Indoor Mold Detection: A Closer Look

Indoor Mold Detection: A Closer Look

Mold is ubiquitous in nature. Filamentous fungi often produce indoor mold in various environments. Excessive moisture, a carbon source, a moderate temperature (25ºC), and dampness, besides other factors, are supportive elements for the growth of indoor mold. The nature and characteristics of indoor mold is more variable.

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NIOSH Develops Tools to Help Identify and Assess Areas of Dampness and Mold

NIOSH Develops Tools to Help Identify and Assess Areas of Dampness and Mold

NIOSH has developed and released the Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool to help employers identify and assess areas of dampness in both general buildings and school buildings. “Implementing regular visual inspections for dampness can help to identify trouble areas before they become major problems and help to prioritize maintenance and repair,” said

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Air quality issues of mold and asbestos temporarily closes Indiana Avenue Elementary school, second time this month

Air quality issues of mold and asbestos temporarily closes Indiana Avenue Elementary school, second time this month

Schools Superintendent Robert Zega said school officials are working with environmental consultants to determine the best course of action for remediation after air quality issues of mold and asbestos have resulted in the closure, reopening and again re-closure of the elementary school on Indiana Avenue in the

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Mold plagues NJ renters who have nowhere to turn

Mold plagues NJ renters who have nowhere to turn

Try explaining to a 6-year-old boy that he can’t live with his mother because her apartment is ridden with mold. Shanica James has tried. But her son, Cafarie, a smart, high-spirited first-grader, just doesn’t understand. Shanica James in her apartment at Olympic Gardens in Brick. For the past

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Blackburn sues over residence hall mold flare-up

Blackburn sues over residence hall mold flare-up

CARLINVILLE – Following years of mold troubles in one of its residence halls, Blackburn College administrators have decided to sue the company that installed its heating and air conditioning system, alleging that poor design triggered a dorm-wide mold outbreak. The lawsuit, which was filed in Macoupin County

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