WELL measures attributes of buildings that impact occupant health by looking at these seven factors:
Air: Optimize and achieve indoor air quality. Strategies include removal of airborne contaminants, prevention and purification.
Water: Optimize water quality while making good quality water readily availability. Strategies include removal of contaminants through filtration and treatment, and strategic placement.
Nourishment: Encourage healthy eating habits by providing occupants with healthier food choices, behavioral cues, and knowledge about nutrient quality.
Light: Minimize disruption to the body’s circadian rhythm by providing requirements for window design, light output and lighting controls, and task-appropriate illumination levels are to improve energy, mood and productivity.
Fitness: Provide numerous opportunities for activity and exertion, enabling occupants to accommodate fitness regimens within their daily schedule.
Comfort: Create an indoor environment that is distraction-free, productive, and soothing through thermal and acoustic controllability, and acoustic and thermal parameters.
Mind: Support mental and emotional health, providing the occupant with regular feedback and knowledge about their environment through design elements, relaxation spaces, and state-of-the-art technology.
If you’re interested in learning more about the changes you can make to your existing space to improve health and well-being, give Zen Spaces a call today.
Zen Spaces, was founded by Elisa Garcia, AIA, is a licensed architect, interior designer, and construction manager with 32 years of experience.
Located in Southern California,
We travel nationwide and work with clients remotely.