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by CliffZ
Sun Jul 17, 2022 8:28 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 670: Charles J. Weschler, PhD Ozone, Hydroxyl Radicals and Indoor Environments; What Inspection and...
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Episode 670: Charles J. Weschler, PhD Ozone, Hydroxyl Radicals and Indoor Environments; What Inspection and...

Great audience involvement today! THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR LISTENING & PARTICIPATING Nuggets mined from today’s episode: • Ozone, because it can be easily measured, has been studied by scientists since the 1860’s. • Study of OH is new because OHs weren’t on researcher’s radar. Measuring OH requi...
by CliffZ
Fri Jul 08, 2022 7:55 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 669: Dave Dorman, DVM, PhD - Rima Habre, ScD - Megan Harries, PhD - NASEM - Why Indoor Chemistry Matters
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Episode 669: Dave Dorman, DVM, PhD - Rima Habre, ScD - Megan Harries, PhD - NASEM - Why Indoor Chemistry Matters

Nuggets mined from today’s episode: Link to 4 page report summary: https://nap.nationalacademies.org/resource/26228/Indoor_Chemistry_Report_Highlights.pdf Overview of the document. The National Academy of Sciences can be traced back to Abraham Lincoln. The Academy advises the government on scientif...
by CliffZ
Fri Jun 24, 2022 8:19 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 668: Bill Sothern, DrPH, Chris Mikrut, Michael Berg, PhD - Misalignment between Clinical Mold Antigen Extracts..
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: Episode 668: Bill Sothern, DrPH, Chris Mikrut, Michael Berg, PhD - Misalignment between Clinical Mold Antigen Extrac

Episode 667| June 17, 2022 | 12:00 PM EST 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 The study received NO financial support. Did the study receive financial support? No financial...
by CliffZ
Fri Jun 17, 2022 7:05 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 667: Bradley Prezant, MBA, MSPH, CIH - Assessing Risk of Infection & Air Exchange – CO2 Pitfalls, SF6 Benefits
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: Episode 667: Bradley Prezant, MBA, MSPH, CIH - Assessing Risk of Infection & Air Exchange – CO2 Pitfalls, SF6 Benefi

Another very informative IAQradio broadcast. Congrats to Paula Schenck for being first to answer the IAQradio trivia question. Brad Prezant is an advocate of the use of “Risk Calculator” occupant modeling used to predict risks of infection. The volume of space determines the quantity of infection in...
by CliffZ
Fri May 20, 2022 8:55 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 665: David Jacobs, PhD, CIH – A Healthy Homes Pioneer; Over 40 Years of Improving IEQ
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Episode 665: David Jacobs, PhD, CIH – A Healthy Homes Pioneer; Over 40 Years of Improving IEQ

My takeaways from today's show: Unlike Don Quixote who fought windmills to no avail, Dr. David Jacobs has seen the benefits of his labor. In looking for a suitable trivia question about I learned that geophysicist Clair Patterson and pediatrician Herb Needleman both sounded the alarm over lead toxic...
by CliffZ
Fri May 06, 2022 8:18 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 664: Joe Spurgeon, PhD - Surface Dust Samples, ERMI Scores and Assessing Mold Exposures
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Episode 664: Joe Spurgeon, PhD - Surface Dust Samples, ERMI Scores and Assessing Mold Exposures

Joe Spurgeon is an out of the box thinker. Joe offers alternatives to methodologies he disagrees with. My takeaways from Joe's presentation. ERMI scores are being widely misused by IEPs. Misuse results in misinterpretation which is a huge disservice to our clients. Characteristics of ERMI Scores ERM...
by CliffZ
Fri Apr 29, 2022 8:28 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 663: Roger Berry & Brian Lester - Mold Remediation, Can Spray Be The Way?
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: Episode 663: Roger Berry & Brian Lester - Mold Remediation, Can Spray Be The Way?

We've discussed green cleaning on prior IAQradio broadcasts. Many of the early green cleaning products were safer BUT THEY DIDN'T WORK! You can't argue about making the world a safer place by reducing or eliminating toxic chemicals. We've discussed green cleaning on prior IAQradio broadcasts. When I...
by CliffZ
Sun Apr 24, 2022 8:28 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 662: Elliott Gall, PhD - Particle Mitigation Strategies; What Works?
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: Episode 662: Elliott Gall, PhD - Particle Mitigation Strategies; What Works?

I opine that its the little stuff (aka ultrafine particulate, PM 2.5 and gases) that bothers Dr. Elliott Gall. I like the creative homemade aircleaning device that Elliott and his students came up with. A similar concept is used to remove blown insulation from attics and other areas. My biggest take...
by CliffZ
Fri Apr 08, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 660: Andrew K. Persily, PhD - Understanding Indoor CO2, Building Ventilation and Their Affects on IEQ
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: Episode 660: Andrew K. Persily, PhD - Understanding Indoor CO2, Building Ventilation and Their Affects on IEQ

Z-Man's Takeaways from Today's Interview: Dr. Andrew Persily, PhD has a calm demeanor and a knack for explaining complex concepts in an understandable way. The roots of NIST can be traced back to founding of our country. The power to coin money, to regulate the alloy and value of coin, and to fix th...
by CliffZ
Fri Mar 25, 2022 8:58 pm
Forum: IAQ Radio Afterthoughts
Topic: Episode 659: Don Fugler - IEQ Pioneers
Replies: 2
Views: 288

Re: Episode 659: Don Fugler - IEQ Pioneers

Don Fugler is a very smart guy who has had a very interesting career and the opportunity to study many diverse things. SOME OF MY TAKEAWAYS FROM TODAY'S SHOW: Mistakes were made after the first energy crisis. Canada was smart enough to study the effects, I don't think the US was. Combustion over run...