Links to the Experts

Federal Agencies

EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] - general

EPA Mold - mold and moisture issues

EPA Carbon Monoxide - Carbon Monoxide issues

EPA Asbestos - Asbestos contamination issues

EPA Vermiculite - Vermiculite/Asbestos insulation issues

CPSC [Consumer Product Safety Commission] - all manner of product info

State Agencies

DPD [Seattle Dept. of Planning], permit search, ADU Units, code issues

Permit Search - Outside Seattle

Seattle Maps - Critical areas, Sewer and Water systems, etc.

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency - burn bans, air quality, asbestos issues

Testing Laboratories

Northwest Labs - Asbestos testing, environmental consulting

NVL Labs - Asbestos testing, environmental consulting

LabCor - Fungal testing and information

Independent Associations

NWCB [Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau] - Stucco, EIFS [Exterior Insulated Finish Systems] issues

Stucco Manufacturers Association - Stucco issues

The Mesothelioma Center - A resource for info on asbestos exposure and its effects.

Product Information

L-P [Louisiana-Pacific] - L-P siding and OSB issues

Masonite Corporation siding issues - Woodruf roofing issues

Weyerhaeuser Corporation - Hardboard siding claims

ABTco Hardboard siding - Hardboard siding claims

HardiPlank Siding

Basement Moisture Issues - an overview

Pipe Repair - ePipeInfo - Leak detection and repair without destruction. Water leaks, copper pinhole leaks, epipe epoxy water pipe coatings.

FPE [Federal Pacific Electric] - FPE breaker/panel issues

Zinsco Panels - issues with older brand electrical systems

Gerard Roofing - a stone coated steel roof product

Project Impact - a clearing house for earthquake information

Phinney Center - gives a class on earthquake retrofitting

Interior Basement Drains - further info

Jacuzzi tub - cleaning and maintenance

AFCI - Arc Fault Interrupter Circuit breakers

Aluminum wiring - branch circuit wiring repairs

PLIA - issues with removal of old oil tanks

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