26 episodes

Welcome to IEP Radio with Michael Schrantz!

We are your educational resource regarding everything Indoor Environmental Quality related!

IEP Radio interviews leading experts in the field of functional medicine, environmental assessment, and remediation! We discuss how illness and exposure relate, as well as environmental assessments, remediation/cleaning, and ways to create or maintain a cleaner indoor environment.

Learn about hot topics such as:
-Chronic Illness & Low-Dose Environmental Exposure Concerns
-Water Damage and Damp Conditions
-Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concerns
-Contaminant Sources & Locations
-Environmental Remediation and Cleaning
-Improving the Health of Your Home

More information is available on our website, iepradio.com

IEP Radio with Michael Schrantz IEP Radio with Michael Schrantz

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    • 4.8 • 9 Ratings

Welcome to IEP Radio with Michael Schrantz!

We are your educational resource regarding everything Indoor Environmental Quality related!

IEP Radio interviews leading experts in the field of functional medicine, environmental assessment, and remediation! We discuss how illness and exposure relate, as well as environmental assessments, remediation/cleaning, and ways to create or maintain a cleaner indoor environment.

Learn about hot topics such as:
-Chronic Illness & Low-Dose Environmental Exposure Concerns
-Water Damage and Damp Conditions
-Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concerns
-Contaminant Sources & Locations
-Environmental Remediation and Cleaning
-Improving the Health of Your Home

More information is available on our website, iepradio.com

    IEP RADIO EP 26 CHRONIC ILLNESS ON A BUDGET AND A PRAYER

    IEP RADIO EP 26 CHRONIC ILLNESS ON A BUDGET AND A PRAYER

    Chronic Illness
    On a Budget and a Prayer
    Special Guest: Dr. Alan Gruning
    https://freepainclinic.org/
    https://fibromyalgiafortmyers.com/doctor/dr-alan-gruning-d-o/

    IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:

    1. Dr. Gruning's background in health care and those suffering from chronic illness.

    2. How Dr. Gruning's free pain clinic in Florida got started.

    3. How Dr. Gruning treats those on the budget (no budget).
    Reference mentioned: https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/1125

    4. How Dr. Gruning works with those living in contaminated places (and/or) when the landlord does not care or they have a small home but no money.

    5. How a clinician can start their own free pain clinic.

    6. How to find donate.

    7. How to find Dr. Gruning for his services.

    • 57 min
    IEP RADIO EP 25 Buying A Home

    IEP RADIO EP 25 Buying A Home

    Buying a Home
    Is your Realtor working for you?
    Handling health & exposure concerns
    Special Guest: Jennifer Schrantz (Realtor)
    http://jennifertucson.com/

    IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:

    1. The Role of the Realtor
    (Learn more about chronic illness & environmental exposure concerns here: https://youtu.be/JUKYspHN_t0
    https://iepradio.com/videocast/ )

    2. How your Realtor can HELP "screen" a home before making an offer
    (Helpful resource for you & your Realtor: https://youtu.be/F1TCRQEYajs )

    3. Seller Property Disclosure Statement (SPDS)
    (See example here: https://www.aaronline.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Residential-Sellers-Property-Disclosure-Statement-SPDS_REV_01Oct2017.pdf)
    Good article for reference: https://www.homelight.com/blog/mandated-disclosures-real-estate/

    4. Making an offer & home inspections by professionals

    5. Planning ahead so you can get the inspections you want

    QUICK TAKE-AWAYS:
    1. (To the Realtor) Patience is a virtue.
    2. Have open-lines of communication. Be a part of the process.
    3. Your Realtor should have a basic understanding of your health & exposure concerns.
    4. Your Realtor can help "screen" homes in advance to narrow down your choices.
    5. Your Realtor should be an advocate for you in any planning or negotiations with the seller/seller's Realtor.
    6. Find out what the sellers know about the home (SPDS).
    7. You should still professionally inspect! Plan/coordinate ahead so you can get the home inspections you need.
    8. Be willing to walk away. Health is #1.

