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  • At RPF Environmental, we are continually striving to provide better and better environmental testing and consulting services for our clients throughout Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and beyond. Part of how we accomplish the ever-rising trend of great client service is by collecting new knowledge, growing our understanding, and proving that we are the industry experts that professionals and ...
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  • Safety Management Specialist Certification Earned by Kara Forsythe

    || 19-Jul-2017

    After officially completing the necessary courses and requirements, Kara L. Forsythe of RPF Environmental, Inc., headquartered in Northwood, New Hampshire, has officially received her Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) certification. In order to earn this prestigious distinction, a highly-scrutinized examination regarding safety, health, and environmental disciplines must be passed by ...
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  • Roger Francoeur Discusses Asbestos in New Article

    || 22-Feb-2017

    Roger Francoeur, President of RPF Environmental, Inc. recently wrote an article for High Profile, a magazine that reports the news on New England facilities, discussing the use of asbestos in modern building construction and remodeling or restoration. You can read the entire text of the article in full on High Profile’s website. Modern Use of Asbestos Many people are stunned to learn that ...
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  • What Is Good Indoor Air Quality?

    || 26-Feb-2016

    For most people, the quality of the air that they breathe is the last thing on their mind. Sickness is contributed to unhealthy surfaces and the general garden variety of viruses and bacteria that is passed from person to person. However, indoor air quality may have more to do with health that people would like to believe. In fact, indoor air pollutants are generally two to five times greater than ...
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  • How Can I Tell If Materials Contain Asbestos?

    || 2-Nov-2015

    Asbestos is a fiber that was once common in a variety of building materials. It is non-conducting and resistant to heat, fire, and chemicals. Because of its properties, asbestos was utilized as an insulator, and it was how many buildings—including schools—were fireproofed. As a result, it was widely used in construction, but over time, its hazardous properties were discovered. However, ...
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  • Northwood, New Hampshire, January 9, 2015: RPF Environmental, Inc., an environmental health and safety (EH&S) consulting and testing firm, is proud to announce that Michael Joyce recently joined their staff. Mr. Joyce will be working as an EH&S Consultant providing industrial hygiene, safety, indoor air quality, and asbestos testing and consulting services throughout New England. Mr. Joyce ...
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  • Northwood NH, August 13th, 2014: RPF Environmental, Inc., (RPF), an environmental consulting and testing firm, has been awarded the New Hampshire state wide contract for asbestos inspections, testing, analysis and air monitoring services. The contract is provided through the NH Department of Administrative Services and is available for use by all state agencies as well as other public entities ...
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  • Manchester NH, June 8, 2012: RPF Environmental is happy to announce their in-kind donation of site survey services and laboratory analysis for the renovation and repair work to the Manchester Girls Center. For the renovation project RPF performed hazardous building material testing to help ensure compliance with various state and federal regulations for materials such as asbestos and potential ...
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  • Northwood NH, March 29, 2013: RPF Environmental, Inc. (RPF) assisted the NH Lung Association's Mold Task Force with the development of a new mold contamination guideline, the Standard of Care for the New Hampshire Mold Industry - A Guide for Citizens Affected by Mold and Moisture in New Hampshire Buildings. The guideline creates a standard of care for building owners and the mold remediation ...
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  • Northwood NH, June 4, 2012: RPF Environmental (RPF) an environmental testing and consulting firm has completed environmental testing and consulting for the Pavilion at Hampton Beach for the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development. The multimillion dollar renovation has been received very well and is a major improvement for the Hampton Beach waterfront area. RPF performed hazardous ...
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  • RPF Environmental, Inc. Opens Office in Portland

