SWAT Environmental History

History and story of SWAT Environmental

Find out how SWAT Environmental began and more about the history of our company as we grow in the the radon mitigation and real estate industries. We are constantly striving to be the leader in radon resources and radon mitigation through out the United States and we are here to assist in radon mitigation issues all around the country. SWAT is built on a local owned philosophy to better serve our local markets all over the United States and in your areas. We believe in promoting local growth and assistance and that is why we are a national company with franchises that are locally owned and operated through the majority of the US.

SWAT Environmental was founded in 1988 by Christopher Coffey. He became one of the first radon mitigation professionals to participate in the Radon Contractor Proficiency Program created by the EPA. Over the past 26 years, SWAT Environmental has grown to become America's largest radon mitigation company. In 2002, it was purchased by a realtor who recognized the demand for a company that would focus on the needs of the real estate industry.

In 2012 Inc. Magazine released their "Annual List of America's Fastest Growing Companies." For the first time in history, a radon mitigation company made the list. SWAT Environmental, whose corporate headquarters is located in Lansing, Michigan, ranked no. 13 in the environmental industry, earning them a place in history as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States.

In 2002, Gelina, a realtor at the time, recognized the demand for a radon mitigation company that would not forget the needs of the real estate market. With his vision and guidance, SWAT Environmental has grown to become America's largest radon mitigation company.

In 2012, SWAT Environmental opened their first national franchise location in Colorado. This was a huge step forward in the company's progress and helped fuel their amazing and continued growth rate.

2005 was a milestone year for SWAT Environmental. This was the year that SWAT Environmental took its first steps outside the state of Michigan and started expanding into national markets. Over the next 9 years, SWAT Environmental has continued to grow and has installed over 100,000 radon mitigation systems in locations all over the United States. In 2013 alone, SWAT Environmental installed more than 15,000 radon mitigation systems nationwide.

For the second straight year, SWAT Environmental was honored by Inc. Magazine’s list of the top 5000 fastest growing companies. In 2013, the company ranked no. #1841 out of the top 5000 fastest growing companies. This same year, SWAT Environmental also ranked in 2 other lists created by Inc. Magazine.: #17 in the top 100 Environmental Services Companies, and #38 in the top 100 companies in Michigan. Posting a growth rate of 208% over the last three years, SWAT Environmental incredible success has propelled the company forward as well as achieved these recognitions.

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