Hazards and Disasters in Real Estate:
How to Handle and How to Prevent

6:30PM - 01/10/2018 @ Best Western Plus Executive Conference Center


Jeff Brown, Manager of Consulting Services for the Lawson Group, will discuss asbestos, lead paint, radon and mold.

Jeff will cover:
The types of materials that have asbestos and the process on testing for it. Asbestos is found in over 3,000 building products! Even new construction needs to show proof by sampling that there is no asbestos in their buildings if they are going to renovate or demolish.
The importance in testing for lead paint and radon
Extreme mold cases he has seen and how important it is fix the cause of the mold or it will just keep coming back
Jeff Brown has been with the Lawson Group for 12 years and is a certified asbestos inspector for NH and Maine. Throughout his tenure at the Lawson group he is done everything from indoor air quality testing including mold, lead, radon, and asbestos. Duties also include noise exposure assessments and demolition over sight.

Then, Bob Eldredge, Home Energy Advisor for ABC Energy Services, LLC will discuss preventative measures and best practices for mold, as well as for replacing insulation. He'll cover the Home Performance with Energy Star program, where if the home qualifies - the utility company will pay for 50% of the work (up to $4,000) and a full comprehensive BPI home energy audit for $100 (which is credited towards the work).

Bob Eldredge is a certified home energy advisor who works with home owners to reduce their energy usage through energy efficiency improvements, reduce annual energy operational cost, reduce primary cause of ice dams, and have a more comfortable and safe home.

Bob is both a Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified Building Analyst and a US DOE Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor. He is a member of the NH Sustainable Energy Association and Woman’s Council of Realtors.

Keywords:  nh, new hampshire, lead, asbestos, mold, radon, manchester, ma, massachusetts, nhreia