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ENVIRONMENTAL 101: To Do, or Not to Do a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

In many cases, environmental issues can present problems that can be both complicated and costly. Regulatory requirements govern many business decisions as do issues like time, money and value of the project. With any complex situation, the success or failure of your project depends on the skill and experience of the consultant. A Phase I ESA is typically the first step in performing environmental due diligence relating to a property. The … Continue Reading

ENVIRONMENTAL 101: Radon Mitigation and Testing

Should I test for Radon Gas in my home? Yes, you should! According to the EPA, Radon is the leading Cause of Lung Cancer for Non-Smokers You can’t see it. You can’t smell it. You can’t taste it. Radon, a Class A carcinogen, is the second cause of lung cancer overall. Radon is responsible for more than 21,000 lung cancer deaths a year (one every 25 minutes).  In Florida, one in five homes tested has elevated radon levels above the EPA action … Continue Reading

“After receiving the results from my home inspection, I learned radon levels were well above the level EPA recommends for mitigation.  Being new to the area, I asked friends and colleagues for recommendations about state certified radon mitigation companies.  I contacted companies in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Gainesville.  I chose Land Environmental from Gainesville because they explained the process clearly, were local, did not subcontract work to other companies, and were price competitive.  Dawn met with my wife and I at our home and provided a mitigation plan which met our needs.  Not long after, Dawn and her crew installed the mitigation system per plan which successfully lowered radon levels below the level EPA recommended for mitigation.  I will recommend Dawn and Land Environmental to anyone who might need radon mitigation.”    l

Ken O'Connor Ocala, FL