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.
- Gain an understanding of the WELL Building Standard as a resource and design tool
- Recognize the seven WELL Concepts and affiliated Features
- Identify strategies to address human health through design
- Understand pathways to WELL Certification or Compliance