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Turn On, Tune In, COP26...

... 30,000+ Delegates, 160+ World Leaders, ZERO SPIKE IN COVID-19 CASES As the World Leaders and more than 30,000 delegates descended on the city for the COP26 Climate Change Conference, our Infection Prevention Division, Insite Specialist Services, was called into action with its innovative EventCair biosecurity system designed and created in Scotland. Approached by Orientations, the Event Production Company for COP26, EventCair was tasked with providing protection against C

Infection Prevention Society Conference 2021

Infection Prevention Society Conference 2021 was held in Liverpool at the ACC for the first time since 2019 following a challenging time for the Infection Prevention Teams around the world due the Pandemic. 350 Infection Prevention Professionals, including our very own Global Business Director Steven Lardener, came together to share their experiences, to learn and also to view old and new innovative technologies and those introduced during the Pandemic to improve protection l

Care Home Gathering - Gerry talks Tech in the Care Sector

Insite Group and Room To Breathe's very own Head of Marketing & Sales Gerry Campbell joins Donald Macaskill, Chief Executive of Scottish Care, for tomorrows lunchtime session on Technology at the Virtual Care Home Gathering. The session begins at 1.15pm on Wednesday the 20th of January 2021. The Care Home Gathering is a three-day virtual event this year, replacing the Care Home Conference that normally takes place in November. The session will reflect on the issues that care

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

Room to breathe for all the family at Crieff Hydro Hotel

Scotland’s leading leisure destination for families, Crieff Hydro Hotel in Perthshire, has enhanced its studio offering by developing nine dog-friendly studio apartments -located a short stroll from the iconic hotel - fitted with Room To Breathe's hypoallergenic technology. Crieff Hydro Hotel has added ‘Room to Breathe’ to its studio apartments to ensure peace of mind for all guests. Our system constantly creates hypoallergenic environments using technologies and products tha

“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

It's time for the Hotel Industry to Reinvent Itself

Clean is in, or so they say, but really, shouldn't it always have been 'in' and is it really the only solution? Yes, it should have always been 'in' and No, it is not the only solution. This is highlighted in an interesting article for the Frequent Business Traveller by Anna Breuer. As you can see, Anna has identified the new cleaning protocols of Global Hotel chains such as Hilton, Hyatt and Marriot. For those of us who have been in Hotel, Restaurant or Bar since the easing

Just for clarity, we are not a Cleaning Company...

... but we do kill 99.99 per cent of all Coronaviruses, including Covid-19, influenza, bacteria, fungi and moulds within the air and on all types of surfaces, as well as inhibit and prevent any further outbreaks. Back in March, just before the start of lockdown we had an article in the Daily Record. The focus was on the first part of our Kill, Prevent, Protect process which is part of the Room To Breathe system. The KILL stage is our very own DEEP CLEAN which is a combination

Reopening is not the Problem, Staying Open is!

'Public health experts and top health officials, including the Dr. Tony Fauci, say the evidence is abundantly clear: When bars open, infections tend to follow.' From Leicester to Aberdeen we have seen the forced closer of several Bars and Restaurants due to the Coronavirus. This was inevitable and is highlighted in an article in NPR by Will Stone, you can find it here. It discusses that from the very beginning of the outbreak of the Coronavirus Government bodies have been try

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