SOURCE: Environmental Service Professionals, Inc.

Environmental Service Professionals, Inc.

October 06, 2009 12:25 ET

Environmental Service Professionals, Inc. and National Association for Moisture Management Form "Partnership for Prevention" for Moisture/Mold Solutions

PALM SPRINGS, CA--(Marketwire - October 6, 2009) - Environmental Service Professionals, Inc. (OTCBB: EVSP) today announced it has adopted the protocols and standards for moisture management established by the National Association for Moisture Management (NAMM). In addition, NAMM has endorsed the Company's Certified Environmental Home Inspector CEHI™ program, the certified professional EcoCheck Inspector™ and will be empowered to apply their knowledge and expertise while extending service offerings. Organizations can be confident hiring EcoCheck Inspectors™ with the new CEHI™ certification as it protects homeowners, builders, lenders, mortgage brokers/agents and all real estate oriented properties. The EcoCheck Inspection™ includes state mandated energy certification, construction defects, lead contaminates, moisture and other environmental issues. http://www.na4mm.org

Rick LaPierre, President of NAMM, said: "ESP's programs were developed to prevent water intrusion and moisture problems; protect the insurance, lending and building industries from liability and the consumer against unhealthy living conditions; and to promote a greater standard of living at a reasonable cost with annual preventive maintenance programs." Additionally, LaPierre stated, "We are pleased that ESP, being a Green Company, will utilize the exclusive biodegradable TM100 product which has been certified by NAMM for the cleaning of indoor air and remediation of mold. In addition to all their training all of ESP's professionals are trained and certified as Certified Moisture Maintenance Inspectors and Certified Environmental Mold Remediators which gives the consumer the most knowledgeable experts in the Indoor Air Quality Industry."

"The CEHI™ certification program demonstrates our continued commitment to top quality training and certification programs that help optimize the environments for our customers and to develop the potential of inspection professionals," said Ed Torres, CEO of Environmental Service Professionals, Inc. "The growing community of home, environmental, and construction inspection professionals will be pleased to see that this advanced certification set a new standard for professionals and companies focused on going green."

Moreover, LIUNA which is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees, will assist the Company in promoting ESP's services.

About the National Association for Moisture Management

The National Association for Moisture Management is a non-profit established by industry experts around the country to provide moisture solutions focusing on prevention by educating the public and stakeholders, (builders, mortgage bankers, insurance companies and realtors). NAMM provides free membership to the public online to have access to information to help protect their properties and structures from moisture intrusion and resultant mold growth. NAMM is the Nation's leading source of education and training to the public and professional on moisture issues in buildings.

About Environmental Service Professionals, Inc.

ESP (OTCBB: EVSP) offers various inspection services that include energy/efficiency audits addressing mold and moisture intrusion that can have an acute and chronic negative impact on the indoor air quality of commercial and residential buildings. The first company in the moisture inspection industry vertical to become a publicly traded company, ESP has embarked on a strategy to acquire businesses dealing with environmental issues and resolving environmentally sensitive problems. It has completed four acquisitions and is in various stages of discussion with additional companies that management believes are a good philosophical, operational and economic fit with ESP. For additional information, please visit: www.evsp.com

ESP through its various wholly owned subsidiaries has developed a standardized training, certification, inspection, and results reporting analysis program, which forms the foundation for the Company's "suite of services." These services taken together comprise the Certified Environmental Home Inspector™ ("CEHI") program. This program is available to active duty U.S. military and veterans and will meet all required Veterans Affairs requirements. Our Safeguard business unit will provide the EcoCheck Inspection™ as part of the pro-active comprehensive subscription based annual maintenance process called the Healthy Living Maintenance Program™ ("HLMP"). Every 12 months a new EcoCheck Inspection™ is conducted. The HLMP is an all inclusive multi-disciplined inspection process focused on adding value to a property by reducing liabilities and mitigating risks for the insurance, mortgage banking, building, real estate, and property management industries by reducing claims, instilling confidence in property safety and efficiency while promoting a positive green image to both residential and commercial clients.

Visit http://www.evsp.com for complete information on the ESP family of services offered and investment information.

ESP is publicly traded under symbol (OTCBB: EVSP)

Forward-Looking Statements: This document contains forward-looking statements that are subject to a number of risks, assumptions and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those projected. These risks, assumptions and uncertainties include: the ability of the Company to raise capital, the ability to compete effectively in a rapidly evolving and price-competitive marketplace, changes in the environmental sector and changes in business strategy, as well as other risks referenced from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. See www.SEC.gov for additional information about the company.

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