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COVID-19 Environmental Test Kit

DIY COVID-19 Test Kits for the Indoor Environment The ongoing pandemic makes it critical for facilities managers to keep their buildings and staff safe. As a result, they need to know if their facilities are free from infection. It is now possible to get fast, accurate indoor air quality (IAQ) results with an easy-to-use COVID-19 […]

Clean Air Month May 2019

Clean Air Month Focuses on IAQ Issues Since 1972, Clean Air Month, sponsored by the American Lung Association, happens every May. Originally one week long, this annual event expanded to the entire month in 1994. Today many states and communities host events to raise awareness about the importance of good air quality both indoors and […]

IAQ Test Kits

DIY IAQ Test Kits Now Available Through Carrier Enterprise Building Health Check, LLC and the Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory at Pure Air Control Services, Inc., are pleased to announce a strategic alliance. Together with Carrier Enterprise, LLC our partnership allows them to provide comprehensive IAQ test kits to their customers. Along with their affiliate companies, Carrier […]

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. […]

Centers for Medicare and Medicaide Logo

Pure Air Control Services in conjunction with their Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory assists healthcare facilities with fulfillment of the newly mandated CMS Legionella requirements. Tampa, FL—The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new mandate on June 2, 2017 requiring all certified Medicare and Medicaid facilities to have potable water testing and water management plans that meet […]

Healthy Homes Month

June is Healthy Homes Month The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) has declared June as “National Healthy Homes Month”.  Its main focus is to bring awareness and action to a variety of health issues caused from within a home dwelling. HUD estimates that […]

Reduce Asthma in Schools

Indoor Air Quality Testing Reduces Asthma Triggers Asthma affects students in classrooms each year. Certain triggers in the indoor environment cause asthma attacks that are severe enough to affect school attendance and cognitive performance. Unfortunately, a cure does not exist for asthma. However, there are medical treatments for the symptoms, as well as recommendations to […]

Building Health Check, LLC, enters reseller agreement with Fellowes to provide AeraMax Professional Air Purifiers Building Health Check, LLC adds cutting edge air purifiers to their lineup of professional Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) products, tools and solutions Clearwater FL, February 22, 2017 Building Health Check, LLC, (BHC) the leading provider of Indoor Air Quality testing […]

Washington, DC —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. That’s why January has been declared National Radon Action […]

Indoor Air Test Kits Demonstrated on ABC News

Tampa, FL September 16, 2016 – The case for indoor air test kits. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that indoor air environments can be up to 100 times more polluted than the outdoor air. Recently there has been more detailed scientific data that suggests air within both residential dwellings and commercial interiors can be […]

Posted in: Building Remediation Sciences, Building Sciences, IAQ Learning Institute,IndoorAirTest.com, Laboratory (EDLab), Press Release, Pure-Steam Clearwater, FL  — Indoor environmental screening of the home or work environment is important for individuals with allergies, chronic sinusitis, rhinitis, emphysema, asthma, atopic dermatitis, immune deficiencies, etc. In keeping with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) 1997 […]

During Florida’s cooler months, adults and children who suffer from asthma and allergies may experience symptoms similar to those felt in the spring. Spending more time indoors during the cool months increases exposure to allergens like dust mites and pet dander. Turning on heating systems can stir up dust that has settled into carpets, air […]