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Why is IAQ Indoor Air Quality Important? - 07/14/09 03:12 PM
Why is Indoor Air Quality Important? Indoor air quality is a major concern to businesses, building managers, tenants, and employees because it can impact the health, comfort, well being, and productivity of building occupants. Most Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors and many spend most of their working hours in an office environment. Studies conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and others show that indoor environments sometimes can have levels of pollutants that are actually higher than levels found outside. Pollutants in our indoor environment can increase the risk of illness. Several studies by EPA, states, (0 comments)
MicroShield Environmental Services a Central Florida based company has its own unique approach to providing homebuilders the mold protection they need. They have established them selves as a complete mold prevention company. MicroShield ES begins their program with written field inspection reports from trained technicians then pretreat the completed structure prior to insulation and drywall. MicroShield ES uses a 2 Step System to Clean, Disinfect, and Protect the Home. Both steps are safe, approved, and non-corrosive. The 1st Step Destroys Microorganisms on contact, Safely Cleaning and Disinfecting the Home. The 2nd Step is a permeable (2 comments)
Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a hot topic in today's sluggish real estate market. We find ourselves opening the door to a whole new set of challenges each time we view a home that may have been sitting for awhile. Questions race through our minds as we turn the key: "Will this home have that healthy home smell? Will it have a musty stale smell? Did they have pets or smoke?" And finally: "What will I have (0 comments)
What’s in the air you breathe at home? - 07/14/09 02:14 PM
What's in the air you breathe at home? (part 1 of a 2 part blog) By John P. Lapotaire, CIEC, MicroShield Environmental Services Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a hot topic in today's sluggish real estate market. We find ourselves opening the door to a whole new set of challenges each time we view a home that may have been sitting for awhile. Questions race through our minds as we turn the key: "Will this home have that healthy home smell? Will it have a musty stale smell? Did they have pets or smoke?" And finally: "What will I have to (0 comments)
Do you have good Indoor Air Quality? - 07/14/09 02:05 PM
Indoor Air Quality Good indoor air quality enhances resident health and comfort and should be an essential goal for any home or building. A high quality indoor environment requires careful design, construction, and choice of materials. Indoor air quality requires design that incorporates adequate air exchanges, well designed ventilation and avoidance of mold through moisture control, all of which complement a strategy that achieves energy efficiency and building durability. The most effective way to reduce exposure to indoor air pollutants is to keep residents away from sources of pollution. Ventilation design provides for adequate exchanges of fresh air. A well-designed building (0 comments)
What do you do if you have mold in your new home during construction? - 07/14/09 02:01 PM
As the guys at MicroShield Environmental Services told me "you deserve an added layer of protection." In an industry choked with energy efficient, high capacity, low E, variable speed, high seer, energy saving, cost effective, options its easy to see why it quickly becomes overwhelming for the new home buyer to narrow their selection when it comes to builder options. Homes are most definitely built more efficient and structurally sound as was evident in last years hurricane season. And yes Builders have successfully developed new building techniques and continually improved upon their design, function, and efficiency of the homes they build. (1 comments)
Are you working in a Healthy Indoor Air Quality Environment? - 07/14/09 01:54 PM
MicroShield IAQ For Buildings and Property Managers MicroShield Environmental Services specializes in providing Indoor Air Qulity solutions that work. We take into consideration the whole picture, and then provide you as the property owner, options that greatly improve the air quality in your property. According to the World Health Organization, 30% of buildings experience some form of sick building syndrome. Problems involving mold, mildew, fungi, and bacteria, stale air, poor ventilation, odors, and microbes are commonplace. For these problems, MicroShield has the solution: a proactive, IAQ and HVAC Management Program. Many commercial and industrial facilities are faced with the problem of Poor (0 comments)
Florida Mold Law; Senate Bill 2234 - 07/14/09 01:34 PM
Florida Mold Law; Senate Bill 2234 Senate Bill 2234 was. This law will prevent conflicts of interest; require education and licensing amongst other requirements for mold inspectors and removal companies alike. This law was designed to protect the consumers. The law will be effective in 2010; until then there are no requirements. "Caveat Emptor" "Let the Buyer Beware" when hiring a mold inspection company. These few basic tips and information can help you avoid getting scammed and ensure that your mold issues are handled ethically, honestly and professionally. Take the time to read it. If you have any questions, please (3 comments)
USGBC LEED v3 and Indoor Air Quality, John Lapotaire, CIEC - 07/14/09 01:30 PM
Microshield is offering a presentation on the US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED v3. This will be A look at the new LEED requierments and their impact on the indoor environment. Improved Indoor Air Quality should be a common goal for all Green Buildings. The presentation is titled "LEED and Your Indoor Environment" An overview of LEED v3 and Indoor Air Quality. If you are interested in presenting the program to your staff please contact John Lapotaire, CIEC at 321-229-2778 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.microshield-es.com You can view the presentation by forrowing this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d2toJiRZAc
Florida Green Home Building and Indoor Air Quality, John Lapotaire, CIEC - 07/14/09 01:21 PM
Microshield is offering a presentation to help Florida Real Estate Professionals understand "Green Building." The presentation is "Green Building in Florida' and the Indoor Air Quality Challenges of a Humid Climate." This is an Introduction to Residential Indoor Air Quality for Florida Home Building and Real Estate Professionals. If you are interested in providing this training to your staff please contact John P. Lapotaire, CIEC Microshield Environmental Services, LLC. 321-229-2778, JLapotaire@Microshield-ES.com www.Microshield-ES.com To view the presentation follow this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rfe1O1taaCE
Indoor Air Quality for Florida Real Eastate Professionals John - 07/14/09 01:08 PM
Microshield is offering a presentation titled "Understanding Florida's Indoor Air Quality Challenges". The presentation is an Introduction to Residential Indoor Air Quality for Florida Real Estate Professionals. If you are interested in Microshield providing your staff this valuable training please contact John P. Lapotaire, CIEC at Microshield Environmental Services, LLC. 321-229-2778 JLapotaire@Microshield-ES.com www.Microshield-ES.com To view the presentation follow this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmk6YgVk59g
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