How consumers can reduce the risk of infection in their home TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2015) – Following the illness of 19 people in seven states from the bacteria Escherichia coli, or E. coli, retailers across the nation are pulling products containing celery from their shelves because of potential contamination. At the same time, more than 47 people […]

Article from Facilities.net July 6, 2016 — One culprit behind outbreaks of Legionnaire’s disease is often deferred maintenance, according to Alan Wozniak, president, Pure Air Control Services. It is caused by Legionella bacteria that can often be found in building water systems. The disease periodically makes headlines when a large outbreak occurs, but Legionnaire’s disease is […]

Updated site features enhanced resources and improved functionality for indoor environmental quality users  TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2015) – Building Health Check, LLC the largest manufacturer of DIY Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) screen check test kit products is pleased to announce the launch of the new interactive ecommerce website, www.indoorairtest.com. The new website offers a contemporary look and […]

Yogi Berra once said “if you do know where you are going, you might not get there?” Indoor air quality is no different. Tampa, FL — Indoor air quality is important to businesses, landlords, building managers, tenants, facilities staff, and employees because it can impact both positively and negatively the health, comfort, well being, and productivity […]

How to detect and combat the serious effects of water damage after a flood CHARLESTON, S.C. (Oct. 6, 2015) – With the torrential rains associated with Hurricane Joaquin causing catastrophic flooding and dumping more than 20 inches of rain in South Carolina – an amount the state has not seen in at least 1,000 years – home […]

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2015) – In an effort to better share insights and provide more comprehensive training and education programs, nationally recognized indoor environmental air quality firm Pure Air Control Services has developed a state-of-the-art studio for hosting webinars and providing IAQ training events throughout the year.  This is just one of the many ways […]

New York, NY—According to health officials New York City buildings with water-cooling towers must assess and disinfect the units within the next two weeks under an order issued on Thursday in response to the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.. As of August 10th, there have been 12 deaths and over 114 hospitalizations. […]

How to detect and combat the serious effects of water damage TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 4, 2015) – With more than 20 inches of rain falling in parts of Tampa this week, home and business owners across the region are left cleaning up after the area’s worst flooding in recent years. Yet, their troubles may just be beginning, […]

New York, NY –  New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday that 12 people had died of Legionnaires’ disease and 114 affected in the South Bronx since the outbreak began on July 10. Potential risks and preventative measures of water systems such as potable water systems (including water faucets, shower station, emergency eye wash, […]

Legionnaires’ disease can be very serious and can cause death in up to 5% to 30% of cases or 2400 to 5400 people will die each year as many as 16 deaths each day. Atlanta, GA – According to Building Operating Management magazine, expert Victor Yu, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; Chief, Infectious Disease […]