indoor air quality association iaqa: Orlando’s Indoor Air Quality Expert Elected as IAQA President - 07/19/16 04:58 AM
John P. Lapotaire, CIEC, has been elected as President of the Indoor Air Quality Association, IAQA.
 
Orlando, FL, July 1st, 2016
 
At the end of their physical year, the Indoor Air Quality Association concluded their Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri.  During the annual meeting, elections were held for a number of important leadership positions within IAQA.  They included positions for both Officers and Directors that provide critical direction for IAQA’s continued growth and mission.  John P. Lapotaire, one of Florida’s most recognized indoor air quality experts, was elected by the association as the President of the association.
 
Mr. Lapotaire is the Founder and … (0 comments)

indoor air quality association iaqa: What "IS" a Real Mold Inspection - 07/13/16 11:42 AM
What is a Mold Assessment?
I once again raise this question because I’ve been called in to provide yet another second opinion of a mold inspection that consisted of nothing more than the collection of a few air samples for mold spores.  I assure you that a correct mold assessment in accordance with the only industry standard of practice does not involve the random sampling of mold.  The only industry standard of practice is the ASTM D-7338 Assessment of Fungal Growth in Buildings.
The question of just what is a mold assessment is a frustrating and surprisingly hard question for many industry professionals … (1 comments)

indoor air quality association iaqa: Orlando’s Indoor Air Quality Expert Elected to IAQA Board of Directors - 03/22/14 10:59 AM
John P. Lapotaire, CIEC, has been elected to a six-year term on the Indoor Air Quality Association’s (IAQA) International Board of Directors.
 
Orlando, FL, March 24th, 2014
 
Last week, the Indoor Air Quality Association concluded their 17th Annual Meeting & Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The event is the indoor air quality (IAQ) industry’s premier conference and brings together professionals from across the globe.  
 
During the annual meeting, elections were held for a number of important leadership positions within IAQA.  They included positions for both Officers and Directors that provide critical direction for IAQA’s continued growth and mission.  … (2 comments)