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Episode 733| 7/12/2024 | 12 PM EDT

David Krause, PhD, MSPH, CIH, FAIHA

Remediation of Microbial Contamination & Legionella

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Thomas Licker, CEICR, CBRM – Sr. VP First Onsite & Board President ABRA – Responding to Fentanyl, Crime, Trauma & Other Biorecovery Situations

Air Date: 3-10-2023|Episode 693

This week we welcome Thomas Licker of First Onsite and the American Biorecovery Association to discuss responding to fentanyl, crime, trauma & other biorecovery situations. Have you ever wondered who responds when mass shootings, suicides, unattended deaths, transportation accidents, etc. occur? Tom will talk to us about the specialty skills and techniques needed for this type of work.

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John Lapotaire – New Mold Assessment Standard, Hurricane Recovery, Spray Foam & More

Air Date: 3-3-2023|Episode 692

This week we welcome John Lapotaire of IAQ Solutions in Orlando Florida for a show on a New Mold Assessment Standard, Hurricane Recovery, Spray Foam & More. It’s always great to get a field report from John Lapotaire who is regularly in the field and also very involved with associations developing industry standards. This week we discuss the new IICRC Mold Assessment Standard, the revised IICRC mold remediation standard, hurricane recovery in Florida, Spray foam issues, and how revised building codes that continue to tighten homes and buildings can lead to IAQ issues.

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Connie Araps, PhD – Kishor Khankari, PhD – Advances in Reactive Indoor Air Cleaning Technologies

Air Date: 2-17-2023|Episode 690

This week we welcome Dr. Connie Araps and Dr. Kishor Khankari to discuss their recent presentation at the ASHRAE Winter Conference called Advances in Reactive Air Cleaning Technologies. Dr. Connie Araps has an extensive background in chemistry, semiconductor technology and advanced engineering for manufacturing. She has a B.S.in chemistry from Rutgers University and received a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Princeton University, where she published research on bio-medicinal chemistry. As a research scientist and technology executive in the pharmaceutical industry and at IBM for over 20 years, she authored 16 US patents and numerous publications in the areas of biochemistry, material science and photochemistry.

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Scott Walden – COO of Vetcor – Unique Perspective on the Current State of the Restoration Industry

Air Date: 2-3-2023|Episode 689

This week we welcome Scott Walden COO of Vetcor for his unique perspective on the current state of the restoration industry. We will focus on an article he wrote recently called “The Squeeze” about, well let’s let him tell you. Scott Walden is the Chief Operating Officer for Team VetCor, LLC and VetCor, LLC; a veteran manned and managed insurance services franchise company specializing in emergency services for property damage. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Black Hills State University (cum laude), and an MBA from the Florida Technical University.

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Pete Consigli – Cliff Zlotnik – Jon Isaacson & FOP’s – The Andy Ă„sk Building Science Symposium aka Winter Break Highlights

Air Date: 1-27-2023|Episode 688

This week we welcome Pete Consigli, Cliff Zlotnik, Jon Isaacson and FOP’s (friends of Pete’s) from Naples, Florida to give us highlights from the Andy Ask Building Science Symposium (AABSS) and the Hurricane Response Lessons Learned Workshop.

The always entertaining Restoration Industry Watchdog, DYOJO’s Jon Isaacson and the Z-man will lead a roundtable discussion with FOP’s about the highlights from the AABSS and the Hurricane Response Lessons Learned Workshop. We always learn something new with Pete, Cliff, Jon and the FOP’s.

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Rich Crim, PE & Ken Garza, CIH, MS – Reactive to Proactive IEQ GHP’s Unique Process Encourages a Paradigm Shift

Air Date: 1-20-2023|Episode 687

This week we welcome Rich Crim, VP Dir of Project Operations and Ken Garza, CIH VP Industrial Hygiene to discuss the GHP story and their emphasis on Proactive vs Reactive IEQ. After many years working with large companies, hotel chains and others GHP is laser focused on changing their client’s paradigm and focusing on IEQ issues proactively. This week we learn more about their unique approach.

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Ralph Moon, PhD | Mickey Lee | Robert Blochinger – The Moisture Mob – Flooring Panel Grand Finale – Part 2

Air Date: 1-13-2023|Episode 686

This week we welcome Robert Blochinger, Mickey Lee and Dr. Ralph Moon for the Moisture Mob – Flooring Panel Grand Finale.

The Moisture Mob series has been quite the learning experience. Today we wrap up the flooring panel and dive into how moisture affects various types of flooring. Bob Blochinger will discuss his take on how concrete chemistry affects flooring and Dr. Ralph Moon will go over his recent research on how different types of flooring are affected by moisture issues. Mickey Lee will weigh in on his lessons learned from over 30 years in the industry.

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Robert Higgins – William Thornton – Roland Vierra – The Moisture Mob – Concrete Panel Grand Finale – Part 1

Air Date: 1-6-2023|Episode 685

This week we welcome Robert Higgins, William Thornton and Roland Vierra the Moisture Mob – Concrete Panel Grand Finale for a discussion of concrete and moisture related issues. This is the last of our series of shows on concrete and moisture. Next week we do our wrap up show on other types of flooring and moisture related problems. Our thanks to Pete Consigli “The Restoration Industry Global Watchdog” for his help pulling these shows together.

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