Does My Property Still Need An Asbestos Survey?

If your property was built prior to the 1980s, having an asbestos inspection performed seems like common sense. But what if your property was constructed later than that? Many believe that buildings constructed after the 1980s don't require asbestos inspections, but this is a common misconception. In fact, there are [...]

By |2023-12-27T16:22:02-05:00December 27, 2023||0 Comments

PFAS – Looking To The Future

What do non-stick coated pans, waterproof fabrics, oil-resistant food packaging, stain-resistant materials, and fire-fighting foam all have in common?  They all potentially contain fluorinated compounds, and more specifically, are made with a suite of specialty chemicals called Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOAs).   PFOS and PFOAs both are fluorinated [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:49:36-04:00October 12, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

PFAS – Looking to the Future

PFAS or Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, have been around since the 1940s and are used in a wide-range of industrial and commercial applications and consumer products.  Toxicological studies have shown that exposure to PFAS can potentially result in liver, endocrine, immunological, and reproductive effects, as well as cancer.  The U.S. [...]

By |2022-10-11T13:13:08-04:00October 11, 2022||0 Comments

Negotiating On-Site Access For Vapor Intrusion

Vapor Intrusion (“VI”), or the migration of contaminant vapors from soil and groundwater into overlying structures, has been a significant topic in the environmental world for over 20 years.  Common contaminants associated with VI are volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which include gasoline constituents, such as benzene, and industrial degreasing and [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:51:27-04:00October 3, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

When Asbestos Inspections Are Required

As an asbestos inspector, this must be the number one misconception that most of my clients have about whether or not they need an asbestos survey. For some reason the conversation always ends up going a little something like this: Client: “Yeah business is really good and we are getting [...]

By |2021-11-22T16:17:23-05:00November 22, 2021|Building Sciences, News|Comments Off on When Asbestos Inspections Are Required
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