How does WELL Building Standard make buildings healthier?


“We need water, air and light to survive. We need good water, good air and good light to thrive.”


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Gone are the days where the only thing to retain employees was compensation.

Now, employers are realizing the importance of creating an employee experience in order to attract and retain talent.

In workplaces, cubicles are being replaced with standing desks, private areas, collaborative spaces and lounge settings that give employees a sense of choice and control.

Illuminating these spaces in a way that maximizes employee performance and productivity, and promotes improved health for employees is a part of the overarching WELL Building Standard proposition.

Happy employee working

The leading tool for advancing health and wellbeing in buildings globally, WELL Building Standard certification is becoming more and more desirable for employers and building owners.

Encompassing several concepts for healthier building standards, the original WELL v1 concepts and proposed additions for WELL v2 include Air, Water, Nourishment, Light, Movement, Thermal Comfort, Sound, Materials, Mind and Community.

Icons for Well building standards V1 concepts, Fan (Air), Water Drops (Water), Leaf (Nourishment), Light bulb (Light), Heart (Fitness), Person Mediating (Comfort), Persons Head (Mind)

The WELL Building Standards V1 concepts

According to wellcertified.com, building owners are seeking WELL Certification to attract & retain high-quality tenants, maximize financial performance of rental rates and resale value, minimize risk of incidents and obsolescence and improve shareholder relations by increasing their GRESB scores for health and well-being. They also place great value on the competitive differentiation and marketing narrative that WELL provides them*.

GLG’s in-house knowledge of WELL standards across multiple departments, as well as WELL Accredited Professional representation within our business, can help our customers navigate the WELL building standard in Australia and New Zealand.

Contact us to discuss WELL certification for the lighting in your next project, or call 1300 799 300

*Quintana, K, wellcertified.com https://resources.wellcertified.com/articles/well-tip-key-strategies-for-making-the-business-case-for-well/

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GLG’s in-house knowledge of WELL building standards across multiple departments can help our customers navigate the WELL building standard in Australia and New Zealand.

Contact us to discuss WELL certification for the lighting in your next project, or call 1300 799 300