Occupant wellness strategies make financial sense

May 17, 2019

Every commercial building in its own way has to pay for itself, according to an article from Building Operating Management on the FacilitiesNet website.

The WELL Building Standard, administered by the International WELL Building Institute, is one of the first worldwide building certification systems to focus on occupant health and, ultimately, productivity.

Does this mean that facility managers should focus only on WELL? Absolutely not. To drive true financial stability and resilience, facility managers cannot forsake sustainability for wellness, or waste energy for happiness. 

Buildings should have a cooperative relationship with the outdoor and indoor environment and how they affect people and the business within them. It is critical that a synergy of energy efficiency, space effectiveness, and productive, healthy indoor environments be part of a single operational equation. 

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