INDOOR AIR AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALTIY (IAQ/IEQ)

PES provides a variety of consulting services for the inspection and management of surface, water and airborne hazards which affect the indoor air quality (IAQ) and/or indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in commercial buildings, health care facilities, schools/universities, and residential settings.  PES employes American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultants (CIEC) and Council-certified Microbial Consultants (CMC) for these disciplines.

 

These services include but are not limited to:

  • MICROBIAL IAQ CONSULTING SERVICES

    • Initial inspection and assessment of subject project sites for suspect microbial contamination, which includes moisture testing, temperature and humidity

    • Sampling of project sites to determine the presence or absence of microbial contamination

      • Bulk/Surface Sampling (Swab, Tape-Lift, Bulk Material)

      • Volumetric non-viable air sampling (Spore-Trap)

      • Volumetric viable air sampling (agar plate sampling via Anderson sampling device)

    • Inspection report of findings which may include site specific remediation recommendations

    • Post Remediation Verification (PRV) inspection and sampling after remediation of project site affected by microbial contamination

 

 

  • SICK BUILDING SYNDROME INVESTIGATIONS

    • investigation of occupant/employee complaint

      • Employee Complaint Questionaire

      • Irritant Identification (biological, chemical, particulate, etc.)

        • Quantitative environmental sampling techniques to identify contaminants

      • Source Identification

      • Source Control Recommendations