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.
Rapid expansion of registered and accredited WELL Professional community adds to the market significant expertise in building practices that address human health and wellness
The International WELL Building InstituteTM (IWBITM) announced a milestone achievement in the growth of its WELL APTM program as it surpassed 5,000 registrants. The WELL AP credential denotes expertise in the WELL Building StandardTM (WELLTM) and a commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities.
CBRE champions the adoption of workplace wellness in office design with a total of six offices certified and an additional three registered
TORONTO, April 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CBRE announces its three Toronto offices have simultaneously achieved WELL Certification at the silver level for New and Existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). Awarded based on IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™), the world’s first building standard to focus on enhancing employees’ health and wellness through the built environment, CBRE is pioneering wellness in workplace design with the most WELL Certified office spaces of any company across the globe.
Have you ever approached a WELL precondition and wondered where to begin? Not to fret - we’ve launched a Navigating preconditions series to help project teams get started incorporating a number of preconditions from different WELL concepts into their project’s design and policies.
What are the building blocks of the Light Concept?
Do you feel like you’re hitting a roadblock in a project or you’re struggling with a step in the certification process? Meet your WELL coaching contact. We’re proud to announce that all WELL projects will now be paired with a WELL coaching contact from a member of IWBI’s Technical Solutions team. Your WELL coaching contact will be your point person to help you, as the WELL AP, navigate the certification process smoothly, overcome challenges, brainstorm solutions and inspire effective implementation of WELL.
The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI) has pioneered the field of human health certification for indoor spaces, and we recognize it is essential that our broader environments also contribute to and support these same standards of well-being. That’s why this September we released the WELL Community Standard™, a new standard for the certification of healthy communities that aims to elevate human wellness to the forefront of community building and design practices, and deliver cutting-edge health interventions at the district scale.
New Pilot Program to Set a New Global Benchmark for Healthy Communities
NEW YORK, September 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) opens registration for the WELL Community Standard™ pilot, a companion to the pioneering WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™). Grounded in evidence-based research and developed through consultation with leading physicians, scientists and public health professionals, as well as city planners, engineers and architects, the WELL Community Standard is a district-scale rating system centered exclusively on human health and wellness.
TOKYO, May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- We are pleased to announce that Obayashi has completed the document acquisition and submission process for Techno-station for WELL Certification. Techno-station, the main building of the Technical Research Institute (TRI), is the first project in Japan to register and submit this high level of document verification.
“Simplify WELL process, solidify market growth” are cornerstones for coming year
New York, February 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute’s™ (IWBI™) new Chairman and CEO Rick Fedrizzi capped the first 100 days in his new role by laying out the cornerstones of his 2017 plan for the rapidly growing WELL Building Standard™ (WELL). These pillars will come as no surprise to those who have followed Fedrizzi’s leadership as the founding chairman and former CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council: Identify, simplify, solidify, amplify.
SYDNEY, January 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- A new guidance document that compares and aligns the Green Star and WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) rating systems will support building owners looking to boost the sustainability of their assets and support the health and wellbeing of people inside the buildings.