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QuickApp - Air Quality OpenWeatherMap


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The QuickApp Air Quality OpenWeatherMap provides the current and forecast measurements for your location on Air Quality. 


Besides basic Air Quality Index the QuickApp provides also data about polluting gases such as Carbon monoxide (CO), Nitrogen monoxide (NO), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Ozone (O3), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Ammonia (NH3), and particulates (PM2.5 and PM10). 


This QuickApp has Child Devices for Carbon monoxide (CO), Nitrogen monoxide (NO), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Ozone (O3), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Ammonia (NH3), PM2.5 and PM10 for current measurement. 


This QuickApp has also Child Devices for Air Quality Index, Carbon monoxide (CO), Nitrogen monoxide (NO), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Ozone (O3), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Ammonia (NH3), PM2.5 and PM10 for forecast measurement. 

 

 

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This QuickApp has Child Devices for Carbon monoxide (CO), Nitrogen monoxide (NO), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Ozone (O3), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Ammonia (NH3), PM2.5 and PM10. 

 

 

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Common Air Quality Index (CAQI)
The Common Air Quality Index (CAQI) is an air quality index used in Europe since 2006. In November 2017, the European Environment Agency announced the European Air Quality Index (EAQI) and started encouraging its use on websites and for other ways of informing the public about air quality. 


As of 2012, the EU-supported project CiteairII argued that the CAQI had been evaluated on a "large set" of data, and described the CAQI's motivation and definition. CiteairII stated that having an air quality index that would be easy to present to the general public was a major motivation, leaving aside the more complex question of a health-based index, which would require, for example, effects of combined levels of different pollutants. The main aim of the CAQI was to have an index that would encourage wide comparison across the EU, without replacing local indices. CiteairII stated that the "main goal of the CAQI is not to warn people for possible adverse health effects of poor air quality but to attract their attention to urban air pollution and its main source (traffic) and help them decrease their exposure."


The CAQI is a number on a scale from 1 to 100, where a low value means good air quality and a high value means bad air quality. The index is defined in both hourly and daily versions, and separately near roads (a "roadside" or "traffic" index) or away from roads (a "background" index). As of 2012, the CAQI had two mandatory components for the roadside index, NO2 and PM10, and three mandatory components for the background index, NO2, PM10 and O3. It also included optional pollutants PM2.5, CO and SO2. A "sub-index" is calculated for each of the mandatory (and optional if available) components. The CAQI is defined as the sub-index that represents the worst quality among those components.

 

 

Here is a description of Air Quality index levels Pollutant concentration in μg/m3: 
          Index   NO2       PM10     O3      PM25 (optional)
Good        1    0-50      0-25     0-60    0-15
Fair        2   50-100    25-50    60-120   15-30
Moderate    3   100-200   50-90    120-180  30-55
Poor        4   200-400   90-180   180-240  55-110
Very Poor   5    >400      >180     >240     >110

 

See more on CAQI:

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IMPORTANT

  • You need an API key and Polygon ID from

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  • The API is free up to 60 calls per minute

 

 

Version 1.0 (7th November 2021)

  • Added forecast measurements with hours you want your forecast. The forecast is shown in child devices and labels for all measurements. 


Version 0.1 (9th October 2021)

  • Initial version

 


Variables (mandatory): 

  • apiKey = Get your free API key from

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  • latitude = latitude of your location (Default is the latitude of your HC3)
  • longitude = longitude of your location (Default is the longitude of your HC3)
  • interval = [number] in seconds time to get the data from the API
  • timeout = [number] in seconds for http timeout
  • debugLevel = Number (1=some, 2=few, 3=all, 4=simulation mode) (default = 1)

 

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Download the QuickApp here (download the file and un-zip):

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How to install: 

  1. Open the Configuration Interface
  2. Go to Settings > Devices
  3. Click  +
  4. Choose Other Device
  5. Choose Upload File
  6. Choose file from your computer with .fqa

 

 

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    Yet another quickapp to use with actual readings of Carbon monoxide (CO), Nitrogen monoxide (NO), Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), Ozone (O3), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Ammonia (NH3), and particulates (PM2.5 and PM10) of your location. 

     

     

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    This looks great again! I will definitely be using it soon. I live in an area where this is a big thing at the moment.

    Tata Steel isn't far away, so I'm really looking forward to see the results. Thanks!

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  • With this quickapp you can measure several pollutions. With Tata Steel nearby, I would also recomment: 

     


    or if you don’t want to assemble a sensor yourself, use one in your neighborhood :

     

     

     

     

     

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    @SmartHomeEddy Yes, those are on my to-do list for sure!

     

    Also found out that i already have some other sensor's in my house:

    TVOC, Humidity, ECO2 (not sure what that is)...A little suprise that came with rooting TOON :)

     

    But thats for another day, and topic.

     

     

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    The sensor from sensor.community is meant for outside, so you know when to close windows. 

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    1 minute ago, SmartHomeEddy said:

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    The sensor from sensor.community is meant for outside, so you know when to close windows. 

     

    Yeah great :) More stats! 

     

    For now, I look at the graphs quite often and then I think hey where does that consumption spike come from in my electricity. very nice.

    But maybe it's better not to see all the industry around my region, and what they're doing with air quality.

     

    But still, I need stats!!!

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  • The next logical version is obvious. Soon to come, the QuickApp also with a forecast. In next version you determine the forecast from 1 to 96 hours. 
     

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  • Made some improvements in upcoming QuickApp Air Quality OpenWeatherMap. Testing still in progress …

     

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  • The new version of the QuickApp Air Quality OpenWeatherMap is available. Now you also can forecast measurements with 1 to 96 hours in the future. All forecast measurements are shown in child devices and labels. 

     

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  • @A.Socha I also updated the Marketplace: 

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    Can you give the moderator a signal to review the new version?

     

    EDIT: never mind, deleted it on the Marketplace 

     

     

     

     

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