Dec 26, 2023

Establishing a PHARMA Environmental Monitoring Program

Dec 19, 2023

Pharma 4.0: Revolutionizing the Aseptic Manufacturing Process

Nov 29, 2023

Elevating Pharmaceutical Quality: Navigating Regulatory Compliance and Environmental Monitoring Systems (EMS)

Introduction In the realm of pharmaceuticals, the pursuit of excellence in product quality is a never-ending journey. Governments and private industries have diligently crafted recommendations and regulations over the years, evolving in response to the dynamic landscape of the pharmaceutical sector, particularly in the digital age. In this comprehensive paper, we delve into the fundamental […]

Nov 21, 2023

Safeguarding Biopharma Cleanrooms: Lighthouse Apex Particle Counters and the Power of Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP)

Introduction Cleanrooms in the Pharmaceutical industry are sanctuaries of precision, where the highest standards of cleanliness are not just expected but demanded. A key player in the sterilization arsenal of these cleanrooms is Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP), a potent chemical used to disinfect surfaces and equipment. However, the nature of VHP, while highly effective at […]

Nov 15, 2023

Gas Sampling in Biopharma Cleanrooms: Ensuring Contamination Control

Introduction In the high-stakes realm of Pharmaceutical manufacturing, precision and adherence to stringent cleanliness standards are non-negotiable. Compressed gases are a staple in cleanroom environments, but they also present a potential risk of contamination. This article delves into the pivotal role of compressed gas sampling in pharma cleanrooms, emphasizing the unique challenges and regulatory considerations […]

Nov 8, 2023

Understanding Airborne Particle Counters in Pharmaceutical Facilities

Introduction Airborne particle counters play a crucial role in ensuring the environmental integrity of pharmaceutical, bio-pharmaceutical, and radiopharmaceutical facilities worldwide. In an increasingly globalized pharmaceutical industry, cooperation and harmonization have become the norm, driving the demand for continuous monitoring in these facilities as well as the drive for digital solutions to meet your Contamination Control Strategy. In this […]

Nov 2, 2023


Oct 4, 2023

The Importance of Liquid Particle Counters for Pharmaceutical Water Quality

Water quality plays a critical role in the pharmaceutical industry, where stringent requirements must be met to ensure the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical products. Different pharmaceutical processes demand varying levels of water quality, making it essential to have precise control over water purification systems. Contaminated water can jeopardize product quality and, ultimately, patient safety. […]

Tech Paper - Medical Devices and Environmental Monitoring
Sep 26, 2023


Jul 6, 2023


An illustration showing how the pre-filter, carbon filter, and HEPA filter work.
Feb 8, 2023

How Filtrations Systems Can Help Reduce the Spread of Infection in Hospitals

No one goes into medicine to cause harm. Doctors, nurses, techs, administrators, PAs, CNAs, and all other staff come together to bring life and give hope. Hospitals should be places of healing – not new illnesses. But for many patients, that’s the unfortunate reality. Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) present threats to patients, staff, and the […]

Pharma 4.0
Sep 14, 2022

What is Pharma 4.0?

Welcome to the age of the internet! Pharma 4.0 is the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering’s (ISPE) version of Industry 4.0, also called Smart Factory. Essentially, Industry 4.0 is the fourth industrial revolution. It encapsulates the changes we are seeing happen in the world because of the internet. Pharma 4.0 is ISPE’s roadmap for pharmaceutical companies to also […]

Jun 3, 2022

Lighthouse Apex Particle Counters compatibility with Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide

Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) is a powerful chemical used to sterilize surfaces andequipment in the cleanroom, specifically in the medical equipment and pharmaceuticalindustries. It can cause deterioration and breakdown of equipment. Due to the nature of theindustries in which it is used, VHP is often used to sterilize equipment while the cleanroomis in use. Thus, […]

Jan 9, 2022

Building Management Systems (BMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and GMP Requirements

An Environmental Monitoring System (EMS) is very different from a Building Management System (BMS). A building management system (BMS), also known as a building automation system (BAS), is a computer-based control system installed in buildings that controls and monitors the building’s mechanical and electrical equipment such as ventilation, lighting, power systems, fire systems, and security […]

Oct 27, 2021

Microbiology & Bio contamination Control in Cleanrooms

Apr 22, 2021

Your Key to Success: Building a Contamination Control Strategy

particles and pharmaceuticals
Mar 22, 2021

How Do Particles Impact Pharmaceuticals?

As clean air experts, we talk a lot about making sure that the air in a cleanroom stays as clean as possible. We do this to meet Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in pharmaceuticals and keep our products on the shelves and helping people. When we bring contaminants into a cleanroom, […]