We perform lead in soil, lead in drinking water, and other various testing and reporting services,. However, the primary method for the detection of LBP is through the use of an x-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrum analyzer. This XRF uses x-rays to penetrate the surface being surveyed without disturbing or damaging the surface and produces an instantaneous read-out describing the LBP content in milligrams per square centimeter (mg/cm2). The XRF spectrum analyzer allows the operator to download the information to a personal computer to create a results table. Using an XRF analyzer significantly reduces the LBP survey fees. LCA, Inc. provides a final report for each investigation that includes the scope of work, sampling procedures, a description of the structure, analysis of results, and recommendations based on findings.