Industrial Hygiene and Safety

Indoor Air Quality

• IAQ Investigations • Sampling & Analysis Plan Development • Statistical Analysis • Protocol Development

Compromised indoor air quality (IAQ) can have a negative impact to occupants and interior materials and surfaces of enclosed structures including homes and businesses, in addition to property values. Typical IAQ  problems can be caused by:

  • Indoor environment – inadequate ventilation, improper construction or location of air intake vents, elevated temperature and humidity, water intrusion, lack of maintenance on mechanical systems
  • Indoor air contaminants – chemicals, carbon dioxide build-up, dusts, molds or fungi, gases, vapors, odors
  • Infectious contaminants - Coronoviruses, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19

RME Safety and Environmental, LLC (RME) extensive experience has evolved from working for Homeowners, Insurance Companies, Property Management Companies, and Commercial Building Owners. In addition, RME has performed investigations in support of insurance claims for structures impacted by:

  • September 11, 2001 - Terrorist Attack (World Trade Center contaminants)
  • July 20, 2005 - Hurricane Emily
  • September 24, 2005 - Hurricane Rita
  • September 13, 2008 - Hurricane Ike

IAQ Services offered by RME include:

  • IAQ investigations
  • Design and implementation of sampling & analysis strategies
  • Statistical analysis
  • Development of recommendations and protocols for solving IAQ problems