We are steadfast in our commitment to keep up to date with the most currently recognized industry guidelines, standards, approved methodologies, required certifications and training. This sets our staff apart as the some of the most competent professionals in this industry. Our personnel maintain multiple certifications, licenses and affiliations.
Absolute Resource Associates has attained DoD ELAP and ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation with ACLASS, as well as certification with the US Small Business Administration (SBA) as a participant in the 8(a) Business Development Program and a certified small disadvantaged business (SDB).
ARA has also been recognized by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont. ARA has also been identified by the Massachusetts State Diversity Office, formerly SOWMBA (MA SDO) as WBE and DBE. These and other programs have positioned us well for continued growth into new areas.
For your reference, the following are some codes, designations and certifications that Absolute Resource Associates maintains:
SBA Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)
SBA Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)
SBA 8(a) Firm: Effective 11/08
SBA SDB (Small Disadvantaged Business)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
Department of Defense: DOD ELAP
NELAC/New Hampshire ELAP Certificate #1732
State of Maine Laboratory Certification Program: Certificate #2006033
State of Vermont Department of Health: Certificate # VT173204
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection M-NH902
Army Corps of Engineers New England, Laboratory QAPP Approved (RIM)
Asbestos in Air Analysis Certification: NH, ME, VT, MA
International Organization for Standardization ISO / IEC 17025
Environmental Protection Agency National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (EPA-NLLAP)
Air Quality Certifications
Board Certified American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)
Certified Microbial Consultant
Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant
Certified Environmental Thermography Consultant
Certified Indoor Environmentalist
Certified Microbial Investigator
Environmental Samples, Drinking Water, Waste Water, Soils, Sediments, Sludge, Cement, Construction Debris, Hazardous Waste, Storm Water, Tissue, Air, Bulk Material, Dust, Particles and more!
USEPA SW 846, US EPA 600 Series, US EPA 500 Series, Standard Methods, ASTM, NIOSH, AIHA and other industry recognized standards and guidelines.
Indoor Air Capabilities
Occupant Consultations, Mold Inspections, Indoor Air Quality Investigations, Air and Surface Sample Collection and Analysis, Water Damage and Water Source Identification, Remediation Planning, Follow Up & Clearance Testing, Building Envelope/Siding Failure Inspections, Moisture Surveys, LEAD XRF Surveys, HVAC Performance, Insulation Checks, Infrared Imaging, Services to the Healthcare Industry, Facility Evaluations for Health & Safety and more!
541380 Testing Laboratories
541620 Environmental Consulting Services
541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
561210 Facilities Support
541710 R&D Physical, Engineering, Life Sciences
Product Service Codes
B502 Study/Air, Quality
B533 Study/Water, Quality
H999 Misc Test & Inspect
Q999 Other Medical Svcs
R799 Other Management
8734 Testing Laboratories
8748 Business Consulting, NEC
Absolute Resource Associates
DoD ELAP, ISO/IEC 17025, WOSB, EDWOSB, SBA 8(a), SBA SDB, DBE