indoor air quality consulting News

  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Indoor Air Quality Association Meeting

    Hygieneering's Director of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Emergency Response Services attended the national meeting of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) in San Antonio, TX this past week. Topics presented at the meeting included Healthy Homes initiatives, IAQ in Green Buildings including the LEED Certification Program, building pressurization issues pertaining to the ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Indoor Air Quality is a Key Green Building Feature

    The presentation included Hygieneering, Inc.’s Green Building Services that include: (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality inspection, testing and building material assessments, inspections to identify (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality risk factors in the HVAC systems and air quality testing to meet health and comfort parameters established by ASHRAE and OSHA. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Allergens and Air Quality Concerns from Indoor Plants

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive consulting and testing services to determine of indoor plants are causing a degraded environment for building occupants.   The use of plants in indoor environments can create what appears to be a more pleasant environment for building occupants.  Research has shown there are several ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Online Indoor Air Quality Videos Increase Business

    Did you know that an online video is up to 50 times more likely to get a first-page Google ranking than a standard text page, or that 700 YouTube videos are shared on Twitter each minute?  Facebook users watch 500 years of YouTube videos each day.   More video is uploaded to YouTube in one month than the three major U.S. networks created in 60 years.   There are over 800 ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Companies Turn to Corporate Videos

    One of the latest innovative ways for indoor air quality (IAQ) and environmental companies to reach their customers today is through online videos.  Helping companies achieve this feat is the industry’s IAQ Video Network.   The IAQ Video Network, an affiliate of Cochrane & Associates, is perhaps best known for over 125 educational videos they have produced over the past ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Indoor Air Testing

    Hygieneering, Inc. provided post construction (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality testing for an international construction management company prior to the new owner occupancy. This (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality testing will assist this new property with LEED Green Building certification. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, environmental consulting, testing and training, asbestos project management, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Air & Waste Management Association presents conference on Indoor Air Quality Issues

    Pittsburgh, PA (March 9, 2009) The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present “The Latest Developments in the Identification and Management of Indoor Air Quality Issues,” May 20-22, 2009, in Montreal, Quebec. “Practitioners working in government, industry, consulting, and research will not want to miss the opportunity to discuss the latest issues surrounding indoor air ...

  • Air & Waste Management Association presents conference on indoor air quality issues

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present “The Latest Developments in the Identification and Management of Indoor Air Quality Issues,” May 20-22, 2009, in Montreal, Quebec. “Practitioners working in government, industry, consulting, and research will not want to miss the opportunity to discuss the latest issues surrounding indoor air quality management, and to brainstorm ...

  • Texas Indoor Air Quality Consultants Help Identify Asthma Triggers in Homes, Schools and Offices

    In the United States, asthma affects approximately 25 million people, including 7 million children according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that in 2010, asthma caused 14.2 million visits to physician offices and the following year resulted in 3,345 deaths.   Asthma can be ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • High Carbon Dioxide Levels May Signal Indoor Air Quality Problems

    The indoor air quality (IAQ) of a building can mean the difference between happy and healthy building occupants or unhappy and sick people.  One common indicator of IAQ is carbon dioxide (CO2).  Because people exhale and produce carbon dioxide at predictable levels it is commonly used as a means to test for indoor air quality conditions.   At room temperature, carbon dioxide is a ...

  • Insurance Industry Targets Indoor Air Quality Concerns to Minimize Risks

    The environmental and building consulting experts at EC2 provide solutions for indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns that can trigger health problems and increase risks and liabilities.  There have been thousands of lawsuits brought be people claiming to have been injured by living in, or working around, places with IAQ problems.  Both commercial and residential properties are subject to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Many Types of Fungi Can Cause Indoor Air Quality Problems

    Over the past decade there have been numerous media reports about Stachybotrys chartarum that have often referred to it as “toxic mold”.  These stories have made headlines in the country’s newspapers, magazines and television programs.   Stachybotrys chartarum is a greenish-black mold that can be found in properties with water damage or highly elevated ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Indoor Air Quality Issues Create a Direct Economic Impact on Society

    The environmental and building science consultants from EC2 can identify indoor air quality (IAQ) issues that create dangerous health conditions and result in lost productivity. Quantifying the economic impact of poor indoor air quality is not an easy task to accomplish.  William Fisk, the head of the Indoor Environmental Department at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, working with ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Illinois High School Students Learn about Indoor Air Quality

    Earlier this month, Ed Chambers was asked to present to environmental science high school students at Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School.  Several classes got to learn about IAQ and jobs in the industry from Mr. Chambers, the owner of EC2, Inc., one of the Midwest’s leading environmental consulting firms.   Mr. Chambers taught the students about how indoor air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Pet Allergens & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses pet allergens and indoor air quality (IAQ).   Most estimates put the number of pets in the United States at well over 100 million animals.  For many ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Alternaria & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses Alternaria, a fungus often associated with water damaged buildings.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Odor Investigations Resolve Complex Indoor Air Quality Problems

    The environmental and building consulting experts at EC2 provide inspection and odor investigation services to identify and resolve indoor odor problems. Complaints of strange odors in indoor environments are a common occurrence.  Most people have at one time or another walked into a room or building and have immediately noticed an unusual odor.  In many circumstances these mysterious ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Formaldehyde Video Becomes an Environmental & Indoor Air Quality Hit

    Last week a video produced by the IAQ Video Network to educate families about formaldehyde and the dangers it can pose to families in their homes witnessed a huge boost in viewers.  The video, which was released 10 months ago, was viewed by close to 5,000 people last week alone. Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used by industry to manufacture building materials and numerous household ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Dirty Ducts & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses dirty ducts and how it can impact indoor air quality and an HVAC system’s energy efficiency. A home’s heating and cooling system acts as a building’s lungs as ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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