The NoVA Environmental Solutions Difference

NoVA Environmental Solutions is an industrial hygiene firm that specializes in mold and moisture inspections and testing, asbestos inspections, bacteria testing and indoor air quality testing. Through our expertise, understanding of ever-changing industry standards, and use of the latest technology, we are able provide our clients with a better understanding of the issues that they may be facing.

We have conducted microbial (mold and/or bacteria) investigations, indoor air quality assessments, asbestos inspections, water testing, and Industrial Hygiene related services in over 2,000 residential, commercial, industrial, governmental, and healthcare facilities, and schools.

NoVA Environmental Solutions offers unbiased information to address concerns related to potential exposures, health effects, or possible physical damage to property.

Our approach is simple:

  1. Listen to the client’s concerns.
  2. Develop an appropriate plan for inspection and testing.
  3. Perform inspections in accordance with industry standards.
  4. Provide reports that are easy to understand.
  5. Be available to answer any questions the client may have.

Meet Paul.

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 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, Remy (Great Dane Mix), 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.


Meet the Team.

Jack Hesse

Field Technician and Environmental Consultant

Jack Hesse is a Virginia native who grew up in the small town of Berryville. Jack’s interest in the environment and human health led him to pursue a field of study that focused on finding innovative solutions to address environmental health/safety issues. With this career path in mind, Jack attended Virginia Tech, where he graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Science and a Minor in Green Engineering. He is continuing his education with certifications and training to stay on point with evolving technologies and environmental regulations.

Jack was raised in a family of avid outdoorsman, so he enjoys fishing, camping, kayaking, and most outdoor activities. As far as sports go, Jack is a huge hockey fan who plays both ice and roller hockey in his spare time.

Renee Malcolm

Administrative Assistant

Originally from Cumberland, a small town located in the hills of western Maryland, Ms. Malcolm relocated to Hagerstown, Maryland in 2013 to pursue new opportunities and start a family. In addition to her ever-evolving career with NoVA Environmental Solutions, Ms. Malcom is currently studying Business Management at Hagerstown Community College and hopes to one day pursue a bachelor’s degree.

When not at work Renee enjoys playing hockey and going for rides on her motorcycle. She is the proud mother of two young boys who also share her affinity for both hockey and motorcycles.