Asbestos-containing material (ACM) can be present in commercial, governmental, educational, and even residential environments. Because ACM cannot be differentiated from non-asbestos materials using only the naked eye, professional sampling and analysis is required to confirm its presence or absence.
For centuries, lead has been used in various building materials to increase its durability and its aesthetic appearance. In modern times, lead has been a component of paints, varnishes, lined drywall materials, and ceramic glazes. But now it is recognized as a serious potential health hazard, especially when the material begins to peel, flake, or delaminate, or when it is removed in an uncontrolled manner.
The evaluation and control of mold is not always straightforward. While mold growths may be plainly visible on exposed surfaces, growths may also be hidden in wall cavities, in carpet, or on the backside of furniture or wall coverings. Before mold can be effectively remediated, the source of the moisture intrusion(s) must be identified; and this requires knowledge of the unseen framework of the building construction.
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) issues can affect both commercial and residential properties and can have a negative impact on personal health, well-being, comfort, and productivity. Because the source(s) of IAQ concerns are often difficult to pinpoint, and because affected personnel may experience frustration at being able to put their finger on the exact nature of the problem, the use of an experienced investigator is essential in reviewing the available data and reaching a scientific conclusion. That’s where Jurgiel comes in. Since 1978, Jurgiel has been a leader in the IAQ space, helping businesses of all sizes indentify and evaluate Indoor Air Quality issues.
Jurgiel has extensive experience in identifying and evaluating the numerous potential sources of IAQ problems, including: