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Press Release - ESP Acquires Porter Valley Inc.


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PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jul 17, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX)

Environmentl Service Professionals Inc. (ESP) announced today that it has acquired the inspection industry's leading software developer, Porter Valley Software, Inc. (PVS), makers of the InspectVue line of Professional home and commercial inspection report-writers. Founder and President, Mr. Lorne Steiner will continue on as the Managing Director of the new Porter Valley Software Division of ESP.

Environmental Service Professionals President/CEO Ed Torres stated, "We are very excited about the opportunity to acquire the industry's leading inspection and report creation software. This acquisition is in keeping with our commitment to excellence and leadership within the Indoor Air Quality industry. We are very pleased that the acquisition of Porter Valley Software, Inc. also brings to our team Mr. Lorne Steiner, whose experience and reputation will be a tremendous asset as we strive to become the leader in this emerging industry."

"PVS inspection report-writers compliment the ESP business model by creating an integrated software solution for the next generation of Real Estate Inspectors that includes residential, commercial, environmental inspections, testing and laboratory analysis," noted Mr. Lorne Steiner.

About Environmental Service Professionals, Inc.

ESP is the first publicly-traded company established to consolidate the highly-fragmented home inspection industry and to specialize in environmental inspections. ESP's Healthy Home Assurance Certification mission results in the mitigation of risk across the board for homeowners and for mortgage, title and insurance companies.

ESP, through its wholly owned subsidiary Environmental Safeguard Professionals, Inc. ("Safeguard"), has developed a standardized training, certification, inspection, and results reporting analysis program which forms the foundation of a suite of services that together comprise our Certified Environmental Home Inspector ("CEHI") program. This business unit provides annual subscription-based moisture maintenance and energy use awareness programs for addressing many environmental issues in the Building, Residential, Commercial and Real Estate industries.

ESP, through its wholly owned subsidiary National Professional Services, Inc. ("NPS"), offers annual trade memberships and management services for industry related associations. NPS is currently a conglomerate of seven individual associations and maintains annual paying members. The focus of this business unit is to establish cross-training on CEHI programs and to provide information concerning residential environmental issues, to establish training for underwriters, loan officers and appraisers, and to educate these groups about CEHI inspection protocols. Training programs for insurance companies, underwriters, loss control, and risk management personnel educate and emphasize the benefits of using a CEHI on the initial inspection and then establishing annual inspections.

The company's motto is "peace of mind for your family, your home and your health." Visit www.espusa.net for complete information on the ESP family of services offered and http://www.evsp.com for investment information.

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