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Session 505

October 31, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sponsor Presentation Room
(second floor)

Particle Behavior and Particle Counting for Practical IAQ Applications

Thomas Grillo

Sales Manager

Particles Plus - Stoughton, MA

Session Description 


Understand the nature of particulate in a given environment; understand the different means and technologies for measuring particulate and how to effectively use particle counters to quantify airborne particles.



Presentation Categories:  Investigations, Testing & Research; Health/Medical



Presentation Level: Basic, Intermediate

About Thomas Grillo:


Tom Grillo is Sales Manager at Particles Plus of Stoughton, MA. He started his career in the test and measurement industry as National Sales, Marketing, and Technical Service Manager at Airflow Technical Products, Inc. in 1991. He was instrumental in commercializing aspects of ASHRAE110 testing related devices that are still sold to this day. Tom was with the environmental engineering group at Hatch Mott McDonald, working with large remediation projects where he was directly involved with outdoor air quality projects, UST and emissions monitoring.

He was also a project manager with BT Western Corp, in the automotive industry managing the validation processes and vendor audits for new product development for various car makers.   Tom continues his work with various test service organizations, universities and commercial partners to help improve air quality related testing equipment and provide more access to information for the consultants, contractors, and end users of these types of testing instrumentation.