Environmental Data Resources Launches New Essentials Package to Help Consultants Meet Complex Environmental Standards and Reduce Liability
MILFORD, Conn., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Environmental Data Resources Inc., (EDR), the leader in property-specific environmental information and risk management solutions, has launched a new product to provide environmental consultants with a comprehensive, cost-effective screening tool in one convenient package that has the essential elements to meet complex environmental standards. Named the EDR Essentials Package and launched on August 8, the product provides users with the very best, most up-to-date information to reduce liability and fulfill the data portion of an ASTM Phase I site assessment report to screen for environmental contamination.
The EDR Essentials Package is designed to assist users to efficiently meet environmental standards in one cost-effective, easy-to-use package. EDR has the world’s most accurate and up-to-date environmental information and utilizes industry-leading technology to continuously compile, update and maintain data.
According to Rob Barber, CEO of EDR, the Essentials Package continues the EDR tradition of setting the industry standard for environmental site assessment information, and helps make environmental due diligence faster, more accurate and more comprehensive.
“Stakeholders in commercial real estate transactions recognize the growing need for comprehensive environmental due diligence, and the Essentials Package, as with all of EDR’s products, is based on information and expertise that does not exist anywhere else,” said Mr. Barber.
“EDR is excited to offer this intuitive tool for environmental site assessments, designed to help environmental consultants produce standardized, industry-compliant reports within stringent turnaround times, with the essential components in one package, including PARCEL FastTrack, the document repository that helps organize and view documents, photos, etc. and output a professional report,” said Barber. “The Essentials Package includes a complete historical perspective including the new VEC App to quickly screen potential sources of vapor encroachment and help mitigate vapor intrusion risk, property due diligence reports, Sanborn maps, and building permit records from hundreds of municipalities nationwide.”
The package includes information on risk of environmental contamination such as proximity to gas stations, dry cleaners, underground storage facilities and superfund sites.
EDR maintains more than 1,400 databases and proprietary software that allow its customers to quickly review all relevant and necessary governmental records and historical documents for environmental information on properties. For more than 20 years, EDR has set the standard for providing the most comprehensive and rich environmental data due diligence for ASTM Phase I Site Assessment reports.
For more information about the Essentials Package and EDR’s other products, please visit: www.edrnet.com/valuepackages or call 800-352-0050.
Environmental Data Resources (EDR) is the industry leader in property specific environmental information and risk management solutions. For more than 20 years, EDR has been building and updating the world’s most comprehensive database of environmental records and land use information from thousands of federal, state, tribal, local and private sources. Called NEDIS(TM) (the National Environmental Data Information System), this database has more than 3.1 billion records and proprietary data sets including the treasured historic Sanborn Maps that are blended into one comprehensive interface. EDR sets the standard for providing the tools, technology, information and professional staff to serve environmental consultants, lenders, corporations, insurers, real estate investors and consumers across the country. Founded in 1990 and based in Milford, CT, EDR has regional offices located throughout the United States. The company is wholly owned by DMG Information Inc., the business information division of Daily Mail and General Trust, plc (DMGT). For more information about EDR, please visit www.edrnet.com.
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