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Tom Lent

Lent has 35 years of experience in environmental analysis primarily focused on healthy and resource-efficient building technologies and the health, environmental, and social impact of buildings, materials, and energy. He helped coordinate development of the Healthy Building Network’s Pharos Project, the Health Product Declaration, the Green Guidelines for Health Care (GGHC), LEED for Healthcare, and the Sustainable Bioplastic Guidelines and sits on a variety of other standard-setting committees for indoor air quality, green chemistry, and healthy building design. Lent has co-authored a wide range of studies of the comparative health and environmental impact of building materials and speaks nationally on these topics. Lent has been honored with the EPA's Region IX Environmental Award for Outstanding Achievement and the U.S. Green Building Council National Leadership in Advocacy Award for his work transforming the building materials market.

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