Latest EH&E Stories

2010-07-13 09:10:00

NEEDHAM, Mass., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc. (EH&E) has been selected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to undertake a comprehensive analysis of methods for control and management of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in buildings. "PCB-containing building materials represent a real and significant liability for building owners, real estate developers, municipalities, REITS, financing institutions, and contractors. Effective control...

2010-05-03 12:08:00

NEEDHAM, Mass., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- John Spengler, Ph.D., Principal of Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc. (EH&E), was presented a Lifetime Achievement Merit Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New England Office at the 40-year EPA Earth Day Celebration in Boston, MA on April 22, 2010. "This award from the EPA recognizes the incredible effort both John Spengler and George Buckley have made to energizing and engaging students and developing a curricula...

2009-07-28 09:20:00

NEEDHAM, Mass., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Health & Engineering (EH&E), Inc., a leading Massachusetts-based environmental and engineering consulting firm, has been contracted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission to study the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in homes built using Chinese drywall. The study will compare findings in 35 homes built using Chinese drywall with 15 "control" homes. The drywall was imported into the United States earlier this decade due to a domestic...

2009-03-24 09:20:00

NEEDHAM, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry sources estimate that U.S. healthcare facilities spend approximately $5.3 billion annually for energy costs alone. Hospital administrators planning ahead for a new facility would face considerable escalation of such costs for the foreseeable future. Seeking systematic reductions in energy use by following Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) criteria is one way to effectively combat rising energy costs. A new free whitepaper,...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'