Indoor Air Quality Testing in Vermont

Indoor Air Quality Testing in Vermont

With so much focused today on the environment and going green, we often forget to look inward into our own residences and workplaces with something like indoor air quality testing in Vermont. Some industries are required to go through indoor air quality testing on a relatively regular basis. For many located throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont, however, indoor air quality testing is often thought of as a reactive measure rather than a proactive one.

Indoor air quality testing in Vermont is best used as a preventative measure to avoid problems in the future rather than wait until there has already been a problem. One of the particular things we look for during indoor air quality testing is for the presence of mold spores. Mold can grow on vents, in air flow shafts, behind walls, in between floors and ceilings—these are the most common places to find them. With the sub-zero winters and hot and humid summers we face in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont, mold is a lot more common than we may notice.

Mold can be relatively harmless, existing for years in the same spot without causing any issues. When there is too much mold in the air—which can be detected with indoor air quality testing—or mold is disturbed, the spores being kicked into the air, it can lead to all sorts of problems. People and pets can begin to experience respiratory problems almost immediately, depending on the strain of mold, the amount of spores in their air, and their own relatively health. This can be as simple as a slight cough or “cold” that comes on suddenly, but doesn’t go away to something  as complex and serious as asthma attacks, walking pneumonia, and other illnesses.

By carrying out indoor air quality testing before problems start to arise, you can find and deal with the issue first. Indoor air quality testing doesn’t just test the air from the center of the room. It checks from different points in a building including behind walls, in vents, and even just outside so the two can be compared. With the highly sophisticated tools and systems we use throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont, we are able to detect minimal amounts of contaminants in the air.

Finding contaminants such as mold is one thing when doing indoor air quality testing in Vermont. It is important to understand what to do about those test results as well. Indoor air quality experts can tell you when the results are normal and within expected and accepted ranges and when concern needs to be raised. Indoor air quality testing experts can also advise in how to move forward with getting rid of the contaminants. These remediation techniques might include microbial enzymes to kill off mold, air filters, vent cleanings, even replacement of building materials.

 

MicroZyme Technologies serves the following  cities and towns:

Worcester, MA

Boston, MA

Springfield, MA

Providence, RI

Manchester, NH

Hartford, CT

New Haven, CT

Cape Cod

Portland, Maine

Massachusetts

Maine

Vermont

Rhode Island

New Hampshire

Connecticut