Asbestos. Edmonton Home Inspections. Asbestos Air Quality Testing this morning in a Car Shop right ofF a desk. This building was built in the asbestos years. The building was renovated cosmetically with new offices and staff room. Knowing Asbestos is in the building walls the staff requested that the owner has someone come in to do a Air Quality Testing on Asbestos. They wanted piece of mind to know about the Air Quality.

Working staff with intact asbestos doesn’t necessarily pose a health risk. … But when these materials in your building deteriorate over time, or become disturbed or damaged, asbestos fibers can be released into the air. It’s a material with lots of staying power; fibers can stay around your building for years.

Asbestos fibers are very light. Because they are so light and because of their shape they can float in the air for long periods of time. It can take 48 – 72 hours for asbestos fibers to fall in a still room. In a room with air currents, these fibers may stay in the air much longer.
Mostly, HEPA air purifiers can screen different airborne particles, like asbestos measuring around 0.3 microns. … Especially for buildings, HEPA air purifiers are mainly used to remove and filter asbestos.