How Germs Affect the Air Quality Inside of Your Car

Often, we think about the air quality in our homes or offices. But have you ever thought about the air quality inside of your car? Well, it is something to consider…A ventilation system and passenger cabin of almost every vehicle on the road is a great home for germs and harmful allergens. You could be putting […]

Using Molds As Forensic Tools In Building Investigations

One question we often receive is whether there are some molds that are specific to marijuana grow ops. Well, if there were some, we could use them as forensic tools to detect buildings that were ever used as grow ops long after the operations were discontinued. Recent research has shown that molds can effectively be used as […]

Can a Landlord Sue a Tenant for Mold Growth?

Can a landlord sue a tenant for mold growth? Recently, I came across some rather misleading advice online. The advice stated that as a tenant, if you suffered from any illness due to mold contamination in your rented home, then you could sue your landlord for compensation and damage. All you need to do is to […]

Are Indoor Molds Really a Health Hazard?

It is always debated as to whether indoor molds can actually cause health problems. To able to answer this question, it is important to understand what indoor molds are and what they can and cannot do. Molds belong to a group (kingdom) of organisms called Fungi. This kingdom consists of not just molds but also yeasts, and mushrooms. […]

Let’s understand moulds- their good and bad aspects

Moulds (or mildew) are fungi. Fungi are neither plant nor animal but, since 1969, have their own kingdom. The fungi kingdom includes such wonderful organisms as the delicious edible mushrooms, the makers of the “miracle drug” penicillin and the yeast that makes our bread rise and our fine wines ferment. Biologically, all fungi have defined […]

Filamentous Bacteria in Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater treatment is essential for human health and environment, as well as to protect and maintain the environment from the distribution of pollution and water-borne diseases. Human sewage and waste from industries are the main sources of wastewater. Biological wastewater treatment is the largest and most commonly biotechnology method in the world. It is an […]

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