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Wednesday
25
APR

USGBC Georgia - WELL Building Standard Workshop

11:00
13:30
USGBC Georgia
Event organized by USGBC Georgia

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This 2-hour introductory workshop will bring awareness and understanding for the WELL Building Standard to a broad audience. The organization and development of the Standard is presented in the context of the health and wellness movement in the building industry. Key public health research is discussed to provide a basis to the seven WELL Concepts, some research on the value of WELL, the argument for health and wellness in the built space, and how the Standard is applied. Lunch will be included.

Instructor:

Lauren M. Wallace, Assoc. AIA, LFA, WELL AP, LEED AP BD+C, LEED Project Reviewer, USGBC + WELL Faculty, BREEAM USA In-Use Assessor, Fitwel Ambassador, Parksmart Advisor, and TRUE Advisor

Principal, Director of Certifications and Consulting

Lauren Wallace has served as the Certifications Department Manager at Epsten Group since 2010, training and managing a large group of leaders in sustainability who have consulted on thousands of projects in over 50 countries. She now oversees her department as Principal and Director of Certifications and Consulting.

Audience Level: 100-Level: General Audiences

Duration: 2-hours

Will be available for GBCI (2.0 CEU) and AIA (2.0 LU) educaiton credits

Learning Objectives:


Identify environmental factors which influence human health and well-being
Describe the structure of the WELL Building Standard, including the certification process and the key differentiators.
Explain the intent of each WELL Concept and identify key themes which underpin WELL Features.
Discuss the business case for WELL.

Contact: Carmen Evans cevans@epstengroup.com