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  • Writer's pictureMillines Herman

Indoor Air Quality issues to be resolved in Dominica.

Roseau, Dominica. 12 August, 2018. In the Caribbean poor indoor air quality has been linked to headaches, fatigue, respiratory infections.

The quality of indoor air inside offices, schools, and residential buildings is an important concern not only for comfort of occupants, but also for their health.

H&L Environmental Services Ltd will be conducting indoor air quality (IAQ) assessments in Dominica from the 13th to 17th August. These assessments will be carried out in accordance with the guidelines of the Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA); the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard methods.

With headquarters based in Saint Lucia, H&L is internationally certified in mold remediation. Following an assessment, the company can provide recommendations for identified problem areas and propose a cost-effective, logical course of action to improve conditions.

"We are qualified in a range of assessments that include mold (fungal) assessments; Toxic Gases, for example, Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, total VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) and Psychrometric Analyses which include Temperature, Relative Humidity, Dew Point and Surface Temperature, " said Ms. Herman, H&L Operations Manager.

The company specifically conducts laboratory assessments for mold identification through direct microscopy examinations of various mediums in accordance with ASTM standard methods.

Working to improve the comfort, health, and wellbeing of building occupants, the company has conducted countless indoor air quality assessments in public, commercial, institutional and residential buildings in the Caribbean region.

While in Dominica, H&L will conduct free pre-assessments to determine scope of works. Interested persons should contact H&L via cell-phone at (758) 384-7868 or emailed at:

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Published by: Millines Herman

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