Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 by Tara Valley
Did you know that according to the Environmental Protection Agency, on average, we spend 90% of our entire lives indoors (whether inside buildings or in our cars)? 
Poor indoor air quality in residential or commercial buildings has long been associated with various health effects. Read More...
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Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Tara Valley
Winter often means a decline in indoor air quality (IAQ), largely because as business owners and homeowners we are often doing our best to keep cold winter air OUT and warm indoor air IN. Read More...
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Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Tara Valley
Back in October, we took a look at some of the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) concerns associated with residential property inspections. This month we’re exploring some of the important IAQ concerns associated with commercial property inspections. Read More...
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Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 by Tara Valley
As a residential real estate agent, home building contractor, real estate investor or licenced home inspector, we understand that your ultimate goal is to protect your clients’ interests when visiting, assessing, or considering buying, selling or renovating Toronto residential building properties. Read More...
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Posted on Friday, June 22, 2012 by Tara Valley
Legionella – the bacteria behind so-called Legionnaire’s disease – has made worldwide headlines this year with a recent outbreak in Edinburgh, Scotland. More than 60 cases of confirmed and suspected cases of the bacteria-caused respiratory disease have left one patient dead. Read More...
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Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2012 by Tara Valley
A recent episode of Wylde on Health, a weekly news magazine on health matters on CP24 TV invited Tara Valley, Senior Environmental Consultant and Indoor Air Quality Specialist for the Environmental Services Group on the set as an expert to comment on common health risks in the home. Read More...
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Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 by Tara Valley
As we’ve mentioned before on the Environmental Services Group blog, the Environmental Protection Agency says that we spend 90 per cent of our time indoors on average. In all likelihood, that number is even higher when the cold weather arrives. Read More...
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Posted on Friday, October 23, 2009 by Tara Valley
So far nearly 36,000 Florida homes, some built as early as 2000 or 2001, have been effected by Chinese drywall.
Drywall is made from gypsum, which naturally contains sulfur compounds. Read More...
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