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What We Use - PROTECT - BioTouch

What, it's permanent? We get asked so many questions about our products that we have developed and their uses, especially when it comes to our very own BioTouch. Bio-Touch antimicrobial treatment is approved by the EPA and the CDC as a non-toxic disinfectant available in the industry. A single application provides a permanent durable antimicrobial barrier on all surfaces and textiles. When applied it instantly creates a covalent bond, very much like ‘superglue’ and will only

What We Use - PB2012 - KILL

We keep getting asked about our Products and what we use. Obviously we want to take the time to explain about what we use and how it all works, I mean, imagine telling someone that you are creating a cleaner and safer environment without any toxic chemicals? So we thought we would give you some insights into all of them starting with our very own PB2012 which was created by Dr Chris Pearson and Gordon Bruce in 2012. PB2012 and is a synthetic copy of a natural fungicide, viric

“You just breathe the air and that’s how it’s passed,”

Yesterday we found out that the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, knew back as early as February that the Covid-19 Virus was Airborne and he was also aware of its dangers. If only people knew earlier. If only people knew there are solutions to help prevent and stop this Airborne threat. There are. Our NASA developed Purifiers reduce up to 99.99% of viruses, including COVID-19, toxins, allergens and bacteria by utilising several innovative technologies w

Airborne transmission is being underestimated, warn experts...

'“We appeal to the medical community and to the relevant national and international bodies to recognise the potential for airborne spread of covid-19,” wrote the scientists, who include physicians, epidemiologists, and experts in environmental health and building design.' An interesting read by Owen Dyer in the British Medial Journal about the Microscopic respiratory droplets generated by talking and breathing can hover in the air for minutes or hours and drift many metres ho

Skene House becomes the first in the Hospitality Sector to implement Room To Breathe System...

Skene House, in Aberdeen, is the first in the Hospitality Sector in Scotland to trial our innovative system which uses technology developed for NASA to achieve the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness. Charles Skene, OBE, of Skene House Serviced Apartments said: “Delivering services of the very highest standard, including cleanliness, has always been central to what we do but it is important to constantly seek new ways of raising the bar and enhancing the customer experi

I can feel it coming in the Air tonight (and day), Oh Lord...

'READ THIS SENTENCE aloud: With every passing word, an expanding blast of spittle spews from your mouth—the more emphatic the speech, the greater the spray.' A great read from the National Geographic on what 'airborne coronavirus' means, and how to protect yourself. It talks about how our mouth-made mist is the subject of a great debate on how the coronavirus hitches a ride from person to person. The article goes into detail on why the COVID-19 pandemic has revived a decades-

How To Make Indoor Air Safer

'If you’re waiting for a break from bad news about COVID, don’t hold your breath — or, actually, do hold your breath.' Great insights from Kayleigh Rogers at from FiveThirtyEight discussing what experts have understood for months that COVID-19, can be spread by hitching a ride inside large respiratory droplets that are expelled when someone coughs, sneezes or talks. Kayleigh, in her article, also addresses, more importantly, on how to make Indoor Air Safer. Read the full arti

Most air conditioning systems don't protect against the coronavirus...

“Ventilation is the key control point for an airborne virus,” said Dr. Julian Tang, one of the authors of the paper. “Based on multiple studies done by the authors, we believe that optimized ventilation is the way to move forward, removing the virus from the air before people inhale it. We think that’s one of the main ways it’s transmitted.” Interesting insights from Adrianna Rodriguez highlighting in USA Today that as temperatures rise and the air becomes more humid, cases o

What You Should Know About COVID-19, Air Conditioning And Indoor Air Quality

'Now the WHO says smaller particles that are spread by talking or breathing are a problem indoors.' Interesting read in wbur about Air Conditioning and it's impact on Indoor Air Quality with Covid-19 virus. In it Shelly Miller, professor of environmental engineering who studies indoor air quality at the University of Colorado at Boulder, says she wishes that the WHO had recognised the “major risk” of indoor spread earlier when scientists asked the agency to consider the probl

Going back to Work, will you be PROTECTED!

