Air pollution is a major environmental and health concern in our world today. Strict regulations for indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring protect public health and environmental safety.

Element has laboratories throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, and South Africa outfitted with advanced testing equipment and a global community of experts ready to assist you in achieving and maintaining environmental compliance in air quality monitoring.

From initial assessment to consultancy to help you reach compliance, we provide a broad spectrum of air quality services covering:

We have also launched a customer portal for stack emissions testing 'e-Mission'.

If you have any questions about air quality assessments or requirements, please contact an expert today.

Standards & Guidance

  • HSG173 Monitoring strategies for toxic substances
  • MDHS 14/4 general methods for sampling and gravimetric analysis of respirable, thoracic, and inhalable aerosols.
  • MDHS 102 Aldehydes in Air 
  • MDHS 104 Volatile organic compounds
  • BS EN ISO 16000-4: 2004 Diffusive sampling and formaldehyde in air
  • EN ISO 16000-6: 2011 VOCs in air by active sampling
  • BS EN 16017-2: 2003 VOCs – indoor, ambient and workplace air by passive sampling
  • BS EN ISO 16000-3: 2001 formaldehyde and other carbonyls in air by pumped sampling
  • CEN/TS 17021
  • EN 1911
  • EN 12619
  • EN 13211
  • EN 13284-1 with MDHS 84
  • EN 13725
  • EN 14789
  • EN 14790
  • EN 14791
  • EN 14792
  • EN 15058
  • EN 15259
  • EN 16911-1
  • EN 1948
  • EN 1948:4
  • EN 14385
  • EN ISO 21258
  • EN ISO 23210
  • EN ISO 13833
  • VDI 4257
  • ISO 11338
  • ISO 12039
  • ISO 15713
  • TGN M22 (flexible scope)
  • PD CEN/TS 13649
  • US EPA Method 7D
  • US EPA Method 11
  • US EPA Method 316
  • US EPA Method 26/26A
  • US EPA CTM 36
  • US EPA CTM 033

Our services

Find out about our full range of emissions advisory, testing and training services

Ambient Air Quality Modelling and Dispersion

Ambient Air Quality Modeling and Dispersion

Find out how we help our customers comply with regulations for ambient air quality and dispersion modeling.

Fugitive Emissions Testing

Fugitive Emissions

Find out how we help our customers comply with all relevant UK stack emissions regulations with fugitive emissions monitoring for airborne particulates.

Stack Emissions Testing

Stack Emissions Testing

Find out how our stack emissions testing services help our customers to prevent exposure, reduce emissions, improve air quality and achieve regulatory compliance for the industrial installations they operate.

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Stack Emissions Testing

Medium Combustion Plant Directive

Element supports clients in the UK and Ireland with emission testing to demonstrate compliance with MCPD and give guidance throughout the permitting process.

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Indoor Air Quality Assessments

Indoor Air Quality Assessments

Find out how our qualified occupational hygienists can assess indoor air quality looking at chemical, physical, and biological parameters to help our customers comply with regulations.

Bioaerosols Monitoring

Bioaerosols Monitoring

Find out how Element helps our customers to comply with the UK Environment Agency’s Technical Guidance Note M2 to minimize exposure to bioaerosols.

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Testing and Analysis

VOC Testing

Element provides testing for a wide range of Volatile Organic Compounds in drinking water, groundwater, surface water, soil, and waste.

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Stack Emissions Testing

Siloxane Monitoring

Element offers siloxane sampling and analysis services to accurately evaluate the levels of siloxanes in filter systems.

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Stack Emissions Testing

Biogas Engine and Flare Emissions Monitoring

Find out how we help our customers with their annual monitoring of biogas engine and flare emissions from plants.

emission digital portal

e-Mission Portal for Stack Emission Testing

Find out more about e-Mission portal, our groundbreaking industry online tool allowing you to plan and track your stack emission testing programs and trend your data.

Emissions Residence Time Verification

Residence Time Verification

Find out more about our Residence Time services, offering verification of two seconds residence time within secondary combustion chambers for waste incinerators.

Emissions Biogenic Carbon 14 Monitoring

Biogenic Carbon 14 Emissions Monitoring

Find out more about our OFGEM approved Biogenic Carbon 14 Measurement services, used to determine the renewable energy content of waste-derived fuels.

Air Dispersion Modeling

Landfill Gas Monitoring

Supporting operators of landfills and waste management companies with monitoring the migration of gases to prevent a negative impact on environmental and human health.


Our team of over 8,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.

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