Whether you’re at home, work or school a building’s indoor air quality (IAQ) is critical to your comfort and health. If you are a business, housing or retail owner, ensuring the comfort of your residents is even more crucial.
It is important to understand that when considering a company to inspect/test your home or business, a “one stop shop/one price” is usually a red flag as to the intentions of the service company. BDG will first inspect your property and then offer a sampling plan based on conditions observed during our inspection.
The ERMI test is a DNA-based mold identification tool developed by scientists at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ERMI is an acronym for Environmental Relative Moldiness Index and is based on leading DNA scientific technology, Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (MSQPCR).
Insurance claims relative to water intrusion rely on establishing the “cause of loss.” Was damage to the property caused by a storm event in which wind driven rains entered the building envelope? Understanding if damage was caused by water intrusion can be a daunting task if the areas in question have dried and little evidence remains.