How WELL Relates to LEED & the Living Building Challenge (West Region Webinar and USGBC Mexico Lunch & LEED) | U.S. Green Building Council
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Seminar

How WELL Relates to LEED & the Living Building Challenge (West Region Webinar and USGBC Mexico Lunch & LEED)

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Starts On - March 1, 2017 - 11:15am
Ends On - March 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
120 Vassar Dr SE # 100
Albuquerque , NM 87106

Learn about the WELL Building Standard — administered by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) — from Sustainability Leader Ashley Mulhall of Orcutt | Winslow at this March 1 Best in the West webinar hosted by USGBC Arizona.

USGBC New Mexico is offering an in-person viewing Lunch & Learn for this webinar. Attendees can earn one AIA LU|HSW and one GBCI continuing education hour.

Mulhall will explain how WELL expands green building practices to include strategies directly related to human health and wellness and completements strategies for sustainable design and construction from LEED and the Living Building Challenge (LBC) rating systems.

She will discuss WELL's basic concepts and how WELL relates to other green building rating systems. She'll also share her experience working on projects currently pursuing WELL, LEED and LBC certifications.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the fundamental building blocks of the WELL Building Standard rating system
  • Specify ways in which strategies from the WELL Building Standard to enhance human health and wellness through the built environment complement sustainable design and construction strategies from LEED and the LBC
  • Identify relatable takeaways from shared project experiences
  • Apply human health concepts from the WELL Building Standard to current and future projects

About the Best in the West Region Webinar Series

The USGBC Western Region communities are hosting a regional webinar series for 2017. Each webinar will be held bi-monthly and hosted by one of the nine western communities: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Northern California, Utah or Wyoming. The webinars will each focus on a different theme.