Journal

The AirRated Journal is a space dedicated to the expansive issue of air quality. From tips on how to improve your indoor air quality, to deep dives on environmental issues like air pollution and climate change, our articles explore a variety of air quality-related topics.

By increasing awareness of the implications of poor air quality, both indoor and outdoor, we hope to be part of the change that creates a healthier future for generations to come. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with team@airrated.co if you have any questions or things you would like to see us write about next.

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

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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

Winter Garden Indoors

London spotlight: five of the most sustainable working spaces

By Caitlin Rozario The sustainability of a working space used to be a nice addition to other more popular features. But now ping pong tables, beer fridges and hammocks are on their way out, while good ventilation, meat-free Mondays and cycle-to-work schemes are swiftly becoming essentials rather than nice-to-haves. In fact, recent research showed that … Read more

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Collaboration between AirRated and GRESB highlights the ever-growing value of healthy buildings in ESG

By Emily Vernon We are very excited to announce that both the AirScore and AirScore D&O are going to be included as accredited building certifications for the 2021 GRESB reporting cycle, highlighting the ever-growing value of healthy buildings in ESG. GRESB provides the leading Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) benchmark for real asset investments across … Read more

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Rising CO2 levels: ruining the planet and our productivity

From the very beginning of the universe, carbon dioxide (CO2) has played a crucial role in shaping the Earth’s climate. Over an expanse of billions of years, atmospheric levels have risen and fallen periodically, resulting in extreme temperature variations. Since the Industrial Revolution in the mid-1700s, the concentration of CO2 in our air has been … Read more

apartment blocks with clean air, the new must-have for renters

Why good indoor air quality is the new must-have for renters and buyers

Optimal Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has become a must-have for renters and buyers entering the new world of COVID-compliant properties. The pandemic has raised awareness about the importance of good IAQ, as up to 15% of deaths worldwide from COVID-19 could be attributed to long-term exposure to air pollution.  A study also concluded that an … Read more