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4 Things to Consider when Upgrading Your Ozone System

As with any equipment related to the aquatics industry, there are certain factors you may wish to consider when time comes to upgrade your legacy ozone system. 

Here are 5 things to consider:
What type of ozone technology is being used? 
Recent advancements have enabled high-frequency / high-voltage ozone systems reducing the overall footprint of the system as […]

5 tips to mitigate Legionnaires disease in your cooling towers

You might have heard of Legionnaires disease, Legionellosis or Legionella but are not sure of the risks related to your buildings water systems.  A person infected by this disease can develop a serious pneumonia which, in some cases, can be lethal.  According to the CDC, in the US there are 5,000 cases of Legionnaires outbreaks […]

How McGill University is winning using sustainable technology to reduce its Legionella risk

The Challenge The McIntyre pavilion houses the prestigious medical faculty in a 15 story building with 1,600 square feet per floor...

Ozone to control mold spores in industrial cheese factory

EMO3 was approached by one of Canada’s largest fine cheese factory to help in providing a sustainable solution for mold spore and growth control in production and ripening rooms. This request followed a restriction by Health Canada to ban fumigation treatment in this industry.

The Cooling Technology Institute annual conference

We are excited to announce that EMO3 will be attending the Cooling Technology Institute annual conference (https://www.coolingtechnology.org/meetings) in New Orleans from Feb 10 to 14....

Effects of three oxidizing biocides on Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1.

A study was conducted to determine the bactericidal effects of ozone and hydrogen peroxide relative to that of free chlorine on Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1. In laboratory batch-type experiments, organisms seeded at various densities were exposed to different concentrations of these biocides in demand-free buffers...

84% of US cooling towers contain Legionella bacteria

DNA evidence of Legionella bacteria is present in 164 cooling towers throughout eight of the nine climate regions in the United States, according to a study published in PLOS One....

What is China doing to tackle its air pollution?

The air in much of China is so bad the government has repeatedly declared "war" on it. The enemy are tiny particulates which spew forth from countless cars, coal-fired power stations and steel plants to create a dense, putty-coloured smog...

Air pollution, a silent killer

Nearly 9,500 people die early each year in London due to long-term exposure to air pollution, more than twice as many as previously thought, according to new research...

Ozone, a way of controlling gastroenteritis in air

According to a study conducted in eight hospitals and nursing, homesagastroenteritis virus can be spread by airbourne means. Bioaerosol norovirus was detected in 54 % of patient rooms affected by gastroenteritis . In addition, aerosolized gastroenteritis was present in 38% of corridors with acces to the rooms, as well as half of the nurse workstations...