5
Dec

Electric Air Cleaners & What You Need To Know

What do Electronic Air Purifiers (Photo-Catalytic Oxidizers, ESPs, Ionizers) do? Photo-Catalytic Oxidizers (PCO), Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs), and ionizers are electronic air cleaners that use a powered electrostatic process or ultra-violet lights to charge particles, which then become attracted to oppositely charged plates to remove airborne particles. ESPs and Ionizers are often also called: UV Sanitization UVGI Plasma Air Cleaners Photo-Catalytic

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7
May

How Your Home’s Flooring Materials Affects Indoor Air Quality

Flooring materials have a bigger impact on indoor air quality than you may think. For homes, offices, schools, and other facilities, being mindful of the materials in your flooring is a wise way to look out for your community’s health. Whether you are seeking the best material for your space or simply looking for some ways to improve your indoor

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28
Dec

How to Test Makeup & Cosmetics for Asbestos

Asbestos in cosmetics and makeup has been a recent concern in the U.S. For anyone concerned about presence of asbestos in this cosmetic products, check out this guide to understand risk and prevention.

2
Nov

Asbestos Risks & Concerns to Consider

Is asbestos a thing of the past? Here’s what you need to know about asbestos detection and prevention in various types of buildings.

3
Oct

Understanding the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) Test

The Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) is means of measuring mold in your home. Here’s why Hawk Environmental does not use this method.

19
Oct

Check your Indoor Air Quality before Winter

We all tend to spend more time indoors during the winter months. It’s as true in Seattle as it is in Buffalo or Phoenix or anywhere else. There’s something appealing about piling on the blankets and sitting in front of a roaring fire. But there’s something we tend to overlook with our increased time indoors – our indoor air quality. “Go

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24
Jun

How Air Quality Affects Your Baby’s Health

The Quality of Air Your Baby Breathes Matters The quality of the air inside your home can have a strong effect on your baby’s health. Your child’s well-being and safety is your No. 1 priority throughout their life, and especially so when they are newborn infants. Pollutants and airborne toxins can cause respiratory problems, illness, and other severe risks to

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5
May

Recent Fines for Violation of Asbestos Laws in Washington State

We know that compliance with state, local, and federal asbestos laws and regulations can be a daunting task. Hawk Environmental Services is fully qualified to conduct your asbestos surveys in compliance with AHERA guidelines to ensure that you are following all of the applicable rules. When these rules get broken heavy fines are often imposed. Who can be fined? Fines

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