Spray Polyurethane Foam & Chemical Exposure Concerns in Texas Homes & Buildings

Spray Polyurethane Foam & Chemical Exposure Concerns in Texas Homes & Buildings

Indoor Environmental Consultants (IEC) provides indoor air quality testing services to identify isocyanates and other pollutants that can cause air quality problems.   Residential and commercial builders across Texas and the Gulf Coast have increasingly turned to spray polyurethane foam (SPF) to insulate new construction and for remodeling projects. SPF has become a popular alternative to other forms of insulation due to its superb insulating…

Chinese Laminate Flooring Creates Formaldehyde Exposure Concerns across Texas

Chinese Laminate Flooring Creates Formaldehyde Exposure Concerns across Texas

Indoor Environmental Consultants (IEC) provides formaldehyde testing and consulting services to help identify elevated levels of this known carcinogen.   On March 1st, “60 Minutes” broadcast a report about Chinese-made laminate flooring that has been found to emit high levels of formaldehyde. The show interviewed experts who had tested over 150 boxes of the laminate flooring bought at multiple locations across California from one of…

Texas Building Science Experts Share Important Formaldehyde Exposure Information

Texas Building Science Experts Share Important Formaldehyde Exposure Information

Indoor Environmental Consultants (IEC) provides formaldehyde testing and consulting services to help prevent exposure to this common chemical and indoor pollutant. Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used by industry in the manufacture of building materials and numerous household products. Its primary use is in the production of resins and as a chemical intermediate. Formaldehyde is also a by-product of combustion and can be found in…