Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Testing Services

Absolute Resource Associates provides complete management of Indoor Air Quality Environments. We are experts in industrial hygiene, microbial contamination, indoor air quality, IAQ testing, and hazardous materials. ARA can help you with issues related to environmental contaminants such as mold, lead, asbestos, legionella, carbon monoxide, allergens, chemicals, unidentified odors, and more. We manage IAQ investigations for residential homes, municipal buildings, schools, hospitals, large government facilities, OSHA compliance projects, and more. 


If you have questions about managing the Indoor Air Quality at your manufacturing facility, commercial or industrial space, click here.

Upon your call, the Certified IAQ Team at Absolute Resource Associates will create a plan designed to meet your specific needs. We will see you through the entire process beginning to end, and can even provide you with a maintenance plan to ensure you are breathing healthy air for years to come.




Our Professional Indoor Air Quality assessment typically includes the following:

  • Customer Consultation

  • Investigation of areas associated with occupant complaints

  • Evaluation of locations and extent of possible source areas for indoor air problems

  • Investigation of possible hidden contamination sources

  • Collection and analysis of air and surface samples to identify contaminants

  • Investigation into the cause of any water damage or moisture problems

  • Inspection of air ducts and air handling equipment for contamination or malfunction

  • Measurement of ambient air quality parameters such as carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and humidity

  • Outline follow-up options for next steps to resolution / remediation

  • Written report

  • Follow up and Clearance Testing

  • IAQ Maintenance Plan Options


Common Indoor Air Quality Investigations / IAQ Testing for:

  • Allergens

  • Airborne Asbestos

  • Bacteria

  • Carbon Dioxide & Carbon Monoxide

  • Chemicals, Solvents & Resins

  • Cleaning Products

  • Combustion Gases

  • Dusts & Pollens

  • Formaldehyde

  • Insulation Fibers

  • Legionella
  • Molds & Mildew

  • Office Machine off-gassing

  • Ozone

  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)


Indoor Air Quality Testing Procedures & Standards

Indoor Air Quality Testing and investigations meet the requirements of our Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and industry guidelines & standards for the investigation of contaminants.  The Standard Operating Procedures for sampling and investigations are based upon applicable standards such as AHERA for Asbestos, EPA for Lead and IESO standards and AIHA field guide, Recognition, Evaluation and Control of Indoor Mold  as well as the NH Standard of Care for Mold.  Recommendations and "Scope of Work" for remediation also follow appropriate industry guidance documents, such as  IICRC-S520 and 500, 2003ed.  Applicable standards are used for regulatory compliance. In their absence our SOPs are followed.




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Do you have questions about any of the above services? Give us a call or send an email today:  click to email ARA



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