Founded in 1985, Air Chek, Inc. has sold over 4,000,000 of their patented radon test kits around the world. Renowned for its ease of use and accuracy, the Air Chek Radon Test Kit continues to set the standard for home and professional radon testing. Air Chek serves homeowners and radon professionals with same-day analysis, online availability of test results, and matchless quality from its state-of-the-art, NELAC-accredited laboratory facilities located in Western North Carolina.
The founder and CEO of Air Chek, Inc. is B. V. Alvarez. Although semi-retired, he still oversees many aspects of the business. He has over 21 years experience in passive radon test kit design and engineering; 50 years experience in manufacturing, automated equipment design, and engineering; and over 20 years experience in automated radon analysis laboratory design, engineering, and operation. Mr. Alvarez has been issued a number of patents in addition to the two that cover the Air Chek radon test kits.
Eric Kuzniar (since 1999) is our Laboratory Manager. His responsibilities include supervising daily quality assurance activities, laboratory operation, laboratory computer system maintenance, organizing and supervising all training programs, maintaining certification listings with various regulatory organizations and obtaining certifications for new products and/or services. He has direct responsibility for all maintenance, calibrations, and daily operation of the automated laboratory system. Mr Kuzniar also heads our information services department. He has 25 years experience in software design and development and 16 years experience in electronic circuitry and automated controls design.
Alex Kowald (since 2016), operating under the guidance of Eric Kuzniar, is in charge of upgrading and maintaining our Linux-based servers, phone system, B2B applications, inter-office software, corporate database, various web properties, and software development.
One of the most important members of the Air Chek team, Makala McFee, oversees customer service and order processing (since 2013).