Workers who experience higher than usual incidences of colds and infections may suspect that a 'sick building' causes their illnesses. To help determine the source of employee complaints, Mid-Atlantic conducts Indoor Air Quality Surveys (IAQ) which may include direct measurement of carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide (CO), temperature, and relative humidity; inspection of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and operational procedures; and interviews and questionnaires with employees. Mid-Atlantic identifies the potential sources of the problems and recommends measures to correct problems identified, if necessary.
Industries across the country have been faced with challenges regarding air quality compliance since the passage of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. With the amendments and associated Title V permitting requirements, even a small equipment change can become a complex exercise involving modification of the overall facility air permit. Mid-Atlantic’s staff has prepared a myriad of emission inventories, pre-construction and Title V air permit applications, and emission control strategies for industrial sources. We also assist numerous clients with regulatory applicability determinations, stack testing, dispersion modeling, and regulatory liaison.