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EPISODE511: Chuck Violand, Ross Riek, Owen Boak and The Restoration Global Watchdog!
This past June RIA held its first International restoration conference and trade show on Australia’s beautiful Sunshine Coast. The event which will be an annual offering in the region was organized and delivered by RIA’s Australasian Council. The local RIA conference planning committee collaborated with the Australian IAQA chapter leadership and featured several education sessions by local leading IAQ experts. Mold seemed to be a hot topic at the conference with several labs exhibiting at the trade show! The event was also attended by IICRC leadership and several other regional dignitaries from related segments of the cleaning, restoration and remediation industries.

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 16:00:00 -0500


EPISODE497 - Radio Joe and the Z-man – Using Building Science & EPA’s Moisture Control Guide to Improve Indoor Air!
Today Radio Joe and the Z-man will be discussing how to solve indoor environmental quality problems by using building science fundamentals and the “EPA Moisture Control Guide”. To get at the root of IEQ problems you must understand buildings and building science. Today we will discuss some great information from people like Joe Lstiburek, Terry Brennan, Bill Rose, Mike McGuinness and Lew Harriman. We start with an overview of building science concepts that will help you solve problems. Our foundation will be the 4 P’s (people, pollutant, pathway, pressurization). From there we will go into how to use the wealth of information in the EPA “Moisture Control Guide” and then go through some case studies. On a future show we will get into how to include the information in your reports

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:00:00 -0400


EPISODE 517: Steven M. Spivak, PhD – Professor Emeritus, Univ. of Maryland – An Interview with Industry Icon: Reflections spanning half a century of advising the world-wide Cleaning & Restoration Community


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:00:00 -0400


EPISODE 517: Steven M. Spivak, PhD – Professor Emeritus, Univ. of Maryland – An Interview with Industry Icon: Reflections spanning half a century of advising the world-wide Cleaning & Restoration Community


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:00:00 -0400


EPISODE 516: Mike O’Donnell – Ben Umberger – Assessment & Restoration of Contents Affected by Smoke, Water, Mold & other Contaminates


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:00:00 -0400


EPISODE 516: Mike O’Donnell – Ben Umberger – Assessment & Restoration of Contents Affected by Smoke, Water, Mold & other Contaminates


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:00:00 -0400


EPISODE 515: Don Weekes, CIH, CSP – IEQ Current Events Discussion


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 13:00:00 -0400


EPISODE 515: Don Weekes, CIH, CSP – IEQ Current Events Discussion


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 13:00:00 -0400


EPISODE512: FLASHBACK FRIDAY – Paul Francisco – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Ventilation and IAQ – EPISODE 448 (Air Date: 2-17-2017)
Paul Francisco runs The Indoor Climate Research and Training Group at The Applied Research Institute of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He does both research and training on issues related to home performance, and his research focuses on indoor air quality, energy efficiency and emphasizing field measurements. His training focuses on teaching practitioners building diagnostics and Health and Safety. He’s also been a trainer in that area in the home weatherization assistance program. He’s done extensive work on curriculum development for weatherization workers and also research on energy efficiency and indoor air quality in existing homes. He is also the current Chair of the ASHRAE 62.2 Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Quality in Residential Buildings. He’s got his Bachelors degree from University of Delaware and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 16:00:00 -0400


EPISODE512: FLASHBACK FRIDAY – Paul Francisco – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Ventilation and IAQ – EPISODE 448 (Air Date: 2-17-2017)
Paul Francisco runs The Indoor Climate Research and Training Group at The Applied Research Institute of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He does both research and training on issues related to home performance, and his research focuses on indoor air quality, energy efficiency and emphasizing field measurements. His training focuses on teaching practitioners building diagnostics and Health and Safety. He’s also been a trainer in that area in the home weatherization assistance program. He’s done extensive work on curriculum development for weatherization workers and also research on energy efficiency and indoor air quality in existing homes. He is also the current Chair of the ASHRAE 62.2 Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Quality in Residential Buildings. He’s got his Bachelors degree from University of Delaware and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 16:00:00 -0400


