About Us

Absolute Resource Associates (ARA) is an award winning environmental firm specializing in the management of Indoor Air Quality investigations. ARA offers professional, certified environmental services related to contaminants in soil, water and Indoor Air (Mold, Lead, Asbestos, Legionella, VOCs, PCBs, and more). The principals and partners of Absolute Resource Associates have over 100 years of combined experience in the environmental industry. Our culture is unique in that ARA employees, customers and vendors all share a mutual interest in success. Our Team is dedicated to providing technically sound and quality focused solutions together with exceptional "above and beyond" customer care. Ask around!

What We Offer

The ARA Indoor Air Quality Team offers expertise in industrial hygiene, microbial contamination, IAQ investigations and Hazardous Materials assessments. We resolve issues related to environmental contaminants such as mold, lead, asbestos, legionella, VOCs, odors, allergens and more. From residential homes to municipal buildings, schools, hospitals, Federal & Industrial facilities, we have vast experience on any size job. Thorough client consultation and building examination is the basis for each job we perform. We also provide contaminant sample collections, certified laboratory analysis, problem identification, Scope of Work Plans with remediation options, follow up and clearance testing. ARA's Standard Operating Procedures for sampling and investigations are based upon applicable standards such as AHERA for Asbestos, EPA for Lead and IESO standards and AIHA for Mold. Our team holds many industry certifications and licenses including American Council for Accredited Certifications (ACAC): Certified Microbial Consultant (CMC), Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC), Certified Environmental Thermography Consultant (CETC), Certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE), Certified Microbial Investigator (CMI); Asbestos Inspector, Asbestos Consultant, Asbestos Monitor; Certified Lead Inspector in NH, ME, VT.

Company Info



Absolute Resource Associates

124 Heritage Avenue #16 Portsmouth NH 03801


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Maine Indoor Air Quality Council
PO Box 2438

Augusta, Maine  04338-2438

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