CIH Environmental Solutions Inc.
Armando holds an engineering degree from Polytechnic University of New York and a Masters in Sciences in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety from Hunter College in New York. He is certified as a Board Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. He has contributed to the revision of the industry-wide guidelines, “Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments”, prepared in 2000 by the New York City Department of Health. He has served as an expert witness on indoor air quality-related projects in numerous locations, including oceanfront high rise condominiums, hospitals Federal Supreme Courts and commercial buildings.
Armando has ample experience in tracer gas techniques used to identify odor pathways and commissioning of HVAC systems as well as in the eradication of Legionella contamination in domestic hot water systems and cooling towers. Armando has assisted world-renowned art curators in the New York Museum of Modern Art to evaluate museum environmental conditions in order to control art deterioration. He has extensively evaluated the impact on indoor air quality in building in New York City soon after the World Trace Center attacks.
Armando assisted general contractors in delineating isolation procedures prior, during, and after renovations in occupied high-rise buildings. An active member of the US Green Building Council, Building Manager and Owner Association (BOMA), Former President of American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Miami Chapter.