Answer: “It is within the scope of work for an AC contractor licensed under F.S. 489 to clean AC units, air handlers, ducts, testing for air quality, etc... and they are exempt from licensure when working within the scope of that license. Please see Section 468.814(d) to verify.”- Richard Morrison, Executive Director for Mold Related Services Licensing
Concerns have risen across the state with HVAC Contractors: Is the State of Florida going to require Contractors to obtain a Mold Assessors License if they intend to provide Indoor Air Quality Testing as part of their routine day to day maintenance service calls?Building Health Check LLC
, a leader in manufacturing do-it-yourself IAQ testing products and services contacted Richard Morrison, Executive Director for Mold Related Services Licensing
, for the State of Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation and posed that very question to him.
Question: Are Licensed HVAC Contractors required to obtain this “Mold-Related Services License” for testing the Indoor Air Quality of a System in a facility that they are Installing, Servicing or Maintaining a HVAC System?
Answer: “It is within the scope of work for an AC contractor licensed under F.S. 489 to clean AC units, air handlers, ducts, testing for air quality, etc... and they are exempt from licensure when working within the scope of that license. Please see Section 468.814(d) to verify.” - Richard Morrison, Executive Director for Mold Related Services Licensing
This is great news out of Tallahassee for contractors; there is no requirement at this time to get a Mold Assessors License for HVAC Contractors providing Indoor Air Quality Testing as part of their day to day service calls. Building Health Check, LLC, your IAQ partner, continues to keep its clients well informed of the latest of IAQ issues and trends as well as pending legislation that may or may not affect them in the near future.
For all your indoor air quality testing product needs contact Cy R. Garner, Account Associate at Building Health Check, LLC 800-422-7873 ext 804.
Visit Building Health Check LLC and its affiliated companies (Pure Air Control Services
, Building Sciences, EDLab, and Building Remediation Sciences) at booth # 402
and register for a free evalu-aire DIY Kit (Valued at $200) at the upcoming trade show/seminar.
About the free seminar: Florida Building & Facility Maintenance Show
The free Indoor Air Quality Testing, When, Where, How and Why?
Seminar is Wednesday, April 27, 2010 at 9:00
am in Room B sponsored by Pure Air Control Services.
Attendees will come to understand how poor indoor air quality can effect our health; when it becomes necessary to consider IAQ testing; where one should do the actual testing within the contaminated structure; how the various testing procedures are done and how much they cost; and finally why do we test.
The speakers are: Cy Garner, Account Associate, Building Health Check, LLC. & Francisco Aguirre, Director of Building Sciences at Pure Air Control Services.
About Building Health Check LLC
Building Health Check sets the industry standard for IAQ DIY kits, testing equipment, and laboratory analysis. Building Health Check has affiliations with EDLab and Accustar Labs.
Building Health Checks, LLC’s expanding client roster includes: WW Grainger, Progressive Insurance, USACE, Southern California Schools JPA, VA Medical Center, Broward General Healthcare, General Services Administration (GSA); Allstate Insurance; Carrier Air Conditioning; and, CB Richard Ellis and many other Fortune 500 companies, school boards, and city, state, and county governments, making Building Health Check, LLC the reliable industry leader in DIY IAQ testing.
For more information on Building Health Check, LLC or EDLab please contact Cy Garner, at 727-572-4550, (800) 422-7873 x404 804 or visit www.indoorairtest.com
About Pure Air Control Services
Alan Wozniak founded Pure Air Control Services, Inc. in 1984 as a small mechanical contracting firm and today sets the industry standard for indoor environmental quality diagnosis and remediation. Pure Air has serviced more than 600 million square feet of indoor environments in over 10,000 facilities.
Pure Air Control Services' nationally performed environmental services include: Building Sciences Evaluation
; Building Health Check; an AIHA accredited Environmental Microbiology Laboratory;
Environmental Project Management; and HVAC/Mold Remediation Services, HVAC Restoration Services, among other indoor environmental services.
The company’s expanding client roster includes the General Services Administration (GSA); Allstate Insurance; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Carrier Air Conditioning; Naval Air Warfare Center, Orlando; and Naval Air Station - King's Bay, Georgia, US Postal Service (USPS) and many other Fortune 500 companies, school boards, and city, state, and county governments,
making Pure Air Control services the reliable leader in IAQ.
For more information on Pure Air Control Services, Inc. and/or its IAQ services offering please contact Alan Wozniak, at (800) 422-7873 x 802, or visit www.pureaircontrols.com.