mold inspection orlando: What IS a Professional Mold Inspection? - 10/21/17 12:38 PM
A Professional Mold Assessment
To begin we should define a mold assessment and remind consumers that “All molds are created equal.  It is not necessary to determine what type of mold you may have.  All molds should be treated the same with respect to potential health risks and removal.”  This is according to Center for Disease Control, CDC.  Consumers should be aware that anyone using the terms “Black Mold” or “Toxic Mold” are preying on their fears.
The purpose of a mold assessment is to clearly establish the
Cause & origin, Location, and Extent of mold growth A mold assessment is not … (8 comments)

mold inspection orlando: Indoor Air Quality Assessment - 07/19/16 07:19 AM
Remember "It's Not Always Mold"
An Indoor Air Quality or Indoor Environmental assessment is much more than an inspection for mold and a lot more than the simple collection of a few air samples for mold spores.

An Indoor Air Quality assessment must be conducted using a comprehensive whole-house or whole office approach to identify and correct contributors that may be compromising the indoor air quality within homes and offices.

To help identify these contributors that may be compromising your Indoor Air Quality, IAQ Solutions measures the actual performance of your HVAC System both Active (HVAC Running) and Inactive (HVAC Off).

mold inspection orlando: What "IS" a Real Mold Inspection - 07/13/16 11:42 AM
What is a Mold Assessment?
I once again raise this question because I’ve been called in to provide yet another second opinion of a mold inspection that consisted of nothing more than the collection of a few air samples for mold spores.  I assure you that a correct mold assessment in accordance with the only industry standard of practice does not involve the random sampling of mold.  The only industry standard of practice is the ASTM D-7338 Assessment of Fungal Growth in Buildings.
The question of just what is a mold assessment is a frustrating and surprisingly hard question for many industry professionals … (1 comments)

mold inspection orlando: Take Control of Your Indoor Air? - 05/12/14 02:28 AM
By John P. Lapotaire, CIEC
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a hot topic today as more of us are acquiring allergies.  We seem to be inundated with allergy statistics graphs and charts reminding us that we can only expect more of the same.  So what can we do to create our own little safe house or sanctuary?  We can take control of the Indoor Air of our homes.  The outdoor Air Quality will change with the seasons and we will need to adjust to the varying allergens introduced into the air.  But when you get home you can relax and enjoy … (1 comments)