Coloration and toxicity are two separate trends in mold. The coloration of mold is governed by pigmentation, physiological activity and genetics of the organism. The production of toxins is highly influenced by the nature of metabolites produced by the mold and others factors including environmental conditions. Hence, the toxicity of the mold should not compare directly with the color of the microorganism.
Control Legionella Bacteria with PURE-Liner the Drain Pan Protection System and PURE-Steam
Where air conditioning units are present, it is important to professionally clean and sterilize the coils of the units annually to remove grime and oils that can act as incubation sites for Legionnaire's Disease. In addition, the drain pan for the unit must be maintained in a clean state.
North Dakota Flooding Leaves Environmental Health Risks Behind
Contaminants, bacteria, viruses and mold pose risks even after the waters recede. Children, seniors and people with lung diseases like asthma and COPD are at a higher risk of developing breathing problems from these contaminants.
Effective Coil Cleaning Saves Energy and Improves IAQ
Using superheated steam to clean their heat exchangers (heating and cooling coils) utilizing the Pure-Steam process made it possible to effectively remove dust and associated biofilm lodged deep in the fins. This process known as “PURE-Steam Sterilization Cleaning Process” saves labor and materials, is chemical free, cleans deeper and better, kills and removes bacterial and fungal growth and sterilizes the coils in the process.
Building Health Check & FLIR Introduce the E-Series Infrared Diagnostics with Wi-Fi Connectivity
Leveraging decades of global leadership in infrared technology, the FLIR E-Series introduces a mix of professional-grade specifications and all-new features designed to redefine the compact, point-and-shoot thermal imaging camera market
GSA Schedule Highlighted at American Express OPEN Victory in Procurement Event
The Mastering the GSA Schedule session moderated by Dona Storey, GovTipsbiz.com with panelists Judith Nelson, General Services Administration (GSA) and Alan Wozniak, Pure Air Control Services was well attended by over 300 attendees during two back to back sessions
Pure Air Control Services Creates Healthy Hospitals
Pure Air Control Services, Inc. provides support services to all hospitals across the nation during the (IRCA), construction initial planning, as well as testing and monitoring during the construction phase(s).
Grainger Providing Solutions to IAQ with DIY Test Kits
With more than 18,500 knowledgeable employees, the Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions and affordable IAQ Screen Check testing kits to their valued clients.
All buildings have varying levels of the various indoor pollutants. Oftentimes, a hyper-sensitive person and/or a temporary event generate IAQ-related service calls. Do you have enough baseline IAQ data to determine what to do next?
Understanding the Triggers of your Asthma Conditions Could Save Your Life
Although there is no cure for asthma yet, asthma can be controlled through medical treatment and management of environmental triggers. EPA is committed to educating all Americans about asthma so that everyone knows what asthma is, how the environment can affect asthma patients and how to manage environmental asthma triggers.