The WELL Building Standard™ version 2 (WELL v2™) is a vehicle for buildings and organizations to deliver more thoughtful and intentional spaces that enhance human health and well-being. WELL v2 consolidates previous iterations and pilots into a single rating system, which is intended to grow in specificity and specialty over time, adapting to accommodate diverse project types and geographies and in response to new evidence and ever-evolving public health imperatives
WELL is the leading tool for advancing health and well-being in buildings globally
What are the benefits of the WELL certification?
- Greater efficiency and productivity
- Positive impact on the community
- Support local businesses with local products
- Promotes occupant safety and well-being
- Increase physical activity
- Absenteeism reduction
- Social inclusion
- Retention of qualified personnel
Concepts in WELL v2
There are ten concepts in WELL v2:
Scoring and Certification levels
WELL Core Certification verifies the performance of the building, and communicates to tenants that it is committed to partnering with them in creating a healthy environment for employees. WELL Core Certification provides a strong basis of design and performance that makes it easier for tenants to further pursue WELL Certification for their fitouts. By building upon the attributes of a WELL Certified™ base building, tenants can then add wellness-focused elements.