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EMLab P&K Releases MoldRANGE™ Local Climate Report for Mold Testing in Illinois, Texas and Colorado

San Bruno, CA, March 3, 2015 – EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announced the release of the MoldRANGE™ Local Climate report for clients in Illinois, Texas and Colorado. The mold report provides better insights for outdoor mold spore levels in based on the zip code where the mold testing took place. EMLab P&K is the only mold laboratory that offers scientifically developed tools like the MoldRANGE™ Local Climate report to help IAQ professionals with their mold investigations. The MoldRANGE™ Local Climate report will soon be available in Ohio, Washington and Oregon.

"We are excited to extend our patent-pending, zip code-based MoldRANGE™ Local Climate report to our clients in Illinois, Texas and Colorado," said Dave Gallup, EMLab P&K's General Manager and Co-Founder. "This report helps clients save time and money and make more informed decisions based on seasonal, climate, and geographical outdoor spore data. EMLab P&K is the IAQ industry leader. We are committed to providing superior client service and innovative solutions."

The MoldRANGE™ Local Climate report was developed by a team of experienced scientists and top IT experts, using the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) database of weather and geography combined with EMLab P&K's proprietary database of outdoor spore trap samples with known zip codes. Local climate variables from NOAA include: Annual High Temperature, Elevation, Rainfall/Precipitation, and Monthly Temperature Range. MoldRANGE™ reference data for EMLab P&K's clients in Illinois, Texas and Colorado will be more precise and useful by utilizing the zip code of the mold sample.

Previously, the MoldRANGE™ report provided data from an entire state. However, the climate and outside spore distribution across even a single state may vary depending on location. As a result, different zip codes in the same state can have their own unique range of outdoor mold spores. Now MoldRANGE™ Local Climate provides improved data from the specific zip code where the mold sample was taken. The new report is now available for EMLab P&K's clients who perform mold testing in Illinois, Texas and Colorado.

Learn more about EMLab P&K's MoldRANGE™ Local Climate report at https://www.emlab.com/s/services/moldrange-local-climate.html.

About MoldRANGE™
MoldRANGE™ is EMLab P&K's industry-leading report that provides typical outdoor spore levels by region and time of year, based on data from over 600,000 outdoor spore trap samples, including over 180,000 samples that are categorized by zip code. MoldRANGE™ helps mold investigators make more informed judgments about what their mold data means. MoldRANGE™ provides the types and amounts of fungal spores that are typically present in the outside air both by time of year and region of the country. While seasonal and geographic outdoor spore data are only one part of a complete mold investigation, MoldRANGE™ is an unrivaled tool that helps professionals better understand that portion of their assessment.

About EMLab P&K
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality laboratory in North America with over 60 service and drop-off locations throughout the United States. EMLab P&K specializes in analyzing air and surface samples to identify mold, bacteria, fungi, asbestos, and allergens. EMLab P&K also offers USP <797> testing, PCR testing, radon analysis, and materials testing. EMLab P&K has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations and government agencies including: AIHA-LAP, LLC, NVLAP, CA-ELAP, NY-ELAP, Texas DSHS, and other accrediting programs. EMLab P&K makes work easier for clients using the industry's only mobile app that enables clients to access lab reports and reference guides. For more information, visit the official website at http://www.emlab.com or call 866-888-6653.