    || 12-Mar-2012

    Portland, March 12, 2012: RPF Environmental has opened a new office location at 1 Forest Ave., Unit 3B in Portland, Maine. Roger Francoeur, president of RPF Environmental, stated "After over 20 years of helping Maine clients deal with environmental health and safety issue, a branch location in Maine was long overdue. Portland is an ideal location to base our southern Maine operations." ...
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  • Northwood NH, August 22nd 2011: RPF Environmental, Inc., (RPF), an environmental consulting and testing firm, has been awarded the New Hampshire state wide contract for asbestos inspections, testing, analysis and air monitoring services. The contract is provided through the NH Department of Administrative Services and is available for use by all state agencies as well as other public entities ...
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  • Northwood, New Hampshire, August 15, 2011: RPF Environmental, Inc., (RPF) an environmental consulting and testing firm based in Northwood, New Hampshire, is celebrating their 20-year anniversary. With offices in Northwood, NH and Amesbury, MA, RPF provides indoor air quality assessments; hazardous material testing; mold assessments; construction safety; OSHA and EPA regulatory compliance services; ...
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  • Northwood NH, August 8, 2011: University Systems of New Hampshire (USNH) has renewed a term contract with RPF Environmental, Inc., (RPF) for industrial hygiene assessments, environmental testing and consulting services for its campuses throughout the State. Recent projects completed by RPF for USNH include hazardous material testing related to the Parsons Science building renovation; upgrades at ...
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  • Northwood NH, January 18 : Roger Francoeur, Principal of RPF Associates Inc., attended the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools National Symposium in Washington, DC. The IAQ Tools for Schools Program is a nationwide initiative to help school officials asses, resolve, and prevent IAQ problems, and reduce exposure to asthma triggers in school ...
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  • Northwood NH, October 23 : RPF Associates, Inc., (RPF) an environmental health and safety (EH&S) consulting and testing firm, has had their license renewed for an approved New Hampshire asbestos disposal site contractor by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services. Materials that contained asbestos were manufactured in local plants throughout New Hampshire for nearly 100 years. ...
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  • Northwood NH, October 22, 2009 : RPF Associates, Inc., (RPF) an environmental testing and consulting firm, has been contracted to perform industrial hygiene testing and consulting for decommissioning of UNH's Chemistry Teaching and Research facility, Parsons Hall. The multimillion dollar renovation project will be completed over the next few years. RPF Associates is partnering with EYP ...
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  • Northwood NH and Amesbury MA, June 5: Dennis Francoeur Jr. Certified Safety Professional and Certified Industrial Hygienist of RPF Associates, Inc. (RPF) chaired the annual Business meeting and reception for the Consultant’s Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) in Minneapolis MN. The AIHA SIG is the largest section of the AIHA serving the special ...
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  • Northwood NH, April 23, 2009: RPF Associates, Inc., (RPF) an environmental testing and consulting firm, has been awarded the New Hampshire state wide contract through the NH Department of Administrative Services for all indoor air quality services. The contract service is available for all state agencies as well as other public entities through the State. With offices in Northwood, NH and ...
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  • Every year we see renovation projects go into tailspins, at least temporarily, because of unplanned environmental health & safety (EH&S) issues. Usually these "surprise issues" translate at the least into delayed schedules, confusion, cost overruns, and premiums for expediting work. Even more serious consequences can include worker or public injury, exposure to toxic chemicals, ...
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  • Northwood NH, June 2 : RPF Associates, Inc., (RPF) an environmental health and safety (EH&S) consulting and testing firm, has been awarded the New Hampshire state wide contract through the NH Department of Administrative Services for asbestos inspections, testing, analysis and air monitoring services. The contract service is available for all state agencies as well as other public entities ...
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  • Northwood NH, December 17: Dennis Francoeur Jr. CIH, CSP, of RPF Associates, Inc. (RPF) successfully completed the Aerobiology Instruction and Research Course on Fungal Spore Identification and Sampling at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. The UMass program included the latest state-of-the-art sampling techniques and identification of fungal spores in air and on surfaces along with other ...
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  • Northwood NH, December 17: Dennis Francoeur Jr. CIH, CSP, of RPF Associates, Inc. (RPF) successfully completed the Aerobiology Instruction and Research Course on Fungal Spore Identification and Sampling at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. The UMass program included the latest state-of-the-art sampling techniques and identification of fungal spores in air and on surfaces along with other ...
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  • Northwood NH, November 30, 2007: RPF Associates, Inc., (RPF) an environmental testing and consulting firm, has adding thermal imaging and moisture intrusion detection services using thermography. Thermography is the science or practice of collecting and interpreting infrared images. According to Roger Francoeur, Principal at RPF, the infrared technology is a powerful tool allowing for ...
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  • Northwood NH, November 15: Dennis Francoeur Jr. CIH CSP, Principal of RPF Associates Inc., recognized by NH/VT Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors for serving as a judge representing the Safety and Health Council of Northern New England at the ABC 2007 Excellence in Construction Awards held at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, NH. The biannual competition gives recognition ...
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320 First NH Turnpike Northwood, NH 03261

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