Author: ScanTech Technical Consulting - CIH, CSP, BSEE, CHMM, CHP (Pending)

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Certified EMF Consultants for EMF Testing – What Credentials Are Recognized for A Professional EMF Consultant?

EMF Consulting / EMI Testing / RF Radiation Testing Surveys | Occupational Health & Safety: USA & Worldwide 214.912.4691 : COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL CLIENT LINE ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for...

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Pacemaker EMI Testing / Biomedical Implant Electromagnetic Interference EMI Surveys – EMF Sources & Issues

214.912.4691 Commercial Clients ONLY ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for homeowners / tenants – all services are COMMERCIAL ONLY HOMEOWNERS & RESIDENTIAL CLIENTS CLICK HERE Q. What kinds of fields can...

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EMF Power Lines & Safe Distance for Protection – What is Wrong with this Picture?

WHAT IS A MINIMUM SAFE DISTANCE FROM POWER LINES? 214.912.4691 Commercial Clients ONLY ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for homeowners / tenants – all services are COMMERCIAL ONLY HOMEOWNERS & RESIDENTIAL...

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How Much Is EMF Testing?: EMF Testing Cost Surveys & EMF Consultant Pricing Near You

How much is EMF testing / RF radiation consulting testing? Often this is the one of the first questions I get asked (particularly when I did residential testing up until Dec 2019) and the...

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Dirty Electricity – Is it really EMF “Electropollution” or a Real Threat to Health and Safety? The Dirtier Truth

Is Dirty Electricity Real? And is it really EMF “Electropollution” or a Real Health Risk? The Dirtier Truth 214.912.4691 Commercial Clients ONLY ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for homeowners / tenants...

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Using the Wrong EMF Test Meter for EMF Testing and Home Inspections: A Case Study in Professional EMF Consulting Judgment

EMF TESTING METERS & EQUIPMENT I always found it both interesting and gratifying when clients who hired me already have their own meter and yet are willing to pay an additional fee to interpret...

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EMF Testing Pacemaker Testing regarding RF Radio Frequency Radiation Effects on Pacemakers: An EMF Consulting Case Study

214.912.4691 My employee has a pacemaker – is it safe for him / her / them to return to work around certain EMF and EMI electromagnetic interference sources? This post about how technical and...

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Amateur EMF Consultants: Are They Qualified to Test for EMF, “Electropollution” and “Dirty Electricity?”

Amateur EMF Consultants & Circular Self-Referencing Organizations Dispensing Accreditations or Certifications on EMF and “Electropollution” Expertise: A Flow of Consciousness Diatribe regarding Smart Meters, “Dirty Electricity”, Electropollution and other Contentious Subjects A phrase found...

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EMF Meter Phone Apps – Do They Work and Indicate Dangerous Conditions and Health Risks?

EMF Testing / EMF Consulting / RF Cellular Safety & Nuclear Radiation Testing Surveys | Occupational Health & Safety: USA & Worldwide 214.912.4691 : COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL CLIENT LINE ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential...

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Why A Professional Digital EMF Meter Should Be Used For EMF Testing

214.912.4691 Commercial Clients ONLY ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for homeowners / tenants – all services are COMMERCIAL ONLY HOMEOWNERS & RESIDENTIAL CLIENTS CLICK HERE In a previous post, I commented...

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EMF Consulting and Safety: On the Importance of Instrument Calibration

EMF Testing Consulting & Instrument Test Calibration When quoting a job or project to a customer, a question that comes up from time to time is: “Are your meters calibrated?” An understandable query, but...

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EMF Testing Safety Levels in Homes and Residences – A Commentary

214.912.4691 Commercial Clients ONLY ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for homeowners / tenants – all services are COMMERCIAL ONLY HOMEOWNERS & RESIDENTIAL CLIENTS CLICK HERE   REVISED MARCH 2024 I had...

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Smart Meters: RF Radiation Safety Health Risks with regard to Actual RF Testing

214.912.4691 Commercial Clients ONLY ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for homeowners / tenants – all services are COMMERCIAL ONLY HOMEOWNERS & RESIDENTIAL CLIENTS CLICK HERE What is a Minimum Safe Distance...

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Epidemiology of EMF: The Science of Cancer Risk and EMF / RF Safety Levels

Epidemiology, or the study of disease patterns as they relate to a particular health hazard or set of potentially harmful hazards as applied to a range of biological effects, is a complex field in...

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Cancers, Diseases and Other Physical Illnesses Believed to Be Linked to EMF/RF Radiation

This is a list of the various conditions whose risk factors are believed to be correlated to EMFs (electromagnetic fields) from power lines, cell towers, cell phones, smart meters, microwaves and other electrical/electronic devices....

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DNA Damage in the Cell and Mechanisms of Cancer: A Quick Overview Part I

OVER 20 YEARS IN BUSINESS AS “The Unusual Problem Specialists” 214.912.4691 Commercial Clients ONLY ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for homeowners / tenants – all services are COMMERCIAL ONLY HOMEOWNERS &...

