With the recent pandemic of coronavirus that causes COVID 19, there are a few different types of test kits for surfaces and buildings that are now being shipped. When choosing a style or type of test kit, its very important to understand how the technology works. Will the test kit be measuring for simple proteins which may be already present
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
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
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.
Is asbestos a thing of the past? Here’s what you need to know about asbestos detection and prevention in various types of buildings.
The Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) is means of measuring mold in your home. Here’s why Hawk Environmental does not use this method.
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
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
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