Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Materials used in building construction and conditions resulting from property damage, or even poor maintenance and upkeep, can result in indoor air pollution that could jeopardize a person's health. Many of the sources of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) problems (i.e. formaldehyde, mold, radon, etc.) can be easily prevented and corrected by simple measures. Therefore, to help homeowners and business owners recognize and correct problems they may be experiencing, the following sources have been pulled together for easy access to useful information and answers to solve indoor air pollution. The information consists of guidance on most IAQ issues, links to home testing kits, and associations of professional consultants should these services be desired or needed. Authorization and resources do not allow the MDEQ to visit homes and businesses to test for indoor pollution, but the agency is striving to be of assistance through the information it is making available here. mold mold mold mold mold mold mold mold mold.

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  • Environmental Solutions Association (ESA)
http://www.esaassociation.com/

http://www.esaassociation.com/?q=node/15

  • American Council for Accredited Certification (former IAQ Council) list of certified consultants.
http://www.acac.org
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) certified Consultant services:
http://www.aiha.org Select: "Locate an Industrial Hygienist (IH)"

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Clean Air Services, Inc. – Biological Air Duct Cleaning Specialist
www.clean-airservices.com
2562 Beach Blvd., Suite 1302
Biloxi, MS 39531
    983 Bonhomie Rd.
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
228-436-4272
228-323-0347 (cell)
    866-444-4247
    866-444-4AIR
Hancock County 1– 228-255-6861
    Nationwide 1-866-444-4AIR
    Certified Indoor Environmentalist, Certified Mold Remediators, Qualified cleaning technicians/
    HVAC system decontamination and mold remediation.

TAGMA of Jackson, MS Inc.
C. ERIC “RICK” EADES
Licensed Mississippi Home Inspector #0101
601-605-0446
TAGMA@comcast.net
Professional Home Inspections * Hazardous Material Testing

Yellow pages search – Key words: i.e. “Environmental”, “Indoor”, “Mold”.

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Bonner Analytical Testing CO
2703 Oak Grove Road, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 264-2854
http://www.batco.com/
This company has many certifications and ability to analyze a wide range of pollutants from VOC’s, ultra low mercury, and pesticides. Visit their website for more information.


Micro-Methods Incorporated
6500 Sunplex Dr.
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 875-6420
http://www.micromethodslab.com/
This company specializes in asbestos, lead, water, and mold sampling. An inspector will take samples from your site (or home) and get it analyzed at this lab (or through an associate lab); then send a detailed report

EMSL Analytical, Inc.
http://www.emsl.com/
http://www.emsl.com/index.cfm?nav=Services&action=list&ServiceCategoryID=4
http://www.emsl.com/Index.cfm?nav=Contact_Us
There are no EMLS laboratories in Mississippi. The preferred way to contact them is through their contact page on their website. You can order canisters and do-it-yourself testing with sample devices that can be ordered. EMSL is sometimes often used by inspectors or other labs for about anything you need to analyze in your indoor environment.

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For legal advice and assistance, call the Mississippi Bar at 1-800-682-6423 to get a referral to an attorney that can handle your specific case.


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  • American Council for Accredited Certification http://www.acac.org
  • National Center for Healthy Housing (Formerly the National Center for Lead-Safe Housing) http://www.nchh.org
  • "Introduction to Mold & Mold Remediation for Environmental and Public Health Professionals" (Free online course)
http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldcourse/index.html



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For More Information Contact Bryan Williams 601.961.5799
Or Air Toxics Branch