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 […]

Washington DC– According to Thurston County Health Department the Super 8 Motel in Lacey, WA announced Thursday it has voluntarily closed due to an outbreak investigation of Legionnaires’ disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that Legionnaires’ disease is on the rise, increasing by 217 percent in the last decade – or 18,000 […]

Washington DC  — In Canada a lawyer is seeking permission to file a class-action suit on behalf of the families of 181 people who contracted legionnaires’ disease three years ago. Fourteen of them lost their lives.  According to a coroner’s report in 2013 public health authorities did not have the proper tools to combat the outbreak.. According to […]

TAMPA, Fla. (June 11, 2015) – Pure Air Control Services has been recognized as one of the Top 35 Hispanic-owned businesses in the Tampa Bay area by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and has been included in the publication’s 2014-2015 Book of Lists. Pure Air Control Services ranked number 26 on the list, which is based on […]

NEWS RELEASE: June 09, 2015  Clearwater, FL — In response to some recent media stories, there has been some confusion regarding Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory’s (EDLab) proficiency and accreditation in testing for formaldehyde. In short, all samples that EDLab provided its customers were and continue to be processed by our partner labs that are accredited for formaldehyde […]

The receding flood waters are typically tainted with sewage and other toxins. Flood water is toxic and may contain a number of harmful microorganisms such as viruses, mycoplasma, bacteria, protozoa, molds and other detrimental remains of biological and a-biological pollutants. Houston, TX –The record 15” – 20″ rainfall in 30 days flooded many areas of […]