ERC 2021 Snap Shot

After 30 years of hard work and determination we have finally found a place to hang our hats and call home. We are conveniently located in the Energy Corridor off I-10 and Eldridge. New Address: 1017 Blackhaw Street, Houston, TX  77079 2021 proved to be a year of ups and downs but ERC maintained a …

Storm Water Management in Texas

There are two elements of wastewater management: SWPPP (SWP3) – temporary, during construction (State/TCEQ) SWQMP – permanent, after construction is complete (City) SWPPP (SWP3) – Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan:  The SWPPP is a document that outlines how a construction project will minimize storm water pollution. Construction sites are a well-known source of sediment and …

Project Highlights

With the pandemic year behind us but not completely gone, the lingering effects can still be felt throughout all industries but no more so than the small business owner.  ERC continues to provide top-notch construction and environmental service across the Houston and DFW area. ERC provides clients with unsurpassed levels of service as a natural …

Learn about Lead

What is Lead? Lead is a naturally occurring element found in small amounts in the earth’s crust. While it has some beneficial uses, it can be toxic to humans and animals, causing health issues. Lead-Based Paint (LBP): Lead-based paints were banned for residential use in 1978. Homes and facilities built in the U.S. before 1978 …

Disaster Recovery for Tornado Season

Texas averages 132 tornadoes a year. The majority of those tornadoes happen in the months of April, May, and June as cold weather meets the beginning of the summer heat. Tornados tend to take the path of least resistance through open fields, and unfortunately through buildings, houses, and highways. Natural disasters are difficult to prepare …

April Showers Bring May Flowers to Texas

Spring brings warm weather and blossoming plants and flowers! Most Texans are more than happy to welcome the sun after the February winter storm, but with spring comes airborne allergens and molds. ERC is in full swing of conducting Indoor Air Quality testing after frozen pipes burst leading to flooding and potential mold growth in …

Meet the Key Team Members of ERC!

We are proud to introduce our team and newest employees! ERC is constantly expanding and growing our offices to meet our clients’ needs. From left to right, starting with the top row: TOP ROW Megan Allgeier, Office Administration, Dallas Bobbi Blaire, Accounting/Office Manager, Houston Max Sanati, Construction Engineer, Houston ROW TWO Emily Saravia, Sr. Administrative …

Dallas Construction

ERC is a Small Business Enterprise with two divisions; environmental and construction. We have made a tremendous impact in the Houston area landing a 5-year Job Order Contract (JOC) with a major governmental entity in Southeast Texas. Our focus during 2020 has been to continue growing the construction division, both in Houston and in Dallas. …

Know Your Molds!

What is mold and what causes it? Mold is a type of fungus that is present in our natural environment. Mold spores, which are tiny microscopic ‘seeds’, can be found everywhere, including inside buildings, and are a part of the general dust found in buildings and offices. These spores can start growing on building materials …

In the Swing of the 2020 Storm Season

The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs June 1st through November 30th. Researchers have estimated 6-10 hurricanes predicted during the 2020 season – up to 6 major; with 13 total named storms. Ever wonder where the names for tropical storms and hurricanes come from? And why are they even named in the first place? Prior to the …