Understanding the WELL Building Standard

Understanding the WELL Building Standard
  Hosted by the CaGBC Manitoba Chapter.

The CaGBC is Canada’s only member-based organization that is purely dedicated to the advancement of green building across the country. 
Together, with our members here in Manitoba, and the vast network of industry professionals associated with our other Chapters across the country, we can all play a vital role in the advancement and successful transformation of Canada’s built environment.

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  Understanding the WELL

Building Standard

DURATION: 4 hours
  Course highlights

This workshop will introduce the concepts, key elements and requirements of the WELL Building Standard, the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on human health and wellness.
Attendees will learn how WELL can be used to support human health and wellness in buildings. The structure and certification process of WELL will be reviewed, as well as the health basis for key WELL Concept Areas. Strategies for improving air, water, nutrition, light, fitness, comfort, and mental health through building design and operations are explored. Case studies are also highlighted.

Audience: Design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, facilities managers, sustainability consultants and health professionals who are interested in incorporating strategies for improving health into the built environment.
For those seeking to become WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL APs), this workshop helps to prepare for the WELL AP Exam.


Leading the sustainable building team at Integral, Melanie Ross supports a wide range of projects ranging from LEED, WELL and other third party certifications to energy management and existing building performance, while managing a growing portfolio in sustainability planning and policy development.
Melanie’s ten years of experience with recognized architecture, planning and engineering firms in Calgary and Toronto has brought her a deeper understanding of the industry and a respect for various stakeholder viewpoints. Melanie was appointed to the WELL Building Standard teaching faculty and to the WELL Taskforce, identifying the challenges for Canadian market adoption of the standard. She also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Alberta Chapter of the CaGBC.
  Learning Objectives
After this session, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the purpose, key components, and structure of the WELL Building Standard;
2. Discuss the health basis for some of the Concepts and Features of the WELL Building Standard;
3. Understand successful strategies for meeting the requirements of key WELL Features and;
4. Learn about WELL resources and how to become a WELL Accredited Professional.
This event is part of Sustainable Building Manitoba’s day of learning. SBM will be hosting a Lunch and Learn immediately prior to this course from 12-1pm and is included with your registration.

Please note: You will need to arrive at 11:45AM to sign in to this event.

If you have any questions about this event please contact Crystal Bornais atcbornais@cagbc.org


Early Bird   $145 $195 $125  15% OFF
 Regular $165  $215 $125  15% OFF

*Must provide proof of full time studies. Students please email education@cagbc.org to register with this special price.
**Group discount available for 3 or more attending together. Please contact Crystal Bornais at cbornais@cagbc.org to receive a discount code.
***An additional $25 discount will be offered to participants who also attend the LEED Green Associate Exam Cram the morning of February 22nd. Please email cbornais@cagbc.org to obtain a promocode.
****EB pricing available until February 8th, 2018
Thank you to our partner:

2/22/2018 1:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Red River College Roblin Centre, Room P316 160 Princess St Winnipeg, MB CANADA
​Please Note:​ You must have a CaGBC account and be signed in to register for this course.