Jim Rosenthal is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Relief Technologies, Inc. which is the parent company of Tex-Air Filters, Allergy Clean Environments and Allergy, Air & More. He has over 19 years of experience in the air filtration and environmental control industries and has been active in the National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) – serving as its President in 2009-2010. He is a Certified Air Filter Specialist (CAFS) by NAFA. He is also Past President of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America – Texas Chapter.
Jim has given over 50 presentations and training seminars on air filtration and indoor air quality. He has presented for the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), RSES, the National Air Duct Cleaning Association (NADCA), NAFA, the International Filtration and Separations Society and numerous colleges, junior colleges and trade schools.
He is also a frequent contributor of articles on air filtration, indoor air chemistry and indoor air quality to national trade journals and technical journals. His articles have appeared in Indoor Environment Connections, Air Media, RSES Journal and the Journal of Indoor Air.
Air Filtration Basics
This presentation will cover the basics of air filtration including the mechanisms of air filtration, air filter testing and the types of filters available in the marketplace. The presentation will also provide comparisons and demonstrations of the performance of different air filters and show how to improve air filter selection based on the requirements of the indoor space.
Air Cleaners, Ozone and Indoor Air Chemistry
This presentation will cover the pros and cons of “air cleaning devices” such as ionizers, ozone producing air cleaners and hydroxyl generators. He will show how these devices can create chemical reactions that negatively impact indoor air quality.