Air Quality

Air pollution is the presence of substances in the atmosphere that are harmful to the health of humans and other living beings, or cause damage to the climate or to materials. There are different types of air pollutants, such as gases (such as ammonia, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxides, methane and chlorofluorocarbons), particulates (both organic and inorganic), and biological molecules. Air pollution may cause diseases, allergies and even death to humans; it may also cause harm to other living organisms such as animals and food crops, and may damage the natural or built environment. Both human activity and natural …

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce · 11 April 2024 English

Government of Canada work cooperatively with the provinces and territories to establish a consistent air quality standard throughout Canada.” Does your resolution make the case concisely and factually? Consider

provinces and territories to establish a consistent air quality standard throughout Canada.” Does your resolution


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 8 April 2024 English

Known as the "City of Eternal Spring" due to its temperate climate, the City of Medellín has been looking for solutions to help restore its green space. Climate change and …

from increased physical activity and better air quality. The report highlights key recommendations, including


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 1 April 2024 English

This report presents the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of a proposed transport and building infrastructure development on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to promote close and mutually beneficial trade …

temperatures, humidity levels, noise levels, and air quality (International Energy Agency, 2021). In economic production Society Users' health and comfort Indoor air quality Lightning Thermal comfort Acoustic comfort Process 569,268 Costs of indoor air quality 0 0 Baseline costs of indoor air quality Cost of labour productivity


Canadian Council of Professional Engineers · 15 March 2024

NATIONAL POSITION STATEMENT Building a Safer and more Resilient Future: Engineers' Role in Strengthening Canada's Building Code The engineering profession’s position • The engineering profession recognizes the critical role of …

fire- resistant materials. Prioritizing indoor air quality and occupant well-being not only enhances health • Incorporate climate resilience and indoor air quality measures into building codes to protect against strategies. Specific requirements for indoor air quality should also be included to foster occupant health resilience to climate change, and improving indoor air quality. By adopting these recommendations, the CBHCC


LCO: Law Commission of Ontario · 14 March 2024 English

Commissioner is now an employee of the Auditor General and is expected to perform the duties assigned by the Auditor General.120 Furthermore, it is now the Downgrading the Environmental Auditor …

made report concluded that Ontario’s overall air quality has evergreen trees lose their “cold hardiness contaminants, benzene and benzo[a] Ontario’s air quality regulation had resulted in the pyrene, in the Ontario Regulation 419/05: Air Pollution, Local Air Quality [O. Reg. 419/05]. 110 Ibid, ss. 32-44. 111 Ibid


EAC: Centre d'action écologique · 13 March 2024 English

They started in 2018 electrical, and structural engineers, The new highly insulated air-tight building with a Prefabricated Exterior Energy architects, and a dedicated panel envelope reduced the overall energy Retrofit …

post-retrofit performance metrics for for good indoor air quality due to the reduced air PUMPS 54 Jackson. leakage and deterioration • The improvement of indoor air quality • Improved resiliency and passive survivability carbon emissions that can • Enhanced indoor air quality and protection from be seen in other provinces


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 March 2024 English

This report outlines the importance of monitoring progress in green public procurement (GPP) and highlights various methodologies, challenges, and recommendations to improve monitoring practices. The report focuses specifically on monitoring …

Use of wood in construction (indirect) 5. Air quality (indirect) 6. Quality of the living environment


Clean Energy Canada · 7 March 2024 English

consistent background data 6 Regulatory and economic environment: Information on the availability and associated cost successful implementation of Buy Clean policies of low-carbon materials relies on aligned building codes, regulation …

Chair in Sustainable Infrastructure— Routhier, Air Quality Engineer & GHG Specialist - University of Toronto


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 6 March 2024 English

This briefing paper analyzes the importance of integrating externalities into financial analysis to improve decision making for infrastructure transport projects.Transport is a crucial part of modern society, connecting communities and …

For instance, if a transport project enhances air quality in a city, the resulting health benefits for


QUEST: Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST) · 6 March 2024 English

For the CEP to be effectively implemented, the community context needed to be incorporated into the development of a governance structure, communications and stakeholder engagement strategy, key performance indicator framework, …

CEP ● Other local co-benefits (e.g. improved air quality, more active population, etc.) There are also diversion Air Quality Baseline studies on air quality, number of days with poor air quality. Ground level


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