UNION CITY, CA – July 23, 2014 – Envirocheck, Inc., the industry leader in environmental testing services for asbestos, lead, mold and other hazardous materials, today announced the launch of their Bay Area office and laboratory. The office opened for business on Monday, July 21, the same day Envirocheck commemorated the 16th anniversary of its founding in 1998.

Envirocheck’s Union City branch office, located at 2845 Whipple Road in Union City, Calif., hosts an on-site laboratory providing expedited convenience, service and results for Northern California clients. Other locations include the corporate office in Orange, Calif., and branch offices in San Diego, Calif., Arizona, New York and Connecticut.

According to Envirocheck President and CEO, John A. Meador, increased awareness and education on the importance of testing for hazardous substances found in many commercial and residential emergency restoration and remodeling projects has created a strong demand for experienced hygienists. “Our team of seasoned, fully licensed and accredited laboratory analysts and field consultants has tested close to three hundred thousand jobs as we enter into our 17th year in business,” Meador says. “We are looking forward to continuing to develop the same level of trust and customer service our clients have come to appreciate, and are excited to add another level of convenience to the Northern California region.”

Headquartered in Orange, Calif., Envirocheck provides laboratory and consulting services for both commercial and residential structures for general contractors and builders, insurance companies, government agencies, associations, and the general public, nationwide. Envirocheck provides a wide range of professional services including the testing for asbestos, lead-based paint, microbiological contaminants (mold/bacteria), industrial hygiene, clandestine laboratories (methamphetamine), smoke and soot (combustion byproduct), as well as providing project management services, project design, environmental site assessments, training programs, and expert witness services.