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Measure and demonstrate the performance of your dust management controls
Construction demolition and earthworks have the potential to release large amounts of dust into the air, which can have a significant impact on the local air quality. These events need to be measured accurately so as to ensure mitigation measures are performing effectively. Often construction takes place close to household residents or ecologically sensitive areas giving rise to the need for real-time monitoring. If an area already has a problem with high levels of PM10 or PM2.5 then it will almost certainly need an air quality monitoring scheme/plan to measure the dust emissions released into the local air.
Having the ability to accurately measure PM10 and PM2.5 in real-time whilst capturing and making that data readily available to other users is fast becoming the norm. Giving access to multiple stakeholders via a cloud analytics platform enables construction site operators to keep everyone informed about the performance of the dust management controls in place.
When choosing an environmental dust monitor for a construction site make sure that it has been certified by the Environment Agency under its MCERTS scheme for Indicative ambient particulate monitors. It's also important to check the concentration level that is has been tested to; as a minimum this should be equal to or greater than 190 μg/m3. In addition to this, make sure that the monitor has been tested to measure both PM10 and PM2.5 simultaneously. Always ask to see a copy of the co-location test results and choose the monitor that has the highest correlation to the reference instrument.
At TSI, we take pride in our outstanding products and service and we always strive to build lasting partnerships with our customers. When you buy from TSI, you don't just get a product. We want you to have the best experience possible and we do this by providing you with unrivaled backup support and service. Our dedicated service centre located in High Wycombe UK enables us to service and calibrate your instruments in only one working week. Our service speed keeps your down-time to the bare minimum so that you can keep on monitoring. In addition to this we are also able to offer services such as on-site training, courtesy monitors, site servicing and more.
TSI’s MCERTS certified DustTrak™ Environmental Monitors are packaged in three convenient system configurations, each is fit for purpose dependent upon what mass fraction needs to be measured. We can measure PM10 or PM2.5 individually or simultaneously. This instrument is compatible with a variety of sensors to detect volatile organic compounds (VOCs), gases, wind speed and more. Find out more by visiting www.tsi.com.
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