LEED, WELL, RESET - What is the Difference?

Posted on December 1, 2017

​Green building is a hot topic in Asia. Whether due to concerns around construction's role in global warming or in response to fears around protecting people from heavy pollution outdoors, everyone's talking. And, green building is making its way into the Chinese government's latest 5 Year Plan and into provincial and national standards. This week...

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Tips for Successful Green Building Certification

Posted on November 27, 2017

Over the years, we’ve helped a range of clients create cleaner, healthier spaces for their staff and clients. Healthy indoor environments have been shown to reduce absenteeism, help staff retention, and increase productivity. One of the best ways to communicate your commitment to staff, tenants, and guests is to achieve a green certification stand...

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AQI, API, PM2.5 – Which One Should I Check?

Posted on October 27, 2017

What are the benefits of using PM2.5 and not AQI to measure air quality, and what difference does it really make? PureLiving explains:

Part-I The Different Measures

AQI stands for "Air Quality Index” and rates air quality on a 0 - 500 scale, with 0 being the best, and 500 representing the worst. This method was introduced to China by the US Emba...

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PureLiving expands into Hong Kong

Posted on October 17, 2017
PureLiving HK new office open

PureLiving, Asia’s leading indoor environmental solutions provider, is opening a new office in Hong Kong, marking the group’s fifth office across Greater China. The new Hong Kong office, supported by a team of environmental experts, will allow PureLiving to better support its clients in Hong Kong and give greater focus to projects in the region.

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Why Monitor Indoor Air Quality?

Posted on September 30, 2017
Most people are aware of the health implications of air pollution and the risks of too much exposure when Particular Matter levels (PM2.5) are high outside. But indoor air pollution can also have a cumulative and dangerous impact on your health. Formaldehyde, for example, is above the maximum allowable standard in more than 92% of homes we test, while indoor PM2.5 levels tend to be only 25% better than outside. Read more