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how to manage asbestos in buildings

How to Manage Asbestos in Buildings

Asbestos was a popular material for thermal insulation and suppressing fire until the late 1980s. Since then, the construction industry ...
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how to remove asbestos pipe insulation

How to Remove Asbestos Pipe Insulation

(Source: ILC Dover) If settled and sealed with no risk of exposure, asbestos isn’t a health hazard to your building ...
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how to test for asbestos

How to Test For Asbestos

From the 1920s until the late 1980s, most builders used asbestos for insulation, masting, and a range of other applications ...
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Presumed vs. Suspect Asbestos Containing Materials

Presumed Asbestos Containing Materials vs. Suspect Asbestos Containing Materials

Until the late 1980s, asbestos was a popular building material for insulation and suppressing fires. But as people became aware ...
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difference between asbestos and cellulose insulation

How to Tell The Difference Between Cellulose and Asbestos Insulation

Source: DepositPhotos Until the late 1980s, asbestos was a very popular insulator and fire retardant for homes and buildings. It ...
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when is asbestos testing required by law?

When is Asbestos Testing Required by Law?

Though a dangerous substance, asbestos only becomes a problem when it’s exposed to the air and in a friable state ...
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Phases of an Environmental Site Assessment

3 Phases of an Environmental Site Assessment

(Source: DepositPhotos) The objective of an environmental site assessment (ESA) is to mitigate risk when buying and/or developing a property ...
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sick building syndrome

The Causes of Sick Building Syndrome

(Source: Pixabay) The term ‘sick building syndrome’ took-off in the last 15-20 years, so it’s a fairly recent idea. However, ...
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Laws and Solutions to Mold in Schools

(Source: Pixabay) In recent years, mold has been a serious issue in many Ontario schools. Besides resulting in staining and ...
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