About Us

Trust in the experts at Insight Environmental when you need services in Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, and the surrounding areas in California.

Insight Environmental is a medium sized Environmental Testing Firm located in Santa Barbara County California. Originally beginning as DeVries Building Consultants, Insight has been the leading testing company on the central coast for almost 10 years.

Owned by Ben Blaker and Managed by Robert Augspurger, we currently employ 12 staff and cover an area that stretches from Paso Robles to Orange County.  Our business model has been focused on mainly asbestos, lead and mold testing for local companies where our close personal relationship and expedited service have earned us a loyal client base.  Although our model would meet the demands of large insurance companies contractual work, we have always thrived on the relationship aspect of the business and enjoy knowing and being able to discuss jobs with the boots on the ground folks.  All our field technicians were hand picked from local remediation companies, trained in house and fully supported in developing close relationships with our clients.  We are a close knit, friendly and energetic group always striving for close enriching relationships with new clients.

Radon Testing Experts at Insight Environmental

asbestos, radon, lead and
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Mission Statement

Our ambition at Insight Environmental, Inc., is to provide express testing services, comprehensive environmental solutions, and expert knowledge to address our client’s regulatory and health needs. At Insight Environmental Inc., we have years of experience assisting insurance companies, homeowners, property management, corporate offices, government agencies, school districts, military personal, and contractors to determine sensible solutions to environmental damages or potential occupant exposure to hazardous materials. Whether it be mold, moisture intrusion, fire damage, asbestos, bacteria, lead-based paint, radon, or air quality concerns, we can quickly assess the situation and provide solutions to get your project back on track and headed in the right direction! We are committed to quality service, express turnaround, customer satisfaction and competitive pricing to meet all of our clients demands.


Through close personal relationships with our clients we can quickly and clearly identify the needs of any environmental situation. At Insight Environmental Inc., we can immediately provide an experienced certified technician to survey environmentally damaged areas and provide testing services along with an accurate assessment within 24 hours. Our aim is to streamline the process of remediation and abatement by providing environmental consultation with our clients, contractors, insurance agencies and third parties alike. We can provide immediate pre-demolition testing services, mold assessments, and post remediation/abatement clearance testing at competitive pricing to keep your project on track and on schedule. We are committed to servicing the Central Coast and Southern California Areas by providing cost-effective solutions, real-time response surveys, expedited accredited laboratory analysis and verbal consultation to our clients to ensure customer satisfaction throughout the project timeline.