Mold: Understanding the Science Behind Today’s Hottest Topic

Mold is a growing concern. Whether a part of construction, building management, real estate, the medical industry, legal trade, an environmental consultant, or basically involved in anything else, mold could be lurking around your business today. How is mold affecting you and your clients? Is it all bad? Georgia Tech Research Institute is offering upcoming courses on mold, which will take an objective approach to the true problems of these tiny spores.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 26, 2005 -- An Executive Overview of Mold will be offered April 13, 2005 from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm. This course will outline the current state of the science on harmful effects of mold exposure and a sample of the policies available in regards to mold. Course attendees will gain a better understanding of technical information in assessment and remediation techniques.

A second course titled Mold for the Construction Industry is being offered the following day, April 14, 2005 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. This course is geared toward minimizing potential problems faced by design, engineering, and construction professionals. This course will look at mold issues and the legal ramifications from both the construction and building owner perspective. In an increasingly competitive construction market, mold exposure claims can wreak havoc on any business.

Don’t let mold have an affect on your business. Sign up today for either or both of these courses and educate yourself, your co-workers and clients on how to better detect and prevent mold and the hazards surrounding it. Call 404-385-3500 to register today or go to and click on MOLD under “Browse by Subject”.

Attendants for either course will earn Continuing Education Units, AIA or Health, Safety and Welfare Learning Units. Both courses will be held at the Global Learning Conference Center on Georgia Tech’s campus in Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the nonprofit applied research arm of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. Our approximately 1,200 employees perform or support more than $100 million in research yearly for more than 200 clients in industry and government. To learn more about GTRI, visit

Katie Pyner