOBO MX1101A data loggers and gateways to improve the air quality in classrooms for their students and faculty.

Download: Use Case – Air Quality in Schools

Explore our range below or contact one of our Monitoring Systems Specialists on 1300 186 107 to discuss a system that will benefit your indoor environment.

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HOBO MX1102 - Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Bluetooth Data Logger

Onset’s HOBO MX1102 CO2 logger makes it more convenient than ever to measure and record CO2 in buildings and other non-condensing environments. Download to your phone or PC.
$1,323.00 (ex gst)

HOBO MX1101 - Temp/RH Bluetooth Data Logger

Onset’s HOBO MX1101 data logger measures and transmits temperature and relative humidity data wirelessly to mobile devices via Bluetooth Smart technology.
$334.00 (ex gst)

Monnit Enterprise Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Wireless Sensor

This sensor monitors Carbon Dioxide (CO2) gas; if levels exceed preset limits, designated personnel are alerted via text, email, or call
$915.00 (ex gst)

Monnit Enterprise Carbon Monoxide (CO) Wireless Sensor

Measure the amount of CO gas in the surrounding air and receive real time alerts if levels have been exceeded
$680.00 (ex gst)

Monnit Enterprise Air Particulate Wireless Meter

This mount-and-monitor device measures Particulate Matter that’s coarse (PM10), fine (PM2.5), and ultrafine (PM1) inside mines, production facilities, commercial kitchens and facilities, as well as business buildings.
$903.00 (ex gst)

VCP RCD 010 THD - CO2, Temp & RH Transmitter w/- Display

RCD 010 THD is a wall mounted transmitter which combines Carbon Dioxide (CO2) + Humidity (rH) + Temperature (T) with a display
$414.00 (ex gst)

VCP CO2R-Series - CO2 Transmitter w/- Humidity & Temp options

The CO2R-series can measure Carbon Dioxide (Co2) ranges of 400-2.000 ppm, 0-2.000 ppm, 0-5.000 ppm, 0-10.000 ppm
from $357.00 (ex gst)

Kimo AQ110 - CO2 Air Quality Meter

The Kimo AQ 110 measures the level of carbon dioxide (CO2) present in ambient air.
$868.00 (ex gst)

VCP COW1351 - Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detector COW-series

The VCP Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detectors with a measuring range up to 300ppm are suitable for CO measurement in parking garages, tunnels, engine repair shops, loading bays, engine test benches, shelters, go-kart race courses etc.
from $255.00 (ex gst)

VCP PAT - Air Differential Pressure Transmitters

Flexible & Multi Functional Air Differential Pressure Transmitter PAT-series
from $296.00 (ex gst)

VCP QRT 24-series - Room Air Quality (VOC) Transmitters

The room air quality transmitters QRT 24 series for the measurement of VOC's (Volatile Organic Compounds)
$300.00 (ex gst)

VCP QDT24 - Duct Air Quality (VOC) Transmitter

The Duct air quality transmitters QDT 24 series for the measurement of VOC's (Volatile Organic Compounds)
$399.00 (ex gst)

Milesight iBox - IAQ Kit

Milesight iBox IAQ kit is the perfect solution for those looking to test out the LoRaWAN® technology, providing a comprehensive and convenient Proof of Concept (PoC). Stay ahead of unseen threats in your indoor environment be it temperature, humidity, irritants, allergens or unwelcome odours with this IAQ kit.
$1,697.00 (ex gst)

Milesight Office Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Kit

Milesight's Indoor Air Quality Monitoring kit provides real-time insights into the key parameters that affect indoor air quality, including temperature, humidity, and carbon dioxide levels. Monitoring these conditions not only improves occupants comfort and overall health, but also helps increase productivity.
$0.00 (ex gst)

Milesight School Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Kit

Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can have a significant impact on the health and productivity of students and teachers in your school. By monitoring Temperature, CO2, Humidity, VOC's & more, the Milesight School Indoor Air Quality Kit is the perfect way to ensure that the air in your school is safe and healthy.
$0.00 (ex gst)

Milesight Museum/Gallery Air Quality Monitoring Kit

The Museum Air Quality Monitoring Kit includes a range of Milesight sensors to monitor Temperature, Humidity, Carbon Dioxide, PIR, VOC's and more. This Air Quality Monitoring kit is perfect for museums, galleries, archives, libraries, and other locations where air quality is important.
$0.00 (ex gst)

VCP CO2D-series - Duct Mount Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Transmitters

The CO2D-series Duct Carbon Dioxide Transmitter is a durable, efficient device offering flexible measuring ranges and versatile output capabilities. With a 15-year lifespan, enhanced accuracy, and adaptable for various environments, it's a prime choice for industrial CO2 monitoring applications.
from $395.00 (ex gst)
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