    Disclaimer: Your Realtor should not replace the involvement of professionals. The goal of this episode is to provide education and consideration to Realtors & home buyers so they have a better chance of purchasing the right home.

    • 53 min
    IEP RADIO EP #24 IEPs And Clinicians With Dr. Jill Carnahan

    IEP RADIO EP #24 IEPs And Clinicians With Dr. Jill Carnahan

    IEPs and Clinicians
    How your Clinician & IEP can work together to help the Environmentally Sensitive patient
    Interview by: Dr. Jill Carnahan
    https://www.jillcarnahan.com/

    https://iepradio.com/

    IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:

    1. Role of the IEP
    2. Role of the Clinician
    3. Things other than mold exposure
    4. Order of operations (Focus on health? Home? Both?)
    5. Examples and helping prioritize areas-of-concern
    6. How to work with Michael Schrantz (Environmental Analytics)

    Dr. Jill Carnahan
    https://www.youtube.com/user/drjillca...

    • 57 min
    IEP RADIO EP #23 THE GUPTA PROGRAM

    IEP RADIO EP #23 THE GUPTA PROGRAM

    The Gupta Program
    Brain Retraining
    Special Guest: Ashok Gupta
    https://www.guptaprogram.com/

    IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:

    1. Ashok's background and story
    2. What is the Gupta Program
    3. The Science supporting this program
    4. Application/Timing of the program
    5. Success stories
    6. Summary/Takeaways

    https://iepradio.com/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    IEP RADIO EP #22 Dehumidification & Ventilation Considerations

    IEP RADIO EP #22 Dehumidification & Ventilation Considerations

    Dehumidification & Ventilation Considerations
    Special Guest: Nikki Krueger
    Building Science Manager for Therma-Stor

    https://thermastor.com/
    https://iepradio.com/
    IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:

    MOISTURE
    -Basic concerns of too much moisture in a building
    -Are some areas more "moisture-prone" than others?
    (Residential Dehumidification Systems Research for Hot-Humid Climates: https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy05osti/36...)

    -Types of dehumidification systems
    https://www.santa-fe-products.com/pro...
    https://thermastor.com/our-brands/quest/
    https://www.jlconline.com/how-to/hvac...

    -Ventilation Considerations
    (Ventilation System Effectiveness and Tested Indoor Air Quality Impacts: https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy14osti/61...)

    -Natural ventilation
    -Types of mechanical ventilation
    -Sizing mechanical ventilation

    -The Venting Dehumidifier
    https://www.santa-fe-products.com/pro...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    IEP RADIO #21 ACCA & HVAC CLEANING

    IEP RADIO #21 ACCA & HVAC CLEANING

    Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
    HVAC Ductwork & Component Cleaning
    Special Guests: Matt Akins
    Manager of HVACR Education

    https://www.acca.org/home
    https://iepradio.com/

    IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:

    -History & Purpose of ACCA

    -Overview of ACCA Resources to help locate an HVAC contractor
    https://hvac-contractors.acca.org/locator?_ga=2.98754651.414902729.1588224296-125778501.1587997943

    -Standards for the HVAC Contractor (maintenance)
    https://www.acca.org/HigherLogic/System/DownloadDocumentFile.ashx?DocumentFileKey=1c10da6f-a93b-413c-aeb2-1dc66d7d9168&forceDialog=0

    -Overview of ACCA Standard 6 (Restoring the Cleanliness of HVAC Systems)
    https://www.acca.org/HigherLogic/System/DownloadDocumentFile.ashx?DocumentFileKey=4b0500b6-eed0-49d6-a87c-99a56b128a20&forceDialog=0
    -Visual Assessment of HVAC System
    -Cleaning Approaches
    -Post Cleaning Verification options
    -When to involve a 3rd party Indoor Environmental Professional to help assessment your HVAC system

    -General comparison between ACCA Standard 6 and NADCA ACR 2013 document
    http://acrstandard.nadca.com/

    • 53 min

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