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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
discussing laws regarding mold in schools

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 ...