toxic mold

New Mold Classes Scheduled

Abita Springs, LA January 11, 2018 NORMI™ announced today that for the first quarter of 2018, mold classes are being held in a variety of onsite locations for both private companies and the local professionals.  These classes feature the propriety concurrent training approach assembling assessors and remediators in the same classroom and some are specifically ...
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Dr. Oz Recommends Certification/Licensing for Mold Professionals

Abita Springs, LA  03/12/17 Dr. Oz completed a great segment on 02/27 dealing with toxic mold and the dangers the public may face when being scammed by unlicensed, untrained mold guys.  NORMI™ and the IICRC were upheld as “the good guys”, credible, national training/certification organizations that help ...
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NORMI Approved by New York Department of Labor

October 16, 2015 Abita Springs, LA NORMI™ , the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors, has been approved as a training provider under the New York State Labor Law and will shortly begin holding classes in the State of New York for Mold Assessor, Mold Remediation Contractor and Mold Abatement Work (MTP-005).  Required training for licensure in...
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HomeAdvisor 2015 “Best of HomeAdvisor Award”

Abita Springs, LA May 7, 2015 We are pleased to announce that thirteen of our NORMI™ members have been honored by HomeAdvisor with the "Best of HomeAdvisor Award"!  HomeAdvisor is the premier lead-sourcing program in the construction industry and NORMI™ members are encouraged to take advantage of the lead-sourcing they provide which benefits their individual business and the public. "I am so pr...
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Top Ten Tips to Avoid Structural Mold from Broken Pipes, Ice Dams, and Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nonprofit Contact Person: Doug Hoffman 877.251.2296 ext. 876 mediaalert@normi.org January 28, 2015 (Abita Springs, LA) - A few simple steps can save property owners thousands of dollars of damage due to structural mold growth, according to Doug Hoffman, executive director of the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors (www.NORM...
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Indoor Air Quality Tips for Winter

Poor indoor air quality can cause a multitude of problems, no matter what the season. But when winter comes, we start spending even more time inside and the illnesses start circulating. This means that the quality of your breathing air becomes even more important! According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), poor indoor air quality can cause or exacerbate: Asthma, allergies, and...
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FLORIDA Approves NORMI Assessor and Remediator Examinations for Licensure

10/18/2013 Tallahassee, FL   The State of Florida Mold-Related Services Board has approved the NORMI™ Assessor and Remediator examinations for licensure by the State. NORMI, the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors, now joins a small group of select not-for-profit trade organizations with whom the s...
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Bleach Doesn’t Kill Mold

What should you do if you have a mold problem in your home? Many homeowners and experts alike would suggest treating the area with diluted bleach (active ingredient sodium hpochlorite). However, there is one problem with this suggestion. Bleach does not kill mold. The idea that bleach kills mold is one of the most common misconceptions encountered here at NORMI. Bleach is a powerful oxidizer, ...
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NORMI to Hold Free Seminars for New Jersey Residents

(New Orleans) NORMIProETF (The NORMIPro Environmental TASC Force), a not-for-profit 501(3)c will hold FREE seminars on Wednesday and Thursday nights, June 19th and 20th from 7:00-8:30pm at Monmouth County Library (Headquarters) located at 125 Symmes Drive, Manalpan, New Jersey. These are open to the public and each will cover a different subject. On Wednesday evening the 30 minutes presentation ...
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A Dozen DOs & DON’Ts for a Healthy Flood Cleanup

December 5, 2012 (Abita Springs, LA)—To ensure a healthy flood cleanup, identify the tasks you can do yourself and then locate qualified professionals to do the ones you can’t, recommends Doug Hoffman, Executive Director of the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors (www.NORMI.org) and author of Mold-Free Construction. Recognizing if you are in a high-risk health group is the fir...
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