IWBI | WELL Building Standard

IWBI | WELL Building Standard

Our built environment can shape our habits and choices, regulate our sleep-wake cycle, drive us toward healthy and unhealthy choices, and passively influence our health through the quality of our surroundings. The WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) is the first building standard to focus on enhancing people’s health and well-being through the built environment.  

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Empire State Realty Trust Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating
NEW YORK, September 21, 2020 / 3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), the greater New York metro area office and retail real estate leader, is the first commercial real estate portfolio in the U.S. to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management. ESRT’s portfolio is...
Sep 21, 2020 2:05 PM ET
International WELL Building Institute Formally Launches WELL v2
NEW YORK, September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Following two years of extensive development, in-use application and review, the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today formally launched the latest version of the WELL Building Standard – WELL v2. The newly graduated standard is the most resilient and responsive version of IWBI’s rating system to date and serves as the foundation upon...
Sep 15, 2020 12:40 PM ET
IWBI Governance Council Votes to Graduate WELL v2 Out of Pilot
NEW YORK – July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the graduation of WELL v2 out of pilot stage, an outcome voted upon by the IWBI Governance Council, which was formally constituted in February 2020. Comprised of key global thought leaders, doctors, public health professionals and business executives, the roles of the IWBI...
Jul 9, 2020 5:05 PM ET
Coronavirus Means Building Owners, Companies Need To Look At New Health Standards
"In this moment, WELL and anything that really stresses the importance of place in our health and well being ... has never been more relevant,” IWBI President Rachel Gutter said...   Usually, a virus will have a preferred mode of transmission. But with COVID-19, early indicators appear it can move person-to-person in all three ways just as easily, Allen said. That fact...
Apr 16, 2020 12:45 PM ET
WELL Hits Major Global Milestone Supporting Healthier People and Better Buildings
NEW YORK, February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has announced that it has passed the 500-million-square-foot mark of buildings registered and certified under the WELL Building Standard (WELL). The milestone quickly follows this month’s earlier announcement that the number of WELL Accredited Professionals (APs) and registrants has exceeded 10,...
Feb 6, 2020 2:30 PM ET

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