Progress at Grant Middle School
Progress at Grant Middle School Grant Middle School is undergoing an addition to their school and adding an elevator. Take a look at the progress at Grant Middle School here in Springfield, IL! September 2021 October 2021Read More
Why Collect Mold Samples?
Why collect mold samples? Written by Ralls Melotte One might assume that if you can see visible evidence of mold in a building, why would you need to sample it? But is it really mold? Most things that look like mold are probably mold, but soot from candles and oil lamps as well as dust…Read More
Did You Know Asbestos Can Still Be Found in Building Products?
Did You Know That Asbestos Can Still Be Found in Building Products? What Does That Mean for You? Written by Ralls Melotte Although the production of building materials that contained asbestos was banned by the EPA in 1988, the Supreme…Read More
Have You Met Tony?
MMLP is proud to welcome Tony L. Tolliver to the firm. Tony is a registered architect with 20 years’ experience. He is a dedicated and hard-working design professional who will manage projects for our clients efficiently and effectively. His background in institutional projects such as schools (grade schools through college levels) and governmental work…Read More
Interior Designer vs. Interior Decorator
Written by Lisa Williams Most people use interior designer and interior decorator interchangeably but, these are actually two different professions. An interior decorator is an individual or firm that generally specializes in consulting on color selections and finishes – the “look” of a room or…Read More
Overview of Major Mold Guidelines
Written by Ralls Melotte Although some states have regulations regarding the management and remediation of mold, Illinois does not, nor are there federal regulations. Consequently, several organizations have developed Guidelines for mold. The ones most recognized include the following: The US Environmental Protection Agency’s Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings, EPA 402-K-01-001. The Occupational…Read More
It’s Easy Being Green
Written by T. David Parker As an aging baby-boomer, one of my early memories is Kermit the Frog singing “It’s Not Easy Being Green”. And with the amount of advertising and number of claims of what the true “Green Way” is, that title seems to fit. In construction (I am an architect), there is a…Read More
School Safety by Design
Written by Dave LeonattiImage & Design by: FHAI One of the most troubling aspects of modern life, is the seeming endless string of school shootings, which are happening a much too frequent basis. We recoil at the tragic outcomes and feel such panic and sympathy for the students, staff and families impacted by these…Read More