and bacteria have been and are everywhere, and over the recent years, awareness of and health complaints associated with mold
and bacteria impacted building materials have soared. Since the widespread attention to Legionnaires' Disease in
1976 was traced to bacteria in the hotel's air-conditioning system research has focused on government and commercial office
buildings. The recent awareness of the fungi "Stachybotrys" as well as other molds and bacteria, can be a
real cause for concern associated with exposure. Allergic reactions can range widely.