Friday, November 26, 2010

Mold: How will mold affect your business, home and health?

Mold: How will mold affect your business, home and health?

Mold is a growing concern and can have ramifications of different magnitudes. New construction and renovation projects can be affected by mold. Also affected is the health of individualsÂ’ living or working in these structures. From the construction standpoint, learning how to minimize the potential occurrence of mold in these situations is extremely imperative. This will help keep the costs of your business down, as the potential for legal action will diminish. From the consumer position, understanding how to detect and identify mold and being aware of your surroundings will help keep you and your family healthier.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 28, 2005

Mold is a growing concern and can have ramifications of different magnitudes. New construction and renovation projects can be affected by mold. Also affected is the health of individualsÂ’ living or working in these structures.

From the construction standpoint, learning how to minimize the potential occurrence of mold in these situations is extremely imperative. This will help keep the costs of your business down, as the potential for legal action will diminish. From the consumer position, understanding how to detect and identify mold and being aware of your surroundings will help keep you and your family healthier.

Georgia Tech Research Institute is offering upcoming courses on mold, which will take an objective look at how to keep your business, home and self mold free.

An Executive Overview of Mold will be offered September 14, 2005 from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm. This course will outline the current state of the science on harmful effects of mold exposure and a sample of the policies available in regards to mold. Attendees will gain a better understanding of technical information in assessment and remediation techniques.

A second course titled Mold for the Construction Industry is being offered the following day, September 15, 2005 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. This course is geared toward minimizing potential problems faced by design, engineering, and construction professionals. This course will look at mold issues and the legal ramifications from both the construction and building owner perspective. In an increasingly competitive construction market, mold exposure claims can wreak havoc on any business.

Don’t let mold have an affect on your business. Call 404-385-3500 to register today or go to http://www. pe. gatech. edu (http://www. pe. gatech. edu) – Key Word Search - MOLD.

Continuing Education Units, AIA or Health, Safety and Welfare Learning Units are being offered. Courses are held at the Global Learning Conference Center on Georgia TechÂ’s campus in Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the nonprofit applied research arm of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. Our approximately 1,200 employees perform or support more than $100 million in research yearly for more than 200 clients in industry and government. To learn more about GTRI, visit http://www. gtri. gatech. edu (http://www. gtri. gatech. edu).

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