What is Radon? Radon is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless radioactive gas that is naturally present in soil, rocks, and water. It is a known carcinogen that can lead to lung cancer when inhaled in high concentrations. Radon is dangerous because it is a radioactive gas that can enter homes through cracks and gaps in...Continue reading
ETC’s February Industry Newsletter!
Are you looking for a way to stay up-to-date on the latest industry news and trends? Look no further than our new newsletter! Our newsletter is a monthly publication that delivers valuable insights and curated information straight to your inbox. From expert analysis to industry updates, we've got you covered. Click to read our newsletter...Continue reading
ETC’s January Industry Newsletter!
Are you looking for a way to stay up-to-date on the latest industry news and trends? Look no further than our new newsletter! Our newsletter is a monthly publication that delivers valuable insights and curated information straight to your inbox. From expert analysis to industry updates, we've got you covered. January is Radon Awareness:...Continue reading
Do You Have a Sick Building?
With the winter season, spending time inside increases, as does incidents attributed to “sick building syndrome” (SBS). The term sick building syndrome relates to when building occupants experience health issues and discomfort that appear to be linked to time spent in a building with no specific illness or cause identified. The reactions could be found...Continue reading
The Value of Comprehensive Environmental Solutions
Environmental Testing and Consulting (ETC) prides itself in offering comprehensive services that are as thorough as necessary and completely customizable to the needs of the customer. Being able to utilize a singular business for all your testing, analysis, and remediation needs is extremely valuable, as it ensures that your environmental solutions are as efficient as...Continue reading
Testing Requirements for Rental Property Owners
As a landlord, your rental property, and the health of its occupants, is a top priority. While a property may seem safe and healthy to the naked eye, many environmental hazards may be brewing below the surface that you’re unaware of. Conducting environmental testing ensures that these potential risks are mitigated, and also keeps you...Continue reading
What is Environmental Remediation?
Most people understand the importance of testing for the existence of mold, asbestos, lead, radon, or other harmful environmental toxins, but they may not be aware of what remediation looks like for these various hazards in homes, buildings, worksites, or properties. Environmental remediation refers to reducing or eradicating environmental toxins that have been identified, typically...Continue reading
Environmental Testing for Compliance
Environmental testing is not only an asset to any building owner, but actually a legal requirement. First and foremost, it saves lives. Identifying and eradicating potential hazards leads to a higher quality of life for building occupants and can decrease the risks of deadly health concerns significantly. This is the primary reason that so many...Continue reading
Asbestos Testing: Why It Matters
People are often knowledgeable and aware of the dangers of mold, and test for it regularly, but asbestos is a major health concern that often gets overlooked by residents and building managers. Testing for asbestos fibers not only protects the health and safety of building occupants, but also ensures that your building stays up to...Continue reading
Staying Up-to-Date on Certifications for Environmental Inspectors
Environmental inspectors are responsible for ensuring that clients’ residential, commercial, or rental properties are in compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations. These are often complex and ever-evolving regulations, making it crucial that environmental inspectors stay up-to-date on certifications to remain knowledgeable in order to provide the best service to clients and customers. However,...Continue reading