often hear the term “green building” as consumers seek to purchase homes that
are often built using recycled materials or are low in energy usage. Both are
important goals, but they must be pursued in a way that preserves a home’s
ability to manage and repel moisture.
The best way to keep mold at bay is to control moisture. But even the most diligent homeowner or facility manager can’t plan for every situation. If a moisture issue does lead to mold growth and the need for remediation, testing can help ensure that the affected areas have been properly remediated.