Bob Krell
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Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon, lead, air duct cleaning & HVAC hygiene, and building performance/ building science-related topics that affect the healthiness of our indoor environments, like air leakage.See More
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Bob Krell replied to John Shillito's discussion Moisture/Mold on rim joist in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"We have seen numerous mold-related problems with the OSB portion of these manufactured joists. In more than one case we have found growth in the interior of a core sample, which strongly suggests that the product may carry the spores (contamination)…"
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Oct 12
Kevin Miller replied to Bob Krell's discussion What Do You Do When You Find Suspected Mold? in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"Good thought, though if you're a subcontractor it probably would be wise to go to the builder first.  Looks like a multi-family unit so there may be no 'homeowner' yet.  "
Oct 12
Keith Tripp replied to Bob Krell's discussion What Do You Do When You Find Suspected Mold? in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"I think the first order of the day is to inform the homeowner. Take photos and inform the owner in writing. Also make sure its safe for you or your crew to work in that environment. Looks like they had a flood in that basement already! If the…"
Oct 12
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Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon, lead, air duct cleaning & HVAC hygiene, and building performance/ building science-related topics that affect the healthiness of our indoor environments, like air leakage.See More
Oct 12
Kevin Miller replied to Bob Krell's discussion What Do You Do When You Find Suspected Mold? in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"Good question Richard.    Since the mold industry is not federally regulated, the emphasis in unregulated cities and states has been on acceptable industry standards of care.  That industry SOC is drawn somewhat vaguely from various…"
Oct 10
Richard Kornbluth replied to Bob Krell's discussion What Do You Do When You Find Suspected Mold? in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"How much mold would you have to see to trigger the protocol you outlined?"
Oct 10
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Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon, lead, air duct cleaning & HVAC hygiene, and building performance/ building science-related topics that affect the healthiness of our indoor environments, like air leakage.See More
Oct 10
Kevin Miller replied to Bob Krell's discussion What Do You Do When You Find Suspected Mold? in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"Hire an expert in mold-remediation or and environmental consultant and follow their advice. Proper protocol should involve something along the lines of: 1) Mold sampling to verify types of mold present. 2) Protection of employees working on site. 3)…"
Oct 10
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Bob Krell replied to Bob Krell's discussion What Do You Do When You Find Suspected Mold? in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"OK Group-- Who has had an experience with suspected mold in a property you were called to work on?  Let's get a little discussion going about how you dealt with the situation!"
Oct 10
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Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon, lead, air duct cleaning & HVAC hygiene, and building performance/ building science-related topics that affect the healthiness of our indoor environments, like air leakage.See More
Oct 9
Jan Green replied to Bob Krell's discussion Join our group discussions on indoor environments in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"So glad to see this topic added.  Not only is this good for building owners, both residential and commercial, it's common sense.  Glad to see IAQ added to energy audits as well.  Have had first hand experience with my own home…"
Oct 9
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Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

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Healthy Indoors Magazine / IAQnet LLC
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Educator / Trainer, Media, Other
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AEE, LEED, Other
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Providing a conduit for credible information on indoor air quality (IAQ), sustainability, and healthier indoor environments between industry and consumers.
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http://healthyindoors.com
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http://healthyindoors.com/category/featured/
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https://twitter.com/IAQMAN
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https://www.facebook.com/HealthyIndoors/
LinkedIn Profile
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobkrell/

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Performing an Indoor Air Quality Assessment

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 8:46pm 0 Comments

Too bad you can't simply whip out your Tricorder to make a quick environmental analysis.…

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At 12:43pm on October 2, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Bob,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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