Formaldehyde exposure in an apartment from newly installed furniture

indoor air quality & formaldehide

One of my clients living in the central London areas has ordered and installed large in build wardrobes in his apartment. The unit were manufactures abroad in a third world country and therefore the therefore the manufacturing process and more specifically the wood treatment process was likely to be poorly controlled. My client has become [...]

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BREEAM VOC and Formaldehyde test in medical facility

BREEAM-Medical1

I have been appointed to carry out an indoor air quality test in a newly constructed medical facility in South of England. The purpose of the assessment was to evaluate the levels of volatile organic compounds and formaldehyde after the building has been constructed. The construction company has built the building in accordance with BREEAM [...]

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BREEAM Indoor air quality test in industrial unit

BREEAM-industrial unit1

Newly purpose build industrial units were being constructed on the outskirts of London in close proximity to the Heathrow airport. The location of the unit in an industrial areas and close proximity of significant sources of pollution from major road network and air traffic had to be taken into consideration when conduction a BREEAM air [...]

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Air quality investigation in college IT room

college computer room air quality

Investigation of air quality problems is a difficult task requiring detailed knowledge about the affected environment, possible contaminants sources and most of all it requires an open mind to be able to spot potential problem areas. I have been asked to investigate possible indoor air quality problems in an Oxford college after one of the [...]

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Air quality concerns following office fumigation

air quality problem after fumigation

I have been invited to carry out an extensive air quality investigation in a IT suite and a large office complex. The IT room was affected by large moth infestation. In order to resolve the infestation issue a contractor company has been appointed to carry out a fumigation of the room. The room has been [...]

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Air quality concerns after refurbishment

indoor air quality investigation

Newly refurbished buildings can sometimes suffer from air quality problems. The problems are mainly associated with off gassing from different pieces of furniture, carpets, decorative paints silicon and adhesive. These problems are most intense shortly after the installation but gradually subside. The speed at which this happens greatly depends of the rate of ventilation and [...]

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