There is already an Airly sensor working at the main building of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics. The device has been financed from the student-doctoral participatory budget, which is focused on environmental innovations.
The sensor monitors the concentration of PM1, PM2.5 and PM10 particles as well as potentially harmful gas pollutants – nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and ozone (O3). The device also delivers current information about the temperature, humidity, air pressure and wind.
Measurements from the sensor are already available on the MyAirly map and mobile application. Current air quality data around the SGH campus can also be checked at map.airly.org.
– This is a significant step for us in taking care of the sustainable development of the school and the health of all members of the academic community. The air quality measurements are continuing the pro-ecological actions made by SGH over the last year. It’s worth mentioning, that we’ve installed several dozen nesting boxes of birds and bats, a complex action towards the care of over 400 across the campus, new oak plants, preparing a flower meadow for our bees, or preparing a composter and rainwater tanks – says Dr. Marcin Dąbrowski, Chancellor of the SGH.
– We are very happy that our sensor will serve the community of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics from now on. With this step, SGH joins the growing circle of higher education providers that really care if their students and scientific workers breathe good air – adds Marcin Gnat, Communication & PR Manager at Airly.
Some examples of other higher education institutions which use Airly sensors are: Jagiellonian University in Krakow, University of Economics in Wrocław, Bialystok University of Technology, Humanitas College, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the National Aviation University in Kiev.
Airly is a company which is striving to provide a complete system for air quality monitoring. It currently operates in more than 30 countries all over the world. The company’s goal is to make air quality visible and understandable to all, because knowledge and education are the first steps towards successfully tackling air pollution and its consequences.