indoor air quality test News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How to improve indoor air quality

    There are many factors that can contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) ranging from thermal conditions and carbon dioxide concentrations to microbial, chemical and particulate contaminants. Health and productivity issues and awareness related to indoor air quality has been on the rise in recent years making the need to monitor IAQ that much more significant. Monitoring air quality conditions ...


  • 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

  • Microbiology and Indoor Air Quality Testing Laboratory Expands Phoenix, AZ Operations

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a nationwide leader and local provider of indoor air quality, environmental, food and materials testing has recently moved to a new facility located 3356 West Catalina Dr., Phoenix, AZ. Leading environmental and indoor air quality professionals throughout the south-west turn to EMSL Analytical, Inc. for high quality ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Testing laboratory promotes environmental and indoor air quality industries

    EMSL Analytical, one of the largest indoor air quality (IAQ) and environmental testing laboratory networks, has been involved with providing public education about environmental issues since the company’s founding in 1981. Few companies in the industry have such a long tradition of providing not only testing solutions, but also free educational information about environmental and indoor air ...


  • Upcoming WPL Webinar to Focus on Indoor Air Quality Testing and LEED

    Later this month, WPL Publishing will sponsor a webinar to help various professionals in the construction community identify specific Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credits relating to indoor air quality (IAQ) and reach other IAQ goals. LEED green building rating systems include credits for measuring and verifying IAQ. The credits include specific requirements for how to ...


  • Indoor Air Quality Emergency Response Services

    Hygieneering, Inc. was called in on Sunday March 7th, 2011 in response to a high rise building fire in the Chicago Loop. Hygieneering, Inc. was called to respond to the indoor air quality concerns due to smoke and water damage that has occurred after an afternoon fire in the first floor of a Chicago Loop high rise building. The building indoor air quality is being tested for carbon dioxide, ...


    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

  • Taiwan prepares for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) legislation.

    Taiwan’s Indoor Air Quality Management Act is taking effect on Nov. 23, a survey shows that more than half of regulated public venues are not prepared for nor understand the regulations, legislators said yesterday. Stipulating that owners, managers or employers of mass gathering spaces are responsible for ensuring good indoor air quality in the venues, the act was passed by ...


    By PPM Technology

  • California’s Child Care Facilities & Indoor Air Quality

    Approximately 1 million children, five years of age or younger, attend child care or preschool in California.  There are some 49,000 licensed child care centers in the state with about 80% of those located in homes. Last year, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board (ARB) published information from a study regarding air pollution and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA, schools to tackle indoor air quality (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding its 11th Annual Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools National Symposium in Washington, D.C. on January 13-15, 2011. The meeting is bringing together school board officials, administrators, health association members, school nurses, teachers, parents, and others to take charge in protecting the indoor air environments of children in ...

  • PTR-MS for indoor air quality monitoring

    A new review article discussed some most important applications of IONICON PTR-MS systems in indoor air quality monitoring Air quality indoors is influenced by many sources of airborne contamination e.g. VOCs (volatile organic compounds). These substances are emitted by household products, electronics such ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • 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.

  • How important is school indoor air quality?

    Indoor air quality issues in schools across the West Coast have gotten increased attention as the school year has begun. According to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) bulletin (EPA 402-f-00-009), “Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can cause illness requiring absence from school, and can cause acute health symptoms that decrease performance while at school. In addition, recent data suggest ...


  • Penicillium: A Benefit to Man, a Hindrance to Indoor Air Quality

    One of the most recognized types of fungi is Penicillium.  It is perhaps best known as the fungus, P. chrysogenum, which produces penicillin, a molecule that has saved countless lives as an antibiotic.  It is also used in the production of a number of important biotechnology produced enzymes and macromolecules.  Some species of Penicillium are used in the production ...

  • Dirty Air Ducts and Indoor Air Quality Issues for Building Occupants

    Air ducts are a critical component of a building’s HVAC system. They deliver ventilation and a path for warm or cool air to provide a pleasant indoor environment for building occupants in homes, schools and commercial buildings. If air ducts become dirty and contaminated, they not only won’t operate efficiently and could be causing indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns. This ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Schools with proactive indoor air quality programs awarded EPA recognition

    LA Testing encourages school districts to learn more about IAQ to prevent mold and other IAQ problems from The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a National Great Start Award for U.S. schools and school districts that are in the initial stages of implementing the indoor air quality (IAQ) TfS Program. The EPA developed the program in 1995 and recently re-released the Indoor Air Quality ...


  • Winter Brings Heightened Concerns over Indoor Air Quality Issues

    During the cold winter months, people tend to spend an ever greater portion of their time indoors.  It is during this time of the year that several unique indoor environmental issues can cause health and safety concerns for people in homes, schools and office buildings.   Common winter complaints may include issues related to overly dry air, stuffy rooms, and odors.  Some building ...


    By IAQ Index

  • U.S. & Chinese Drywall May be Causing Indoor Air Quality Problems

    The environmental and building consulting experts at EC2 provide inspection and testing services in Chicago and across Illinois to identify defective drywall. In October it was reported in the Insurance Journal that up to 300 homes in several states that were constructed with faulty drywall from China will be remediated.  According to the report, “Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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