EPISODE508: HOMEChem Open House – House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry
This week on IAQradio+ will be broadcasting live from the Open House event for the HOMEChem study at the University of Texas Austin’s, J.J. Pickle Research Campus. The HOMEChem experiment (House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry) incorporates state-of-the-art measurements performed by over 20 investigators and their teams from the fields of chemistry, microbiology, and engineering. This experiment engages far more institutions and disciplines than ever applied to the study of a home. This research study is sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Chemistry of Indoor Environments Program and it will take place this summer at the University of Texas at Austin’s UTest House. Our guests for this special show are Marina Vance (HOMEChem Co-PIs / organizer) Delphine Farmer (HOMEChem Co-PIs / organizer) Atila Novoselac (HOMEChem host, specialist on the UTest house) Rich Corsi (HOMEChem host, indoor air specialist) Dr. Richard L. Corsi is the Joe J. King Chair in Engineering #2 in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin). He has served on the faculty of CAEE at UT Austin for nearly 25 years, after starting his career in the School of Engineering at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Corsi is highly regarded as an educator. He has received numerous teaching awards, and in 2015 was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, an honor held for the top 5% of teachers across UT Austin. He also received a Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award for the entire UT system in 2016. Dr. Corsi’s research focuses on sources, physics and chemistry of indoor air pollution, particularly as related to pollutant interactions with indoor materials and innovative strategies for using such interactions to reduce human exposure to air pollution of both outdoor and indoor origin. He has served as principal investigator on over 70 projects, as major advisor to over 50 undergraduate and 70 graduate students, and as co-author on over 300 journal/conference papers, reports, and book chapters. His work has been featured in National Geographic, The Economist, Business Week, National Wildlife, Prevention, Men’s Health, National Public Radio’s Science Friday, Science Studio, the Academic Minute, the Canadian television series The Nature of Things, and more. Delphine Farmer, PhD Dr. Delphine Farmer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:30:00 -0400


EPISODE508: HOMEChem Open House – House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry
This week on IAQradio+ will be broadcasting live from the Open House event for the HOMEChem study at the University of Texas Austin’s, J.J. Pickle Research Campus. The HOMEChem experiment (House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry) incorporates state-of-the-art measurements performed by over 20 investigators and their teams from the fields of chemistry, microbiology, and engineering. This experiment engages far more institutions and disciplines than ever applied to the study of a home. This research study is sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Chemistry of Indoor Environments Program and it will take place this summer at the University of Texas at Austin’s UTest House. Our guests for this special show are Marina Vance (HOMEChem Co-PIs / organizer) Delphine Farmer (HOMEChem Co-PIs / organizer) Atila Novoselac (HOMEChem host, specialist on the UTest house) Rich Corsi (HOMEChem host, indoor air specialist) Dr. Richard L. Corsi is the Joe J. King Chair in Engineering #2 in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin). He has served on the faculty of CAEE at UT Austin for nearly 25 years, after starting his career in the School of Engineering at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Corsi is highly regarded as an educator. He has received numerous teaching awards, and in 2015 was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, an honor held for the top 5% of teachers across UT Austin. He also received a Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award for the entire UT system in 2016. Dr. Corsi’s research focuses on sources, physics and chemistry of indoor air pollution, particularly as related to pollutant interactions with indoor materials and innovative strategies for using such interactions to reduce human exposure to air pollution of both outdoor and indoor origin. He has served as principal investigator on over 70 projects, as major advisor to over 50 undergraduate and 70 graduate students, and as co-author on over 300 journal/conference papers, reports, and book chapters. His work has been featured in National Geographic, The Economist, Business Week, National Wildlife, Prevention, Men’s Health, National Public Radio’s Science Friday, Science Studio, the Academic Minute, the Canadian television series The Nature of Things, and more. Delphine Farmer, PhD Dr. Delphine Farmer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:30:00 -0400
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