Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a high profile issue that affects million of workers around the world. The World Health Organization estimates that as many as 30% of new and remodeled buildings world wide can be classified as “problem buildings” – where productivity is impaired by poor IAQ.
Many issues can affect building air quality – volatile organic compounds (VOCs), formaldehyde, particulate matter, mold and moisture intrusion, and poor ventilation. These issues often find their way into the courtroom where property owners, occupants, attorneys lenders can all be drawn into the equation. The EI Group, Inc. provides comprehensive Indoor Air Quality services, from initial building screening, to air testing, problem building resolution, and litigation support. Our scientists have advised NIOSH, CDC and other federal agencies, on indoor air quality, and have conducted hundreds of problem building investigations.
Let EI professionals assist you in providing effective Indoor Air Quality services, including:
- · Baseline Building Air Quality Assessments
- · LEED EQ 3.2 Credit Testing and Analysis
- · IAQ Management Plans
- · Comprehensive Airborne Contaminant Monitoring
- · “Problem Building” Investigations
- · Employee Surveys and Communications
- · Mold and Moisture Intrusion Investigation and Remediation
- · Work Plans and Remediation Protocols
- · Ventilation Assessments
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concern. Once I called EI, they were quick to respond to the job site, had little to no lead time and were able to not only take initial samples prior to the project beginning, but also share results in a day to ease the client’s mind on SERVPRO’s processes. I cannot say enough good things about EI, their quick response and guidance throughout the project was key in my success for restoring the Edgecombe County Courthouse “Like it Never Even Happened.”
Phase Is are conducted per ASTM E 1527-13 and include several major components: a site reconnaissance, completion of a User Questionnaire, a regulatory database search, interviews with persons knowledgeable of the property, and a review of reasonably ascertainable and readily available historical sources to identify the use of the property back to 1940 or its first developed use, whichever is earlier. As such, the ASTM E 1527-13 Standard Practice provides specific guidance as to what must be addressed. However, there is no ASTM standard for Desktop Reviews (more commonly called Risk Search with Risk Assessments-RSRAs). Therefore, RSRAs differ from consultant to consultant and also do not provide protection on CERCLA.