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  • Help for Florida Mold Assessor and Remediators

    FORT LAUDERDALE, FL January 4, 2011 - In compliance with the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation definition for “Initial License By Grandfather”, the Indoor Environmental Air Quality Council (IEAQC) will be offering two final opportunities in Florida to become Certified as a Mold Assessor and/or Mold Remediator. ...


  • Be Green Packaging Products have been Certified by BPI

    Santa Barbara, CA - December 8, 2010 - On November 9th, Be Green Packaging LLC, received independent certification from Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), verifying that their molded pulp fiber packaging is compostable. This certification, confirms that their products meet the  ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists in Demand Following Hurricane Sandy

    Last month, Hurricane Sandy left a path of destruction across many parts of the East Coast.  In addition to dozens of deaths, the historic storm also caused billions of dollars in property damage to residential, commercial and institutional properties. People have begun the long process of rebuilding their homes, businesses and communities. As they rebuild many health and safety ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • USDA Certifies Ecospan's BioFlow(TM) Material as BioPreferred

    Ecospan, LLC, a materials science research, development, and manufacturing company focused on bio-based plastics, has announced certification of its BioFlow brand resins by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as being 94% Biobased within the agency's BioPreferred program. "Products ...


    By Marketwire

  • Tips to prevent mold growth from hurricanes and floods

    EMSL Analytical offers preventive tips and testing solutions for residential and commercial properties threatened by devastating floods and water damage. Powerful storms recently slammed several Midwestern States causing severe flooding and now Hurricane Bill threatens the East Coast with strong winds and torrential rains if it turns inland. All of this severe weather is certainly enough to make ...


  • Mold Forces Family from their Dream Home

    Last month, WBOC 16 published a story about mold contamination forcing a family to move out of their Maryland home.  The report discussed how high levels of indoor mold resulted in the family having to leave their dream home and move into an apartment.   According to the family, the previous seller knew of the problems.  Before purchasing the home the family hired a home inspector ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Mold Forces Maryland Family from their Dream Home

    Earlier this month, The Baltimore Sun reported about mold contamination forcing a family to move out of their Maryland home.  According to the news story, high levels of mold in the family’s home caused them to have to move out of their dream home and into an apartment.   The article reported that the family believes that the previous owners knew of the fungal ...

  • Mid-Atlantic Schools Battle Mold and IAQ Concerns

    Last month, the York Daily News reported that the South Eastern School District in Pennsylvania was spending over $100,000 to remediate a mold problem at one of their middle schools.  Also last week, Maine’s Sun Journal published a story about a $1 million mold removal project at the Otisfield Community School.    Stories like these are a common occurrence at ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Louisiana Advanced Mold Workshops for IAQ Professionals Announced

    Baton Rouge Area Environmental Professionals Look Forward to Advanced Mold Diagnostic Solutions & Information Baton Rouge , September 15th , 2010 Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak in Houston, TX at a seminar dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand advanced sampling techniques for fungi.  Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mold Concerns have Hazelton Center’s Tenants on Edge

    Last month, The Standard Speaker reported that water leaks in the historic Hazelton Center in Hazelton, Pennsylvania have tenants of the building concerned.  According to the article there have been ongoing water leaks in the downtown building for a number of years, but more recently tenants have noticed possible mold growth and some employees of the building’s tenants have complained ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Mold at Maryland Elementary School has Parents Concerned

    Earlier this month, The Baltimore Sun reported about indoor air quality problems at Edgewater Elementary School.  The 60 year old building has problems with mold growth and the school’s cafeteria recently hosted a meeting of concerned parents.  Parents and faculty have stated that something in the building is making people sick.  The school is currently slated for a complete ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Northeast Flooding Will Cause Mold Problems For Many

    The Northeast will not only be facing flooding caused by hurricane Irene, but also potential mold problems.  The Northeast already had flash flooding a little over a week ago that brought rising water tables to many areas.  The floods from hurricane Irene will only cause more wet, musty and flooded basements throughout the northeast. "Mold will begin to grow in as little as 24-48 hours ...

  • Mold at Military Housing Causes Concerns for Residents

    Last month, WTKR-TV NewsChannel 3 reported that forty military families have complained to them about mold problems at military housing in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  According to their report, they have received numerous inquiries from families that have had problems with mold on wet drywall, collapsing drywall and terrible musty mold odors. One family in particular had water damaged drywall ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Allergy Causing Molds Identified with Home Test Kit

    Over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. People suffer from allergies caused by everything from insects to certain types of foods. Of all those with this condition, some 40 million have indoor and outdoor allergies as their primary allergy.  These may be comprised of allergic triggers to grass, pollens, molds and other irritants.   For people who suffer month after month the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Mold and Bedbugs Have Maryland Renters Up in Arms

    Last month, tenants from three apartment complexes in Langley Park, Maryland voiced their concerns over bedbugs, mold, rats and cockroaches.  At a town hall meeting with the management company, residents demanded action be taken to improve their living conditions.  Approximately 100 residents were in attendance with some asking that authorities from Prince George’s County step in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EMSL Moves Asbestos and Mold Lab to Denver

    EMSL - 30 Years of Quality Asbestos Lab Results PRLog (Press Release) - Aug 11, 2011 - EMSL is pleased to announce the move of their Colorado laboratory currently located in Centennial to a new location in Denver conveniently located off I-25.  The new facility is a state of the art 3,800 s.f. building which nearly doubles ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Hidden Mold in the Home May Cause Health Concerns

    People may suspect they have a mold problem in their home, school or office even when no visible mold is present.  A tell-tale sign is often a musty odor that is noticed when people enter a building or a room.   A clear indicator of potential mold problems is after water damage has occurred in a building.  Even if no mold can be seen, it may be present in countless areas that are ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New Mold Fact Sheet Released to the Public

    Recently, technical committee members from the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) released an informational document entitled, “Facts about Mold”.  The document addresses a number of issues regarding mold and specifically mold in indoor environments.   According to the document, “The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Institute of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Daimer Releases Steam Cleaners for Mold Remediation in Schools

    WOBURN, MA U.S.A – October 9, 2012 – Daimer Industries®, the cleaning industry’s leading brand of dry vapor steam cleaner machines, is now shipping a powerful commercial steam cleaner with proven anti-fungus technology. The model also includes proprietary Water Capture and HEPA Filtration to help remove fungal species ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Florida Mold Testing Lab Gives Tips to Prevent Mold Growth from Hurricanes and Floods

    Hurricane Irene is threatening the east coast of the united states with strong winds and torrential rains.   This potential severe weather is certainly enough to make any property owner concerned about protecting their homes from water damage. If a severe storm threatens property with water damage there are some basic steps property owners and tenants can perform to minimize the damage ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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