By Grey Lee, Executive Director

Join thought leaders and practitioners for a concise introduction to the WELL Building Standard followed by a roundtable discussion. We are excited to welcome professionals from all sectors of the building industry, owners, engineers, builders and occupants interested in the new standard. 

 Tuesday, May 31, 8:30 – 10:30am at our headquarters in Boston. Register here.

 

We will be watching a segment from the USGBC's Education platform to bring all in the room up to speed on WELL and then having a moderated discussion on the future, impact and evolution of the standard. Below is some information on the WELL content that will be covered: 

 

The Introduction to the WELL Building Standard presentation provides an overview of the WELL Building Standard ideology, structure, and certification process. The medical basis for the concept categories is introduced along with design and construction strategies to create healthy buildings. The time has come to elevate human health and comfort to the forefront of building practices and reinvent buildings that are not only better for the planet—but also for people. This presentation will introduce how to do this using the WELL Building Standard as the framework.

 

Objectives

Articulate the financial, societal, and environmental benefits of WELL certification
Identify the role of the International Well Building Institute and the WELL Building Standard
Recognize the structure of the WELL Building Standard
Explain the 7 concepts of the WELL Building standard, the strategies to achieve them, and the health impacts they address
Summarize the certification process of the WELL Building Standard

 

 If you are interested in having this session count towards your LEED credential, please self-report at USGBC.org and use GBCI: 0920003583 when referring to the session.

Register here to attend this important educational session.

 

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