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Edmund S. Karl Jr. left a successful career in engineering management and founded the Karl Environmental Group in 1989. From the very beginning clients requested broader services and capabilities as regulations imposed new requirements in the environmental arena. Karl Environmental is a Lead-Safe Certified Firm, Karl Environmental Group provides safety consulting to PA and NJ. Our services include lead water testing, asbestos testing and asbestos abatement, environmental site assessment, lead paint inspection, mold sampling, industrial hygene, and other environmental consulting services. We also provide various certifications such as OSHA HAZWOPER certification, General Industry certification, Construction Industry certification, EPA Lead Renovator Certification, First Aid certification, and basic lief support courses.Karl Environmental Group responded to that need and the environmental consulting firm was an immediate success. Capable employees were added to the company one at a time, which allowed services to broaden and the company to earn additional licenses and certifications.

Customer Focus

The focus at Karl Environmental Group has always been on customers. Clients appreciate they can call us whenever they have an emergency. We have been on site addressing client emergencies on Easter morning, Christmas day and New Year’s Eve. From the inception of Karl Environmental Group, policy has been to recommend the least costly, yet fully effective remedy for a client’s problem. Our history has been that of satisfying customers, retaining their business, and winning praise and referrals. This has been accomplished by consistently delivering superb service along with genuine value. That is our formula for success.

Mission Statement for Customers

Our mission is to provide clients with environmental, health, and safety consulting and contracting services with a professionally trained team working together, using common sense and practical experience. We will provide our clients with quality services on time and on budget, finding the most economical and effective solution for their specific requirements. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal.

Mission Statement for Employees

We are committed to providing our employees with a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Resourcefulness and communication are encouraged to improve the effectiveness of the Karl Environmental Group. Above all, employees will be provided with the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization as they are expected to share externally with every customer.


Our Clients

Karl Environmental Group provides environmental consulting firm services to residential customers, business clients, school districts (both public and private) and government agencies. Our clients represent a variety of industries and backgrounds and we pride ourselves in being able to meet their individual environmental needs with quality and efficiency. Our clients include:

  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
  • The Salvation Army
  • The Philadelphia Airport
  • Carpenter Technology Corporation
  • Materion Performance Alloys
  • Sealed Air
  • UGI Services
  • Albright College
  • Alvernia University
  • Berks County Redevelopment Authority
  • Knoll, Inc.
  • Purolite Corporation
  • Sun Rich Fresh Foods, Inc.
  • Sunbury Generation, LP
  • Reading and Easton Housing Authorities
  • Fort Lee School District
  • Orange Education Foundation
  • Brandywine Heights Area School District
  • Orange Board of Education
  • EI Associates
  • Remax Realtors
  • The Reading Airport
  • Hamilton Township School District
  • The Archdiocese of Allentown
  • Quad Graphics

Our Locations

Pennsylvania – Main Office and Training Center

20 Lauck Road, Mohnton, PA 19540

Tel: 1-800-527-5581

New Jersey – Field Office

127 Route 206, Suite 17, Hamilton, NJ 08648

Tel: 1-800-527-5581

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We’re a great environmental consulting firm for PA and NJ, so hear why clients agree!

Had a Lead RRP certification class here today, and it was extremely informative, reasonably priced, and easy to get to. Questions were answered easily. -David D.

“Thank you very much for the comprehensive and thorough study of my home regarding analysis of the presence of mold. I will take your findings and recommendations into consideration as we move forward to eradicate the presence of mold in our home….I appreciate your time and expertise in gathering this data.” – D. Swavely

“I attended a CPR class at Karl Environmental Group. The instructor was wonderful! I’d recommend getting your CPR certification through this company!” – E. Raber

“This was one of the best classes I’ve taken. The facility is great, the instructor was very informative but relayed the information to us in a way that was easy to understand, easy to remember, and all while not boring you to death. I highly recommend.” – D.D’Acciaro

“The instructor was great! They were personal, attentive to questions and engaging. I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. They researched when presented with an unusual question and provided the answer and the resource in which it was found. It was easy to see they believed in what they were teaching and covered everything we needed.”  – T.Hann

“I had an awesome experience. Our instructor was very knowledgeable, informative and professional. The course was well planned and executed. Top-shelf learning opportunity!” – H. Harris

 “The Karl Environmental Group was very responsive to our needs when we found mold in our home. The industrial hygienist was very experienced and knowledgeable. He was able to explain the situation and test results in an understandable way and provide practical advice on how to proceed. We would use them again in the future if we ran into an issue.” – L. Kelly

“The course is very informative. My overall rating of the course is 5. The instructor has a full knowledge of the course EPA Lead Renovator Certification.” – H. Ecto

“I needed indoor air quality testing in my home ASAP; I was extremely pleased with how quickly Karl Environmental came out to my home! The technician was professional, and highly knowledgeable, answering all the questions I had.-A. Simmons

“Very informative yet relaxed atmosphere for BLS training!! Recommend it to anyone needing a refresher or new course.” – C. Griffin

Exceptional, professional service! Definitely the experts you’re looking for if you have mold/asbestos questions/needs. They’ve done testing and abatement for us and have been extremely professional and knowledgeable. –D. Rohrbach

“The trainer really taught the course very well and trained using hands-on.  At first I was very nervous due to not be in school since I graduated in 1996, but as long as you pay attention to detail, you shouldn’t have any problems passing the course. Great experience and great knowledge to know.” – L. Berg

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