CHANGE is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) environmental consulting firm dedicated to providing expert consulting in all areas related to national and international air quality research. Specific areas of expertise include environmental health assessments, toxicology, risk assessments, indoor and outdoor air quality and human health exposure assessments, vapor intrusion, public health, indoor air and ambient air quality monitoring spatial and temporal assessments. CHANGE has become known for always providing professional expert advice. Clients include faculty members of world renowned institutions, independent researchers, public health institutions, private entrepreneurs, and community organizations. Clients have come to rely on while advising their collaborators to utilize the expertise of CHANGE that has allowed CHANGE to become widely known as a very professional, reliable, and dependable expert environmental consulting firm.
Our mission is to continually look ahead, promoting awareness of common factors that affect the quality of the air we breathe, such as environmental tobacco smoke (secondhand smoke) and exposure to chemical pollutants. We strive to emphasize the importance of the protection of public health and our natural resources to all areas of academia, government, private and public sectors. We are continually researching new ideas and methods for performing various assessments to ensure that all work is done with the highest quality of standards and scientific integrity.
1. Air Quality Exposures to Adult Commuters in Several Districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
2. Impacts of Urbanization on PM10 and PM10-2.5 in Various Asian Regions
3. Improving indoor air quality through better understanding of biomass impacts on human health and improving cooking conditions.
4. General indoor air quality assessment of air pollution
Our Experience And Interest In The Four PCIA Central Focus Areas
Based on the mission of the Partnership to improve health, livelihood, and quality of life by reducing exposure to air pollution...CHANGE has much experience in conducting assessment of indoor air quality related to indoor air quality and human health exposure assessment. Examples include conducting monitoring and assessments of the indoor air quality in homes residing near busy roadways, indoor air quality of homes frequently burning incense, charcoal, biomass, and painted wood cooking, which is often the case in developing countries. In addition, CHANGE is always interested in working with outside collaborators as either partners or in a consultanting capacity in all areas related to assessing indoor air quality and exposure research not only through direct measurements and monitoring, but in the capacity of looking at ways of improving the technological designs and performance of current cooking stoves and assessing impacts of changing technologies and resulting impacts on improving health and overall indoor air quality.
Relevant Publications or Studies
Our Contribution to the Partnership
Consulting on virtually all areas related to air quality research for ambient and/or indoor air quality.