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According to the New Jersey Department of Education, testing of lead in drinking water must be completed after the replacement of any drinking water outlets or alteration to plumbing that may affect lead levels at the outlet.

Recent news reports describe the increasing threat of fungal diseases that may become much worse in an environment that is becoming warmer and wetter. Globally, about 1.5 million people die from fungal infections each year, with few working treatments available. In the U.S., the CDC estimates that more than 75,000 people are hospitalized annually for fungal infections and about 8.9 million people seek outpatient care. 


Legionella contamination can be a serious issue after a building shutdown. Read on to learn more.

Here Comes Summer!

Great for that beach vacation, but what’s happening in your buildings while you’re gone?

An Important Tool to Improve Ventilation for Safe
Re-Opening of Schools in 2021
OSHA and the CDC’s key mitigation strategies are essential to the safe delivery of in-person instruction and to mitigate SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus transmission in schools: 

Legionella contamination is on the rise as buildings reopen after long shutdowns. These bacteria are responsible for causing Legionnaire's Disease, a serious and common respiratory illness. Temporary shutdown of buildings can result in stagnant water in the building's plumbing system which increases the risk for growth and spread of Legionella and other biofilm-associated bacteria.

As building owners and managers begin planning for re-occupancy of shutdown or reduced operation buildings, it is critical to address the risk of COVID-19 and other hazardous exposures to building occupants.  Five key categories of risk and recommended steps are outlined below.


With all the recent headlines and news reports from Flint, MI to Newark, NJ and elsewhere, many building managers, owners and occupants are asking:
Should I be worried about lead in my drinking water?
The answer is YES for many but it depends on the following key factors:

In the past year formaldehyde has been making headlines. Click through to learn more about formaldehyde, how to determine if the wood you work with contains formaldehyde, and what to do if you think it's affecting the health and safety of your employees.

Indoor Air Quallity Tips For The Holidays
Raising your "IQ' on "IAQ"