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Indoor Air Quality Services

PEI provides a variety of indoor air quality services to characterize the indoor environmental quality for a wide range of facilities throughout the southeastern United States.  PEI has capabilities of performing microbial assessments, moisture assessments, LEED air sampling, sampling for volatile organic compounds and radon testing.  Our staff has experience performing these services in a wide range of facilities including financial institutions, multi-family residential, office buildings, industrial facilities, medical facilities, schools and retail centers

PEI Indoor Air Quality Services
  • Microbial Assessments
    • Initial Assessment
    • Preparation of Remediation Protocols
    • Post Clearance Testing
    • Moisture Assessments
  • LEED Certification Air Sampling
    • VOC
    • Formaldehyde
    • Particulates
  • Volatile Organic Compound Sampling
  • Radon Testing
    • Short Term Testing
    • Long Term Testing

Asbestos Inspections

PEI provides asbestos inspections and abatement design services to assist clients with building renovations and demolition.  PEI personnel has experience with industrial and manufacturing facilities, schools and universities, single and multi-family housing, senior living facilities, hospitals, medical offices and retail centers. Asbestos has been used commercially in the manufacturing of building products since the 1800s.   

Asbestos fibers can be found in a wide variety of materials including:

  • Decorative ceiling texture
  • Joint compound used as filler on drywall
  • Vinyl floor tiles
  • Floor tile mastics
  • Vinyl sheet flooring
  • Mastics or adhesives
  • Pipe and HVAC insulation
  • Furnace and duct tape
  • Window glazing
  • Exterior siding
  • Various roofing materials

Asbestos was mostly phased out of these building products in the 1970s and 1980s. However, it is still mined in other countries and used in building products today.  Public and private building owners often inspect their buildings so that they can protect their employees and adhere to OSHA requirements.  The National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants requires all buildings, despite their age, to be inspected by a licensed asbestos inspector prior to being demolished or prior to significant renovations.  Additionally, an asbestos abatement design is sometimes required, depending on the type and quantity of asbestos removed, to help protect public health and adhere to local, state and federal regulations.