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BreezoMeter Works with Siemens to Improve Indoor Air Quality


https://www.prfire.com/Haifa, Israel – July 23, 2020 – BreezoMeter is excited to announce a cooperation with Siemens Smart Infrastructure, the global leader that intelligently connects energy systems, building technology and industries. The companies are working on a use case to determine the optimal time to refresh air in a building based on external air quality data.

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can now leverage BreezoMeter’s hyperlocal and real-time air quality data to deliver IoT and ‘air-as-a-service’ solutions. The company will do so together with Siemens’ Climatix IC, the intelligent remote monitoring and fault diagnostics solution. Siemen’s new solution enables traditionally hard-ware only suppliers to become service providers to further optimize indoor air quality, in response to outdoor conditions. The combined offering will be available at a far lower cost than developing solutions in-house.

Outdoor air-quality is key to identifying when to refresh indoor air using natural ventilation, enabling automated and consistent high levels of air quality. These data insights also empower predictive maintenance by foreseeing the optimum time to change an air handling unit filter, which purifies the air from allergens, particles and other impurities. They also enable the comparison between outdoor and indoor pollution levels to prove the filter’s efficiency.

“BreezoMeter’s real-time air quality and weather data enable HVAC professionals leveraging our cloud-based software to make informed and automated decisions for buildings. The benefits are reduced maintenance costs, increased filter efficiency as well as improved facility management through intelligent air control, all leading to higher workplace productivity,” said Henning Sandfort, CEO of Building Products at Siemens Smart Infrastructure. “OEMs can also experience greater compliance with indoor air quality regulations, thanks to data on outdoor pollution levels available within the digital system.”

“The new cooperation with Siemens underlines BreezoMeter’s continued success in the smart home industry and the preferred choice among enterprise giants due to our high level of accuracy and resolution,” said Ran Korber, Founder & CEO at BreezoMeter.

As part of Siemens’ remote monitoring and intelligent diagnostics solution for OEMs, Climatix IC can easily integrate BreezoMeter’s outdoor air quality insights to enhance AI-driven decision making for HVAC professionals for added value and access to digital transformation capabilities.

About Siemens Smart Infrastructure
Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 72,000 employees worldwide.

About Breezometer
BreezoMeter, the world leader in location-based, real-time air quality, pollen, and fire data, addresses air pollution in a way that can help billions of people worldwide improve their health. Combining data from many sources, the BreezoMeter APIs easily integrate into products relating to healthcare, smart home, air purification, automotive, lifestyle, cosmetics, and more. The free Android and iOS apps are available to everyone, helping people around the world make informed decisions by understanding what’s in the air they breathe.

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Innovative air disinfection units designed to improve safety in indoor work environments

Seldex promises improved indoor air quality with the Novaerus air disinfection system, tested against multiple viruses and bacteria including SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19.

LONDON, UK; 2 July 2020 – As the world struggles to navigate back to some kind of normality amid the Covid-19 pandemic, we are turning to innovation to help us solve some of the most pressing concerns around safety at home and in workplaces.

Indoor spaces are a particular concern, being 10 times more polluted than outside air and making anywhere people gather inside, a potential risk of rapid airborne infection.

Ground-breaking technology that can clean the very air we breathe, is proving to have limitless applications in the wake of Covid-19. Originally designed for use in medical environments, the Novaerus air dis-infection system is now being pioneered in spaces from offices to retailers, restaurants, care homes and schools to aid in protecting workers and clientele from airborne pathogens.

Novaerus is an ultra-low energy, plasma technology for air disinfection and is safe to use around even the most vulnerable, continuously, 24 hours a day.

“The Covid-19 pandemic has been a life changing event for everyone and has impacted every aspect of daily life. The reality is that airborne pathogens like Coronavirus cannot be dealt with by simply surface cleaning and hand sanitizing.  Air quality needs to also be addressed if people working and interacting in indoor spaces are to be protected,” explains Sam Allcock, Marketing Manager of Seldex,

Seldex is dedicated to providing cutting edge technology in the pursuit of improving the quality of indoor air for everyone. The company has partnered with Novaerus, who developed the technology in Ireland and have completed testing in some of the world’s leading laboratories.

In independent laboratory studies Novaerus products have been shown to safely and effectively reduce bacteria, viruses, allergens, volatile organic compounds, and particulate matter. Some of the viruses and bacteria tested against the Novaerus systems include; SARS, measles, Influenza A, tuberculosis and several strains of Staphylococcus.

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In the case of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, the NV1050 unit was shown to reduce MS2 bacteriophage by 99.99% in 15 minutes.

Seldex supply a range of Novaerus units to suit all indoor spaces (buildings or vehicles) which are portable, simple to use, low-maintenance and highly effective for rapid or continuous infection control, odour mitigation and particle reduction.

“Novaerus plasma technology is powerful, yet gentle. With no harmful by-products, it is safe for use around even the most vulnerable,” says Sam Allcock, “We are pleased that the wider application of these products is now being realised, particularly in the fight against Covid 19 and we hope that by supplying these products, we can play our part in helping to keep more UK citizens get back to work safely.

For further information & PR enquiries, please contact:

Seldex Ltd
Tel: +44 (0) 330 2235 320
Email: sales@seldex.co.uk
http://www.seldex.co.uk

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OMNITON: THE FIRST VERSATILE TABLE FOR INDOOR AND OUTDOOR


Furniture made of sand, water, pigment, with addition of stone flour.
As part of the project for the Russian market, the Omniton team has created a new unique product – a heavy dining table made of high-end concrete in three colors.

The table was designed and developed by James O’Brien and Joseph Van Der Steen, who specialize in craft production of interior objects. Completely natural and eco-friendly composition combines expertise, centuries of practice, and modern technologies in materials science and design.

In the imaginative hands of the British architects, the Omniton material has acquired a beautiful shape and color, which makes it resemble the fabric of eternal stone, lightweight composite, or even limestone.

Together with photographer Monika Dubinkaite, we decided to convey the visual aesthetics and functionality of the table through sprouted ears of corn and frozen comets of wildflowers, combining nature with elements of home and countryside life.

The table is an art object, where every line and every angle are thought out, its tactile sensations are nearing absolute, and the high-tech pigment integration is close to ideal. Color white, the main theme in the product line, embodies the idea of cleanliness, air, and versatility. The outdoor table is fully resistant to mud.

Durability, seamless shape and design details of the heavy table offer the basis for a high-quality interior or exterior setting. Corresponding to the climate of the Russian nature, the table can withstand the unpredictable weather conditions from severe frosts and incessant rain to burning sun. The table is versatile and suitable for any purpose, emphasizing the strength and power of natural materials through simple lines and shapes that remind us of eternity.

The Omniton team is confident that the production of high-end concrete is a vast unexplored field, with space for new discoveries, new knowledge, and a new style. We believe that architecture today is an innovative technology for manufacturing materials based on deep scientific research and high-quality design.

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