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The A-Z of Mould – INCLEAN Magazine

02 October 2017

Greencap’s Kevin White and Cedric Cheong contributed the first instalment of the three-part series, The A-Z of Mould, to the September/October 2017 edition of INCLEAN Magazine.


A-Z of Mould for INCLEAN Magazine

Most people know that exposure to mould can have detrimental health effects. To minimise risks, we need to clean and remove mould from indoor environments where we work, live and relax. Many Mould and Water Damage Assessment Reports take a holistic view of a building and the air inside, using technical terms such as mould or fungal genera, immune-compromising agents, water activity, efflorescence and CFU…

In the first of this multi-part series of articles, Greencap experts explain terms and acronyms typically covered by these reports, so you can take effective action to combat hazards, including:

  • Aspergillus / Penicillium

  • Actinomycetes

  • Aw (Water Activity)

  • Basidiomycetes

  • CFU

  • Cladosporium

  • Dew Point

  • DG-18

  • Delignification

  • ERMI

  • Exposome

  • Fogging

  • Fusarium

Click here to read the full article.

Read The A-Z of Mould (Part 2)

Read The A-Z of Mould (Part 3)

To speak with one of our expert consultants about the benefits of conducting an Independent Mould Assessment, or for help in understanding a Mould and Water Damage Assessment Report you have received, contact your nearest Greencap office.




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