HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S.W.A.T. Environmental, the nation's largest provider of radon mitigation and vapor intrusion mitigation services, announces a new franchise agreement that will support services in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island. With over 100,000 radon systems successfully completed since the company's inception in 1988, S.W.A.T. Environmental has more certified technicians on staff than any other company in the industry.
Eric Schmitt, former Vice President of Scholastic's Family & Community Engagement Team, is the master franchise owner that will oversee the delivery of services to the region.
"We are excited to be able to offer these services to the region," said Eric Schmitt, President, S.W.A.T. Environmental – CT, NY, RI. "These critically important testing and mitigation services have a special importance to me as I lost both of my parents to lung cancer complications. In taking over this venture, I wanted to partner with the industry's best in delivering these types of services to my community and the surrounding areas."
"Mr. Schmitt was an obvious choice to run our business operations throughout New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island," said Bill Van Huis, CEO, S.W.A.T. Environmental. "He is a hands-on leader that truly understands the importance of helping people avoid the dangers associated with radon gas. These core markets are essential to our long term growth strategy and we look forward to supporting Mr. Schmitt's business as a valued franchisee."ABOUT S.W.A.T ENVIRONMENTAL S.W.A.T. (Soil, Water & Air Technologies) Environmental is the nation's largest provider of vapor intrusion mitigation and remediation services. With nearly 100,000 successful mitigation projects, SWAT Environmental is your solution to any type of vapor intrusion or soil gas issue. Founded in 1988, our knowledgeable staff has over 100 years combined experience in the indoor air quality industry and has successfully mitigated soil vapors in residential houses, schools, townhouses, condominiums, businesses, and government buildings. For more information, visit www.radonsystem.com or call 1-800-NO-RADON SOURCE S.W.A.T. Environmental