12 Aug 2014

Before one can remove allergens and/or pollutants effectively, it is essential to understand if they exist, what they are and in what quantity. Now there’s the do-it-yourself “Test Your Nest” Screen Check (TYNSC) is designed to sample the indoor air quality of your baby’s bedroom identifying chemicals, formaldehyde, pollens, and molds, among others. Washington, DC […]

Case in point: dirty or clogged commercial evaporator coils. Simply performing a deep cleansing with PURE-Steam coil Cleaning and Flushing can dramatically reduce energy costs, while improving in indoor air quality and with no chemicals. Tampa, FL — Rising energy costs, lower maintenance budgets and decreased indoor air quality are challenges facing every facility manager across […]

As per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in 2011, Legionnaires’ disease is on the rise, increasing by 217 percent in the last decade – or 18,000 to 20,000 cases annually in the United States Atlanta, GA — According to Building Operating Management magazine,expert Victor Yu, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; Chief, Infectious […]

Indoor allergens are biological or chemical agents which usually cause allergenic reactions in susceptible individuals Tampa, FL — Microbes share both the indoor and outdoor environments with us each and every day. They are ubiquitous in nature and are all around us. We are exposed to these entities 100% of the time. Oftentimes, these animate creatures go […]

Tampa, FL — The outcome of a sample analysis depends on a number of issues. This may include the technical competence of the laboratory staff, standard operating procedures, adequate quality assurance/control, and other good laboratory practices. Apart from these factors, the integrity of analytical results can also be influenced by the overall environmental conditions within a laboratory; […]

A analytical HVAC evaluation performed by the Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDLab) of Clearwater, FL reported that Staphylococcus aureus, among other pathogens are part of the indoor environment’s bacterial flora in HVAC systems Tampa, FL — Deferred maintenance not only impairs the overall HVAC system efficacy thus causing unnecessary breakdowns, but it also creates an increase in the potential […]

Atlanta, GA — In the indoor environment, settled dust may contain allergens. The nature, type and contents of these allergens may vary depending on the season and location. The assessment of allergens in a house dust sample is an essential step for allergen-avoidance and provides information essential for allergen-reducing measures, in addition to managing the indoor environment […]

“The EDLab staff is pleased to make this valuable and important aero-allergen information available to the public in the Tampa Bay area. It is important to raise our awareness to outdoor and indoor air quality issues, which affect our health and well-being, and the AAA is contributing to that awareness,” states Dr. Sahay. Tampa, FL — In […]

With rising energy costs, lower maintenance budgets and decreased indoor air quality are challenges facing every facility manager, both private and public, across the country. Washington, DC — Dr. Rajiv Sahay, Director of Laboratory Services and colleague Francisco Aguirre, Director of Building Sciences with Pure Air Control Services provided a presentation to the EPA CIAQ members […]

Tampa, FL –Pure Air Control Services has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Hispanic-Owned Businesses in the Bay Area and is featured on the annual list in the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Book of Lists May 16, 2014. The List is ranked by 2013 revenue and is limited to companies that are at least 51 […]