Communities are becoming more advanced and with that advancement comes new standards for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of built environments.

While features such as sustainability and energy conservation are essential and should not be overlooked, new research has explored the connection between buildings and the health and wellness of the occupants who spend their time there.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the WELL Building Standard.
  • Describe how light is incorporated in the WELL Building Standard.
  • Describe the components of visual lighting design in the WELL Building Standard.
  • Describe the R9 measure.
  • Describe the color rendering index (CRI).