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Healthy Air


Mar 17, 2022

In this special edition episode, Simon Turner moderates a discussion between Sean McCrady, Dr. Elliott Horner, and Erik Malmstrom on the recent launch of UL’s Verified Ventilation and Filtration program, powered by SafeTraces–the first verification mark for verifying aerosol removal efficiency in the built environment. The panelists provide insights on how the program works, the technology behind it, and so much more.

Details on the panelists:

  • Sean McCrady is the Director Assets & Sustainability, Real Estate & Properties at UL, the global science safety leader. With over 23 years of industry experience, Sean delivers on in-depth knowledge of the needs and concerns of building owners and managers to develop efficient, cost-effective solutions to indoor environmental issues. 
  • Dr. Elliott Horner is the Lead Scientist at UL Environment. Elliott has written numerous peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters and serves on committees for ASTM and ASHRAE. He is a member of the American Society for Microbiology and the Mycological Society of America and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI). 
  • Erik Malstrom is the CEO of SafeTraces, a safety technology leader focused on indoor air quality and ventilation safety. SafeTraces has developed the first commercial solution for field verifying ventilation and filtration performance for aerosol removal efficiency.
  • Simon Turner is the Founder and Principal of Building Cognition, a Board Advisor to SafeTraces, and a long-term veteran in the indoor air quality field.