Air Testing

Field Life Easier: Soil Gas Sample Collection with Merit Labs’ Helium Shroud

 Field Life Easier: Soil Gas Sample Collection with Merit Labs’ Helium Shroud

Soil gas sampling is easier with Merit Laboratories’ helium shroud. Working closely with our client’s field sample collection needs in mind, Merit developed a helium shroud that makes soil gas sampling more efficient, accurate, and reproducible. And don't worry about tools or calibration in the field. Merit’s helium shroud requires no tools or field calibration. The helium shroud's quick-connect ports are proven time savers in the field. We make it easier.

Summa is for Wrestling not TO-15 Air Sampling

Summa is for Wrestling not TO-15 Air Sampling

The term summa canister is trying to go the way of other product names that have become generic titles for their intended purpose, like Kleenex and Band Aids.  The term summa canister is used in the environmental industry by many professionals to describe the sampling media used for air sampling prior to laboratory testing.  There is, however, inherent risk in believing that summa canister is an acceptable term that defines all air sampling media for TO-15 projects.       

MDEQ Schedules Volatilization to Indoor Air Pathway (VIAP) Workshops

MDEQ Schedules Volatilization to Indoor Air Pathway (VIAP) Workshops

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has announced that it will be hosting workshops on the Volatilization to Indoor Air Pathway (VIAP) to provide guidance and training on Vapor Intrusion (VI).  The MDEQ will be conducting four workshops throughout the state. The workshops will provide information on the concepts and fundamentals of VIAP, steps associated with investigations, collection and use of evidence, information on the USDA soil classification system, mitigation strategies, and VI sampling methodology and supplies.