Mitigation of potential organic vapor migration into buildings has become a requirement in many states to protect occupants of buildings located near contaminated soil and groundwater, including Brownfield sites undergoing redevelopment. Complete the form to watch our free webinar where we will discuss design and operation of passive and active vapor mitigation sub-slab ventilation systems (SSVS). We will provide examples of system design and construction components and operating data for several existing systems located in the Minneapolis and Milwaukee metropolitan areas.
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