Indoor Environmental Quality
Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) is a continued concern for businesses, schools, property owners and managers, and government agencies. The Institute for Environmental Assessment, Inc. (IEA) consults with private and public sector clients on a wide range of issues related to indoor environmental quality.
Sources of indoor contamination
Gases and particles can come from office machines, cleaning products, demolition and construction, carpets, upholstery, curtains, perfumes, cigarette smoke, mold and insects. Humidity, temperature and availability of ventilation cam change how pollutants affect the environment. Each situation is unique and requires specific assessment.
IEQ service areas
We offer services to clients throughout the United States in the following IEQ areas:
- Indoor air quality (IAQ). Monitoring, training, record-keeping and remediation
Leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED). Helping clients develop and implement specific and measurable green building standards.
Litigation. Expert testimony on indoor environmental issues for clients
What we do
Our IEQ work falls into the following categories:
- Investigations. This includes data collection, visual assessments, inspections and reporting
- Proactive management. We conduct baseline surveys, draft management plans and develop training sessions
- Remediation design and monitoring. We design and monitor remediation programs and help clients maintain compliance with building codes and standards