Vapor Barrier Membrane for Soil Gas Mitigation
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Vapor Barrier Membrane for Soil Gas Mitigation

What is a Vapor Barrier Membrane for Soil Gas Mitigation? A vapor barrier, or a sub-slab vapor membrane, is a layer of protective material that prevents toxic vapor intrusion into buildings. An impervious vapor barrier can be a combination of plastic film, fabric, and sheets. And there are also roll-on and spray-on applications.¬†Contractors usually install…

Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA)
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Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA)

Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) A Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) evaluates the potential dangers to people where there may be some exposure to chemical contaminants in soil, groundwater, ambient air, or soil gas. Typically, the recommendation for an HHRA stems from the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment process. However, the awareness for indoor air…

What to Know about Methane Mitigation Construction
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What to Know about Methane Mitigation Construction

10 Things to Know Before Methane Barrier Installation Methane barrier installation is part of the overall methane mitigation construction process. Methane barrier construction in Los Angeles requires the use of specific materials with LADBS approval. Additionally, the applicator must have the proper certifications from the local building department and impervious vapor membrane manufacturers. In fact,…