Chris Lutes

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1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1200
Dallas, TX 75201



About the Contributor

Chris Lutes, a principal technologist with Jacobs, is a nationally recognized expert in the study of the intrusion of contaminated vapors into buildings. He has worked on commercial and military vapor intrusion projects in more than 18 states and several countries. Mr. Lutes served as a voting member of the ANSI/AARST committee that recently released a vapor intrusion mitigation standard for 1-4 family residential buildings. He has recently completed a DoD study of the vapor intrusion characteristics of a database of 49 military commercial/industrial buildings. He was an author for three EPA engineering issues on Vapor Intrusion: Mitigation, the application of passive samplers for vapor intrusion, and the uses of excavation at VI sites. He has worked with EPA to conduct and publish several research studies on aspects of vapor intrusion including uses of radon as a tracer, temporal variability, soil vapor extraction and passive sampling methods. Mr. Lutes holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Virginia and an MS in Environmental Science and Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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