R Subramanian, PhD – An International IAQ Perspective & Low Cost Monitor Review

Air Date: 9-23-2022|Episode 676

This week we welcome Dr. R. Subramanian for his international perspective on IAQ and to discuss how to evaluate and use low cost sensors. Dr. R Subramanian is a mechanical engineer who does research in atmospheric chemistry and environmental science. His PhD is in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in the IAQ Radio hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Subramanian is currently working in Qatar and joins us from there today.

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Erik Malmstrom – Christian Weeks – How to Achieve Sustainable Indoor Air Quality – Part 2

Air Date: 9-16-2022|Episode 675

This week we welcome Erik Malmstrom and Christian Weeks to discuss a new document on How to Achieve Sustainable Indoor Air Quality: Part 2 A Roadmap to Simultaneously Improving Indoor Air Quality & Meeting Building Decarbonization and Climate Resiliency Goals. This is a multi layered “Clean First” approach to IAQ which they feel is the key to the low-energy, high-IAQ, climate resilient buildings of the future.

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Marwa Zaatari, PhD & Christian Weeks – How to Achieve Sustainable Indoor Air Quality

Air Date: 9-9-2022|Episode 674

This week we welcome Marwa Zaatari, PhD and Christian Weeks to discuss a new document on How to Achieve Sustainable Indoor Air Quality: A Roadmap to Simultaneously Improving Indoor Air Quality & Meeting Building Decarbonization and Climate Resiliency Goals. The document was a collaboration between a group of industry companies that want to promote a layered, system-level “Clean First” approach which they feel is the key to the low-energy, high-IAQ, climate resilient buildings of the future.

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Ruth Ann Norton – Green and Healthy Homes – Initiative What Success Looks Like

Air Date: 8-26-2022|Episode 673

This week we welcome Ruth Ann Norton President & CEO of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative for a discussion on healthy homes, the new funding in the Inflation Reduction Act and what a successful organization looks like.

Ruth Ann Norton, President & CEO of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, joined the organization in 1993 and has led its development into one of the nation’s most effective and foremost authorities on healthy housing and its impact on the social determinants of health and racial equity. An expert on lead poisoning prevention, healthy homes and the intersection of climate, energy and health, Ruth Ann directs GHHI’s national strategy, policy framework and services to integrate climate, healthcare and healthy housing as a platform for improved health, economic, educational and social outcomes for low-income communities.

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Bill Bahnfleth, PhD, PE – Dustin Poppendieck, PhD – Alison Savage, MPH – Why Indoor Chemistry Matters! Part 2 Management of Chemicals in Indoor Environments

Air Date: 8-12-2022|Episode 671

This week we welcome Penn State Prof. Dr. Bill Bahnfleth, Dr. Dustin Poppendieck from NIST and Alison Savage from EPA’s indoor environments division for part 2 of our series on the NASEM document Why Indoor Chemistry Matters! This week we focus on the Management of Chemicals in Indoor Environments.

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Charles J. Weschler, PhD – Ozone, Hydroxyl Radicals and Indoor Environments; What Inspection and Remediation Pros Should Know

Air Date: 7-15-2022|Episode 670

This week we welcome Dr. Charles Weschler for a show about a topic of great interest to IEQ and restoration professionals. Restoration contractors are inundated with claims about equipment to help on projects when fires, wildfires and other odor events affect indoor environments. What should practitioners know about ozone, hydroxyls, TI02 and other technologies when investigating or remediating indoor environments? We talk to a world renowned professor about this issue.

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Bill Sothern, DrPH, CIH, LEED AP – Chris Mikrut – Michael Berg, PhD – Misalignment between Clinical Mold Antigen Extracts and Airborne Molds Found in Water-damaged Homes

Air Date: 6-24-2022|Episode 668

This week we welcome Dr. Bill Sothern, Chris Mikrut and Dr. Michael Berg to discuss their recent paper called Misalignment between Clinical Mold Antigen Extracts and Airborne Molds Found in Water-damaged Homes. We will look at the current antigen testing being done for mold allergies then discuss their results and what changes could be beneficial. The authors have collected a great deal of data from the real world that will be of interest to our audience and hopefully the medical community.

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Bradley Prezant, MBA, MSPH, CIH, COH, CAQP – Assessing Risk of Infection & Air Exchange – CO2 Pitfalls, SF6 Benefits

Air Date: 6-17-2022|Episode 667

This week we welcome back Brad Prezant to discuss Assessing Risk Infection and Air Exchange. We will also focus on different methods for doing this type of assessment along with the pitfalls and benefits of different methods. Brad Prezant is an evidence-based public health scientist with a background in epidemiology, occupational health & hygiene, and ergonomics. Until the company was sold in 2007, he operated Prezant Associates, Inc. in Seattle, providing consulting, training, and laboratory services for 20+ years.

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