International Well Building Institute (IWBI)

New Health Leaders Awards Announced for 2019

IWBI Joins USGBC, UVA School of Medicine, RWJF in Recognizing Projects Advancing Health and Well-Being
Press Release

CHICAGO, November 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Recognizing leadership in places and spaces that advance people’s health and well-being is the goal of a new awards program for 2019 announced today at Greenbuild in Chicago. 

IWBI Announces First WELL Portfolio Participants

New pathway helps streamline and scale health and wellness upgrades across portfolios
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/  – The International WELL Building InstituteTM  (IWBITM ) has announced the first participants in WELL PortfolioTM , a new streamlined pathway for WELL CertificationTM   for multiple new or existing buildings and tenant spaces in a single portfolio.

WELL Tip: How to Create WELL Documentation

by Tori Shepherd
Article

As a project administrator or WELL team member, you may be wondering how to create WELL compliant documentation, what constitutes a high-quality document and how to communicate this information to other team members. To help you start the process, we’ve compiled everything you need to know on generating and submitting WELL documentation.

Achieving WELL Certification involves two key processes – Documentation Review and Performance Verification – which together evaluate if a project meets the requirements of the WELL Building Standard™.

Technology and Health Converge in Toronto

by Angela Spangler
Blog

Toronto Today

Toronto has firmly established itself as one of the most desirable modern cities in North America to live in and it’s clear to see why. As the city experiences a renaissance and booming real estate market, it has placed technology and health at the forefront.

Thailand Kicks Off WELL Journey with Strong Market Traction for Healthy Buildings

Press Release

BANGKOK,  August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) celebrated the most recent stop of its WELL Journey in Bangkok, Thailand, with much fanfare by bringing together a diverse group of local stakeholders committed to promoting healthy buildings and healthy communities in the country.

Burnout 101: What Ignites Burnout and How to Protect Yourself From Getting Scorched

by Emily Winer and Julia Keim
Blog

Whether you are a young professional or a seasoned career veteran, you know how important it is to be focused and sharp in order to be effective at work. Burnout, a rising issue in the workplace, can have a major impact not only on your ability to be productive, but on your overall mental and physical health.

#WeAreWELL: Sara Hickman, Sustainability Director at RDC-S111

BY Anja Mikic
Blog

We sat down with Sara Hickman to discuss the importance of equitable communities and how recent technology advancements are making it easier to build with intention and impact. Sara is the Sustainability Director/Senior Associate for RDC-S111, Inc., the holding company of brands, Retail Design Collaborative and Studio One Eleven.

IWBI Launches Global Network of Concept Advisories

Press Release

NEW YORK, July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced the formation of a network of global concept advisories to explore, better understand and, ultimately, more accurately quantify the impact of specific health intents captured in the 10 WELL concepts – Air, Water, Nourishment, Light, Movement, Thermal Comfort, Materials, Sound, Mind and Community. 

Well Tip: Understanding the Comparison Between Well V1 and Well V2 Pilot

Article

Are you working on a WELL v1 project and wondering how your team can best utilize the new version of WELL? Are you eager to register your project, but would like to first understand the feature comparison between WELL v1 and the WELL Building Standard version 2 pilot: (WELL v2)?  

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