INDOOR AIR QUALITY
ASBESTOS, LEAD-BASED PAINT, AND MOLD
Asbestos and Indoor Air Quality Assessments for Republic Plaza and the World Trade Center, Denver, Colorado
The largest office complex in Colorado consists of a 56-story 1,400,000 square foot tower, a 29-story 485,000 square foot tower, and a 28-story 454,000 square foot tower.
Slosky & Company prepared Phase I environmental site assessments, asbestos surveys, asbestos abatement oversight, and indoor air-quality monitoring.
Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, Louisiana
Slosky & Company coordinated the asbestos and lead-based paint abatement during the conversion of the historic Maison Blanche department store into the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Canal Street. The abatement was conducted while preserving architectural features to take advantage of historic tax credits.
Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint Oversight at the former Texaco Oil Company Headquarters in Houston, Texas
Slosky & Company coordinated a $5 million asbestos and lead-based paint abatement for renovation into a luxury hotel.
200 Carondelet (former American Bank Building), New Orleans, Louisiana
The 24-story office building, shown left and below, has been renovated into apartments following asbestos, lead-based paint, and mold abatement. Built in 1929, the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Its renovation preserved the historic stylized exterior while installing a state-of-the-art interior supporting today’s urban lifestyle. The building includes a fitness center, high-speed internet WiFi, a business center, valet parking, and concierge.
MLK Tower, Atlanta, Georgia
Asbestos and lead-based paint abatement was conducted in this 12-story residential tower as part of a major renovation for apartments.
One and Two Columbus Place, New York, New York
Asbestos and lead-based paint abatement, underground storage tank removal, and contaminated soil excavation was conducted for the demolition of the historic Roosevelt Hospital, to make room for the construction of two 51-story residential towers.
La Villita, Edinburgh, Texas
Asbestos abatement was conducted as part of a major renovation in two 7-story residential towers.
Mold and Moisture Investigations
Investigation of mold and moisture issues in multi-family residential properties included inspections, evaluations, bulk and air sampling, remedial oversight, and preparation of operations and maintenance (O&M) programs. Aspects investigated included water intrusions during construction and post-occupancy health-related concerns. Based on the evaluation, a water intrusion evaluation and phased investigation approach was developed for onsite personnel and/or third party implementation.
Mold Investigations and Maintenance Programs
Slosky & Company coordinates heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit evaluations and indoor air quality investigations in public schools including inspections, evaluations, bulk and air sampling, and development of O&M programs for cleaning and maintenance of HVAC systems prior to and after bi-annual startups.
Microbial Litigation Support – Sewer Backups, Construction Defects and Residential Mold
Slosky & Company provided inspections, evaluations, and bulk and air sampling. Litigation support is provided for cases involving:
- Gray and black water intrusion (wastewater and sewer backups and leaks) in residential dwellings including inspections, evaluations, bulk and air sampling.
- Microbial contamination associated with construction defects including perimeter drainage, flashing, window, crawlspace, landscaping, and other construction-related issues.
- Residential mold contamination related to crawlspace infiltration and other moisture infiltration sources.
Support services include expert report preparation to address cleanliness, efficacy of remedial activities, health impacts, and future usability.
Microbial Investigations and Remedial Design Services
Investigation and remediation of crawlspace mold and moisture issues in residential buildings include inspections, evaluations, bulk and air sampling, remedial action recommendations, and post-remedial compliance inspections. Slosky & Company provides consultation and design support for residential home contractors related to moisture and water intrusion, prevention, and control of microbial growth.
Microbial Investigations and Consultation Services for Homebuilders
Slosky & Company provides scoping, specification, and remedial oversight for mold and other microbial remediation activities in residential and public buildings. Investigation and remediation of mold and moisture issues in residential and city buildings includes inspections, evaluations, bulk and air sampling, remedial action recommendations, and post-remedial compliance inspections. The firm offers remedial design for moisture removal/reduction including implementation of subsurface interceptor systems, vapor reduction systems, vapor barriers, and ventilation systems.