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Sample Air Quality Report

  1. 1. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Leaders in Environmental Testing Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; November 8, 2006What follows is a (highly condensed) draft example of a report produced with GrayWolf’s WolfSense™Advanced Report Generator software. Report features, template text blocks and formatting are subject to change withoutfurther notice. Comments in RED relate to WS ARG operation.IntroductionEnvironmental Monitoring Solutions, of Westport, CT, hereafter referred to as “EMS” wascontracted by Ultra Property Management of Nyack, NY, hereafter referred to as “UPM”, to testABC Towers, located at 112 Main St, Rowayton CT following complaints on the 2nd floor fromoccupants who have described a variety of symptoms that they believe may be resultant fromoccupancy in this building.Your own company info, (example: Environmental Monitoring Solutions, of Westport, CT) is promptedduring the WS ARG wizard interview and auto-inserted where appropriate throughout all reports, as wellas logos, etc. Specific site info (as Ultra Property Management of Nyack, NY) is auto-insertedthroughout specific reports.Company HistoryEMS was founded in 1995. EMS has 10+ years experience in Environmental Testing, with afocus on Indoor Air Quality Monitoring for the past 8 years.Mission StatementEMS is committed to an exceptional level of environmental testing, employing state-of-the-artequipment and to applying an enhanced level of expertise to the review and recommendationsthat result from our on-site testing.Edit Company History, Mission Statement, Staff, and all other such “text blocks” to be used for allreports; easily editable to tweak for specific reports.StaffJohn Doe, PE, graduated from XYZ University with a degree in Environmental Engineering andhas extensive experience in a broad range of environmental investigations, including over 100IAQ investigations. John is the Managing Partner of EMS.Janet Smith, CIH, graduated from AAA University with a BS in Industrial Hygiene. She iscurrently staff Safety Manager for EMS, and has been involved in Indoor Air QualityInvestigations since 2001. Janet is an IAQA certified investigator.Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 1 of 120P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com Example Report: Copyright 2005-2007 GrayWolf Sensing Solutions, LLC. Any portions of this report may only be reprinted or reused with written permission, or current licensing agreement from GrayWolf Sensing Solutions, LLC.
  2. 2. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Bob Jones, graduated from BBB Technical College with a degree in Heating Ventilating and AirConditioning. He has been a member of ASHRAE (the American Society of HeatingRefrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) for 7 years. Bob is <Xxxxxxx>Joe Andrews, <Xxxxxxx>Alex Danville, <Xxxxxxx>InvestigatorJames Small, the Investigator conducting this survey, is a Certified Indoor Environmentalinspector (IAQA, 2002). He graduated from Norwalk Technical College as an HVAC Technicianin 1999, has worked for EMS since 2001 and has previous experience in HVAC and IAQinspections. James has conducted over 20 previous IAQ surveys for EMS, as well as manyadditional surveys during his previous employment.Choose from a list of investigators’ bio text blocks that you have created to insert into specific reports. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 2 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  3. 3. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Disclaimer:This is EMS’s report of a walk-through, visual survey and an on-site measurement of theparameters described in this report. The test results only apply to those rooms or spaces thatwere tested and that are specifically described during the course of this survey.This document may be copied and distributed, without written permission from EMS under thefollowing conditions:1. The document is not distributed for profit.2. All pages of the document are included.3. No modifications are made to any portion of the document.4. Any commentary added to the document must be clearly identified and is the full responsibility of the commentator and in no way reflects the views or opinions of EMS.It is the responsibility of the client to fully review this report, and to contact EMS if there are anyquestions or concerns about the contents of the document.Information provided in this document is provided ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind, eitherexpressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability andfitness for a particular purpose. The user assumes the entire risk as to the accuracy and theuse of this document. This document is provided for informational purposes only. Theinformation contained in this document and these references represents the current view ofEMS on the issues discussed as of the date of publication.Government and industry guidelines, vendor product specifications and other information arealways evolving, and it is the sole responsibility of the client to stay abreast of such changes.EMS takes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the text provided on the subject ofgovernment and industry guidelines, vendor product specifications or other information includedin this document.Optionally choose from 2 GrayWolf supplied Disclaimer text blocks, this one geared towardsenvironmental consultants, the other geared towards facility owners and managers. Text blocks, such asthese disclaimers, may be customized and elaborated upon or completely replaced by the user forinclusion in all or in specific WS ARG reports. