The stagnant water from flooding is a reservoir for microbes and other chemicals (VOC and other gases) as it contains sewage and other debris. Bacterial and fungi/mold infections are very common in this situation and the contaminated environment carries potential high health risks for diseases/epidemics.
Pure Air Control Services Provides International IAQ Assistance for KAUST, in Saudi Arabia
Pure Air Control Services’ team of environmental scientists with backgrounds in microbiology, industrial hygiene, construction and mechanical engineering convened on the Riyadh campus and performed a series of forensic environmental assessments of over 20 campus facilities.
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? The webinar will tell you how. Wed, February 24, 2010 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Chinese Drywall Testing Guidance For Residential And Commercial Buildings
The professional building sciences department at Pure Air Control Services offers Chinese drywall inspections and lab analysis. For additional information on Chinese Drywall lab analysis or Chinese Drywall testing services provided by EDLab please call 1-800-422-7873 ext 804 (Ed Ziegler) or 802 (Alan Wozniak).
Legionella sp screening of the home or work environment is important especially for individuals with immune deficiencies such as allergies, chronic sinusitis, rhinitis, emphysema, asthma, atopic dermatitis, etc… and it is desirable to identify legionella and its potential sources for effective treatment.
EDLab Joins CDC Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation (ELITE) Program
EDLab will participate in the CDC study. “We are honored and very excited join the CDC ELITE program.” stated Dr Rajiv Sahay, Director of EDLab “We expect the results of the study to help us understand the environmental distribution of the different strains of this species and how those strains may impact the epidemiology of the disease.”
Pure Air Control Services Provides IAQ/Mold 101 Teaching at Central Florida College
Francisco Aguirre, CIAQP, CIEC, a principal of Pure Air Control Services who serves as the Director of the Building Sciences Division, has joined the board of Central Florida College (CFC) s a IAQ technical advisor for issues related to the indoor environment. As part of his commitment, Francisco has designed a series of 2-hour courses on indoor environmental sciences for CFC.