Laboratory Services

Ambient Group maintains a full-service laboratory, accredited by the New York State Department of Health.


Asbestos Analysis

  • Phase Contrasting Microscopy (PCM)* analysis of airborne fiber samples
  • Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM)* analysis of bulk samples
  • PLM Method 198.8 Vermiculite* Containing Surfacing Material
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) Analysis of Airborne Fiber
  • TEM Analysis of Non-Friable Bulk Samples.


  • Bioterrorism Agents (Polymerized Chain Reaction)
  • Bacteriological Testing* to Determine Sanitary Quality
  • Legionella Bacteria (Cooling Towers, Domestic Water) by Culture* and PCR
  • Mold (Air and Bulk)
  • Dust and Particle Analysis
  • Water Tank Cleaning Compliance (NYC Yearly Requirement)
  • Wastewater and Process Water Testing

Standby Power Generators

  • Diesel Fuel Sampling and Analysis

Metals/Anions/Physical Characteristics

  • Inorganic Chemical Testing for Conformance with the Safe Water Drinking Act
  • Evaluation of Chemical Treatment Programs
  • ICP-Mass Spectrometry (Lead, Mercury, Copper)
  • Ion Chromatography (Chloride, Fluoride)
  • Wet Chemistry (Conductivity, Hardness, pH)
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*Accredited by Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP) for air and water analyses.