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Could the Duct Work in Your Home or Office be Causing Indoor Air Quality Issues?
Could the Duct Work in Your Home or Office be Causing Indoor Air Quality Issues?
2/24/2017 4:03:27 PM
The air ducts in a home or building are a crucial component of the building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Air ducts allow for ventilation and a path for conditioned air to provide a comfortable indoor environment for families or building occupants.
Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk form joint venture for smart grid expansion
Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk form joint venture for smart grid expansion
2/24/2017 2:23:06 PM
Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk GmbH (AÜW), based in Kempten, Germany, have formed a joint venture named egrid to commercially implement the results from IRENE and IREN2, two joint smart grid research projects in Wildpoldsried.
Identifying and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposure Risks to Manganese
Identifying and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposure Risks to Manganese
2/24/2017 9:39:46 AM
Manganese is a metal that is found in many types of rocks. It occurs naturally in most foods and may be added to some foods. The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) reports that consuming a small amount of manganese from food or water is needed to stay healthy.
Are NDM-Producing CRE Infections Spreading Outside of Healthcare Settings?
Are NDM-Producing CRE Infections Spreading Outside of Healthcare Settings?
2/23/2017 10:19:49 AM
In December, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published information about six patients in Colorado who are believed to have acquired community-associated, New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM) producing Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE).
Over 100 LAPD Officers and Employees from the Same Station File Worker Compensation Claims Due to Respiratory Concerns
Over 100 LAPD Officers and Employees from the Same Station File Worker Compensation Claims Due to Respiratory Concerns
2/22/2017 10:44:41 AM
Last month, the  Los Angeles Times  published a report about health concerns at one of the city’s police stations. According to the article, over 100 police officers and civilian employees have filed worker compensation claims due to concern about respiratory issues and unsanitary conditions.
EMSL Radiochemistry Lab Receives State of Connecticut Certification
EMSL Radiochemistry Lab Receives State of Connecticut Certification
2/22/2017 10:39:27 AM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its corporate headquarters located in Cinnaminson, New Jersey, is accredited by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Environmental Laboratory Certification Program (ELCP) for radiochemistry laboratory testing services.
Mold Contamination Damages Historical Home
Mold Contamination Damages Historical Home
2/21/2017 10:42:08 AM
The   Hartford Courant  recently reported that the home of the historical author, Mark Twain, located in Connecticut, will be undergoing extensive mold remediation in the upcoming months due to a defective HVAC system and leaky roof.
Ottawa Asbestos Testing Lab Offers NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course
Ottawa Asbestos Testing Lab Offers NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course
2/21/2017 10:34:38 AM
EMSL Canada, Inc. will be hosting a NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course in Ottawa, Ontario on Tuesday, April 18 – Thursday, April 21, 2017. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Unicel Architectural’s Vision Control® Integrated Louvers Contribute to LEED Green Building Certification
Unicel Architectural’s Vision Control® Integrated Louvers Contribute to LEED Green Building Certification
2/21/2017 7:00:00 AM
MONTREAL, CANADA – February 21, 2017 - Unicel Architectural, the leading manufacturer of vision and daylight control solutions, today outlined how its Vision Control® integrated louvers can help attain multiple credits for high-performance green building certification through optimized energy performance, thermal comfort, acoustic performance, daylighting and more.  …
Potential Community-Acquired MRSA Infections Investigated in California Beach Community
Potential Community-Acquired MRSA Infections Investigated in California Beach Community
2/20/2017 3:37:11 PM
Over recent months, there have been several published reports about concerns over antibiotic-resistant infections in California. In December,  LA Weekly  reported that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health was investigating reports of the possibility of multiple cases of infections due to Methicillin-resistant  Staphylococcus aureus  (MRSA).
Occupational Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico to Microbial Hazards in Metalworking Fluids
Occupational Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico to Microbial Hazards in Metalworking Fluids
2/20/2017 8:04:57 AM
In Puerto Rico and throughout the United States, over one million workers are employed in machine finishing, machine tooling, and other metalworking and metal-forming operations.  Many of these workers utilize metalworking fluids (MWFs) and could potentially be exposed to microbial hazards in these liquids and in the air they breathe.
New York Building Science Consultants Identify and Mitigate Indoor Asthma Triggers
New York Building Science Consultants Identify and Mitigate Indoor Asthma Triggers
2/20/2017 7:50:13 AM
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 11 children have asthma and 1 in 12 adults have the condition. The chronic disease results in billions of dollars in annual medical costs, and approximately 25 million missed days of work and school.
Hailstorm Damages School Causing Water Damage and Possible Mold and Asbestos Concerns
Hailstorm Damages School Causing Water Damage and Possible Mold and Asbestos Concerns
2/17/2017 10:47:33 AM
Last month,  The Jackson Sun  published a report about a destructive hailstorm that caused widespread damage to a pre-kindergarten center in Tennessee.
EMSL Cinnaminson, NJ Now Certified in Colorado for Lead in Drinking Water
EMSL Cinnaminson, NJ Now Certified in Colorado for Lead in Drinking Water
2/17/2017 10:37:06 AM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its corporate headquarters laboratory located in Cinnaminson, New Jersey is now certified by the State of Colorado Laboratory Services Division for testing lead in drinking water by the U.S.
EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab
EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab
2/17/2017 7:00:00 AM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces another milestone as its Fort Lauderdale lab has been accredited for asbestos analysis for more than a decade.
Legionnaires’ Disease Discovered at a California Nursing Home
Legionnaires’ Disease Discovered at a California Nursing Home
2/16/2017 10:02:56 AM
A resident from a California nursing home tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease. A local news station reported that the facility shut off access to the water supply under the direction of state and local health officials as well as supplied bottled water and ordered new shower heads after  Legionella  species were identified in multiple areas of the nursing home.
Preventing Tragedies in Confined Spaces with PPE, Air Testing and Gas Monitoring Equipment
Preventing Tragedies in Confined Spaces with PPE, Air Testing and Gas Monitoring Equipment
2/16/2017 9:44:57 AM
In January, three construction workers lost their lives after entering a manhole and being overcome by noxious gases. The incident was reported by Miami’s WPLG and brings to light the hazards inherent in occupations where workers may enter a confined space.
Legionella Discovered at a Hospital in Pennsylvania
Legionella Discovered at a Hospital in Pennsylvania
2/14/2017 8:42:39 AM
In January, a hospital in the state of Pennsylvania discovered that  Legionella  was present in multiple water sources after routine testing. While no cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been reported following the latest findings, the same hospital had a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak a few years ago that infected approximately 22 patients and claimed the lives of five …
Strong Demand in 2016 for FleetMind/Street Smart Vision™ by McNeilus Fleet Management Solution
Strong Demand in 2016 for FleetMind/Street Smart Vision™ by McNeilus Fleet Management Solution
2/14/2017 8:00:00 AM
MONTREAL, CANADA and DODGE CENTER, MN – February 14, 2017  - FleetMind Solutions and McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, reported today significant market traction in 2016 for their Street Smart Vision system, the SSV10 “smart” truck solution that combines McNeilus refuse collection vehicles with FleetMind’s mobile onboard …
Identifying Dirty Air Ducts to Protect Building Occupants in Puerto Rico
Identifying Dirty Air Ducts to Protect Building Occupants in Puerto Rico
2/13/2017 4:23:06 PM
Air ducts in properties play a pivotal role in keeping people comfortable in buildings across Puerto Rico. This critical component of a building’s HVAC system allows for ventilation and a path for warm or cool air to provide a pleasant indoor environment.