• Non-Scope Testing of Commercial Properties Thu Jun 28, 2018

    Spray Paint Cans

    In this third post in EBI's series on property issues outside typical scopes, we discuss the benefits prospective or current property owners can see when performing thorough due diligence on their property. 

  • Contaminants of Emerging Concern and Environmental Due Diligence Tue Jun 19, 2018

    Contaminants

    Following our post on CERCLA laws and liabilities, this week the EBI blog focuses on contaminants of emerging concern and possible impacts on environmental due diligence. 

  • CERCLA and Environmental Liability Mon Jun 18, 2018

    Smokestack

    EBI’s current blog series is based around non-standard conditions that raise red flags during environmental site assessments (ESAs). 

  • Seismic Risk Assessments: Not Just for California Tue Jun 12, 2018

    California

    Did you know that Oklahoma has more earthquakes than California? Or Wyoming and Nevada record almost 200 earthquakes with magnitudes above or equal to 3 (M ≥ 3.0) per year? 

  • Magnitude, Peak Ground Velocity & Peak Ground Acceleration Mon Jun 04, 2018

    Real Estate

    This third installment in EBI’s series on seismic risk assessments focuses on magnitude, peak ground velocity (PGV), and peak ground acceleration (PGA). 

  • Conditions of Site and Building Instability Tue May 22, 2018

    city nature

    Our second blog post in the series on seismic risk assessments (SRAs) highlights site and building stability assessments, and the conditions of instability.  

  • Seismic Risk Assessments: Understanding SEL and SUL Tue May 15, 2018

    Plant Growing in Wall

    The focus of our next series of posts is seismic risk assessments (SRAs). We’ll delve into the aspects of SRAs that may be unfamiliar to many, especially given the somewhat recent standardization of these assessments and updated language. 

  • Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Tue May 01, 2018

    EHS Hazmat Suits

    Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are an emerging contaminant of concern which have been classified as a carcinogen by the EPA. PFAS and their daughter compounds, specifically perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), are beginning to be regulated at the state level.

  • Project Management for Asbestos Abatement Wed Apr 25, 2018

    Life Sciences

    If asbestos has been found in your property, the abatement process can be complex and the approach should be customized to the specific property.

  • Best Practices: Asbestos Investigation, Inspection, and Remediation Thu Apr 19, 2018

    SIR

    When it comes to dealing with asbestos, there are many regulations and standards that inspectors, property owners, and contractors should be aware of. This week’s blog is based off our recent Asbestos case study, which focuses on best practices in asbestos investigation, inspection and remediation