26 Sep 2018

Washington, DC — National Radon Action Month: Exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. Radon is an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas produced by the decay of naturally occurring uranium in soil and water. Radon is a form of ionizing radiation and a proven carcinogen. Cancer is scary and is often […]

28 Aug 2018

Ready.gov in conjunction with FEMA recognizes National Preparedness Month (NPM) every September. 2018 will focus on planning with: Disaster Happens. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week will concentrate on a different theme as it relates to overall Preparation. The 2018 Weekly Themes are as follows: Week 1: Sept 1-8, Make and Practice Your Plan Week […]

By Dr. Rajiv Sahay, CIAQP, FIAS, Director of Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and the health of the indoor environment has been a rising concern in recent years from the health, hygiene, and productivity viewpoints. Individuals are exposed to a number of allergens or contaminants on a continuous basis. These contaminates/allergens can cause […]

Jointly published by the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) and Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDLab) at Pure Air Control Services, Inc, this study takes a close look at how human skin cells can affect the health of the indoor environment. Human Skin Cells: A Potential Source of Building Contaminates was made public in July of 2018. It […]

Commercial and especially institutional properties across the United State have to maintain aging infrastructure on a daily basis. One of the most critical components to a building’s health, occupant comfort and energy efficiency is the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, in particular air handling units (AHU) found on rooftops and in mechanical rooms. […]

03 Jul 2018

Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDLab) at Pure Air Control Services, Inc. (Lab # 12086) has received accreditation for Legionella and Heterotrophic Plate Counts from the New York State (NYS) Department of Health (DOH) under the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) w.e.f. June 2018. Clearwater, FL Obtaining Legionella accreditation under the NYS DOH ELAP is a multistage, technically verified, quality process for […]

19 Jun 2018

Building health and efficiency on display at the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) Annual Conference & Education Exposition There are many issues that face Florida Association of Counties administrators on a daily basis. Often times awareness towards indoor air quality (IAQ) in government buildings only is made a priority in a crisis situation. Yet, in […]

12 Jun 2018

Building Owners and Managers to Learn Importance of Building Health and Indoor Air Quality at BOMA 2018 Pure Air Control Services, Inc. is ready to educate the Building Owners and Manager Association (BOMA) about how Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) can affect building health, tenant relations and their bottom line the association’s annual international conference and […]

Indoor air quality investigations are often initiated by occupant complaints to the facility manager of a building. These grievances are generally manifest through sight, smell and actual physical conditions only present when the occupant is in the questionable indoor environment. A building scientist who is sent to collect samples and log data for an IAQ […]