Deadly Mold & Bacteria Linked to Unclean “Clean Rooms” – What Can Be Done?

A regular quarterly qualitative and quantitative environmental cleanroom monitoring including culturable microbiological levels, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) levels, HVAC system cleanliness and hygiene conditions/levels, HEPA filtration efficacy, temperature and relative humidity


Hidden Contaminants within the HVAC System

A survey performed by the Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory of Clearwater, FL reported that Staphylococcus aureus is also a part of an indoor environment’s bacterial flora.


IAQ/Mold Litigation – Is your company at risk?

According to a report commissioned by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Insurance Information Institute counts more than 10,000 mold/IAQ-related lawsuits pending in the United States, a 300% increase since 1999.


9 Simple Steps to Identify Molds

Exposure to molds (allergen) can cause cold-like symptoms, watery eyes, sore throat, wheezing and dizziness, and trigger asthma attacks.

Aspergillus…a Super Bug

In indoor environments, this fungus can be transported from outside or may propagate on building materials such as cellulose rich sheet rocks, etc. and can generally be isolated from floors, carpets, mattress dust, Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) system, etc.


The Evalu-Aire 5000 IAQ Test Kit Introductory Sale Price $199

Building Health Check, LLC is offering an introductory price of $199.* for this product (normal price is $349) to the first 50 to respond.


House Dust: A Microbial Reservoir?

Successful management of house dust related health and hygienic care requires a two-fold approach (i.e. clinical diagnosis of the sufferer and environmental monitoring of the dwelling).

Protect Your Family…Identify and Reduce Your Homes IAQ Risk Factors

Good indoor air quality is difficult to detect as you cannot see it. Bad smells alone are not the only indicator of poor air quality. Interior rooms collect not only exhaled carbon dioxide and moisture from people and objects, but also numerous toxic chemicals and biological

Advanced IEQ Training Course September 20-21, 2012, Clearwater, FL

The Advanced Indoor Environmental Quality training program focuses on Health and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), Temperature and Humidity, Ventilation and IEQ, Aspects of Indoor Environmental Quality, Usefulness of Testing, Sampling and Testing Methods, Data Collection, Guidelines


Prepare for Post Hurricane Isaac Damage of Flooding and Microbial Proliferation

With another major storm bearing down on the state of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, be safe and consider the following if your building has been breached.


National Restaurant Chain Receives Assistance from Pure Air Control Services after Recent Flooding

A national food service provider experienced catastrophic damage to one of their premier restaurants as a result of the extensive flooding. The national chain didn’t hesitant to retain the professional staff at Pure Air Control Services to assess, manage and provide environmental


Healthy Infants Use “Test Your Nest Screen Check” (TYNSC)

In keeping with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) 1997 recommendations, it is desirable to identify and remove common allergens and modify the home or office to reduce the level of ubiquitous (common) allergens.


Pure Air Control Services Named Gulf Coast Business Reviews Top 500 Companies

Pure Air Control Services performs indoor air quality (IAQ) services nationally and includes the following services: Building Sciences Evaluation/Building Health Check; Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDLab) an AIHA accredited microbiology laboratory; Environmental Project


The Dangers of Formaldehyde in Buildings and Homes

Sources of formaldehyde in the home include building materials, pressed wood products (hardwood plywood wall paneling, particleboard, or fiberboard) and furniture made with these pressed wood products. Urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI), combustion sources and environmental


Are all Black Molds Harmful or Toxic?

Taxonomically, fungi are a group of Eukaryotic organisms placed under the lower group of the plant kingdom. These organisms are devoid of chlorophyll and their cell wall is made up of chitin and glucans. They are heterotropts.

Carrier Introduces Compact Performance™ Air Purifier

Based on the popular Infinity® air purifier platform with Captures & Kills™ technology introduced in 2006, the Performance air purifier is significantly smaller in size, with a narrow cabinet of only 7 ¼ inches (18 cm) wide and an air filter only 2 ½ inches (6.4 cm) wide.


Debby’s Floodwaters Appeared Fast Though Recovery from Mold Continues to Grow

Flood water can be very 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


Microorganisms in Today’s Modern Buildings: A Concern for Health and Hygiene

Irritation/toxic reactions, allergy or hypersensitivity, beside systemic infections are common upon the exposure of indoor microorganisms


PURE-Steam Coil Cleaning Program Provides Unique Energy Savings for Clients

Because the PURE-Steam Coil Cleaning program is totally GREEN (NO CHEMICALS) students, school staff and visitors don’t have to worry about potential dangerous chemicals or Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) entering into the air or water system.


Can Reduced Maintenance Budgets Impact IAQ?

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing.