Climate change is a feminist issue

In some countries across the world, people have the privilege of not facing the climate crisis on a daily basis. For those living in England, for instance, we can fool ourselves into thinking climate change doesn’t directly affect us besides experiencing the occasional – but increasingly frequent – record-breaking high temperatures days each summer.  However, … Read more

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Mums for Lungs: campaigning for clean air for everyone

We believe that clean air is a human right, but sadly, we are not yet at the point where clean air is available for all.   Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) affects everyone, especially our children. Babies and children are extremely susceptible to the effects of air pollution as their bodies, and the organs within them, … Read more

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Finding a path to carbon net zero, with Catriona Brady from WorldGBC

As part of our recent report, 2020: Our Air in Review, we spoke to Catriona Brady, Director of Strategy and Development at the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) to learn more about their work. The WorldGBC catalyses the uptake of sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere. They work with businesses, organisations and governments to drive the … Read more

AirRated Shortlists at the Building Performance Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that AirRated has been named a finalist at CIBSE’s Building Performance Awards, having been shortlisted for the ‘Product or Innovation – Wellbeing’ award for our industry-leading certification, the AirScore. The Building Performance Awards, now in its 14th year, recognises people, products and projects that demonstrate engineering excellence in the built environment.  … Read more

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Top 10 sustainable gift ideas for 2020

After a tough year, we are all looking to find the perfect gift for our friends and family. We’ve picked out 10 eco-conscious gifts that are perfect for loved ones wanting to make the world a greener place.  From plantable pencils to cork yoga mats, there really is a sustainable gift for everyone. For the … Read more

World on fire: looking back at the 2020 wildfires

2020 has been a challenging and unpredictable year for people all around the world. As well as being confronted by the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have experienced their worst wildfires in decades, if not in all of recorded history. These devastating fires are caused by a variety of factors, but there is one key thing … Read more

AirRated - the air quality problem in schools

Why we should improve air quality in and around schools

The government urgently needs to fund and prioritise measures, proving their commitment to improving outdoor and indoor air quality for our schools. It is vital that we protect children from toxic air before it causes irreversible damage to their health and futures. Children spend over 700 hours in the classroom each year, and with scientific … Read more