Fri, 12/7/2018 - 8:45am - 2:45pm
Join Green Building United as we hear experts discuss the WELL and Fitwel building standards. Attendees will learn about each standard and what it takes for a building to be certified and a person to be credentialed, accented by project examples. Whether you are a building owner or operator, architect or designer, sustainability consultant or educator, or generally interested in health, wellness, and indoor environmental quality, this event is for you!
We are excited to be hosted by Brandywine Realty Trust, the FIRST to achieve Fitwel Certification in Philadelphia and entire state of Pennsylvania!
During lunch attendees will also get to experience the intersection of Arts & Business, surrounded by Universities and educational opportunities at the Knoll Philadelphia Showroom!
Lunch and coffee will be provided. Event is worth 4 GBCI CE hours (WELL AP) and 4 AIA LU-HSWs .
8:45 – 9:15 am – Registration and Coffee
9:15 am – Welcome
9:30 – 11:30 am – WELL Presentation
11:30 – 12:30 pm – Lunch
12:30 – 2:30 pm – Fitwel Presentation
2:30 – Close
Non-member: $100 (Want to become a member? Join here!)
Drawing upon her experiences in environmental health, Melanie serves on the Technical Solutions team at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). She works to support IWBI's mission by providing technical support to project teams, developing tools and resources to facilitate the certification process, and leading workshops and presentations to help educate the industry on the WELL Building Standard.
Prior to IWBI, Melanie worked at Delos as an Associate on the Solutions team where, in collaboration with architects, engineers, and building owners, she developed wellness-focused design and policy strategies for some of the world’s first WELL Certified projects. She also worked at an environmental consulting firm, the Clinton Global Initiative, and an international non-profit that provides access to clean water and sanitation.
Zachary is an Associate at the Center for Active Design supporting Fitwel, a unique building certification that positively impacts occupant health through evidence-based design and operational strategies. Through his experience in strategic programming, project management, and community engagement, he partners with Fitwel Champions and users to assist in the application of Fitwel Certification to diverse projects around the globe. Additionally, Zach leads the Fitwel Ambassador program working to engage and empower leaders in the healthy building movement. Zach has a Master’s in Urban & Regional Planning from Georgetown University, where he focused on the intersection of urban design and public health.