The cost of indoor air quality testing depends on the type and scope of testing needed. Some things that can increase the cost of testing include:
- Type of testing: Some tests are more complex than others. The number of samples varies with the type of testing.
- Size of the building: Larger buildings may require more thorough testing and analysis.
- Geographic location: Buildings where the availability of qualified professionals is low; local regulations require more testing; or places where the cost of living is high.
- Additional services: Some indoor air quality testing companies may offer additional services. They may analyze building materials or offer consulting services.
There may be government or private resources available to help cover the costs of indoor air quality testing in certain situations. For instance:
- Local or state governments may offer programs to help fund indoor air quality testing for certain types of buildings, such as schools or public buildings.
- Some insurance policies may cover the cost of indoor air quality testing if the building has mold, asbestos, or other insurable problems.
- Some indoor air quality testing companies may offer financing or payment plans to help spread out the cost of testing.
Don’t forget to obtain quotes from multiple indoor air quality testing companies to compare costs and services.