How to Create a Ventilation Management Program

Genna Waldvogel, Los Alamos National Laboratory

As a member of the Smart Lab Core team, the Laboratory Ventilation Management Coordinator (LVMC), is an integral part to the  success of any Smart Lab project.  The coordinator provides systems of communication between all members and implements the Laboratory Ventilation Management Plan.  This talk will discuss the way to create a ventilation management program at your facility.  This includes the role of the coordinator, current successes and challenges and two case studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of this program at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role of the LVMC at LANL.
  • Describe success and challenges faced by the LVMC at LANL.
  • Explore two case studies of successful implementation of a ventilation management program at LANL.
  • Learn how to implement a ventilation management program at your own facility by engaging with other attendees and the speaker.

Biographies:

Genna Waldvogel is a civil engineer and currently the Laboratory Ventilation Management Coordinator for Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Smart Lab Program.  Within her role as the LVMC, Genna implements the Laboratory Ventilation Management Plan (LVMP) and creates a specific Building Management Plan at Smart Lab buildings, monitors HVAC performance and develops efficient management of change procedures. Genna has a BS in Environmental Science from University of Vermont and a MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

 

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