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February 26, 2021 | Posted by MICRO

Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool – School Buildings

In 2019, NIOSH released the Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool for both general buildings and schools to help assess areas of dampness in buildings and to help prioritize remediation of problems areas. These assessment tools have been validated and...

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February 26, 2021 | Posted by MICRO

Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool – General Buildings

In 2019, NIOSH released the Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool for both general buildings and schools to help assess areas of dampness in buildings and to help prioritize remediation of problems areas. These assessment tools have been validated and...

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February 25, 2021 | Posted by MICRO

The Ultimate Move Out Cleaning Checklist, According to Experts

The boxes are packed, the movers are hired, the papers are signed, but the job’s not done until your old house is cleaned and ready to go for the next occupants. Whether you’re ending a lease, upsizing to a new...

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February 11, 2021 | Posted by MICRO

Why Thermal Imaging Is Essential For Detecting Moisture Damage

With the growing concern about mold damage and associated health problems, inspectors are becoming increasingly vigilant in checking for areas of moisture within the confines of the building envelope.

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February 1, 2021 | Posted by MICRO

OSHA Workplace Guidance Update: COVID-19 Pandemic

Last Friday (1/29/2021) the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued stronger worker safety guidance to help employers and workers implement a coronavirus prevention program and better identify risks that could lead to exposure and contraction.

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January 29, 2021 | Posted by MICRO

COVID-19 Workplace Standards Update: State OSHA Agencies Continue Development of Regulations to Protect Workers During the Pandemic

An increasing number of U.S. States are developing workplace health and safety standards requiring employers to implement specific COVID-19 workplace protections and controls to safeguard workers during the pandemic.

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October 29, 2020 | Posted by MICRO

Why UV-C Cannot Produce Ozone

The Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UV-C) wavelength is an invaluable tool for an HVACR system. By leveraging germicidal energy to keep refrigeration coils free of microbial growth, facility managers also enjoy the benefit of reducing the spread of airborne infectious agents....

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October 16, 2020 | Posted by MICRO

Discoveries in Basic Science

Have you ever wondered why science takes so long? Maybe you haven’t thought about it much.

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October 5, 2020 | Posted by MICRO

Trusted Disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19), Backed by EPA’s List N

For a product to be EPA Registered as a disinfectant it must pass efficacy testing for each given virus or microorganism.

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October 2, 2020 | Posted by MICRO

Fighting Children’s Asthma at Home

Rural children with asthma whose homes have an indoor air cleaner are 72% less likely to have an unplanned clinic or hospital visit than children in homes with no air cleaners, according to a study from the University of Washington...

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