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APC on Lead

Nature of the Material Lead is a naturally occurring metal (element) that has been used by man since early times in such applications as water pipes because of its malleability and durability.  It is poisonous in nearly all of its compounds, but despite its usefulness in many applications today which give little cause for concern, […]

APC on Asbestos

From the APC History: Nature of the Material Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral whose unique qualities have been recognized since ancient times.  It is resistant to fire and heat; strong, inorganic and nearly indestructible and has superb acoustical qualities.  Because it is a fibrous material easily worked and capable of being produced in a […]

Expert Energy Efficiency & Asbestos Remediation in Maine

The United States represents about 5% of the world’s population. Yet controls about 8% of the world’s energy resources and consumes 25% of the world’s energy supplies. Energy is a principal commodity of our society, amounting to about 9% of the U.S. Gross National Product (GNP). Today at least 70% of existing homes and 80% […]

Mold Article 2002

INFORMATIONAL ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN 2002 Today, mold is the hottest issue around, not only for the field servicing industry but for society in general. Not only is mold a hot issue, it is an extremely litigious issue with multi-million dollar lawsuits flashing the news headlines with more frequency than defendants care for it to be. […]

Pineland News – Mold Abatement in Maine: ABATEMENT AND DEMOLITION

Synonyms for the word abatement include decrease, termination, mitigation and reduction. In the case of Abatement Professionals, owned and operated by President Robert W. Rickett, Jr, abatement means the removal of PCB’s, mercury vapor (found in old fluorescent lights), lead paint and “friable” (damaged) asbestos which can be found in heating systems, boiler systems, plaster, […]