INDOOR AIR QUALITY

Indoor Air Quality Sampling Equipment - Click to enlarge

GSE's IAQ services are designed to comply with accepted industrial hygiene practices, applicable industry standards and state-of-the-art methodologies. All services are provided by highly experienced and credentialed industrial hygiene and environmental professionals. Sampling strategies are based on extensive up front research to ensure that services are applicable, valid, useful, and cost effective.

Who needs these services?

Any organization with concerns about poor indoor air quality including complaints from building occupants or employees about symptoms possibly associated with IAQ issues i.e. “Sick Building Syndrome” or “Building Related Illness” including:

  • Commercial or industrial settings
  • Schools and other public buildings
  • Multi-unit residential buildings
  • Colleges and universities
  • Retail facilities
  • Child care facilities*

*GSE is licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHHS) as an Indoor Environmental Consultant (IEC). As such, we regularly perform Indoor Environmental Health Assessments (IEHAs) as mandated for certain educational facilities and child care centers.

Examples of those we have assisted:

Condominium owners and associations, building owners, property managers and maintenance personnel, builder warranty representatives, realtors, appraisers, engineers, architects, LEED Consultants, public health authorities, schools, child care facilities and colleges, environmental specialists, water damage restoration specialists, contractors and developers, insurance companies, homeowners, law firms, and health care providers.

Steps we take to help you:

Step 1: Conduct an initial site visit
Step 2: Measure and evaluate
Step 3: Prepare a detailed report with findings and recommendations
Step 4. Develop preventative action plan

Typical additional steps:

  • Prepare abatement specifications and conduct project monitoring, including Health and Safety oversight
  • Epidemiological occupant interviews to identify trends in complaints and symptoms
  • Conduct a building occupant meeting to explain the air quality issues, answer questions, and allay fears
  • Conduct follow-up post-abatement inspection and clearance testing
  • Long term proactive indoor air quality inspections and monitoring
  • Referrals to engineering partners for long term engineering solutions