International Well Building Institute

WELL Community Standard™ Taking Shape

Development benefitting from industry, user expertise
Press Release

NEW YORK, February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today reported on the progress of development of the WELL Community Standard™, noting that its Working Group Members and contributors are providing the kind of industry perspective that bodes well for the standard’s global uptake.   The WELL Community Standard™ will be a district-scale rating system centered exclusively on health and wellness and aims to set a new global benchmark for healthy communities. The pilot is planned to be launched later this year.

A New Website, and a New Vision for WELL

by Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and Chairman of IWBI

Welcome to the future of WELL. Today we launch our spectacular new website and with it a new vision for WELL that is informed by each of you, our core users and advocates who have helped us advance the idea that our buildings and communities can be a powerful tool to enhance our health and well-being.

Health and Sustainability: No Longer an Either/Or Equation

Press Release

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.

BRE and IWBI Release Guidance to Streamline Joint Certification of BREEAM and WELL

Press Release

LONDON, January 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- BRE and the International WELL Building Institute™ pbc (IWBI™) have today published a briefing paper which outlines how Certified BREEAM credits may be used to demonstrate compliance with the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) post-occupation.

Paya Lebar Quarter Office Buildings First in Singapore to Register for New Global Building Standard Focused on Occupant Well-being and Productivity

Press Release

SINGAPORE, January 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Paya Lebar Quarter by Lendlease, a $3.2 billion mixed-use development, is the first in Singapore to register for the International WELL Building Institute’s (IWBI) WELL Core and Shell Certification for nearly one million square feet of Grade A workspaces across its three office towers.

2017 Europe Property Report Underscores Growing Interest in Wellness Factors for Real Estate

Press Release

NEW YORK, January 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- When JP Morgan Europe released its Europe Property Report this week, there was a new category in their trends coverage – Real Estate and Well-Being.  That’s good news for the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and its WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and well-being.


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