NoVA Environmental Solutions was founded by Paul Burger. Paul grew up in Buffalo, NY where he started working in the industrial hygiene field in 1994. Paul moved to Winchester, VA in 2009 and worked as Director of Mold/IAQ Services, Industrial Hygienist, Asbestos Inspector, and Asbestos Project Monitor before opening NoVA Environmental Solutions in 2016.
Paul is a Council-certified Microbial Consultant (CMC) Board-awarded by the American Council for Accredited Certification, a Certified Residential Mold Inspector and Certified Commercial Mold Inspector awarded by the Professional Mold Inspection Institute, a District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment Licensed Mold Assessor, a U.S. EPA AHERA Accredited Asbestos Inspector and Asbestos Management Planner. Additionally, Paul is a participating member of ASTM International as a participating member of Committee D22 on Air Quality, Subcommittee D22.08 on Sampling and Analysis for Microorganisms, Subcommittee D22.04 on Workplace Atmospheres, and Subcommittee D22.05 on Indoor Air. Paul is also a member of the Environmental Information Association (EIA), Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) and a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).
Paul treats his work as if he was doing it for his own home or family. Paul dedicates himself in keeping up to date with the latest research and standards by taking several hours of Continuing Education each year. He also gives presentations to Real Estate offices, property management companies, and other firms in the industry.
Outside of work, Paul enjoys spending time with his dogs, George Washington (Fila Mastiff), Manny (Fila Mastiff), and Marshall (French Bulldog). Living in Winchester, Paul takes advantage of the beautiful area by taking long rides on his motorcycle, playing golf, and doing other outdoor activities. Paul also plays recreational ice hockey and is an avid sports fan whose favorite teams are the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, and Washington Nationals.