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Indoor Air Quality Information Centre opened

A spokesman for the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) said an Indoor Air Quality Information Centre was opened today (January 11).

The Information Centre is a new service by the EPD. It serves to provide information to the general public and the professionals on indoor air quality and its management as well as to display products and technologies that can help improve indoor air quality.

The Information Centre is located on the first floor of the Hong Kong Productivity Council Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. A cyber centre has also been established on the Internet and can be reached at http://www.iaq.gov.hk.

"At the centre, there are demonstration models about how offices, homes and public areas can achieve good indoor air quality through proper design and use of suitable materials for renovation, fittings and fixtures.

"There is also a comprehensive collection of information about indoor air quality and related matters." the spokesman noted.

The Information Centre is open to the public between 9 am and 5.30 pm from Mondays to Fridays and between 9 am and 1 pm on Saturdays. Guided tours can also be made available to group visits by appointment.

For enquiries, the public can call the indoor air quality hotline at 2788-6177, or fax their questions to 2788-6181, or e-mail to enquiry@iaq.gov.hk.

End/Thursday, January 11, 2001

 

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