How Does BioProtect Protection Work?

The active ingredient in BioProtect polymerizes to all surfaces and is both colorless and odorless.

Think of BioProtect as a layer of electrically charged swords.  When a microorganism comes in contact with the treated surface, the quaternary amine sword punctures the cell membrane and the remnants are then electrocuted.

Since nothing is transferred to the now dead cell, the antimicrobial does not lose it’s strength and the sword is now ready for the next cell to contact it.  (NOTE: Normal cleaning of the treated surfaces is necessary in order for the BioProtect   antimicrobials to continue their effectiveness.  Dirt buildup,  paint, dead microbes, etc. will cover the treatment prohibiting it from killing microorganisms.)



    BioProtect protects your facility from harmful growth of mold, mildew, fungi, algae and bacteria, which cause staining, odor and discoloration.  BioProtect forms a highly-durable bond with virtually any surface, working continuously with one easy application.


    Pathogens have been shown to spread through the air over long distances, even through the HVAC system. This recently discovered transmission route is explained and clearly documented in the ASHRAE Position Paper, “Indoor Infectious Disease”, 2009.


    Our Healthier Environment Living Program addresses residential problems that stem from the spread of disease. Our programs focus on modes of transmission. We take on these issues by bringing to the task products that create clean surfaces, clean air and clean water in addition to methods and technologies to ensure proper hand hygiene.


    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has listed poor indoor air quality as one of the top five environmental threats to public health.  Because most people spend 90 percent of their time indoors, the need to engineer commercial spaces to improve air quality.


    Our Healthier Environment Living Program addresses obstacles in industry that stem from the spread of disease and slice into profit margins. Our programs focus on modes of transmission, creating a healthier space – and a healthier bottom line.



Welcome to the Healthier Environment Living Program




The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has listed poor indoor air quality as one of the top five environmental threats to public health. Because most people spend 90 percent of their time indoors, the need to engineer residential spaces to improve air quality – and the indoor environment in general – and limit the spread of pathogens becomes increasingly more critical. We know from the news that our aging water infrastructure (see Flint, Michigan) can’t be relied on to deliver clean, safe water to our faucets In 2104 the World Health Organization (WHO), the White House and the European Union went public with the growing threat of microbial resistance to antibiotics (Cameron postulates). With antibiotics becoming increasingly less effective, it again quite possibly will be possible to die from simple bacterial infections that were treatable in the recent past.





IDA Construction specializes in all aspects of construction, focusing especially on building for infection control and safety. IDAC principals have more than 50 years combined construction experience.  Be it actual construction or managing projects, our goals are your goals.  We listen to to you and build for your needs today, all the while ensuring the facility will meet future needs as well.


Because we do specialty work, we have a deep bench of consultants who support our work.  We draw upon the expertise of, among others, medical professionals, microbiologists, veterinarians and academic folks to support our clients’ goals and objectives.


The network we have developed at IDAC allows us to reach into the water and air filtration industries. These relationships give us the unique ability to build and design with a laser focus on health and energy.


After the actual construction, we put in place programs to keep your home, office or facility clean and healthy.   Learning and understanding how to maintain your facility is every bit as important as the building process.  


We take the time to learn your industry, which allows us to build specific design items into projects to meet your needs.  In heavily-regulated industries, we often bring in a sensor system to measure particulate and gases in the air.  We build our systems into existing systems.  If you have an energy management system, we will build our air quality system into the existing system.  


From clean rooms to apartment rehabilitation, IDAC is experienced in construction and construction management.  Using our consultants, we make our clients aware of emerging technologies best suited for them, advising them how they best can use those technologies to support their specific needs. From mold to allergy / asthma-friendly apartments to sterile clean rooms, IDA Construction is your best choice when building to meet the challenges of the indoor microbiome.


IDA Construction has a long-term relationship with the Lynd Corporation.  IDA construction is the go-to company for Lynd, having renovated more than 6,000 apartments for the property management company during the past 10 years.


IDA Construction not only builds structures but also builds relationships.  We join your team to get you to where you want to go.  IDA Construction is focused on health and design for the healthy indoor environment.

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