Mould survey of a former residential building

mould in the extension to building

This week, we were called to check the indoor air quality of a two storey-semi detached town property in Langold. Years ago the building was converted from a residential building to a commercial property. Unfortunately for the owners, the property has a history of persistent damp problems, particularly within the back extension to the building. [...]

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Mould Investigation in Stockport

Mould investigation in Stockport

Recently, we were called to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality at a small dental laboratory in Stockport. We were informed that the laboratory was having a number of problems with damp, which would need to be monitored in order to help prevent mould growth in future. After assessing the general state of [...]

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Indoor Air Quality Investigation in Sheffield

mould investigation in Sheffield

In this week's project, we were called to assess the indoor air quality of a small business in a modern two-story townhouse. There were reports of damp and fungal growths, which left ample opportunity for mould growth and spores. It was important to conduct a mould inspection so that we could make sure that the [...]

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Mould and mould spores in a building in Northwich

mould in cupboard

In our latest project, we have been commissioned to assess the indoor air quality of a work premises and to assess the dangers of fungal spores in the building. Many types of fungal spores can be hazardous to the health, so it was particularly important to assess the impact that the mould was having on [...]

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Indoor air quality (Breeam) on Regent Street, London

Breeam, voc, formaldehyde

Indoor air quality testing (Breeam) is fast becoming a standard for new development to achieve best possible living environment for the future occupants. Customers’ demands on quality of the living environment and air quality in dwelling are very high. Air quality is especially important in the inner-city areas where the contaminants accumulates and are difficult [...]

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VOC test for a failed BREEAM development

voc testing for breeam development

Indoor air quality testing is one of the requirement in obtaining credits for Breeam projects. Breeam put an emphasis on the well being of future occupant and the developers must follow strict guidelines to unsure high quality of the indoor environment. One of the parameters that is closely monitored is indoor air quality which is ensured [...]

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Mould contamination of a newly constructed apartment block

mould testing

It is a fact that just because an apartment or a house is newly build the owners do not have to deal with issues. In fact, an aged property with no history of dampness or leaks has probably less indoor air quality issues than a brand new building. I have visited a relatively newly constructed [...]

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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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Indoor air quality at the airport offices

air quality in office

I have been appointed out carry out an investigation into the air quality in an office building situated on a major UK airport. The occupants of the building were complaining from strong fuel related odours and were concerned about the efficiency of the air management system. My task was to evaluate the levels of volatile [...]

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BREEAM Indoor air quality test in industrial unit

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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