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A Down and Dirty Q & A on WELL

Why do we need a standard? Although the WELL standard doesn't have a certification standard for single-family residential spaces, we use the framework to craft homes centered on human wellness, not simply energy efficiency. Our homes have a significant impact on overall wellness. Everything from the air you breathe and the water you drink, to lighting systems and the materials you use to renovate your home play an active role in achieving wellness. Actively pursuing,...

Wellness In The Home

Believe it or not, our homes actually have a huge impact on overall wellness. Everything from the air you breathe to the way you layout your rooms can play an active part in achieving wellness in the home. The Global Wellness Institute defines wellness as the active pursuit of activities, choices and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health. Many wellness models include at least 6 dimensions: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and...