Commercial & Real Estate Environmental Assessments
Apex understands that providing fast, thorough, cost-effective answers to your environmental questions is critical to successfully closing real estate transactions. The Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA), and Phase I ESA Update (ESA Update) provide options and aids clients, real estate brokers, and lending institutions in reducing their liability while completing due diligence requirements under CERCLA’s innocent purchaser defense.
Real Estate Environmental Site Assessment
Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) are classified into two categories. Phase I ESA and Phase II ESA. Apex specializes in all classes of Environmental Site Assessment.
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Phase I Environmental Assessment
Apex performs Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) per ASTM E-1527-05 for a variety of clients on a variety of properties. Our clients range from large lending institutions to private real estate developers and mining properties. Apex’s staff is extensively trained and experienced in conducting ESAs on undeveloped, agricultural, single and multi-family residential, commercial, and multi-building industrial properties.
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Phase II Environmental Assessments
Should a Phase I site assessment define a possible problem, additional soil or groundwater sampling can be completed under a Phase II Site Assessment. Using state-of-the-art drilling and sampling methods, Apex can define the nature of the geometry and concentrations of the contaminant of concerns. A results report includes a clear interpretation of the data collected and recommendation about options and liability.
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Mold Investigation and Remediation
Apex can perform airborne spore counts and surface evaluations to determine the presence and types of mold present in commercial and residential settings. After a mold problem is detected, locations of colonies are identified and eliminated. A detailed results report will include remedial and mitigation measures.
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Naturally Occurring Asbestos & Asbestos Removal
Asbestos is a known carcinogen and can cause cancer in the lungs and other internal organs as well as cause other diseases that inhibit proper lung function. Routine exposure to airborne asbestos can increase the likelihood of cancer and other diseases. The key components to mitigating the negative effects of asbestos is limiting exposure to airborne asbestos fibers and keeping asbestos from becoming airborne to begin with.
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