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Pioneer in merging indoor environmental issues with architecture passed away.

Steve M. Hays, 66, founding partner and chairman emeritus of the Nashville based Gobbell Hays Partners (GHP) Environmental + Architecture firm, died Thursday after an extended illness. For more than 30 years, Hays, a chemical engineer, was known nationally for identifying and safely mitigating hazards related to asbestos, mold and lead-based paints in buildings. Hays […]

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M-TRAP® Capture Technology used to evaluate mold and bacterial exposure from Air Condition Systems.

Recent studies conducted in the Great Basin Desert region of the United States have shown that skin test reactivity to fungal and dust mite allergens are increased in children with asthma or allergy living in homes with evaporative coolers (EC).  The M-TRAP® air sampling cassette was used to examine occupant exposure to microbes from homes with […]

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