Certified in the State of Colorado, an asbestos inspector will analyze suspect asbestos containing building materials (ACBM) at a subject property, collect and submit ACBM samples to a National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) certified laboratory for analysis, and provide the client a report containing pertinent information regarding if ACBM is present and must be remediated prior to proposed renovation or demolition activities. An asbestos inspection is required by Colorado statute prior to conducting any demolition or renovation activities, regardless of building type or date of construction. Over 3,000 known ACBMs continue to be used today.
A nationally certified mold inspector evaluates the extent of fungal spore (i.e., mold) contamination within a subject property as well as outdoor air quality. Thousands of mold species exist including several hundred that are considered detrimental to human health. A mold inspection can determine if fungal spore contamination is present within the subject property, what species of mold are present, the volume of mold, and compare indoor and outdoor air quality.
Surface investigation to determine the presence of lead based paint (LBP). It is designed to locate LBP in a residential, public, or commercial facility and to assess the LBP percentage. Generally LBP investigations are conducted to obtain knowledge prior to renovation projects. A LBP inspection is also helpful in deciding whether a facility is safe for children under the age of six.