Join us on Tuesday, August 6th for a virtual presentation and discussion led by MIAQC Board Member Kurt Johnson on the dangers of indoor pollution and their impact on human health.  Prior to the program, there will be a short business meeting that will update members and participants on the work of MIAQC and the opportunities we hope to achieve as we move forward through 2024-2025.

Meeting Date and Location:

Tuesday, August 6, 2024

Via the MIAQC Zoom Portal

Schedule:

8:00 a.m. – Annual MIAQC Business Meeting

8:30 a.m. – Presentation on the Dangers of Indoor Pollution

9:30 a.m. – Adjourn

Cost:

MIAQC Members – Free, but please consider making a donation to support MIAQC

Nonmembers – $35

Support the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

Program Overview

The dangers of indoor air pollution continue to make headlines. Yet, does the average builder or homeowner really care if the house is well ventilated? COVID-19, mold, phthalates, VOC’s, radon, and more: are the dangers real and is there enough evidence that should move the average person to action before illness arrives? I think there is and this presentation will try to persuade you to action. But what action and how much will it cost if I do, or if I don’t take action. Come and see.

Learning Goals:

  • Pollutants of concern.

  • Consequences of exposure

  • Can changes make a difference?

  • Adding years to your life

  • Strategies to reduce dangers

About the Presenter:

Kurt Johnson is the owner and president of Fresh Air Ventilation Systems, Inc. in Gray, ME.  He has designed and installed over 2000 ventilation systems in new and existing homes, business, and public spaces (18 yrs).  Kurt is a member and President-Elect of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council, as well as former Treasurer and Past President.  Kurt has given numerous presentations on indoor air pollution and the role of ventilation to a broad variety of groups both in Maine and around the country, including MIAQC, IAQA, BPA, MBOIA, ASHRAE, HRAI, Cianbro, and more.  Kurt is the primary trainer for the Council’s Ventilation Design & Installation Certification Course, and is a passionate supporter of the Council’s policy efforts to address indoor air quality in Maine buildings of all types. 

Program Level:

​Basic

Content Area(s):

  • General IAQ/energy design and construction

  • Both Residential And Commercial

  • Ventilation

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