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  • 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.

  • Indianapolis Mold Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak in front of midwest area indoor air quality professionals.  The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand advanced sampling techniques for fungi.  Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, glucans, mVOCs, mycotoxins and more. The Advanced Fungal Workshops for IAQ ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Texas IAQ Professionals Share Information about Mold Exposure and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

    When a home or building suffers a water incursion or high humidity levels, mold can quickly begin to grow and impact the indoor air quality (IAQ). When this occurs it can create an indoor environment with elevated levels of microbial contaminants in the air that people breathe.   Elevated levels of mold can cause allergies, trigger asthma and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • California Mold Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Anaheim, CA Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak in front of Southern California area indoor air quality professionals.  The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Home Construction Professionals Turn to MPI Antimicrobial to Prevent Future Mold Problems

    For people buying a new home, the last concern they want to have is mold appearing in their new house.  All it takes for mold to begin to grow indoors is moisture, which can come from something as simple as elevated humidity in an attic or crawl space.   With the increased awareness of health issues related to indoor molds, many home builders have begun to utilize products and materials ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Mold Remediation Professionals Turn to MBM Insurance Resource Center

    Although problems due to mold growing in indoor environments has been an issue for many years, it is primarily only in the past two decades that this problem has garnered widespread public attention and media coverage. Today, most people recognize that mold growth can lead to high levels of fungal contaminants in the air that could expose building occupants to respiratory issues, allergies, ...

  • Apartment Managers & Maintenance Professionals Turn to FastMoldRemoval.com for Tools to Stop Mold

    For a large percentage of the population, home can be found in one of the 30 million apartment units available across the United States. These apartment complexes are managed by landlords or professional management companies and range from low income apartments to luxury living accommodations.   Many people choose to live in apartments due to the flexibility ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Florida Mold Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Orlando and Fort Lauderdale Area Environmental Professionals Look Forward to Advanced Mold Diagnostic Solutions & Information Dr. Jason Dobranic  is scheduled to speak infront of Orlando & Fort Lauderdale area indoor air quality professionas this December.  The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • September is mold awareness month

    In 2008, the governors of Georgia, Michigan and several other states proclaimed September 2008 to be Indoor Mold Awareness Month. Earlier this year the Nevada State Legislature also designated September 2009 as National Indoor Toxic Mold Awareness Month. This special designation for September is meant to increase public awareness of how indoor molds can adversely affect human health. Since mold ...


  • Rapid Detection of Pathogens and Mold in

    Society has become acutely aware that infection-causing pathogens can be found in food, drinking water and the surrounding environment. Properly testing for pathogens is a very effective approach for preventing these infections. In spring and summer, E.coli O157:H7, Salmonella, Clostridium botulinum and Shigella are the common food borne bacterial pathogens. Helicobacter pylori and Enterovirus ...


  • Tips for preventing mold allergies

    Allergies affect millions of Americans across the country. Many of these allergy sufferers are allergic to mold, both from indoor and outdoor environments. Mold allergies can cause a host of symptoms for those with allergic reactions, not to mention it can also be a trigger for those suffering from asthma. These symptoms can include watery eyes, congestion, itchy nose, sneezing, coughing and even ...


  • AIHA Position Statement on Mold and Dampness in the Built Environment Encourages Use of Qualified Professionals Such as the CIH

    On March 26th, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) released a position statement on mold and dampness in the built environment. The twelve page document has garnered significant attention with professionals involved in the mold and building science communities. The position statement discusses how moisture in a building can result in structural damage, microbial growth and ...

  • Interim Site Safety Professionals

    Hygieneering, Inc. has been chosen to provide interim site safety assistance to a major US chemical manufacturer. Services include daily facility safety walk downs, industrial hygiene exposure assessments, Lockout/Tagout & Confined Space permit reviews and  safety meeting facilitator.  Hygieneering provides safety consulting, environmental consulting, testing and training, asbestos ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • New Mold Cleaner Added to Product Line - Sporicidin® Enzyme Mold Cleaner

    American Air & Water, Inc. added Sporicidin® Enzyme Mold Cleaner concentrate to its line of indoor environmental improvement products. The mold remediation professionals and end users who tested the product are returning excellent feedback for the new mold cleaner. The Enzyme Mold Cleaner (ENZ-3212) is a very effective enzyme combination of protease (to remove protein), amylase (to remove ...


    By American Air & Water, Inc.

  • University of California Dorm Mold Concerns

    LA Testing offers indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions to help identify microbial contaminants and prevent health problems. Pasadena, CA, August 24th, 2010 Earlier this summer KCRA reported that the Northern California Carpenters Union brought to light concerns about framing at a new dormitory at the University of California, Davis.  They claimed that mold ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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. ...


  • MMR Mold Stain Remover – Designed by Mold Remediation Experts

    Mold growing in a home or building is not only unsightly, but it can also be a true health concern for people who work or live in a contaminated environment.  Mold can cause a host of medical issues ranging from triggering asthma to causing allergies and even fungal infections in susceptible individuals.    The presence of mold indoors can also result in both structural damage and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Massachusetts schools facing mold problems

    Students and faculty at Carroll Elementary School in Peabody, Massachusetts have complained of ‘sick classrooms’ and the school is now subject to a state inspection. Despite the mold that has already been found the city’s health department has given the school the ‘all clear’.As teachers and children across the country begin the new school year an increasing number of them are discovering mold ...


  • Asthma and the Link to Exposure to Mold and Bacteria

    A new study by European scientists has found that children who grow up on a farm appear to be less likely to develop asthma.  In February of this year it was reported in HealthDay News that, “The risk of asthma was reduced by as much as 51 percent for children living on farms, and researchers suspect that it's the diversity of exposure to different microbes that may offer protection ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Health Concerns due to Hidden Mold

    When someone walks into a home or building and notices a strong musty odor, this telltale clue may indicate there is microbial growth somewhere in the structure.  The building may have visible mold growth, but many times the mold may be growing out of sight.  In other circumstances, there may be little to no odor, but people are complaining of health issues following a known water ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

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