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Phase I ESA's & Environmental Due Diligence

ISE provides a broad suite of environmental site assessment and due diligence services geared towards commercial and industrial site compliance, as well as general safety concerns addressable through the Occupational Health and Safety Organization (OSHA) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). ISE utilizes state-of-the-art equipment, techniques, and procedures to provide significant peace-of-mind to our clients.

Environmental Site Assessment & Due Diligence services provided by ISE include:

  • General Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments (ESA's) for real estate transactions.
  • OSHA / NIOSH / ASTM compliance safety surveys and investigations.
  • Rigorous site due diligence background investigations, historic use investigations, and chain-of-title investigations.
  • State-of-the-art GIS mapping methods of potential site impacts with RCRA and CERCLA compliance.
  • Indoor air quality testing including Radon screening using mass spectrographic methods.
  • California Accidental Release Prevention (CalARP) seismic risk assessments.

Featured Video Clip

ISE performing load testing of concrete test specimens to determine its axial compressive failure characteristics.  

In this example, you can see quite dramatically how concrete fails under a compressive load. Once the ultimate stress is reached, the load carrying capacity of the material rapidly drops off producing the fracturing seen in the video.