For most of 2020, we heard about the importance of people getting tested for COVID-19. That’s still true. Testing is a critical part of fighting the spread of the coronavirus. However, new technology makes it possible to test for the presence of the coronavirus in buildings as well. Building coronavirus testing plays a critical part […]

Many common medical conditions complicate the coronavirus infection. Those who suffer from heart or lung conditions or obesity remain at greater risk from the virus. New evidence also suggests that an infection from the mold aspergillus affects COVID-19 patients at a high rate well. Hidden Dangers of Mold Colonies Aspergillus is a type of fungus […]

28 Apr 2020

Pure Air Control Services has one of the few environmental laboratories that provides Coronavirus environmental testing of surface samples utilizing RT-qPCR technology. As businesses prepare to reopen and more importantly for essential businesses that remain open, ensuring a safe environment for occupants is the number one priority. Many organizations have been taking extra measures for […]

23 Apr 2020

EDLab earns accreditation for biological testing from A2LA EDLab at Pure Air Control Services has been accredited by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for technical competence in Biological Testing Clearwater, FL – Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Pure Air Control Services, Inc. is proud to announce that its Environmental Diagnostic Laboratory (EDLab) has been […]

25 Sep 2019

Microorganisms are ubiquitous. Though if in abundance and unchecked the propagules of microorganisms inside a pipes e.g. fire sprinkler pipes, chiller pipes, potable water, oil & gas pipes, etc. can cause catastrophic outcomes. Microbial life creates its own tiny environment, or biofilm. Beneath that biofilm, as life proliferates, Microbial Induced Corrosion ( MIC ) is […]

19 Mar 2019

With recent spring storms and snows melts impacting the plains we take a look at how flooding affects IAQ (Indoor Air Quality). Nearly 10 million people were under flood warnings as of Monday, March 18 in the Midwest and Mississippi Valley. According to Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) 74 cities, 65 counties and four tribal […]

12 Mar 2019

Do-it-yourself IAQ test kits now available through Carrier Enterprise, LLC e-commerce websites Building Health Check, LLC (BHC, LLC) in conjunction with Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDLab) at Pure Air Control Services, Inc. are pleased to announce a strategic alliance with Carrier Enterprise, LLC (CE) to provide comprehensive indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions to their customers. […]

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 […]

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 […]