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Why Is Lead Exposure Higher In The Summer

Why is Lead Exposure Higher in the Summer?

As outdoor temperatures warm up and schools let out, young and older people alike spend more time outdoors. Summer is also a great time to take on home improvement projects. But did you know that summertime activities may increase your exposure to lead? Let’s examine why lead exposure is more prevalent in the summer and […]
Air Quality Testing In Green Building

The Role of Air Quality Testing in Green Building & Sustainable Design

Eco-friendly practices drive the new generation of construction projects throughout the country. It’s increasingly common for buyers to demand that you use green building materials, energy-efficient systems, and sustainable designs. However, one factor that builders often overlook is air quality testing. Proper testing is vital to the success of every green building project. Let’s explore […]
Stormwater Management Plan

3 Signs Your Business Needs A Stormwater Management Plan

As a business owner, you may not have given much thought to managing stormwater on your commercial property. However, improperly handled post-storm runoff can have significant environmental and financial consequences. So let’s look at three clear signs that you need a stormwater management plan. Erosion Damaged Hardscape Standing Water 1. What Erosion Does To Your […]
Water Sampling For Childcare Facilities

Water Sampling for Childcare Facilities

As a daycare owner or manager, you want to ensure that the children who come to your facility remain safe and secure every moment while in your care. You must juggle employee background checks, building and playground equipment maintenance, and food safety to keep them safe. However, you may not have considered the water quality […]
Lead Poisoning And Hobbies

Lead Poisoning & Hobbies: What To Watch Out For

Many people see a new year as the perfect time to start a new hobby. Some leisure time activities aren’t just fun but also healthy since they allow you to relax and destress. However, many people don’t realize that some popular pastimes could inadvertently result in lead poisoning. Let’s look at six hobbies that commonly […]
Improve Indoor Air Quality At Work

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality At Work

Most of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work. So, it’s no surprise that the quality of the air we breathe while we’re on the job can have a significant impact on our health. In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), poor indoor air quality is one of the top […]
Mold In Hotels

What Causes Mold In Hotels?

For hotel and motel owners, mold can be a real problem. Not only is it unsightly, but it can also cause health problems for guests and staff, leaving you open to lawsuits. In severe cases, it can even lead to property damage. That’s why it’s essential to have your property regularly inspected by an environmental […]
Historic Building Renovation Asbestos

Historic Renovations? Watch Out For Asbestos!

Before you start renovating an older home or historic building, you need to be aware of the potential for asbestos. This naturally occurring mineral was once widely used in construction due to its fire-resistant properties. However, exposure to its fibers can lead to serious health problems, including a rare and fatal type of lung cancer […]
Mold Exposure Sickness

Is Mold Making You Sick?

Mold exposure is hazardous to your health. It can cause various symptoms, such as respiratory problems, skin rashes, and headaches. In some cases, exposure can even lead to death. If you think you may have mold in your home, it’s imperative to have an inspection as soon as possible so that you can fix the […]
Boy Using 3D Printer

Can 3D Printers Affect Classroom Air Quality?

As 3D printers become more common in schools, educators and parents wonder if these machines could affect classroom air quality. In addition, studies have shown that these machines release tiny particles that could harm students’ health. So, should schools allow the use of this new technology? As long as the school board and administration take […]
Possible Lead Paint

Debunking 7 Common Lead Paint Myths

We all know lead is a highly toxic metal that can cause severe illness and even death. Unfortunately, over time, fact and myth have merged, resulting in much misinformation about paint poisoning. At M3 Environmental Engineering in Monterey, CA, we want our clients and website visitors to be able to separate fact from fiction. So, […]
Pool Water Testing

Dangerous Pool Bacteria & Germs

Are you a commercial pool owner looking to keep your guests safe and healthy? If so, you need to be aware of the dangers that could lurk in the water – even when it looks sparkling clean. Let’s discuss some of the most common pool germs, bacteria, and diseases. We’ll also provide tips for preventing […]