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Thursday, April 8, 2004 Issue 1   VOLUME 4  
Tips from the Experts
Industry Perspectives
News and Upcoming Events
From the Files
Upcoming Issues/Topics
“Moisture control is the key to mold prevention!”
Understanding Legionnaire's Disease
“Integrated Design” and High Performance Buildings
Genzyme Headquarters – Commissioning a LEED Rated Building

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Tips from the Experts
“Moisture control is the key to mold prevention!”
Practically speaking, what does this mean?
by Susan C. Doll, Sc.D., M.S.

Susan C. Doll, Sc.D., M.S. The ‘mold crisis’ has been around long enough now that hopefully, it is becoming obvious the real culprit is excess moisture in buildings. Mold needs water to grow. The intent of this article is to provide you with some insights as to when/where moisture may be a problem, and practical information that can help you prevent that water problem from turning into a mold problem.
Understanding Legionnaire's Disease
Causes and Prevention
by Brenda E. Barry, Ph.D.

Brenda E. Barry, Ph.D. What follows are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Legionnaires’ disease and the bacteria that cause it. This information is based on the work experience and applied research activities of EH&E’s multi-disciplinary staff, including toxicologists, certified industrial hygienists, and professional engineers.
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