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National Clean Air Month is Now!

Did you know that the month of May is National Clean Air Month? The American Lung Association (ALA) is the leading organization and a trusted source in America, working to save lives by improving health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy, and research. Every year since 1972, the ALA has sponsored Clean Air Month…
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A-Tech Honored by the US Small Business Administration!

A-Tech Consulting has been named 2019 Woman Owned Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration! The U.S. Small Business Administration selected elite companies as part of National Small Business Week to “highlight the contributions made by small business owners and champions to create 21st century jobs, drive innovation, and increase America’s global…
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Global Asbestos Awareness Week and Healthy School Day!

Global Asbestos Awareness Week and Healthy School Day! Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is an independent non-profit dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure. Every year from April 1-7, they announce “Global Asbestos Awareness week,” dedicated to asbestos awareness and prevention. Asbestos is a known carcinogen and there is no safe level of exposure. Since the19th century,…
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The Side Effects of Mold

What is Mold? Mold is a type of fungi that can grow indoors/outdoors and can grow almost anywhere (i.e Drywall, Ceiling Tiles and Wood Products). Mold is most commonly found in food and damp building materials and can spread quickly (24 to 72 hours) as long as it has food & moisture.  Roof leaks and…
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The New SDAPCD Rule 1206

Unsure about the new San Diego APCD Asbestos Rule? Let’s break it down. The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (SDAPCD) adopted Rule 1206 in November 2017. This rule revised requirements for asbestos testing prior to renovation and demolition in San Diego. Not sure how this affects you? Read on to find out! Who…
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A-Tech National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month

Radon, known as the silent killer, is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. You can’t see it, smell it or taste it, but it claims over 20,000 lives each year. If your home has high radon levels, you’re at risk for developing lung cancer. By naming January as National Radon Action…
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Is Your Indoor Air Quality Really Quality Air?

When people think of air pollution, they tend to imagine gray clouds of smog produced by factories and motorized vehicles. Tobacco and car exhaust fumes can elicit coughing and eye irritation.  We inherently know that these exterior pollutant exposures can be dangerous to air quality and our health.  We often believe that these toxins can…
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Southern California Environmental Consultant Company Joins Inc. 5000 List

GETTING TO THE GOAL Getting on the Inc. 5000 list has been a long-time career goal of A-Tech Consulting founders, Casandra and Robert Williams. In September of 2018, that dream became a reality when they received the news that A-Tech made the 2018 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. What started…
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Hearst Castle Neptune Pool Renovation Project

The iconic Neptune Pool at Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California embarked on a complete restoration project nearly three years ago. The restoration and renovation project included completely draining the pool, carefully removing and storing the ancient statues that adorned the perimeter of the pool, removing all of the old tile, finding and repairing leaks…
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Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Mesothelioma Awareness Day is September 26, 2018. The goal of this day is to increase awareness of mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and to inspire people to act in the movement to end the asbestos man-made disease. This awareness day was established in 2004 by Meso Foundation community members in order to bring more attention and funding…
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