Chemical & Physical Aspects of Exposures in the Built Environment

Tuesday, May 24 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Hazardous Chemicals, Indoor Environmental Quality

Arranger: G. McCaslin, SeaCast, Marysville, WA. Moderator: J. Birkebak, Assured Bio Labs, LLC, Oak Ridge, TN. Monitor: L. Monteith, Dept. of Env. & Occ. Health Sciences, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.

10:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.

Indoor Air Monitoring in Day-Care Centers

H. Lin, Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

10:50 a.m.-11:10 a.m.

Formaldehyde Emissions from Small Chamber Testing of Laminate Flooring and Comparison to Exposure Modeling

J. Lotter, K. Unice, P. Ruestow, A. Abelmann, H. Fritz, E. Beckett, J. Bare, and J. Pierce, Cardno ChemRisk, Chicago, IL.

11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Assessment of Indoor Formaldehyde Concentrations Following the Installation and Removal of Laminate Flooring

J. Pierce, A. Abelmann, P. Ruestow, J. Lotter, E. Beckett, and H. Fritz, Cardno ChemRisk, Chicago, IL; J. Bare and K. Unice, Cardno ChemRisk, Pittsburgh, PA.

11:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m.

Air Corrosivity Monitoring in Museums

E. Light and R. Gay, Building Dynamics, LLC, Ashton, MD; C. Grzywacz and C. Hawks, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; K. Horiuchi, ALS Global, Simi Valley, CA; K. Makos, Research Collaborator, Smithsonian, Washington, DC.

11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

A Review of the Health Effects of MVOCs

H. Burge, EMLab PK, San Bruno, CA.

12:10 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

Research Report: New “Green” Tracer for Measuring Air Movement in Buildings

C. Cooper, Air Quality Science, VERTEX companies, Kingston, NY.