Commercial and Residential Real Estate Services

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) | Services

PHASE Associates board accredited professionals are able to conduct inspection and testing for the following:

 

  • Mold | Stachybotrys, Aspergillus, etc.
  • Asbestos | Found in building materials – floor tiles and pipe insulation)
  • Bacteria | Legionella, E.Coli – in water
  • Chemicals | Formaldehyde, odors, volatile organic chemicals (VOCs)
  • Dust and particulates | Fire soot
  • Allergens | Pollen, dust mites, animal dander
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Electromagnetic Fields | High tension powerlines
  • Metals | Lead, copper, iron, PH
  • Water Intrusion Diagnostics

The scope of an IEQ survey typically involves:

  • Gathering initial information and interviewing occupant(s) for symptoms and complaints (if any).
  • Investigating the over-all environmental conditions – evaluate the HVAC and areas of concern
  • Testing for general indoor air quality indicators – temperature, CO, CO2, relative humidity
  • Collecting microbial contaminant samples – mold, bacteria, fungi
  • Sampling any chemical agents VOCs, dust, Formaldehyde, odor
  • Preparing a written report of findings with recommendations for corrective measures and/or remediation plan (including pre-remediation and post-remediation surveys)

PHASE Associates uses the latest direct-reading instruments and accredited laboratories and test methods when collecting samples.

We have worked with insurance companies and remediation companies as a third-party contractor. We also contract directly with real estate agents, property management companies, property owners, public adjusters and homeowners.

Professional Certifications | Licenses

»  Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH)

»  Certified Safety Professionals (CSP)

»  Certified Microbial Consultants (CMC)

»  Radon Measurement Specialists (RMS)

»  State of New York Licensed Mold Assessors

»  State of New Jersey and New York Licensed EPA Asbestos Inspectors