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News - December 18, 2020

Apex Featured as Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Verifier

The COVID-19 outbreak has many office buildings sitting idly, without employees streaming in every morning and out every afternoon. While lockdowns briefly decreased global carbon emissions about 17 percent, this was mostly due to transportation, flights and commuting grinding to halt. But 36 percent of fossil-fuel carbon emissions come from buildings, and even though most are unoccupied, the lights are still on and the heating or air conditioning is still running.

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Featured Event
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 • 12:00 PM EST | Webinar

Hazardous Building Materials Webinar

Hazardous constituents may be present or associated with nearly every building material within a structure and as such need to be handled/managed accordingly during renovation,…

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Events - Wednesday, May 12, 2021 • 9:00 AM CST | Apex is Speaking

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Training for Airport Staff Webinar

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Blog - August 25, 2020

Industry Alert: NFPA 652 Combustible Dust Hazard Analysis

A combustible dust is any fine material that can catch fire and explode when mixed with air. Surprisingly, many organic materials such as flour, sugar, wood dust, grains, starch, potatoes, and even rice are combustible under the right conditions. Additionally, metals, plastics, chemicals, rubber, pharmaceuticals, and textile dusts are also commonly combustible. These products or materials may be stored in silos or containers, may gather in buildings at the eves, rafters, on the roofs, and various other places.

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