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Nordic House: Building WELL in Minnesota

GBCI: 0920007601

Occurring partway through the Nordic House design process, this panel session will share lessons learned from Minnesota pioneers of the WELL Building Standard, featuring a panel discussion, case study of one of the first WELL certified projects in the state.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

  • WELL AP

Published on: August 29, 2017

Average: 4 (16 votes)
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Occurring partway through the Nordic House design process, this panel session will share lessons learned from Minnesota pioneers of the WELL Building Standard. After a brief overview of WELL and introduction to the project, a diverse panel of Nordic House team members will share their different perspectives of WELL, from design to development, leasing, and property management. The panel will also address unique considerations related to using the WELL Building Standard for a Core and Shell project, making the decision whether or not to pursue the WELL Pilot for Multifamily Residential, and aligning their pathway to WELL certification with the project’s historic location and other project goals.

Objectives

  1. Identify how to align diverse project goals with wellness outcomes
  2. Discuss the importance of the building core location to achieving the Right to Light Feature in the WELL Building Standard, version 1
  3. Describe a process for designing building amenities to achieve the Active Transportation Support Feature in the WELL Building Standard, version 1
  4. Discuss the benefits and challenges of achieving the Operable Windows Feature in the WELL Building Standard, version 1

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Created by

USGBC Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
United States

Leaders

Becky Alexander

Architect and Researcher LHB, Inc.
Gordy Stofer
Stacee Dremmer
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