Meet Dr. Marina Vance, the Skeptic of HOMEChem. More at: https://HomeDiagnosis.tv/homechem Dr. Vance's research is focused on air quality, particularly on measuring emissions and understanding the dynamics of aerosols in the context of ambient and indoor air quality.
Home performance articles and stories from the field with internationally respected building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford at the Building Performance Workshop. Hear new episodes of the Building Performance Podcast, see new videos from the Home Performance YouTube channel, and learn all about how diagnostic testing (more than an 'Energy Audit') can make home improvement and new home construction a proven process!
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Corbett and Grace report from HOMEChem in Austin during the open house extravaganza.
Grace and Corbett report from the frontier of indoor air quality, HOMEChem (House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry). This is their crash course in the instruments that were assembled for this experiment, and the experience of having those millions of dollars of chemistry instruments take a long, hard smell of your offgassing.
Grace and Corbett tour the Center for Energy and Environmental Resources with THE TRAVELER of HOMEChem, Lea Hildebrandt-Ruiz. She shows off her atmospheric chemistry laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin, where she's been testing the harmful effects of pollution on tiny pieces of people!
Corbett freaked out about particles from mosquito repellant and spray sunscreen, especially for his 3-month old little girl. Luckily, he has two of the world's top indoor chemistry experts to advise him and Grace.
Welcome to HOMEChem's last Festivity-Associated Kitchen Emissions Study (FAKESgiving) complete with turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce cooked like you'd drive a submarine. As House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry wraps up, we're digging deeper and deeper into how our cooking, cleaning, and hanging out habits affect the air we breathe in homes.
Body Splash or Body Sprays- these teen-loving products carry more than what is listed on the bottle. What is lingering afterwards and what is the chemistry looking like as the school day ends?
Grace and Corbett brain dump on the last day of HOMEChem, as researchers swab the Test House's surfaces for microbe samples.