At Annual FRACCA Conference DIY IAQ Test Kits Showcased - March 23-24, 2012
Building Health Check, LLC, a FRACCA corporate sponsor, will showcase its do-it-yourself (DIY) IAQ Test Kits at the FRACCA annual conference on March 23-24. Look for the free IAQ SCREEN TEST KIT samples at the Building Health Check booth.
The M-Factor signifies “mold in buildings.” Mold is a symptom which is caused by an organism known as fungus. Mold can be visible with the naked eye and may be of various colors (black, white, green, or gray) and shapes.
The courts stated that the studies were "statistically significant" and demonstrated "that exposure to mold caused the identified ill-health effects" and the court concluded that "it is undisputed that exposure to toxic molds is capable of causing the types of ailments from which plaintiff suffers
Evalu-aire DIY Test Kits Showcased by SMART HVAC Products
The evalu-aire DIY test kits were developed by the interdisciplinary scientists at Building Health Check. It is a simple, inexpensive, and quantitative battery of indoor air quality tests designed to identify baseline IAQ conditions of homes and buildings. Many industry professionals along with consumers world-wide have used the evalu-aire to evaluate indoor air pollutant levels, screen complaint areas, and determine baseline IAQ levels.
How to Maintain a Healthy School Environment and Save Energy
A recent article in the ASHRAE Journal entitled Study Verifies Coil Cleaning Saves Energy revealed a $40,000 a year savings from just one air handling system as a result of the restoration of the air handler/coil system at the 1500 Broadway a 34 story skyscraper building in Times Square, New York City home to ABC Studios and Good Morning America.
Radon is an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas produced by the decay of naturally occurring uranium in soil and water. Radon is a form of ionizing radiation and a proven carcinogen. Lung cancer is the only known effect on human health from exposure to radon in air
The manufacture of the DIY IAQ Screen Check product, Building Health Check, has a SPECIAL promotion to all consumers from March 7th through March 11 receive 10% off any of the IAQ Screen Check DIY test kits.
The least contaminated lipstick was Wet n' Wild Mega Mixers Lip Balm Bahama Mama at 0.026 ppm (parts per million). The product was also the cheapest brand. The highest lead level listed was Maybelline manufactured by L’Oreal USA lipsticks at 7.19 ppm. The average lead in all 400 lipsticks evaluated was 1.11 ppm.
Fiberglass Screen Check Test Kit Helps Identifies Potential Fiberglass Dangers
The main sources of fiberglass particles in indoor environments includes, but are not limited to, ceiling tiles, debris from renovation projects, or degradation of HVAC system liners. These particles are very important from health and hygiene point of view.
School District Saves Thousands of Dollars with Mold Screen Check
A recent Finnish Institute of Occupational Health study concluded that indoor dampness and mold shows “new evidence of the relation between workplace exposure to indoor molds and the development of asthma in adulthood.”
The Answer to Your Allergies – The IAQ Screen Check Test Kit
In keeping with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) 1997 recommendations, it is desirable to identify and remove common allergens and modify the home or office to reduce the level of ubiquitous (common) allergens. Before one can remove allergens and/or pollutants effectively, it is essential to understand if they exist and in what quantity.
Formaldehyde is a colorless, strong-smelling gas that presents a health hazard if workers are exposed. You can be exposed to formaldehyde if you breathe it into your lungs, if it gets into your eyes, or if it is contained in a product that gets onto your skin.