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Marilyn Black

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.

Marilyn Black's Posts

Vision 2020: Energy and Indoor Air Quality Go Hand in Hand Vision 2020: Energy and Indoor Air Quality Go Hand in Hand

To avoid significant health or comfort issues, energy use and IAQ must have equal priority in building design and operation. Read more

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VIDEO: Green Buildings Can Still Be Polluted VIDEO: Green Buildings Can Still Be Polluted

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. Read more

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As Temperature Rise, So Do Health Risks

Climate change will require paying more attention toindoor environmental quality. Read more

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New Directions for Indoor Air Quality New Directions for Indoor Air Quality

Vision 2020 chair Dr. Marilyn Black, founder of the Greenguard Environmental Institute, talks about the indoor environmental challenges we face today, and how we will solve them. Read more

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