Advanced Environmental Laboratories, Inc. (AEL) is one of the largest and most experienced laboratory networks in Florida. With five NELAP certified labs and across the state providing a broad range of testing, and a management group with well over 100 years combined experience, AEL is an excellent choice for all of your analytical services needs.
Advanced Environmental Laboratories, Inc. (AEL) is a NELAP certified, full-service environmental analytical laboratory firm, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, with additional offices in Gainesville, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, and Tampa.
AEL was founded in 1994 and is still owned by the same sole proprietor, Charles Ged. He opened AEL as a two-person lab with a dream of one day building his small company into the best lab in Florida. Today, AEL is well on its way with a network of six facilities and over 1,000 clients across the state. Staffed by professionals knowledgeable about the local regulatory environment, AEL places a premium on providing personalized service and a top quality product to every client, be they billion dollar corporations or a small home builder.
AEL performs over 50,000 projects a year and hundreds of thousands of individual tests. Typical projects include analytical investigations of soil, water, and air at RCRA, CERCLA, landfill, UST, drinking water, wastewater, commercial property transfer, remediation, and O&M sites. Clients include over 100 City, County, and State agencies across Florida; Federal agencies including the EPA, Navy, Air Force, and ACOE; many of the world’s largest environmental consulting firms; and dozens of commercial firms from small fabrication shops to huge breweries and theme parks
To serve those clients, AEL maintains a stringent quality assurance program and constantly upgrades/modernizes equipment. Between 2006 and 2009, AEL invested over $2.5 million in new analytical equipment and computer systems spread over our network. Below are brief descriptions of our local operations.
Advanced Environmental Laboratories is committed to satisfying the needs of its clients by providing on-time quality analytical services that meet client requirements and expectations. As a company, AEL places top priority on quality, and fosters this through a continuous process of improvement, in which employee contributions play a vital role.