No matter how clean your house is, there is always some presence of invisible indoor air pollutants which may be affecting your health and mental well being. In fact, many cleaning products actually release harmful compounds into the air such as ammonia, formaldehyde, benzene, ethylene, and more. These compounds can have negative impacts on your health and well being. Fortunately, there’s an excellent and easy way to remove these toxins from your home: plants!
Ambience Data is a firm believer of equal rights. We are comprised of nine employees in the Mississauga office, four of which are female. To celebrate International Women’s Day, the women of Ambience Data were interviewed to tells us exactly what it International Women’s Day means to them.
Over the last few decades there has been a decline in the number of pollinators i.e. insects that help in the pollination of flowers and production of fruits. Pollination is the process pollen grains are transferred from the male parts of a flower to the female parts of another. It is the sexual reproduction method of plants following which the ovules mature into seeds and the flowers change into food.
March is soon approaching. Everyone is looking forward to the beautiful colours of spring when flowers begin to bloom and grass turns green. Soon enough, everyone will be preparing their gardens for produce in the summer. However, with spring comes all the insects and pests as well. Many homeowners look into pesticides (in this article, pesticides will cover terms including herbicide, insecticide, etc) they can purchase to eradicate insects and weeds from their perfect garden.
The topic of ozone is generally discussed in an environmental discussion regarding pollutants in the air. It’s a term you may here often, but it’s not a term everyone fully understands. You hear statements about the ozone layer depleting and how we need to prevent the hole from getting bigger, but a couple seconds later somebody else would mention ozone being a pollutant. If you’re not in the field of Environmental Science or have much background in this area the topic of ozone can get confusing. With ozone being such a prevalent pollutant in our system, it should be a topic everybody is educated on to understand the extent of the problem.
Ambience Data has reached another milestone in its’ road to success. In less than a week, the start-up company was able to sign another Memorandum of Agreement, this time with SunPillar Inc.
The health impact of air pollution is attracting more and more attention all over the world. As one of the main air borne contaminants, PM2.5 has significant adverse effects on the human body, especially children.
Nisha Sarveswaran, the CEO of Ambience Data, is currently in India for the 2016 Canada Trade Mission accompanying Kathleen Wynne, the Premier of Ontario. This opportunity will be used to open doors to the air quality market in India in order to aide in the severe air pollution problem they face.
Plants should not only be kept as an embellishment to adorn your personal space and give aesthetic beauty to your home, but they must be considered as an important element to give you a healthy life within the walls of your home. You might be a bit hesitant in keeping an indoor plant as it demands a good amount of your time in tending and maintaining them, but the health benefits that you can enjoy will pay off for your hard work. Below are the top 5 health benefits of keeping plants within your home:
Welcome to Ambience Data and our first blog entry. Some of you may have heard of us, others might be new. We are a new company in the environmental field who specialises in air quality monitoring based out of Mississauga, Ontario. Our mission is to provide access to live and accurate air quality information for municipalities and government departments, businesses and organizations, and citizens.