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To ensure temperature requirements aren’t violated it’s recommended that temperature-sensitive samples should be shipped to arrive at its destination by the next day after sampling. But, what happens when next day isn’t next day? Here are a few tips to help strategize!


How to Complete a COC

Here are a few tips that are often overlooked when completing a COC to help ensure a successful sample exchange with your lab.


Simplify and Streamline Fenceline Reporting

Companion EPA Methods 325A (sampler deployment and collection) and 325B (sampler preparation and laboratory analysis) are the work practice standards for determining airborne Benzene and select Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) using passive (diffusive) sampling tubes collected at facility property boundaries (fenceline monitoring) as well as from fugitive and area emission sources.


What is Green Building?

Despite the disruptions caused by the pandemic, the Green Building and Products industry has not shown any signs of decline.


Designing a Successful PFAS Sampling Plan

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are considered emerging contaminants by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and are of great public health and environmental concern.


Performance-based Air Test Methods – A Love Story

A winter chill has floated into Research Triangle, NC and will likely transitioned to a cold shiver as we move through the winter months. Meanwhile, our stack-tester friends are still going strong out in the field knocking out one test after another.


Working from Home: Tips for a Healthy Work Environment

WFH – work from home, WFA – work from anywhere, remote office, mobile work, remote job, future of work, flexible workplace, telework, teleworking….and the list goes on. Whatever you or your company call this new reality, it seems as though “workplaces” will be changed indefinitely.


Whole Effluent Toxicity Testing 101

Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing is a critical component of monitoring the health of aquatic ecosystems and it is included in many National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits. If your NPDES permit includes WET testing, it is important to understand why it exists and how to best implement it in order to save time, money, and other resources.


Blazing New Trails in Environmental Lab Testing

Welcome to the Enthalpy Analytical blog!! We’re excited about this launch and look forward to sharing our journey each step of the way as we blaze new trails and explore new ideas in environmental laboratory testing services.