Schools & Universities

Benchmark Environmental Engineering provides environmental consulting, testing and education services for schools and universities. Based in San Jose, we have assisted educators in the State of California for over two decades. Our team of environmental engineers, industrial hygienists, and certified instructors offer a comprehensive portfolio of services for schools and universities.

Environmental Services For Schools & Universities

Benchmark Environmental Engineering is a trusted source for environmental consulting in the California educational community. We work with your school faculty and your maintenance staff to ensure the health and safety of your teachers, professors, and students. We provide a wide range of tests and inspections for classrooms, dorms, gymnasiums and industrial arts facilities including:

  • Asbestos and Lead Surveys
  • Mold Investigations
  • Indoor Air Quality Testing
  • Radon Testing
  • Health and Safety Inspections
  • Development of Operations and Maintenance Plans
  • Pre-Construction Surveys
  • Construction Defect Inspections

Customized Training For Your School

Benchmark Environmental Engineering also offers environmental training custom tailored to your school, for your faculty and maintenance personnel. Our continuing education courses are valid in California for certification and recertification credit. These courses reduce your liability and help to ensure the safety of your staff and students. Benchmark Environmental Engineering’s California State Certified Teachers can conduct this training at your school district, university campus or a variety of convenient locations. Our courses include:

Lead Paint

  • OSHA Compliance
  • Awareness
  • Renovation Repair and Painting
  • Refresher


  • Class III – Competent Level
  • Class IV – Awareness Training


  • Awareness
  • Maintenance Training

Respiratory Training & Fit Testing

Hazardous Communications

Benefits of Working With Benchmark Environmental Engineering

Benchmark Environmental Engineering is sensitive to your school or university’s budget and timeframes. It is our priority to minimize your facility’s downtime and give you solutions that protect the health of your faculty and students. We provide school administrators with 24-hour response and fast reporting times in Santa Clara County and throughout California. We work hand-in-hand with your remediation contractors and maintenance staff to ensure that all hazards have been removed from your campus, in a timely manner following all state and federal guidelines.

How We Help School Administrators

Benchmark Environmental Engineering has built a reputation for developing field-proven analysis and remediation plans that protect your liability as a school or university administrator. We also provide administrators, teachers, janitorial staff and students of California schools and universities with enhanced services, including our environmental continuing education program and litigation support.

We give expert witness testimony in court cases, arbitration and depositions in San Jose and throughout California. Our team of California State Certified Teachers instruct school facilities staff about mold, lead, asbestos, and other hazardous materials.

Our Portfolio

Our large portfolio of school and university clients includes private education facilities, as well as California state schools and department of education agencies across the United States. No matter the size or scope of the job, Benchmark Environmental Engineering will provide you with a cost effective solution that meets all of your needs.

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