Lan Chi Nguyen Weekes, P. Eng. – IEQ Operations and Maintenance & Management of Legionella in Water Systems

Air Date: 9-13-2019|Episode 557

This week on IAQradio+ we welcome Lan Chi Nguyen Weekes, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. Ms. Nguyen Weekes is currently the Director, Physical Resources of La Cité, a college in applied arts and technology in Ottawa, ON, Canada. She was the co-founder and partner of InAIR Environmental Ltd, an environmental consulting company from 1995 to 2018.

Ms. Weekes has over twenty-eight (28) years of consultation expertise on environmental issues, including the interaction between buildings and human health. Currently, she is working on the implementation of a Net Zero Carbone strategy on La Cité campuses, addressing the issue of Legionella in building water systems and assessing the impact of climate change on indoor air quality.
She is currently the chair of the ASHRAE Multidisciplinary Technical Group on Health and Wellness in the Built Environment. Recently, Ms. Weekes served as a project member of the Management of Legionella in Water System Committee of the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM).

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Matthew S. Perzanowski, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, Columbia University – The Implications of Carpet on Indoor Chemistry and Microbiology

Air Date: 8-2-2019|Episode 556

Today on IAQ Radio+ we welcome Matthew S. Perzanowski, PhD. Radio Joe attended an excellent conference earlier this week  at The Ohio State University, on “The Implications of Carpet on Indoor Chemistry and Microbiology”. Dr. Perzanowski was a presenter at the event that was organized by Karen Danemmiller, PhD and Rachel Adams, PhD, both of whom have joined us for shows on IAQ Radio+. We will review some key takeaways from the event and then go into detail on Dr. Perzanowski’s presentation and his other work.

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A Sunshine State Town Hall: The AOB is Dead…Now What?

Air Date: 7-12-2019|Episode 553

An All Star Panel Weighs-in: Harvey Cohen, John Lapotaire, David Popper & Peter Crosa. Joining Radio Joe from South Florida, the Restoration Global Watchdog will be On site with a Live Audience!

Many in the restoration industry feel July 1st, 2019 was a dark day for Florida’s policyholders, disaster victims and those who service their emergency mitigation, drying, mold remediation, restoration and reconstruction needs after a loss or weather event! A Town Hall was held Thursday, July 11th in South Florida to address the restoration and remediation marketplace in the post AOB era. IAQradio will be covering the proceedings and key issues raised and discussed at the Town Hall on this week’s show.

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Joe Medosch – Hayward Score – The Business of Healthy Homes

Air Date: 6-28-2019|Episode 552

This week we look forward to a conversation with home performance and IAQ industry veteran Joe Medosch of Hayward Score. Joe is one of the smartest people in the industry and not just book smart, he has been there and done that with almost 30 years of experience as a contractor and 10 as a master trainer. Joe has deep experience in the home performance field, especially in the areas of health and energy-efficiency. His expertise includes building science and diagnostics, IAQ/IEQ assessments and home performance. He has a long history of involvement with the ICC, BPI, RESNET, SMACNA, and ASTM. He has served on numerous committees developing industry standards including: RESNET Standard 380, Equipment Sub-Committee, and BPI multifamily standards development.
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Lauren Tessier, ND – Life After Mold and International Society for Environmentally Acquired Illness (ISEAI)

Air Date: 6-21-2019|Episode 551

Dr. Lauren Tessier, is a Naturopathic Physician licensed by the state of Vermont. Her practice, Life After Mold, uses a patient centered approach to help those suffering from mold related illness. Her approach is informed by my Naturopathic Medical education, in combination with Functional and Integrative Medicine. These tools allow her to truly address the entire person who establishes care with her.

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Ed Cross, Esq. – Charlie Cassani, CR – Dave Robbins, CR, WLS, CMP – Maturing of the Industry Part 3 of a 4 Part Series: The Rise of the AGA!

Air Date: 6-14-2019|Episode 550

On May 17, 2019, IAQradio launched the first of a 4 part exclusive series with RIA and IICRC on the Maturing of the  Cleaning and Restoration industry. Frequent IAQradio listeners and “followers” of the Z-man’s blog are aware, on May 1st, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona an historic announcement was made at RIA’s 73rd annual Convention and Exposition. RIA President Lee King, CR and IICRC Chairman Pete Duncanson taking a page from Reagan and Gorbachev’s historic Glasnost agreement executed a Strategic Partnership on behalf of their respective organizations. After the execution of the agreement Mark Springer, CR  who is RIA’s President Elect announced the launch of RIA’s AGA committee. The Advocacy and Government Affairs (AGA) committee chair is well known restoration contractor advocate and counselor Ed Cross known in the industry as “The Restoration Lawyer”.

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Don Weekes, CIH, CSP – New AIHA Mold Document & Industry Update – AIHA FAQ’s About Spore Trap Air Sampling for Mold for Direct Examination

Air Date: 6-7-2019|Episode 549

This week on IAQ radio we welcome back one of our favorite guests to talk about a new AIHA mold document and some other industry current events. Donald Weekes was a Partner at InAIR Environmental, Ltd. an occupational and environmental health and safety consultancy based in Ottawa, ON. He is now a full-time volunteer. Mr. Weekes has been providing environmental and occupational health and safety technical assistance for more than forty-three (43) years.

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Kevin Pearson & Craig Kersemeier – IICRC Marketing Chair & Past Board Member – Maturing of the Industry Part 2: IICRC’s Unique Perspective on Historic Strategic Partnership with RIA!

Air Date: 5-31-2019|Episode 548

On May 17, 2019, IAQradio launched the first of a 4 part exclusive series with RIA and IICRC on the Maturing of the  Cleaning and Restoration industry. Frequent IAQradio listeners and “followers” of the Z-man’s blog are aware, on May 1st, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona an historic announcement was made at RIA’s 73rd annual Convention and Exposition.

RIA President Lee King, CR and IICRC Chairman Pete Duncanson taking a page from Reagan and Gorbachev’s historic Glasnost agreement executed a Strategic Partnership on behalf of their respective organizations. After the execution of the agreement Mark Springer, CR  who is RIA’s President Elect announced the launch of RIA’s AGA committee. The Advocacy and Government Affairs (AGA) committee chair is well known restoration contractor advocate and counselor Ed Cross known in the industry as “The Restoration Lawyer”.

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