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DNA Damage in the Cell and Mechanisms of Cancer: A Quick Overview Part II

DNA can and is routinely damaged in many different ways through a variety of mechanisms, many of them from exogenous (external) causes, and some from endogenous (internal) factors. On average, this damage tallies out...

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Whether You Believe in EMF / RF Health Effects or Not… The Silent Killer in The Shadows

  Over the many years of performing surveys and residential / commercial consultations, I encounter a wide range of attitudes towards powerlines, and cell phones. Some are extreme, believing that everything even remotely electronic...

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Radiation & EMF Mythology Promulgated by Media and TV Shows

  Sometimes I am dismayed by the lack of what I consider to be “common sense” science knowledge and critical thinking skills displayed by not only the mainstream public, but also by supposedly educated...

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Typical EMF & RF Sources in the Home

Homes have several potential sources for high EMF and RF sources including:  External high voltage power lines (both primary and secondary feeders) which can produce elevated levels – particularly in densely populated urban areas...

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Weak Cellular Phone Reception: Why and What you Can Do About It

One bar. Or none. The frustration of being in an out of service area, dropped calls, intermittent voice communication, slow download speeds… all issues we have experienced at one point or another. If you...

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Photometric & Exterior Lighting Design Considerations: Architects & Engineers Beware

214.912.4691 Commercial Clients ONLY ScanTech DOES NOT perform residential testing OR consulting for homeowners / tenants – all services are COMMERCIAL ONLY HOMEOWNERS & RESIDENTIAL CLIENTS CLICK HERE I have been performing exterior lighting...

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LED Lighting vs. CFL and Incandescent Bulbs – Regarding EMF & EMI Levels

EMF TESTING – ARE LED LAMPS BETTER? In theory for many applications, yes, but in practice there are several problems with them. (here is a personal revised repost from a technical forum I belong...

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Air Quality TVOC (Total Volatile Organic Compound Theory) and Health Effects

It is a widely held belief in the environmental health sciences community that exposures to individual VOCs and SVOCs (Semi-Volatile Organic Compunds) in indoor environments ARE NOT the sole factor for health issues and...

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Testing Particulate Matter and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Respirable Suspended Particles (RSP) are particles or fibers in the air that are small enough to be inhaled. Particles can exist in a number of states including solids, liquids, a combination of the two....

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Indoor Air Quality Testing of Fine (PM2.5) and UltraFine Particles – Why Smaller Particles = Unsafe and Hazardous

It isn’t necessarily the dust you can see that can cause the most severe health issues, it is microscopic dust that is smaller than the eye can resolve that is now linked to a...

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Biological Contaminants & Poor Indoor Air Quality: Allergens, Bacteria, Mites, Viruses

A number of diseases and illnesses can be traced to environmental factors related to poor indoor air quality. Common allergies (which are medically referred to as Chronic Allergic Rhinitis) are caused by exposures to...

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Diseases and Illnesses Related to Poor Indoor Air Quality

A number of diseases and illnesses can be traced to environmental factors related to poor indoor air quality. Common allergies (which are medically referred to as Chronic Allergic Rhinitis) are caused by exposures to...

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Indoor Air Quality Testing: Oxygen Levels and Oxygen Deprivation Effects

One metric that is commonly overlooked in air quality studies is the oxygen percentage in the indoor environment with respect to normal atmospheric composition and how sensitive the human body is to this level....

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New Homes and Carbon Dioxide Levels: The Overlooked Indoor Air Quality Health Hazard

One of the “mythologies” that I have heard from clients and real estate agents is something along the lines of “But the house is too new to have any air quality issues, isn’t it?”...

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Formaldehyde: Indoor Air Quality Testing

ScanTech offers selective testing of indoor formaldehyde testing in commercial buildings in the Dallas, Austin and Houston metropolitan areas. http://www.indoorairqualitytestingdallas.com/ Formaldehyde (Chemical formula CH2O and also known as Methanal) is a colorless, water soluble...

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Mercury in CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lights) – How Much of a Toxic Health Hazard?

I recently had a concerned homeowner in the Dallas area contact me regarding toxic chemical exposure, specifically mercury testing in the home as she was concerned about the previous owner possibly having dropped and...

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Dallas Indoor Air Quality Testing 214.912.4691 – EMF Testing & RF Cellular Radiation Surveys

 COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL CLIENTS ONLY –  HOMEOWNERS & RESIDENTIAL CLIENTS CLICK HERE DAYS / HOURS OF OPERATION  (text to with inquiries – 24 / 7 but please include physical address, square footage and email)...

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Radon Gas in Homes Causes Up to 7 X More Deaths than Asbestos

An often overlooked aspect of air quality testing, particularly in Texas cities such as Dallas / Fort Worth, Houston and Austin is checking for the presence of radon gas which is a proven carcinogen....

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US Counties & Cities Served by ScanTech Technical Consulting

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EMF Biomedical Implant Surveys: 214.912.4691 Dallas – Houston – Austin – San Antonio – Fort Worth

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