Dr. Marilyn Black is a leader in the study of the impact of low doses
of chemical exposure on human health, and in finding ways to reduce
that exposure, with particular experience in reducing chemical exposure
to children. She is founder of the Greenguard Environmental Institute, a
nonprofit organization that has been instrumental in driving the
marketplace to safer materials for construction and interior furnishings
in the built environment. She is also founder of Air Quality Sciences,
Inc. (AQS), a testing and research leader focused on chemical and
biological air pollution, including environmental chamber testing and
its application in evaluating human health risks of indoor materials,
furnishings, cleaners and electronic equipment. With more than 25 years s
of experience, Dr. Black participates in numerous national and
international scientific organizational initiatives, research projects,
and community outreach programs.
To ensure healthy homes, we need to consider the nexus of indoor air quality, building science, material toxicants, green chemistry, and energy efficiency, says UL/Greenguard's Marilyn Black.