knowledge | environmental facts & figures

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remediation | biohazard

  • 100% of all types of mold have the potential to cause negative health effects (EPA)
  • 93% of chronic sinus infections are attributable to mold (Mayo Clinic)
  • 15,000-21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the U.S. due to radon exposure (NRC)
  • 1 out of 15 homes in the U.S. has radon levels above the EPA recommended action level of 4pci/L (EPA)
  • 50% of all structures contain mold (EPA)
  • 4.6 million cases of asthma are attributable to exposure to mold (EPA)

restoration | renovation

  • Every 65 seconds a structure fire is reported in the United States (NFPA)
  • 371,700 home structure fires on average each year causing $7.2 billion in damage (NFPA)
  • 37% of all homeowners experience losses due to water damage (Century 21)
  • $11 billion of property damage was caused in the U.S. in 2012 by extreme weather (TWC)

building science | forensics

  • 90% of our lives are spent indoors, where pollutants can be 2-100x higher than outdoors (EPA)
  • 3400 gallons of air is taken in daily by the average American (ALA)
  • 4000 chemicals, 200 poisons, and 43 carcinogens are found in ‘secondhand smoke’ (ALA)
  • 96% of all homes tested across North America had at least one indoor air quality problem (EPA)
  • 1 out of 6 people who suffer from allergies do so because of a direct relationship to the fungi and bacteria in air duct systems (Total Health & Better Health Magazine)