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 3 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  4. 4. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Site BackgroundABC Towers, located at 112 Main Street, Rowayton, CT is a multi-use building, offering retailspace on the 1st floor, white collar office space and residential apartments on the above groundfloors. The building is 8 stories, with 139,500 square feet of total floor space.Several complaints have been received by occupants on the 2nd floorSite notes collected in situ:ABC Towers appears, upon initial impression, to be a well-maintained facility. Our plan is totake snapshot samples from one or two representative areas on those floors other than the 2ndfloor from where complaints have emanated. We’ll then take snapshot readings from numerouslocations on the 2nd floor, and trend log, for the course of a work day, the 2 locations where thecomplaints have arisen.Survey StrategyA walk-through site inspection of several occupied spaces on the 2nd floor, plus a fewrepresentative spaces on other floors has been initiated. In-situ spot testing has been logged ateach of these spaces utilizing the equipment detailed at the end of this report. Datalog trendingwas initiated at the 2 locations that have been the main source areas for complaints. In addition,air samples were collected at the locations indicated in this report. These samples were sent toXYZ Laboratories for laboratory analysis. The results of these laboratory tests, including detailsof the equipment and methodology employed, are attached at the end of this report.A “primary” site/location may be selected for each specific report. This site will be first up in the report.It’s the location that general notes (text, drawing, photo, custom, event or Word template) related to theover-all site, collected in the field, will have been attached to. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 4 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  5. 5. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Outdoor Air ValuesLocation : ABC TowersOutdoorsDate Time CO2 CO %RH Temperature9/29/2006 09:10:10 369 ppm 0.6 ppm 49.5 % 75.9 F9/29/2006 12:05:27 372 ppm 0.3 ppm 47.1 % 75.5 F9/29/2006 16:22:25 388 ppm 0.7 ppm 44.4 % 75.1 FDate Time VOCs O3 NH3 H2S9/29/2006 09:10:10 144 ppb .01 ppm 0.0 ppm 0.0 ppm9/29/2006 12:05:27 98 ppb .01 ppm 0.0 ppm 0.0 ppm9/29/2006 16:22:25 149 ppb .01 ppm 0.0 ppm 0.0 ppmDate Time Particulate9/29/2006 09:10:10 0.021 mg/m39/29/2006 12:05:27 0.018 mg/m39/29/2006 16:22:25 0.025 mg/m3Outdoor air conditions will change over the course of the day, and the above figures represent a“snapshot’ of the outdoor conditions at the time that the readings were recorded. However, it isof practical interest to compare the outdoor air measured values, to those measured indoors onthe same date.Text NoteABC TowersOutdoorsMain Street is a somewhat busy road, with moderate traffic in the morning, at the time theoutdoor values were measured. This was a sunny day with light winds. Measurements weretaken in front of the building’s lobby entrance, just off the road.WS Advanced Report Generator searches for any locations with “out” at the beginning the name, andautomatically inserts data and notes associated with them at the position in each report where you’veselected for OUTDOOR MEASUREMENT INFO to appear. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 5 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  6. 6. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Carbon Dioxide (CO 2 )Why Measure this Parameter?CO2 is very rarely a pollutant of direct health concern, itself! Rather, because buildingoccupants exhale CO2, it is used as a tracer gas that is an excellent indicator of adequate (orinadequate) ventilation. Low CO2 concentration implies that human generated pollutants arebeing properly diluted. And, in absence of a specific pollutant source, it is a rough estimator thatthe thousands of potential building generated pollutants are being dispersed. This makes it akey indoor air quality indicator.CO2 will generally only be of concern as a toxic gas itself in industrial processes where bottledCO2 gas is utilized, such as breweries, or when there is an inadequately ventilated combustionprocess (where the other combustion gases will usually be of greater concern).Typical Background LevelsOutdoor CO2 levels are usually around 350ppm (although they may often be 100-200ppmhigher in urban areas).The text above (and for Government and Industry