Session Number 111
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
11:00 a.m. to Noon
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IAQ Mold Assessments: More Than Just A Test
Erin Bouttenot - Technical Manager, Indoor Air Quality Laboratory
Northeast Laboratory Services, Westbrook, Maine
Steve Caulfield - PE, CIH
President - Turner Building Science & Design
About this program:
This presentation will introduce the biology of fungi and how it can affect our indoor environments. We will review some of the controversies found within the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) industry and what forms of standardizations are available. By completing a side-by-side comparison for various IAQ sampling techniques, we will identify some of the pros and cons for various IAQ test types. Lastly, we will review different IAQ data interpretation techniques and how it can vary from project to project.
About the Presenter(s):
Erin Bouttenot has a Bachelor of Science degree from Saint Joseph's College with an extensive passion for the study of biology and the natural sciences. This passion had brought her into a world of numerous seminars, research articles, industry recommendations, and very heavy textbooks. Currently, Erin is the Technical Manager of an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) laboratory with Northeast Laboratory Services and is the President-Elect for the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council.
Steven M. Caulfield is a registered Professional Engineer (mechanical) and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. Mr. Caulfield has focused on indoor air quality, industrial hygiene, and engineering design for more than 30 years. He is a past president and current Board Member of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council. Steve is currently President of Turner Building Science & Design in Harrison, Maine.
Program Level: Basic-Intermediate
Content Area(s): Occupant Health/Medical Issues, Facility Operations & Management, Investigations, Testing & Research