Current Trends Relating to Indoor Air Quality

Ursula Knowles, Assistant Vice President, Information Development

There isn’t a business that does not have the potential for environmental liability. This is a statement that we (members of the environmental insurance community) have tried to impart on our clients over and over again. Some of the pushback we have received is that clients know how to manage their environmental liabilities or they don’t handle hazardous materials. The fact is that if anyone has a building that is new or old, carpeted or tiled, full of windows or walls, or is in the city or the country, among any other divergent factor―there is a compelling reason to purchase environmental insurance. That reason is the potential for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) claims. Read the complete article.