Building better environments

We keep an eye on issues around the world that affect people and property in the built environment.

At the height of the pandemic, with mixed messaging around indoor air quality and other environmental elements that contribute to a ‘healthy building’, Deloitte published a smart building technologies guide. The purpose of this guide was to enable building owners and operators to ensure a …

Today, April 27th, marks the 27th annual International Noise Awareness Day, or INAD.  The idea to nominate a national day dedicated to raising awareness about the harmful effects of noise on hearing, health and quality of life was conceived by the Center for Hearing and …

Meet Roel van Oirschot International Technical Sales Manager Roel joined the Sonitus Systems team back in December 2020. He studied  Environmental Science at HAS University of Applied Science in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands and started his career at an industrial plant. There, he worked as an environmental …

“It is time for a national conversation on how better indoor air quality can help us all live healthier lives” More than two years on from the outbreak of Covid-19, business and world leaders are navigating the fine line between protecting their people, and getting …

Angela Team picks

Meet Angela  Angela, who joined the Sonitus Systems team in May 2020, holds a BSc. Hons. in Microbiology, a PhD in Lung Fibrosis and a Masters in Public Health (MPH). In addition to being the Quality Manager for Sonitus Systems, Angela is a senior air …

air quality monitoring

For the majority of European countries, air quality continues to be a problem, causing damage to human health and to the environment. Reflecting on this issue, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has now released an updated briefing (https://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/managing-air-quality-in-europe) that details the air quality plans of …

Healthy buildings vs green buildings

Here at Sonitus Systems HQ, we are obsessed with making buildings healthier.  We do this by helping owners and operators to monitor indoor air quality and noise levels. With the right data, the right actions can be taken to improve the performance of any building …

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of indoor air quality is now much more keenly understood as one of the most important contributors to a healthy workplace. With many companies keen to get workers back into the workplace, making indoor spaces free …

Both poor air quality and noise pollution pose significant risks to people’s health all around the globe. As well as ramping up efforts to tackle climate change, cities across Europe are also finding innovative ways to address these two silent health hazards. The team at …

Ventilation & Air Quality

The biggest health challenge for the workplace this century According to Amazon’s top doctor, as reported by CNBC, air quality is the single  “biggest workplace health challenge of this century”. You can read the article in full here: why air quality is the biggest workplace …