This course will explore the WELL Building Standard, which is increasingly being used by projects (often in conjunction with LEED) to demonstrate the role buildings play in the health and well-being of occupants. We will cover the 10 Concepts and related Features of WELL, then dig deeper to examine how windows and glazing can help projects earn points in this rating system under the Light, Air, Thermal Comfort, Mind, Materials, and Sound Concepts.
- Examine the importance of fenestration in building design and how windows and doors can improve occupant health and well-being.
- Explore the WELL Building Standard and Concepts where windows may help projects earn points.
- Identify operable fenestration products that may contribute to WELL by providing natural ventilation and thermal comfort.
- Identify oversized fenestration products that may contribute to WELL by providing enhanced access to daylight and nature.
Pre-requisite: Basic knowledge of fenestration application.