ASTM E2600 Screening for Vapor Encroachment onto Property Involved in Real Estate Transactions -- eLearning Course

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Price: $595
About the Course

The popular ASTM E2600 course is now available online! Vapor encroachment into the subsurface of a property involved in a real estate transaction can potentially create significant issues for the deal. The methodology in the ASTM E2600-15 Standard Guide for Vapor Encroachment Screening on Property was developed for use by environmental professionals conducting due diligence to facilitate screening a property for a possible vapor encroachment condition (VEC). This online course offers you the same great content you've come to expect in person.

Learn About
  • Rationale behind the development of the standard
  • Overview of ASTM E2600
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 screening methodology for VECs
  • Relationship with ASTM E1527 Phase I
  • Case Studies
  • Implications for environmental professionals involved in conducting property environmental due diligence
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • List the market driving forces for conducting VEC screening as part of environmental due diligence
  • List, in order, the main sections that are included in ASTM E2600
  • Distinguish between Vapor Encroachment and Vapor Intrusion and identify processes for conducting VEC screening for potential vapor encroachment conditions
  • Recall the scope of E2600, E1527, CERCLA and AAI
  • Identify how to manage liability associated with vapor migration
  • Distinguish between Tier 1 and Tier 2 methodologies for VEC screening
  • List the most common ways to reduce the Area of Concern (AOC).
Who Should Attend
  • Phase I Environmental Consultants
  • Lenders
  • Real Estate Attorneys
  • Property Developers
  • Property Investors
  • Property Owners and Managers
  • Property Insurers.
Certificate and CEUs

CEUs: .5 or 5 PDH

Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 80% or higher score on the exam.


1 year online subscription for a Single User Only via username/password. Requires internet access.

For pricing for Multi-User access or for more information, please contact sales here or call 1-877-909-ASTM.

About the Instructor

Anthony J. Buonicore, P.E., BCEE, QEP is a past president and Fellow Member of the Air & Waste Management Association, and is the Chairman and CEO of the Buonicore Group, a real estate and environmental risk management consulting company. He is also a Diplomat in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, a Qualified Environmental Professional and a licensed professional engineer. He is a member of the ASTM E50.02 Property Environmental Due Diligence committee, former chairman of its ASTM Phase I/Transaction Screen Task Group, chairman of the ASTM Vapor Intrusion Task Group, and chairman of the newly formed Building Energy Performance & Disclosure Task Group. Mr. Buonicore holds both a bachelor's and master's degree in chemical engineering from Manhattan College.
About ASTM and Sponsoring Committee

ASTM standards have grown to be among the world's most widely used and accepted documents. Recognizing the need for authoritative site assessment standards, ASTM pulled together environmental professionals, real estate and insurance professionals, lawyers, and government representatives. These members of ASTM Committee E50 and its Subcommittee E50.02 on Commercial Real Estate Transactions developed the standard upon which this course is based. For more information on Committee E50 contact go to our E50 technical committee page.

How Learning Will Be Assessed

Learning will be assessed through a series of online exercises and a final quiz.

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