Healthy buildings lead to healthy lives

On the 8th December the Campaign held its second webinar around the role of WELL certification and standards for healthcare. The webinar included presentations from:

Seema S. Wadhwa, Faculty member of the WELL Building Institute and Assistant Vice President of Sustainability and Wellness for Inova Health System

Paul Chatwin, Associate, Cundall

The WELL Building Standardâ„¢ takes a holistic approach to health in the built environment addressing behaviour, operations and design.

The WELL Building Standardâ„¢ provides the opportunity to design and build with a human-centered approach, which ultimately supports the industry in comprehensively addressing human health:

Employers spend 90 percent of their annual operating costs on people. This means that even a small impact on productivity, engagement and satisfaction in the workplace can have huge returns on investment.

This is particularly true of the NHS, where better buildings can lead to quicker recovery times and make a substantial improvement in achieving a sustainable workplace and healthcare.

Equally important, many people are referred to hospitals because of respiratory infections as a result of poor accommodation and reducing deman

View the webinar in our latest videos section here