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Introduction to the WELL Building Standard

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Starts On - May 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
Ends On - May 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
5161 California Ave. #100
Irvine , CA 92617

Discover how the WELL Building Standard helps create spaces that support human health and well-being.

This presentation, "Introduction to the WELL Building Standard," 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.

Audience — This course is intended for design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, facilities managers, sustainability consultants, government officials and employees of public agencies who are interested in furthering health through design of the built environment, specifically in commercial and institutional building types.

Learning objectives

  • Learn how to utilize 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

Continuing education hours — This class had been certified for 1 hour of GBCI and AIA CEUs. Course codes will be sent upon completion of the post-class survey.