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Lighting Assessment: The Ultimate Guide

Lighting Assessment: The Ultimate Guide

Lighting Assessment – Ultimate Guide Lighting assessment or illumination survey simply means examination of the lighting conditions in the work environment. Doesn’t working in very low light or too bright light always discomfort our precious eyes? So, what should be done to have optimum level of lighting, which suits your type of workplace? One thing which we can do is carry out light assessment. Don’t know what light assessment is?…

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Indoor Air Pollution – Introduction

Indoor Air Pollution – Introduction

What Is Indoor Air Pollution? Indoor air pollution can be defined as chemical, physical and biological contamination of indoor air. In simple words indoor air pollution is the contamination of indoor air due to incorporation of substances (pollutants) which are not natural constituents of indoor air. Indoor air pollution is a silent threat to the life. You are most likely to get sick from pollution in your home and office…

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Indoor Plants – To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Plants – To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Indoor plants can improve indoor air quality to keep us fresh & healthy. We have collected 10 best plants to improve indoor air quality. Admiring the beauty of plants and relaxing over a cup of tea in a garden is a dream many posses but aren’t fortunate enough to fulfil this dream. A huge garden of one’s own especially in metropolitan areas is a luxury and only few are lucky…

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Solid Waste – The Ultimate Guide

Solid Waste – The Ultimate Guide

Solid waste can be defined as any type of waste is generated by every day human activities. It can be in the form of household garbage, food, plastic, etc. The Waste Stream The waste stream is a term that describes the steady flow of varied wastes that we all produce. Many materials in the waste stream would be valuable resources if they were not mixed with other garbage. A problem…

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Classification of Industries for Consent Management

Classification of Industries for Consent Management

Classification of Industries for Consent Management was introduced in 1989 by MOEFCC (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change) to restrict or control certain types of industries to protect the environment. In that notification three categories of industries for consent management were introduced as “Red”, “Orange” and “Green”. The earlier process to classify any industry in above categories was based on size of the industries, man power and consumption of…

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How to choose an Environmental Consultant

How to choose an Environmental Consultant

An environmental consultant is a consultant that maintains an appropriate measure of compliance with environmental regulations. A knowledgeable consultant will assist you in defining the problem and developing results that are cost effective, protective, and in compliance with environmental regulations. Consultants specialize in several areas such as testing and sampling, permitting, construction, engineering and design, abatement, waste management, cleanup and due diligence. Track records, skills and experience of consultants differ…

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Sound Level Measuring using smartphones? Think twice

Sound Level Measuring using smartphones? Think twice

Ever imagined Sound Level Measuring using smartphones? Mobiles have evolved into computing machines with extraordinary capabilities. They have cameras, microphones, gyroscopes, proximity sensors, accelerometers, light sensors and GPS receivers. The advancement of these handheld devices has evolved into them being used as various instruments like torches, cameras and also sound measurement devices. Application developers have created sound measurement applications utilizing the built-in microphones of the device. Sound Level Measurement using…

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VOC Monitoring & Testing: Benefits of Sampling & Analysis

VOC Monitoring & Testing: Benefits of Sampling & Analysis

What are Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)? VOC monitoring & Testing – Perfect Pollucon Services VOCs are gases that are emitted by certain liquids and solids. VOCs are bad for health, some have short term while others have long lasting ill-effects. To make matters worse, VOC concentration are 10 times higher indoors than outdoors and several products that are easily available in the market emit this harmful…

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ISO Certification: All you need to know

ISO Certification: All you need to know

A certificate is an instrument that adds credibility to your product or service. It’s a document that proves you’re capable of meeting the customer’s expectations. For most of the industries, certification is a contractual or a legal requirement. ISO itself does not perform certification, it is an organization that develops international standards like ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Certification is performed by third party bodies and it’s up to your…

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Environmental Audit: The Beginners Guide

Environmental Audit: The Beginners Guide

Environmental Audit process forms a key component of environmental management. It evaluates the performance and compliance of an organization with the prescribed environmental standards to assess the harm caused to the environment or a potential to cause environmental harm. Objectives of Environmental Audit for an organization The main objectives of environmental auditing for an organization are: Monitoring existing management practices Assessing any harm caused to the environment as a result…

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