Guidelines below) is auto-inserted, based onWolfSense Sensor tips. This information may be edited for all, or for individual reports.Government and Industry GuidelinesUS OSHA Technical Manual (section iii, chapter 2), 1999, states that 1,000 ppm CO2 should beused as an upper limit for indoor levels, as a guideline for occupant comfort.US OSHA Standard Number: 1910.1000 TABLE Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants PermissibleExposure Level (PEL) for workers: 5000ppm; 9000 mg/m3 for an 8 hour Time WeightedAverage (TWA). It is of note that OSHA has published intentions to raise the 8 hour CO2 TWAto 10,000ppm, but this change is yet to be approved.NIOSH 1992 REL (Recommended Exposure Limit): TWA 5000 ppm (9000 mg/m3) STEL (ShortTerm Exposure Limit) 30,000 ppm (54,000 mg/m3)ACGIH 2005 TLVs & BEIs: 5000ppm 8 hour TWA, 30,000ppm STELASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004 suggests maintaining a steady-state CO2 concentration in aspace no greater than about 700 ppm above outdoor air levels to remove human generatedpollutants. Additional ventilation may be needed to dilute building generated pollutants.ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004 defines adequate ventilation for specific use designed spaces.For example, 17 cfm/person of dilution air is suggested for office spaces, which roughlytranslates to a CO2 concentration of about 600 ppm above outdoor air levels. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 6 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  7. 7. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006OSHA 1994 proposed Indoor Air Quality Rules: “If the indoor sample results show levels thatare greater than 800 ppm or that the indoor levels are significantly more than the outdoorlevels, initiate actions to investigate the functioning of the HVAC system and determine if theemployees are affected”. Note that the proposed 1994 IAQ rules have not been adopted byOSHA.Bar Chart Comparison of Examples Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 7 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  8. 8. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006ABC Towers / 2nd Floor / XYZ Consulting Co /Location Date Time CO2 Value CommentOutdoor Air 9/29/2006 to 09:10:10 to 376 ppm * AVG reading 9/29/2006 16:22:25Coffee Area 9/29/2006 11:04:46 597 ppm No Occupants presentComptroller Office 9/29/2006 10:30:45 698 ppmConference Room 9/29/2006 10:40:54 901 ppmExec Office 1 9/29/2006 10:17:23 928 ppm Blocked DiffuserExec Office 2 9/29/2006 10:21:02 581 ppmExec Office 3* 9/29/2006 to 13:02:02 to 811 ppm* * AVG of trend log 9/30/2006 13:02:02General Office 9/29/2006 10: 45:13 888 ppmReception Area 9/29/2006 10:15:14 823 ppmStorage Area 9/29/2006 10:59:10 541 ppmComments:CO2 measurements recorded during snap-shot logs indicate that all readings in this area arebelow or well below OSHA and ASHRAE guidelines. However, the trend logging at location/Exec Office 3 indicates that CO2 exceeds each of these recommendations in the late morningand late afternoon. We recommend that the air handling system be set to provide a greatervolume of Outdoor Air (dilution air) from 8:00 am through 4:00 pm. OA air s/b increased from35% of supply air, up to 50% during that period.ABC Towers / 2nd Floor / 123 Trading Co /Location Date Time CO2 Value CommentOutdoor Air 9/29/2006 to 09:10:10 to 376 ppm * AVG reading 9/29/2006 16:22:25Admin Office 9/29/2006 11: 45:13 888 ppmConference Room 9/29/2006 11:40:54 1266 ppmExec Office 1 9/29/2006 11:17:23 670 ppmExec Office 2 9/29/2006 11:21:02 581 ppmReception Area 9/29/2006 11:15:14 823 ppmSales Office 9/29/2006 11:30:45 698 ppmComments:CO2 measurements recorded during snap-shot logs indicate that all readings in this area arebelow or well below OSHA and ASHRAE guidelines, except in the /Conference Room. Werecommend logging CO2 over the course of a typical high occupancy period to confirm that theCO2 levels are elevated. If elevated CO2 levels are confirmed, a demand control strategy,utilizing a fixed CO2 sensor might be considered to resolve the inadequate ventilation forperiods of high occupancy. Alternatively, a simple manual ventilation control may be sufficientto provide enough outdoor dilution air during the temporary, high occupancy periods. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 8 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  9. 9. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Carbon Monoxide (CO)Why Measure this Parameter?Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous, colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas. Although ithas no detectable odor. CO is a common industrial hazard resulting from the incompleteburning of natural gas and any other material containing carbon such as gasoline, kerosene, oil,propane, coal, or wood.Typical Background LevelsAverage levels in homes without gas stoves vary from 0.5 to 5 parts per million (ppm). Levelsnear properly adjusted gas stoves are often 5 to 15 ppm and those near poorly adjusted stovesmay be 30 ppm or higher.Sources of Carbon MonoxideElevated CO may be present in any type of space for a number of reasons: most commonlydue to inappropriately exhausted combustion processes.Unvented kerosene and gas space heaters; leaking chimneys and furnaces; back-drafting fromfurnaces, gas water heaters, wood stoves, and fireplaces; gas stoves; generators and othergasoline powered equipment; automobile exhaust from attached garages; and tobacco smoke.Incomplete oxidation during combustion in gas ranges and unvented gas or kerosene heatersmay cause high concentrations of CO in indoor air. Worn or poorly adjusted and maintainedcombustion devices (e.g., boilers, furnaces) can be significant sources, or if the flue isimproperly sized, blocked, disconnected, or is leaking. Auto, truck, or bus exhaust fromattached garages, nearby roads, or parking areas can also be a source.Health Effects Associated with Carbon MonoxideAt low concentrations, fatigue in healthy people and chest pain in people with heart disease. Athigher concentrations, impaired vision and coordination; headaches; dizziness; confusion;nausea. Can cause flu-like symptoms that clear up after leaving home. Fatal at very highconcentrations. Acute effects are due to the formation of carboxyhemoglobin in the blood,which inhibits oxygen intake. At moderate concentrations, angina, impaired vision, and reducedbrain function may result. At higher concentrations, CO exposure can be fatal.Government and Industry GuidelinesThe current Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit(PEL) for carbon monoxide is 50 parts per million (ppm) parts of air (55 milligrams per cubicmeter (mg/m(3))) as an 8-hour time-weighted average (TWA) concentration [29 CFR 1910.1000Table Z-1].The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has established arecommended exposure limit (REL) for carbon monoxide of 35 ppm (40 mg/m(3)) as an 8-hourTWA and 200 ppm (229 mg/m(3)) as a ceiling [NIOSH 1992]. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 9 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  10. 10. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006ACGIH 2005 TLVs and BEIs ; 25ppm (8 hour TWA).ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004 references US OSHA, NIOSH and ACGIH values. However,ASHRAE suggests that consideration must be taken that those values have been establishedfor healthy workers. For indoor environments, where occupants may not be of excellent health,may be exposed to more than 8 hours per day, and may not be expecting any type of toxicexposure, exposures should always be lower than the worker exposure levels.The U.S. EPA National Ambient Air Quality Standards, 1990, for outdoor air are 9 ppm (10mg/m3) for 8 hours, and 35 ppm (40 mg/m3) for 1 hour.The World Health Organization’s guidelines for carbon monoxide exposure (1987):100 mg/m3 (90 ppm) for 15 min60 mg/m3 (54 ppm) for 30 min30 mg/m3 (27 ppm) for 1 h10 mg/m3 (9 ppm) for 8 hABC Towers / 2nd Floor / XYZ Consulting Co /Location Date Time CO Value CommentOutdoor Air 9/29/2006 to 09:10:10 to 0.5 ppm * AVG reading 9/29/2006 16:22:25Coffee Area 9/29/2006 11:04:46 0.0 ppm No Occupants presentComptroller Office 9/29/2006 10:30:45 0.0 ppmConference Room 9/29/2006 10:40:54 0.2 ppmExec Office 1 9/29/2006 10:17:23 0.9 ppmExec Office 2 9/29/2006 10:21:02 0.0 ppmExec Office 3* 9/29/2006 to 13:02:02 to 0.1 ppm * AVG of trend log 9/30/2006 13:02:02General Office 9/29/2006 10: 45:13 0.1 ppmReception Area 9/29/2006 10:15:14 0.0 ppmStorage Area 9/29/2006 10:59:10 1.1 ppmComments:CO measurements recorded during snap-shot logs indicate that all readings in this area arebelow or well below OSHA and ASHRAE guidelines. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 10 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  11. 11. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006ABC Towers / 2nd Floor / 123 Trading Co /Location Date Time CO Value CommentOutdoor Air 9/29/2006 to 09:10:10 to 0.5 ppm * AVG reading 9/29/2006 16:22:25Admin Office 9/29/2006 11: 45:13 0.1 ppmConference Room 9/29/2006 11:40:54 0.1 ppmExec Office 1 9/29/2006 11:17:23 0.0 ppmExec Office 2 9/29/2006 11:21:02 0.0 ppmReception Area 9/29/2006 11:15:14 0.0 ppmSales Office 9/29/2006 11:30:45 0.0 ppmComments:CO measurements recorded during snap-shot logs indicate that all readings in this area arebelow or well below OSHA and ASHRAE guidelines. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 11 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  12. 12. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Relative Humidity (%RH), Temperature, Particulate, VolatileOrganic Compounds (VOCs), Ozone (O 3 ), Ammonia (NH 3 ),Hydrogen Sulfide (H 2 S)In order to keep this example report brief, the details have only been printed for a couple of theseparameters, but, as per the CO2 and CO examples above, all parameters would be listed individuallyand would include:Why Measure this parameter?Auto-inserted info, from GrayWolf Sensor TipsGovernment and Industry GuidelinesAuto-inserted info, from GrayWolf Sensor TipsTablesAutomatically created from data Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 12 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  13. 13. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006ABC Towers / 2nd Floor / XYZ Consulting Co /ExecOffice 3Notes, collected on-site:There have been complaints from the primary occupant of this office, a high level executive,over the past few months of “stuffiness” and “smells”. This office was partitioned 4 months ago,roughly half of the space of Executive Office 2, which was divided into 2 parts. There are 3diffusers in that half of the office, and just one on this partition. There also is a roof leak in theNW corner, which leaks when there is heavy rain. There is visible evidence of staining and moldgrowth. Samples have been collected to send out to XYZ Laboratories for cultures. Results areattached (pages 113-115).ABC Co2nd FloorExec Office 3XYZ Consulting Co:GrayWolf Monitor LocationComments:The DirectSense IQ-410 probe was set up on a tripod, with sensors in the “occupied zone”.Data-logging commenced at 9:00 am, before occupants arrived, and continued through to 5:00pm, after occupants had left. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 13 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  14. 14. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006ABC Towers 2nd FloorXYZ Consulting CoExecutive Office 3 Multi Y Trend GraphComments:Although the air handling system was not designed for the requirements of this office, the waythat it has now been partitioned, the CO2 levels tested indicate adequate ventilation to removeoccupant generated pollutants, as long as the door to the general office remains open.Graph styles may be predefined, or may be custom modified for each specific report. Choose from multi-Y graphs or strip graphs. Optionally auto-include event note x axis lines (date stamped text notescollected in-situ, as shown in this example). Y axis “alarm” lines may also be added to indicategovernment and industry maximum (and/or minimum) levels for each parameter. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 14 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  15. 15. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Location : ABC Towers2nd FloorXYZ ConsultingExec Office 3One of 6 collected data points is displayed in this report. Each data point displayed isthe average of the value resulting from the data reduction.DateTime Temperature°F Humidity %RH Dew Point °F CO ppm CO2 ppm29-Sep-06 12:38:55 PM 66.4 50.7 47.7 0.6 62729-Sep-06 12:39:55 PM 66.6 50.5 47.7 0.5 65329-Sep-06 12:40:55 PM 66.9 49.9 47.5 0.5 62829-Sep-06 12:41:55 PM 67.5 49.7 48.0 0.5 62529-Sep-06 12:42:55 PM 68.1 48.5 48.0 0.3 66229-Sep-06 12:43:55 PM 68.1 47.5 47.5 0.5 64629-Sep-06 12:44:55 PM 68.5 47.0 47.5 0.5 64929-Sep-06 12:45:55 PM 68.5 46.5 47.2 0.5 65229-Sep-06 12:46:55 PM 68.6 46.4 47.2 0.5 67029-Sep-06 12:47:55 PM 68.5 46.0 47.2 0.6 66629-Sep-06 12:48:55 PM 68.5 45.9 47.0 0.5 67129-Sep-06 12:49:55 PM 68.6 45.7 46.9 0.5 68729-Sep-06 12:50:55 PM 68.8 45.5 46.9 0.5 67629-Sep-06 12:51:55 PM 68.6 45.4 46.7 0.4 67229-Sep-06 12:52:55 PM 68.8 45.2 46.7 0.6 68329-Sep-06 12:53:55 PM 68.8 45.0 46.5 0.5 68329-Sep-06 12:54:55 PM 69.0 44.9 46.7 0.4 68429-Sep-06 12:55:55 PM 69.0 44.5 46.7 0.4 68729-Sep-06 12:56:55 PM 69.0 44.5 46.5 0.3 68029-Sep-06 12:57:55 PM 69.3 44.5 46.7 0.5 69429-Sep-06 12:58:55 PM 69.3 44.5 46.7 0.4 72429-Sep-06 12:59:55 PM 69.0 44.4 46.5 0.4 72629-Sep-06 01:00:55 PM 69.3 45.7 47.5 0.4 91529-Sep-06 01:01:55 PM 69.4 45.2 47.2 0.4 82629-Sep-06 01:02:55 PM 69.5 44.5 47.0 0.4 79529-Sep-06 01:03:55 PM 69.4 44.2 46.7 0.5 73429-Sep-06 01:04:55 PM 69.5 44.5 47.0 0.4 76629-Sep-06 01:05:55 PM 69.5 44.2 46.9 0.5 75329-Sep-06 01:06:55 PM 69.5 44.7 47.2 0.5 84129-Sep-06 01:07:55 PM 69.6 44.2 47.0 0.3 81229-Sep-06 01:08:55 PM 69.8 44.2 47.0 0.5 79029-Sep-06 01:09:55 PM 69.8 44.2 47.0 0.4 82329-Sep-06 01:10:55 PM 69.9 44.0 47.0 0.4 800 Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 15 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  16. 16. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006DateTime Temperature°F Humidity %RH Dew Point °F CO ppm CO2 ppm29-Sep-06 01:11:55 PM 70.0 44.4 47.2 0.4 81629-Sep-06 01:12:55 PM 70.0 44.0 47.2 0.5 83629-Sep-06 01:13:55 PM 70.0 44.0 47.2 0.5 84929-Sep-06 01:14:55 PM 70.1 44.0 47.2 0.5 83029-Sep-06 01:15:55 PM 70.1 44.4 47.5 0.5 91029-Sep-06 01:16:55 PM 70.3 44.0 47.4 0.5 86329-Sep-06 01:17:55 PM 70.4 44.2 47.5 0.5 89129-Sep-06 01:18:55 PM 70.4 44.0 47.5 0.5 88729-Sep-06 01:19:55 PM 70.5 44.0 47.5 0.5 88929-Sep-06 01:20:55 PM 70.5 43.7 47.5 0.5 87829-Sep-06 01:21:55 PM 70.5 43.7 47.5 0.5 88229-Sep-06 01:22:55 PM 70.5 43.9 47.5 0.5 87729-Sep-06 01:23:55 PM 70.6 43.9 47.7 0.5 91629-Sep-06 01:24:55 PM 70.6 43.7 47.5 0.5 90929-Sep-06 01:25:55 PM 70.6 43.9 47.7 0.5 96329-Sep-06 01:26:55 PM 70.8 43.5 47.5 0.5 90629-Sep-06 01:27:55 PM 70.9 43.5 47.7 0.5 91529-Sep-06 01:28:55 PM 70.9 43.5 47.5 0.5 909Tabular data may be limited to a specific number of data points, for example, 50 total for any onelocation. In this example, data has been reduced to every 6th data point with the data reduction tool.Stats below are automatically inserted into the report for locations with trend log files.Started at: 29-Sep-06 12:38:55 PMEnded at: 29-Sep-06 01:28:55 PMDuration: 00:50:00 h:m:sNumber of rows = 50Temperature °F: Min = 66.4 at 29-Sep-06 12:38:55 PM Max = 70.9 at 29-Sep-06 01:28:55 PM Average = 69.4Humidity %RH: Min = 43.5 at 29-Sep-06 01:28:55 PM Max = 50.7 at 29-Sep-06 12:38:55 PM Average = 45.1CO ppm: Min = 0.3 at 29-Sep-06 01:07:55 PM Max = 0.6 at 29-Sep-06 12:52:55 PM Average = 0.5CO2 ppm: Min = 625 at 29-Sep-06 12:41:55 PM Max = 963 at 29-Sep-06 01:25:55 PM Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 16 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  17. 17. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006ABC Towers / 2nd Floor / XYZ Consulting Co /ExecOffice 1Date Time CO2 CO %RH Temperature9/29/2006 10:17:23 928 ppm 0.9 ppm 40.4 % 71.2 FDate Time VOCs O3 NH3 H2S9/29/2006 10:17:23 39 ppb .00 ppm 0.0 ppm 0.0 ppmDate Time Particulate Moisture9/29/2006 10:17:23 0.095 mg/m3 28.5 %ABC Towers / 2nd Floor / XYZ Consulting Co /ExecOffice 1: Water stained sill Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 17 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  18. 18. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006ABC Towers / 2nd Floor / XYZ Consulting Co /ExecOffice 1: Blocked DiffuserNotes, collected on-site:There is obvious leaking from the ceiling onto one window sill. We’ve measured 28.5% moistureat that spot with our Protimeter moisture meter. The diffuser directly above the executive’s deskhas been taped over. According to the occupant of this office, there is “too much of a draft whenthe air handling system kicks on”. CO2 levels were a bit elevated at the time of the test.Data, graphs, photos, notes for other specific locations are all auto-included. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 18 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  19. 19. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Occupant InterviewFile Number 09290511Building Name ABC TowersAddress 112 Main St, Norwalk, CTOccupant Name Susan MaysWork Location XYZ Consulting Co, 2nd FloorCompleted by Jim SmallTitle IAQ InspectorDate September 29,2006Sections 4 discusses collecting and interpreting information from occupants.SYMPTOM PATTERNSWhat kind of symptoms or discomfort are you experiencing? Headaches, itching eyes, sometimes nauseaAre you aware of other people with similar symptoms or concerns? Yes X NoIf so, what are their names and locations? Beth Romero, who sits just outside of executive office 3.Do you have any health conditions that may make you particularly susceptible to environmentalproblems? (Please x all that apply) X contact lenses chronic cardiovascular disease allergies chronic respiratory disease chronic neurological problems undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy immune system suppressed by disease or other causesTIMING PATTERNSWhen did your symptoms start? About 6 months agoWhen are they generally worst? Mid to late afternoonDo they go away? If so, when? Yes, shortly after leaving the buildingHave you noticed any other events (such as weather events, temperature or humidity changes, oractivities in the building) thattend to occur around the same time as your symptoms? NoSPATIAL PATTERNSWhere are you when you experience symptoms or discomfort? Executive OfficeWhere do you spend most of your time in the building? Executive OfficeADDITIONAL INFORMATIONDo you have any observations about building conditions that might need attention or might help explainyour symptoms (e.g.,temperature, humidity, drafts, stagnant air, odors)? The temperature gets high in the summer and thereseem to be odors "like plastic" at times. It might have something to do with the new printer in the office.Have you sought medical attention for your symptoms? YesDo you have any other comments? NoThis is an example of one of the 18 Word Field Forms that come standard with WolfSense PC, which may easilybe completed on the mobile PC on site. End-users may modify and/or eliminate any of these 18 templates and/orcreate their own Field Forms. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 19 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  20. 20. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006General Conclusions, RecommendationsAdditional Testing Suggested:The outdoor air (dilution) ventilation rate is appropriate for all spaces measured, with theexception of Executive Office 1 at XYZ Consulting. Trend logging of CO2 is recommended forthat space, after removal of the cardboard blockage and installation of a diffuser grille thatreduces direct airflow on the occupant’s desk in this space..Ozone at xxx has tested above the EPA Outdoor recommended levels of xxx. Trend logging ofO3 is recommended for xxx space to determine maximum exposure over the course of the 8hour work day. As this space contains a large copier machine, during the course of trendlogging the copier should be run for some time and turned off for some time. If the copiermachine is identified by additional testing as the source of elevated O3, etc, etc.This “Category” is an example of “prompted text”. GrayWolf provides several example text bocks for theConclusions & Recommendations section. Edit them, and/or create your own (short or extensive) list oftext blocks. When you generate individual reports, you will be prompted to select the text block(s) toinclude for this category, and for any other “prompted text” category. You may then edit the text block(s)that you selected; customized to the specific survey, once the draft Word report is generated. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 20 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  21. 21. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Instrumentation, MethodologyTesting was performed with the following equipment (calibration data for this instrumentationattached later in this report):DSIAQ-PPC The DirectSense IAQ Monitor from GrayWolf harnesses the power of mobile PCs to significantly improve IAQ test capability and to optimize the balance between energy efficiency and occupant health & comfort. This equipment is among the most advanced, most accurate portable indoor air quality monitors and test instrumentation available on the market today.Select the probes and accessories that you want included in the report from a list, and optionally havespecifications and/or images for the equipment added.IQ-610 CO, CO 2 , %RH and Temperature Probeserial number 01-906 The IQ-610 probe utilizes highly accurate, rapid response sensors for ppb VOC, CO2, CO, %RH, Temperature and Toxic Gas (plus derived Dewpoint, Wetbulb Temperature, Specific Humidity, Absolute Humidity and Humidity Ratio). The IQ-610 contains 1 upgradeable electrochemical gas sensor slot. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 21 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  22. 22. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006TG-501 Toxic Gas ProbeSerial number 04-121 The TG-501 probe utilizes highly accurate, rapid response sensors for Toxic Gases, %RH & Temperature.AS-201Serial# <xxx> auto inserted for GrayWolf DirectSense products GrayWolfs patented AS-201 telescoping airspeed probe connects to a Pocket PC for a highly accurate anemometer system, useful for thermal comfort and delivered air measurements.PM-201 0.1m and higher mass concentration with the Thermo-MIE PDR. This unit displays and logs particulates right on the GrayWolf DirectSense mobile PC. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 22 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  23. 23. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006PCC-15PL Hardshell security case for dual probe secure monitoring.ACC-APUMP1 Battery operated, portable air pump (use with CA-HD1 to draw samples across probes) An SKC model 222 grab air bag sampler was utilized, with airborne samples collected and sent to XYZ Laboratories (results attached). The “XYZ Laboratories” lab report has not actually been attached to this example report, for the sake of brevity.MM-BLD Handheld Moisture Meters Specifications End-user manually adds specs here for 3rd party products that don’t directly interface to DirectSense kits. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 23 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  24. 24. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Sensor SpecificationsSpecs are auto-inserted (from GrayWolf Sensor tips) for all GrayWolf sensors and for 3rd partyproducts (such as Thermo MIE PDRs and ARTI/MetOne HHP6s that GrayWolf has developedinterfaces for, direct to DirectSense kits.Carbon DioxideRange: 0 to 10,000 ppmAccuracy: +/- 3%rdg +/- 50ppmT90 response time <75 seconds (in 50fpm, 0.25 m/s airflow)Carbon MonoxideCarbon Monoxide (solo) sensor (based on AlphaSense model CO-AF):Range 0.0 to 750.0 ppmInstrument resolution 0.1ppmLimit of detection 0.5ppmSensor Drift 3%/yearT90 response time <25 secondsExpected sensor life: 24 monthsSensor Accuracy: +/- 2ppm <50ppm, +/- 3%rdg >50ppmENVIRONMENTALSensitivity @ -20C % (output @ -20C/output @ 20C) @ 400ppm CO70 to 90Sensitivity @ 50C % (output @ 50C/output @ 20C) @ 400ppm CO 104 to 112Zero @ -20C ppm equivalent change from 20C < 3Zero @ 50C ppm equivalent change from 20C < 2CROSS SENSITIVITYSO2 sensitivity % measured gas @ 20ppm SO2 < 0.1%NO sensitivity % measured gas @ 50ppm NO < 5NO2 sensitivity % measured gas @ 10ppm NO2 < 0.1Cl2 sensitivity % measured gas @ 10ppm Cl2 < 0.1H2 sensitivity % measured gas @ 400ppm H2 at 20oC < 60C2H4 sensitivity % measured gas @ 400ppm C2H4 < 25H2S sensitivity % measured gas @ 20ppm H2S < 0.1NH3 sensitivity % measured gas @ 20ppm NH3 < 0.1KEY SPECIFICATIONSTemperature range C -30 to 50Pressure range kPa 80 to 120Humidity range % rh continuous 15 to 90 Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 24 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  25. 25. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006ConcentrationBased on Thermo MIE model pDR 1000 and pDR 1200Concentration measurement range: 0.001 to 400 mg/m3Precision/repeatability (2 sigma at constant temperature):5 micrograms/m3 for 1 sec averaging1.5 micrograms/m3 for 10 sec averagingAccuracy: 5% of reading precisionParticle size range of maximum response: 0.1 to 10 micrometerRelative HumidityRange: 0 to 100 %RHAccuracy: +/- 2 %RH <80 %RH (+/- 3 %RH >80%RH)TemperatureRange: 15 to 160F (-10 to +70C)Accuracy: +/- 0.3CVOC’s ppb rangeTarget Gases: VOCs and other gases with Ionization Potential <10.6 eVLamp Energy: 10.6 eVLinear Range:SEN-TVOC-PPB (standard range): 0.00 to 20.00 ppm IsobutyleneNominal Range:SEN-TVOC-PPB, >20 ppmSEN-TVOC-PPB, <0.02ppm IsobutyleneInstrument resolution: 1 ppbT90 Response Time: <20 seconds (diffusion mode)Onboard Filter: To remove liquids/ particlesTemperature Range: 0°C to 40°CRelative Humidity Range: 0 to 90% non-condensingPID sensor response factors, also referred to as correction values, are provided for specific VOCs tocorrect from the standard isobutylene calibration but are typically only accurate to +/- 25%, and do nottake into consideration %RH and temperature effects, nor linearity over the full range of the sensorresponse. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 25 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  26. 26. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006GrayWolf Probe Calibration DataCalibration information for IQ410 probe s/n 01-906Calibration as of 07-Sep-2006 02:24:44Last Calibration: 25-Jul-2006 13:24:55Temperature: @+20.44C on 11-Mar-2006 (Factory)Temperature: @+44.78C on 11-Mar-2006 (Factory)Relative Humidity: @+0.0%RH on 11-Mar-2006 (Factory)Relative Humidity: @+75.3%RH on 11-Mar-2006 (Factory)Carbon Monoxide: @+0.5ppm on 11-Mar-2006 (Factory)Carbon Monoxide: @+99.0ppm on 11-Mar-2006 (Factory)Carbon Dioxide: @+299ppm on 11-Mar-2006 (Factory)Carbon Dioxide: @+1005ppm on 11-Mar-2006 (Factory)Carbon Monoxide: @+0.5ppm (adj +0.1 ppm) on 25-Sep-2006 (User)Carbon Monoxide: @+95.0ppm (adj +2.3 ppm) on 25-Sep-2006 (User)Carbon Dioxide: @+300.0ppm (adj -11.4 ppm) on 25-Sep-2006 (User)Carbon Dioxide: @+1150ppm (adj -27 ppm) on 25-Sep-2006 (User)----------------------------------------------------------------Calibration information for TG502 probe s/n 04-121Calibration as of 29-Sep-2006 12:16:48Last Calibration: 29-Sep-2006 09:13:38TVOC: @+0 ppb on 02-Aug-2006 (Factory)TVOC: @+9100 ppb on 02-Aug-2006 (Factory)Temperature: @+21.30C on 02-Aug-2006 (Factory)Temperature: @+37.57C on 02-Aug-2006 (Factory)Relative Humidity: @+11.2%RH on 02-Aug-2006 (Factory)Relative Humidity: @+79.3%RH on 02-Aug-2006 (Factory)TVOC: @+0ppb (adj -69) on 29-Sep-2006 (User)TVOC: @+7500ppb (adj +233) on 29-Sep-2006 (User) Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 26 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com
  27. 27. Report: Indoor Air Quality Survey Prepared for ABC Property Management; Nov 8, 2006Building Air Quality Action PlanVERIFICATION CHECKLISTAN IAQ PROFILE OF YOUR BUILDING (continued) For Guidance, refer to:2. Conduct a Walkthrough to Assess the Current IAQ Situation__x_ (16) A building walkthrough inspection has been conducted, including both occupied areasand mechanical rooms.__x_ (17) During the walkthrough, a pollutant/source inventory has been completed.During the walkthrough, IAQ problem indicators have been checked for and noted on afloor plan or comparable drawing, including:__x_ (18) • Odors__x_ (19) • Dirty or unsanitary conditions__x_ (20) • Visible fungal growth or moldy odors__x_ (21) • Evident moisture in inappropriate locations (e.g., moisture on walls, floors or ceilings)__x_ (22) • Staining or discoloration of building material(s)__x_ (23) • Smoke damage__x_ (24) • Presence of hazardous substances__x_ (25) • Potential for soil gas entry (e.g., cracks or holes in building surfaces adjacent to ground)__x_ (26) • Unusual noises from light fixtures or equipment__x_ (27) • Poorly-maintained filters__x_ (28) • Uneven temperatures__x_ (29) • Overcrowding__x_ (30) • Personal air cleaners (e.g., ozone generators, portable filtration units) or fans__x_ (31) • Inadequate ventilation__x_ (32) • Inadequate exhaust air flow_x__ (33) • Blocked vents__x_ (34) • Other conditions that could impact IAQ, especially risk factors that need regularinspection to prevent IAQ problems from occurring (e.g., drain pans that do not fullydrain).The condition and operations of the HVAC system have been inspected,including:_x__ (35) • Components that need to be repaired, adjusted, cleaned, or replaced have been noted and workorders prepared._x__ (36) • Actual control settings and operating schedules for each air handling unit have beenrecorded and filed, and checked against the design intent.__x_ (37) Areas with significant sources of contaminants (e.g., copy rooms, food service areas,printing/photographic areas) are provided with adequate exhaust. Other sources aremoved as close to exhaust as possible.Notes: There was visible staining at a few locations xxx ….This is one section of one of the 17 total Word Field Forms that are supplied with WolfSense ARG. Field Forms,when generated on-site, may be attached to the general (or “core”) site, or to individual location files. Environmental Monitoring Solutions Page 27 of 120 P.O. Box 571 Westport, CT 06881 Telephone (203)-750-0848 EMAIL: IndoorAir@Mindspring.com

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