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What is ERMI Testing?

Thursday, 22 April 2021 by

Scientists always needed a reliable process to understand the amount of mold burden in a specific area. The conventional way of analyzing it today is by measuring mold concentrations in an airborne mold spore trap sample. For practical purposes, air sample readings have been limited to very brief periods, typically 5 minutes, with some limitations

Healthy Building Science recently spoke to Redfin about ways to improve the outdoor living space of your home. To check out our tip on how to enjoy more local wildlife in your yard, visit Redfin.

How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home and Car During Wildfire Season   The smoke season over the past four years has kept us very busy measuring and mitigating wildfire smoke in the air we breathe. On top of California’s extended drought, this year has also delivered extreme heat and massive lighting storms

How HVAC Systems Help Reduce Potential COVID-19 Exposure: As the economy begins to reopen and we return to our buildings, what role do building ventilation systems play in reducing our risks of infection? Infection via inhalation or contact with droplets is well understood at this point. Another potential exposure route being discussed is exposure via

growing concern for the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-10)

With growing concern about the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we at HBS (Healthy Building Science) want our clients and community to know we are taking precautionary measures to ensure their safety, health, and well-being as a top priority.  In addition to our standard Health and Safety Program at HBS, our staff has been instructed to

I’ve lived in California for over 30 years. Most of that time I never really thought about wildfires; their destructive flames seemed only possible in the movies. That has changed, not just for me, but for most Californians, who have become brutally aware of the very real threat wildfire poses. While fire itself is by

Fire Proof Building

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 by
Protecting Home from Fire - Eaves Detail

Fire Proof Building The past few summers I’ve been caught somewhat off guard by how vulnerable I feel when dry winds are blowing and smoke fills the sky. I remember very clearly being on the roof, with a mask on, cleaning out gutters and small piles of leaves. As an industrial hygienist, I know harm

Lead Dust Testing Outside?

Monday, 08 April 2019 by
Lead Testing using XRF Gun

Dust Settling on Outside Patio or Furniture? I was sitting on my porch in San Francisco watching kids play on the wooden deck and started to wonder, “is the dust on my porch contaminated with lead dust? If so, how best to clean it up?” So I did a little experiment and tested for lead

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Clean Crawlspaces and Basements are Good for Health

Is a Clean Crawlspace Really That Important? Crawlspaces are generally not what anyone would consider “clean.” When was the last time you went into a crawlspace? It’s typically a dark, dank environment where critters and odors scare away even the bravest DIY building owners. Often old construction materials and cardboard boxes are crammed down below,

Air Quality Index (AQI) and You

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 by

Air Quality Index (AQI) and You During the 2018 Paradise Fire smoke wave, many in the Bay Area obsessively checked online for air quality information and updates. Here is an overview of a handful of real-time air quality websites I found helpful and how they compare. Keep in mind that climate change plus newer and cheaper

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