With the news today that Coronavirus restrictions will ease further with the possible 'Return To Work' from 1st August with employee consultation, it means, now more than ever that Business Owners and Employers should be looking to Protect your Employees and their Families, giving them peace of mind. Controlling exposures to possible COVID-19 is the fundamental method of protecting workers. Below is the hierarchy of controls recommended by the CDC and it is used as a means of

Airborne Coronavirus spread: Five things to know

"For spaces where ventilation cannot be increased, we recommend portable high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter air cleaners or possibly ultraviolet (UV) germicidal lights at the high end of need. We do not recommend other types of air cleaners." With the World Health Organization (WHO) now acknowledging that Coronavirus can be transmitted through the air, Saba Aziz at Al Jazeera highlights 'five things we need to know'. Read the full article here At Room To Breathe we

'Evidence emerging' of airborne Covid-19 spread, says WHO

Today the World Health Organization acknowledged that there is now emerging evidence that the coronavirus can be spread through the air. The airborne transmission could easily be spread in crowded, closed or poorly ventilated areas, posing risks to those exposed. The WHO has so far said that the virus is transmitted through droplets when people cough or sneeze. This new evidence has a significant effect on the current government guidelines for indoor spaces. In an open letter

239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

'The coronavirus is finding new victims worldwide, in bars and restaurants, offices, markets and casinos, giving rise to frightening clusters of infection that increasingly confirm what many scientists have been saying for months: The virus lingers in the air indoors, infecting those nearby.' As the hospitality industry slowly but surely returns the the 'new normal' it is not just masks that will be required indoors, even with social distancing. Businesses will have to addres

Here is what we know, or think we know, about COVID-19: it can spread through the air.

'According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is thought that the COVID-19 virus can spread "through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks."' Very interesting article in Green Biz on why it is just not Medical Environments that Indoor Air Quality should be a Top Priority post Covid19. Read the article here Find our how our NASA developed Sanifiers can improve your Indoor Air Quality and protect you www.roomtobr

How to Transform a Polluted Indoor Environment

'It is surprising to know that in many cases air pollution is 100 times higher indoors than outdoors. This would cause us to consider the numerous types and sources of pollutants that exist in our constant daily surroundings.' A great article by Hana Abdel in Arch Daily on Indoor Air Quality and working, learning, or engaging in fun activities in enclosed, built settings, especially as we spend 90% of our time inside. Read the full article here Find our how the team at Room T

There’s a key way to curb the spread of COVID-19. But no one is talking about it...

'Scientists now concur that COVID-19 spreads primarily in droplets through the air—be it from coughing or just talking—so public health officials recommend that people wear masks and face shields, and maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet. But many researchers believe that these guidelines don’t go far enough. To truly help protect people from transmitting COVID-19, we need to fix the air we breathe.' Read the full article in Fast Company right here. It really is time

Indoor Air Quality... it just wont go away!

Evaluating Indoor Air Quality, before the Hospitality industry reopens in July as the COVID-19 lockdown eases, is the first step to take before reopening as laid out in the Government’s new guidance. “Checking whether you need to service or adjust ventilation systems, for example so that they do not automatically reduce ventilation levels due to lower than normal occupancy levels.” This guidance is designed to ensure time spent in pubs, bars and restaurants is as safe as poss

Are you 'Covid Secure'?

Just what does it mean to be 'Covid Secure'? 'Since closing their doors in March, hotels across Scotland have been carrying out risk assessments and implementing safety measures, with no specific guidance, requiring them to keep sufficient staff employed despite a collapse in income. These actions are, however, essential as hotel health and safety, regulated by local authorities, requires operators to safeguard both their workforce and the wider public. Legal breaches can pot

The Rebirth of Hospitality

'Now is the time to rethink, reset and create the future of hospitality. We might not have another chance to start from scratch, in our lifetime.' Rethinking is everything, especially when is comes to proving a safe and secure environment, giving 'peace of mind'. A recent article in Hotel News Scotland suggested it was time to rethink hospitality, at Room To Breathe we agree. In fact, so does Virgin Voyages who have incorporated, as part of their new Heath Protocol, technolog

Anti-bacterial fogging, touchless tech and germ detection… how some Scottish firms are cleaning up

'The workplace is going to look a touch different in the post-Covid era. Awareness of harmful bacteria isn't just be for germophobes - it's be everyone's concern.' It is all about Furtureproofing www.insider.co.uk/special-reports/anti-bacterial-fogging-touchless-tech-22190985 Find our more about us and how we can help www.roomtobreatheuk.co.uk #COVID19 #Decontamination #DeepClean #KillPreventProtect #EnvironmentallyFriendly #InnovativeTechnologies