Indoor Air Quality – The winter is coming…

As the weather outside becomes frightful, we must be mindful of how these low temperatures play into Indoor Air Quality.  The outdoor air that is being heated up and circulated inside of a building are going to be the basis behind the Top 3 Things the winter does to impact indoor air quality. 1) Dries… Read more »

Dr. Lynch Authors Mold Prevention Guide for NJ Schools. Call or E-mail Dr. Lynch Today for Assistance

Last month we reported that reported that heavy rainfall, warm temperatures and high humidity, throughout the region were resulting in elevated humidity in schools resulting in widespread momld growth in NJ, PA and NYC schools.  We reported that active management of indoor conditions during the high humidity periods were needed to prevent summer mold growth…. Read more »

Lynch Completes Removal of Mercury Containing Rubberized Gym Floor

In June 2017, we reported that Dr. Lynch co-authored an article in the May/June Issue of “School Leader” addressing the technical challenges with managing mercury containing rubberized gym floors in one school district. Dr. Lynch also designed specifications for safe removal of the mercury containing rubberized floor coverings from gym floors and is currently overseeing… Read more »

CDC Requires Legionella Water Management Programs in Healthcare Facilities and High Rise Buildings

In June 2017 the Centers for Disease Control issued new guidelines for prevention of Legionella growth in commercial buildings and health care facilities. According to the CDC, the number of U.S. deaths from Legionnaires disease has quadrupled (4x) since 2000. Because of this, the CDC requires owners of high rise buildings (>10 stories), health care,… Read more »

Dr. Lynch Called Upon to Investigate Building Related Illness in Antigua

When employees in an Antigua office building reported extreme fatigue, headache and respiratory distress, the Antigua government contacted Dr. Richard M. Lynch, Ph.D., CIH to investigate. Lynch interviewed employees, collected air quality measurements, mold and chemical samples and conducted an HVAC assessment to aid the employer in determining any potential building-related conditions. The findings from… Read more »