A background that combines a formal education in the biological sciences combined with air conditioning and building inspection training and experience provides us with a unique understanding of how various construction defects can cause or even spread biological contamination.



Cincinnati, Ohio 

B.S., Science Education, General Science, 1990.  



Bacteriology -  Bacteriology Lab - Ecology - Ecology Lab - Zoology - Zoology Lab - Botany - Botany Lab-  Biology - Biology Lab - Genetics - Animal Behavior - Principles of Chemistry I -  Principles of Chemistry I  Lab-  Principles of Chemistry II -  Principles of Chemistry II Lab - Energy Physics -  Energy Physics Lab -  Geology -  Geology Lab -  College Physics I - College Physics Lab I - College Physics II  - College Physics Lab II –   


Boynton Beach, Florida

 Air Conditioning I 54 Hours, Air Conditioning II   54 Hours.


14 years of National Association of Home Inspectors continuing education seminars.   


In addition to the above education, the inspector servicing the local area (Southeast Florida including Palm Beach, Miami - Dade, and Broward counties) has also read the following list of fascinating books and scientific articles from cover to cover so you do not have to. 


1) Managing Indoor Air Quality 4th Edition. By H.E. Burroughs, CIA QP and Shirley Hansen, Ph.D.


2) What’s in the Air by Gillian Shepherd, M.D. and Marian Betancourt Mycology of the air.


3) A workshop manual for sampling and identifying Airborne Fungus Spores
John Haines,
Beatriz Escamilla, Michael Mullenburg, Janet Gallup, Estella Levetin.


4) Indoor Air Quality Identification of Fungal Spores John D, Shane, Ph.D. 


5) Sampling and Identification of Allergenic Pollen and Molds by Grant Smith.


6) Home Dampness and Molds, Parental Atopy, and Asthma in Childhood: a Six-year Population-based Study By Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom: Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinli, Helsinki, Finland: Department of Health Care Administration, Diwan College of Management, Taiwan.    


7) Bioaerosols Assessment and Control By the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists Janet Macher, Sc. D, M.P.H, Harriet A. Burge, Ph.D .  



8) World Wide Mold Exposure Standards For Mold and Bacteria  References:Robert Brandys, PhD, MPH, PE, CIH, CSP, CMR and Gail Brady MS, CSP, CMR.  

9)The Paston Effect. Baileyeng.com  BEC Bailey Engineering Corp
Ron Bailey P.E., CIAQP, CIE Hollice Bailey P.E. CIAQP, CIE 

10) Herbert Layman Technical Director of U.S. Micro Solutions, Inc. ( Microbiology Lab)  

11) Fungi and Human Health Effects How Humidity is Expressed Jane R. Thorngren, Ph.D.


12) IICRC S 520 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation . 


13) IICRC S 500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration.


14) The Diagnosis and Incidence of Allergic Fungal Sinusitis Glenn D. Roberts, Ph.D. Jens U. Ponikau, MD
and 5 additional doctors.

15)  Profile of Airborne Fungi in Buildings and Outdoor Environments in the United States PathCon Laboratories, Norcross, George  And Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health.
16) Field Guide for the Determination of Biological Contaminants in Environmental Samples from the American Industrial Hygiene AssociationH. Kenneth Dillon, Ph.D CIH, Patrica A Heinsohn, Ph.D, CIH,And J. David Miller, Ph.D.   
Mold inspector mold testing indoor air West Palm Beach Lauderdale to Miami.