CEU's Available for Advanced Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Training Course - Clearwater, FL Dec 8-9
The course is designed to provide quality IEQ training solutions for individuals involved with inspection, assessment, remediation, identification, resolution, and loss prevention associated with mold and indoor air quality challenges in buildings and homes.
Bob Mulcahy, LEED AP Joins the Pure Air Control Services Building Sciences Team
Mr. Mulcahy was the student liaison and an OPS employee with SPC’s Facilities Planning and Institutional Services. While with the college he led student participation efforts on a LEED registered 60,000+ square foot project taking place on the Clearwater campus. Bob conducted LEED administration, research and encouraged others students to participate in the design and construction of the building and surrounding area.
Pure Air Control Services Seeking Microbiologist/Aerobiologist for Laboratory
The Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDL) at Pure Air Control Services (PACS) offers complete and comprehensive indoor environmental laboratory services. They include: microbiology, aerobiology, allergen assays and microscopy designed to meet all your indoor air needs.
Microbiologist/Mycologist/Aerobiologist Positions Open at EDLab
All EDL microbiological reports are prepared with a glossary describing each organism at both the genus and species level. The EDL at Pure Air Control Services, Inc., is a participant in the American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Accreditation Program (AIHA LAP, LLC) (#102795).
Cleaning Evaporator Coils are Easy, But How Many Can Do It Correctly?
The conventional chemical foaming agent cleaning method is a ABC step that takes 10-15 minutes of a technicians time; however coils over 4”-14” all the foaming agent is doing is pushing the debris deeper into the coil causing air flow problems, cooling problems, comfort problems and indoor air quality problems.
Keep Your Infant Healthy with “Test Your Nest Screen Check” (TYNSC)
Before one can remove allergens and/or pollutants effectively, it is essential to understand if they exist, what they are and in what quantity. Now there's the do-it-yourself "Test Your Nest" Screen Check (TYNSC) is designed to sample the indoor air quality of your baby’s bedroom identifying chemicals, formaldehyde, pollens, and molds, among others.
Beware of Fungi Infected Pumpkin - Happy Halloween
Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima), are members of the cucurbit family of vine plants. The Pumpkin fruit may be infected by a number of fungi, which ultimately is responsible for destruction or rotting during transport or storage.
LEED Gold Certification Awarded to Sarasota County Government
When Sarasota County decided to design and build a new 8,300 square foot office building, a task force of government, community, and architectural representatives decided to develop a more ecological and IAQ efficient commercial building.
Indoor Air Quality…Cleaning & Remediation of Indoor Environments: A Free Webinar 10/26, 2011 1:00 pm
When addressing an Indoor Air Quality IAQ or mold concern in your building are the conditions or possibly occupant complaints real or perceived? Do you have an actual problem in your building or are the conditions possibly psychosomatic in nature? What are microscopic particulates? How clean is clean? What’s NORMAL for good IAQ
Trichothecene Mycotoxin: A Health Hazard in the Indoor Environment
Production of mycotoxins are also highly influenced by the environmental factors especially growth substrate, temperature, pH and others. Some of the mycotoxins are volatile in nature where as others may be non-volatile.
Ten (10) years ago, a major manufacturer of HVAC equipment consulted with their national premier contractors and asked to prioritize their top 10 requests for support from the manufacturer. The consensus #1 request response from the HVAC companies was for the IAQ Screen Check a simple do-it-yourself field test that the HVAC contractor could use to help their customers identify baseline indoor air quality conditions of their customers so that they could better serve them.
EDLab Receives CDC Legionella ELITE Program Certificate of Proficiency
Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDLab) at Pure Air Control Services has received a Certificate of Proficiency for Legionella Analysis issued by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) ELITE Program.