A Guide to Pilot Testing

With recent changes to vapor regulations around the country, concerns about vapor intrusion have never been greater.  

Vapor intrusion, which threatens the indoor air quality of a building, can be found by testing soil and groundwater.  Once the contamination has been identified it will need mitigation. But which mitigation approach is the right fit? How much will it cost? Conducting a pilot test is the first step to answering these questions. The results of pilot testing are used to design a mitigation system that is both cost effective and technically feasible.

Check out the guide below for an outline of what PM scientists do when conducting a pilot test:

How is a Sub-slab Depressurization System installed?  Check out our step-by-step guide.

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August 21, 2018


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