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Staff wellbeing ZiggyAir

How good indoor air quality benefits wellbeing in the workplace

The benefits of good indoor air quality (IAQ) came to light during the Covid-19 pandemic considering the effects of poor ventilation on human health.  Poor air quality in the workplace is a silent killer of productivity, due to its effect on employee health and wellbeing. This is one reason why an increasing number of employers […]

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Certification ZiggyAir

Standards and certifications support new push for workplace air quality regulation

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a renewed focus on wellness in the workplace, helping to replace absenteeism with presenteeism as one of HR’s biggest bugbears. But more importantly for public health, it has sparked a drive towards indoor air quality standards in countries around the world. After spending years designing regulations around food hygiene, sanitation […]

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Sustainability ZiggyAir

Time for action on building energy use in a cost and climate crisis

Indoor air quality monitoring offers a simple, scientific and cost-effective way to control building energy consumption and reduce carbon emissions now There is hardly a news programme today that doesn’t feature the cost of energy – whether it’s the financial impact on businesses, households and the economy, or the damage it’s doing to the planet […]

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Staff wellbeing ZiggyAir

How to improve indoor air quality at your workplace

With reports stating that 72% of office workers are worried over workplace air, and the continuing presence of Covid-19 in the community, it’s no wonder organisations are striving to improve indoor air quality in the workplace. How they do it will depend on the size, location and function of the building: whether it’s a modern […]

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Staff wellbeing ZiggyAir

Would you like a glass of dirty water?

You wouldn’t serve your staff a drink full of contaminants. But do you know what’s in the air they breathe at work? Hi there – welcome to the office. Would you like a glass of dirty water? Aged 12 years in a defunct cooler, it has a yellowish-brown tint, with clumps of chocolaty mud and […]

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Sustainability

Quantify the ‘S’ in ESG and keep your staff safe and well

Non-financial reporting is becoming key among investors – and firms are using indoor air quality data to demonstrate ESG and wellbeing action. It’s a year of firsts for ESG in Irish business, with the inaugural ESG Summit in Croke Park in May followed closely by the inaugural ESG Awards in the Mansion House in June, […]

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Nursing homes

Fresh thinking to drive nursing home resurgence post-pandemic

We’ve moved into the ‘post-pandemic’ phase of Covid-19, and, with the vast majority of public health guidelines now removed, for many it’s beginning to seem like it never happened at all. But nursing home operators won’t easily forget the impact that the virus had on their business, in the most challenging days of their careers. […]

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Staff wellbeing

Change is in the air for employers in post-pandemic world of work

Indoor air quality monitoring is the perfect tonic to sooth staff safety concerns. In the topsy-turvy, post-pandemic world of work, employers and HR managers are implementing all kinds of imaginative initiatives to a) encourage their staff back to the office, and b) stem the Great Resignation. Wellness programmes, viewed as important elements of organisations’ people […]