The Environment Bill – What Does it Mean for Air Quality Legislation?

On 15 October 2019, the UK Government published the long-awaited final draft of the Environment Bill which aims to reshape environmental regulation and enforcement in the UK following Brexit. The legislation only directly applies to England, with the exception of a small number of provisions that apply to Northern Ireland. However, the government envisions that, … Continued

Pollution Pods for Clean Air Week

Greater Manchester recently hosted its first ever Clean Air Week, from the 17th to the 23rd June 2019, coinciding with national Clean Air Day on the 20th June 2019. In order to mark the event, some of our Consultants headed down to MediaCityUK to visit the Pollution Pods on exhibition. What are the Pollution Pods? … Continued

The Results

We recently undertook an experiment looking into interior air quality within cars owned by eight members of staff here at Redmore Environmental. The results are now in and we’ve been spending some time considering the data alongside a number of factors that may have influenced the findings. The Interior Air Quality Results After a month … Continued

The Experiment

After several team members attended the Routes to Clean Air conference in October 2018, there has been a lot of conversation in the office around one of the key topics discussed during the event – Vehicle Interior Air Quality. This presentation was given by National Air Quality Testing Services (NAQTS) and provided thought-provoking information around … Continued

Wood Burning in the UK – Air Quality Implications

As we slowly start to leave winter behind for another year, we can finally look forward to it being light at seven o’clock in the evening and make the most of the last few weeks of cosying up in front of the log burner. But after months of wood burning within our homes, the impacts … Continued

Medium Combustion Plant Directive Deadline Drawing Closer

Medium Combustion Plant that are installed and operated after the 20th December 2018, a deadline fast approaching, will need to comply with emission limits outlined within the Medium Combustion Plant Directive, implemented by the European Union (EU) in 2015 and recently transposed into UK law. Redmore Environmental have provided answers to commonly raised questions in … Continued

Guy Fawkes Night: The Pollution Problem

Guy Fawkes Night returns every year on the 5th November and is celebrated all over the UK, bringing us towering infernos and glorious displays of fireworks all to be witnessed with the delights of sparklers and toffee apples. However, we are quick to forget that the celebration has a tremendous impact on the UK’s air … Continued

Celebrating Success with Spooky Networking Sponsorship

So far it’s been a successful year at Redmore Environmental, and our recent invitation from The Yuppies Club to sponsor their ‘Spooktakular Halloween Party’ only highlights our continued growth as an environmental consultancy. Of course we couldn’t turn the opportunity down and are delighted to announce we will be supporting the event alongside our good … Continued

Kitchen Odour Assessment Guidance Updated

Introduction to Kitchen Odour Assessment Hot food takeaways, restaurants and other premises containing commercial kitchens have potential to cause noise and odour issues from kitchen ventilation exhausts, particularly when located in close proximity to housing and when not well managed or poorly installed. This has led to a requirement for a Kitchen Odour Assessment to … Continued

New BREEAM Guidance Released

Last week saw the launch of BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) UK New Construction 2018, which will act to replace the 2014 guidance of the same name with additional opportunities for BREEAM air quality credits. Registrations for the 2014 scheme will close towards the end of March, whilst those currently registered under the … Continued