Understanding How Criteria Air Pollutants Can Impact Your Home

Can criteria pollutants impact IAQ even though they are considered outdoor pollutants? Outdoor air quality influences indoor air quality. Find out how. Air pollution is a […]

Vapor Intrusion

WHAT IS VAPOR INTRUSION? Vapor intrusion occurs when vapor-forming chemicals migrate from a subsurface source into an overlying building — similar to radon gas seeping into […]


WHY IS VENTILATION IN A BUILDING IMPORTANT? As we make our homes and offices more energy efficient we strive to limit the loss of warm air […]

VOC (Volatile Organic compounds)

Represent a large variety of chemicals that exist as a gas or can easily off gas under normal room temperatures. Some major sources include Photocopying materials, […]

Volatile Organic Compounds

TVOCs What are they? Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are compounds that can become gases or vapours: common examples in our daily lives are acetone, benzene and […]

Water Damage and Flood Testing

Flooding and storm surge can introduce chemicals, mold, bacteria and other microbial exposure hazards into a home or building. Even water damage from a leaking roof […]

WELL, LEED, Green or Healthy Building?

Indoor air quality measurement and monitoring in Green Buildings is driven by two, sometimes competing issues; 1) minimizing energy costs and 2) maximizing the health and productivity of the building […]

What are VOC’s?

VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) are typically derived from solvents, dry cleaning fluids, fuels, and by-products of chlorination, and may include chemicals such as carbon tetrachloride, tetrachloroethene […]

What are VOCs and How to Remove Them

Ensuring that your home or business has safe, clean air can improve health and wellbeing, while also protecting from dangerous gases and particulates. Volatile Organic Compounds […]