Conducting a damp survey in Norwich

Conducting a damp survey in Norwich

History of high humidity and condensation A two storey town building in Norwich, has a history of high humidity and condensation in a majority of the rooms throughout the building. The building is currently occupied and operating as a dental practice. None of the members of staff had reported suffering any adverse health symptoms, however [...]

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Evaluating the success of microbiological remediation

Evaluating the success of microbiological remediation Recently we travelled to London where we revisited a site where we had previously carried out a property sanitation verification. Since our last visit, the recommended remediation measures have been carried out. Our client invited us back and instructed us to evaluate the success of the microbiological remediation measures [...]

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Indoor air quality assessment to BREEAM standards

Indoor air quality assessment to BREEAM standards

What is BREEAM? BREEAM stands for Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method. When a building is built or has undergone extensive restoration, it is important that the sustainability of the building is assessed, rated and certified.  In this instance we were invited to a redevelopment site in Brighton. The site is a six-storey redevelopment of [...]

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Carrying out a Damp survey in Pembrokeshire

Carrying out a damp survey in Pembrokeshire

History of long term damp Our most recent project brought us to Pembrokeshire in Wales, where our client owns a dental practice. The dental practice operates from a three storey town building which had been suffering with long term damp issues. These damp issues appear to originate on the external corner of the building in [...]

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Conducting an indoor air quality assessment in Bridport

Conducting an indoor air quality assessment in Bridport

Is the indoor air contaminated? Today we attended a Dental practice situated in Bridport, where we were asked to carry out an assessment of the indoor air quality in relation to selected biological contaminants. The building was a two storey former school building which was commissioned in 1874 and then fully refurbished in 1990. The [...]

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Extensive water damage to a property in Watford

Extensive water damage to a property in Watford

Property suffering from extensive water damage Today we travelled to Watford, where our client’s property was suffering from extensive water damage. We attended the site in order to conduct an indoor air quality assessment in relation to selected biological contaminants. While the property was occupied by tenants, the property suffered from condensation mould in various [...]

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Finding the root cause of reoccurring rising damp

Finding the root cause of reoccurring rising damp

Dental practice with a history of rising damp Our next client contacted us as their property had a history of long term rising damp. It was our job to then attend the property and conduct an assessment of the indoor air quality and a damp survey in order to find the root cause of the [...]

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Damp and Mould investigation in Wiltshire

Damp and Mould investigation in Wiltshire

Assessing the indoor air quality In this article, we discuss our most recent project where we were instructed to carry out an assessment of the indoor air quality in relation to selected biological contaminants. The building we were called to assess was a two storey terraced town building which was built back in the 1970’s [...]

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Testing indoor air quality for biological contaminants

Testing indoor air quality for biological contaminants

Conducting an indoor air quality assessment Today’s client contacted us and asked us to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected biological and chemical contaminants. The building of interest was situated in an inner City of London and consisted of a bedroom and utility room on the lower ground floor. [...]

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Assessing Indoor air quality in relation to biological and non-biological contaminants

Assessing Indoor air quality in relation to selected biological/non-biological contaminants

Is indoor air quality contaminated? Most recently we travelled to Somerset where we were asked to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected biological and non-biological contaminants. The property was a residential building which dated back to the 1930’s. The current owners had occupied the property for approximately 13 years. [...]

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