David Simkins is director of industrial services with Polygon, formerly the MCS division of Munters, and a leader in water and fire damage restoration and remediation, and for temporary climate control in construction and industrial applications. Polygon was formed Oct. 1, 2010 and consists of 20 offices in North America. For more information, visit http://polygongroup.us.
The moisture content in a school’s building envelope can provide the medium that mold needs for incubation and growth. Whether a school is under construction or unoccupied during the summer break, it likely is without an HVAC system to help control moisture. Without humidity control, school buildings can become a breeding ground for mold and mildew.