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Gentleman enjoying a beer at Oktoberfest.

It’s Beer o’clock at Oktoberfest!

  The largest celebration of beer and folk festival activities in the world will be starting this weekend with Oktoberfest kicking off on 21st September.  Each year the official host city,  Munich in Germany, attracts more than six million people from around the world. Pubs and pop up bars will be using CO2 in abundance as they satisfy the demand … Continue reading

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Why do I need a personal CO2 monitor?

A guide to personal CO2 safety monitoring The safety of your staff and customers within your workplace or facility is a high priority, this includes keeping personnel safe from CO2 leaks and gas exposure.   Ensuring ventilation in confined areas and places where gas is used and stored is important, but not the only answer. Ventilation of an area often … Continue reading

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New Zealand flag flying

Trend for CO2 safety increases in New Zealand

CO2 safety in bars and restaurants in New Zealand There has been an increase in health and safety advisors promoting the need for CO2 safety alarms within the food and beverage industry in line with upgrades being implemented to workplace safety guidelines.    Significant effort and focus has been made towards reducing work related injuries since the introduction of the Health … Continue reading

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Fixed Vs Portable CO2 Monitors- what are they?

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is a very clever gas which is widely used across a number of industries. However, it can also be a very dangerous gas to humans if exposed to higher levels. For more information about carbon dioxide and its dangers, read this blog post.  In order for businesses to protect their employees and customers from harmful CO2 leaks, it … Continue reading

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Nitrox Diving- Back to the basics!

What is Nitrox? Nitrox is a gas that is generally used for recreational diving. The gas is simply a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen, which in recreational diving terms, is sometimes referred to as ‘enriched air nitrox (EAN)’. The oxygen concentration in the air is normally around 21%, however the oxygen concentration in nitrox is higher. Nitrox refers to any … Continue reading

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What is BIM and why is it important?

  What is BIM? BIM (Building Information Modeling) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that gives architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals the insight and tools to more efficiently plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure. Architects are now, more than ever, looking to produce their drawings in sophisticated software including  Revit, SketchUp, Rhino3D, Archicad and Maya. These architectural … Continue reading

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What is a CO2 incubator and why do you need a CO2 detector?

What is a CO2 incubator? Laboratory incubators are often divided into two main markets, those that operate using gas and ungassed incubators which are also known as microbiological incubators.  Incubators in general are used to grow and maintain cell cultures with carbon dioxide gas used as a control over variables including temperature, humidity and pH levels. CO2 incubators are designed … Continue reading

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CO2 Sensors keeping everyone safe this FA Cup Final!

Football or soccer is well loved worldwide and with the final of the UK’s FA Cup quickly approaching, we can guarantee that you are getting ready, whatever your favourite team, for a busy weekend at your bars, pubs, restaurants, and of course stadiums! While you’re getting excited for your event we have one quick reminder for you: Are you CO2 … Continue reading

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Why does soda taste better from a glass bottle?

There’s nothing quite like the first sip of soda from a glass bottle, and for some reason it tastes much better than it would from a plastic bottle or an aluminium can. This brings us to the question, is it all psychological effect or is there some kind of scientific reason behind it? Many soda companies insist that their drinks … Continue reading

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World Day for Health and Safety at Work: The CO2 Safety Edition

According to the International Labour Organisation, approximately 7,500 people die everyday due to work related accidents caused by unsafe or unhealthy conditions- that’s more than 2.7 million deaths per year! To support the World Day for Health and Safety at Work campaign, today’s blog is going to focus on the dangers of CO2 in the workplace and why you might … Continue reading

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