Thursday, October 31, 2013

EPA to host Mold Control is Moisture Control webinar Nov 19

Mold Control is Moisture Control:
Beyond the Basics for Addressing Mold Issues in Schools
Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 3 – 4 p.m. ET.
You've identified mold in your facility – now what? Attend this webinar to learn how to successfully manage an in-house or outside contractor mold remediation. This webinar will also address strategies for communicating your efforts to your community, with the goal of alleviating any need for crisis communication tactics. Listen to how one school district in Texas tackled a potential mold crisis, which resulted in the implementation of long-term mold and moisture prevention policies and procedures.
Attend this webinar to:
·         Find out how to effectively manage a mold remediation process in-house and using outside experts. This webinar will provide examples to assist you in determining when you really need to call in outside help.
·         Avert a potential media crisis. Learn how to efficiently communicate to your community stakeholders about how a mold issue is being handled in your school.
·         Hear from a school district in Texas that struggled with mold issues and used the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools guidance to successfully institutionalize effective mold and moisture prevention practices. 
·         Steven Caulfield, Senior Vice President, Turner Building Science and Design, and President of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council, Harrison, Maine. Mr. Caulfield has over twenty years of experience in mechanical engineering, industrial hygiene and addressing IAQ, including in IAQ in schools.
·         Peggy Caruso, Assistant Director of Maintenance and Operations, Environmental, for Katy Independent School District, Katy, Texas. Ms. Caruso manages Katy ISD's award winning Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools program and participates heavily in planning for major equipment overhauls, renovations to existing facilities, and construction of new buildings.
·         Margo Young, U.S. EPA Region 10.
·         Jennifer Lemon, U.S. EPA Headquarters.
Don't miss your chance to have your questions answered during the webinar. Send your questions to by November 15, 2013.
If you missed the previous August webinar which focused on an overview of moisture related issues in schools, you can access the presentation and detailed question and answer document here.


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  2. I just want to say that you dont want to experience mold in your home. I lived in a mold home for 12 years. Not did I knew at that time that it was the mold that made me sick all the time. Now after those years, I just want to simply say it was a living hell :(