WELL Addenda

WELL ADDENDA

Review the complete list of addenda changes made to the WELL Building Standard.

Feature 99: Beauty and design II

Type Description
Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In Verification Method, remove: "Visual Inspection". Add: "Professional Narrative"


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

For kitchens that are no more than 3 m [10 ft] in any direction, the project team may use a ceiling height of 2.5 m [8.2 ft] in the kitchens.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote occupant comfort and spatial familiarity by designing spacious, familiar and aesthetically appealing spaces.'


Feature 100: Biophilia II - quantitative

Type Description
Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

For Feature 100, Part 3, the project team may include a seasonal water element in lieu of a perennial water element. For the remainder of the year, the element can be designed with appropriate vegetation, natural materials, or organic shapes, patterns and textures. The project team should also provide additional information regarding the element to visitors/occupants through an education display/placard located in the direct vicinity of the element. This display should be of sufficient size to include information such as the design concept or methodology, vegetation types, local context, etc.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To support occupant emotional and psychological well-being by including the natural environment in interior and exterior design.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 10 Feb, 2016

Add Owner Letter of Assurance as required documentation, remove architect Letter of Assurance.


Feature 101: Innovation I

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

For Part 1b, add: "to impact the occupants of the project or the general public in a positive manner" after "...WELL Building Standard"


Feature 101: Innovation I

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Feature 101: Innovation II

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Feature 101: Innovation III

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Feature 101: Innovation IV

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Feature 101: Innovation V

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In 26 July, 2017 AAP, remove: "On an annual basis, projects must submit the following documentation to IWBI to demonstrate an active tour program: tour script, tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept), dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)".
Add: "In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In 26 July, 2017 AAP, remove: "On an annual basis, projects must submit the following documentation to IWBI to demonstrate an active tour program: tour script, tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept), dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)".
Add: "In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In 26 July, 2017 AAP, remove: "On an annual basis, projects must submit the following documentation to IWBI to demonstrate an active tour program: tour script, tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept), dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)".
Add: "In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In 26 July, 2017 AAP, remove: "On an annual basis, projects must submit the following documentation to IWBI to demonstrate an active tour program: tour script, tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept), dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)".
Add: "In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In 26 July, 2017 AAP, remove: "On an annual basis, projects must submit the following documentation to IWBI to demonstrate an active tour program: tour script, tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept), dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)".
Add: "In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website)"


Feature 101 - 105: Innovation I

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Feature 101 - 105: Innovation II

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Feature 101 - 105: Innovation III

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Feature 101 - 105: Innovation IV

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Feature 101 - 105: Innovation V

Type Description
Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by providing free tours of their WELL Certified space. Projects must include a WELL educational component in conjunction with the tours. This can be permanent signage throughout the space describing different WELL features, a case study surrounding WELL Certification, a newsletter or other printed/online publication following the occupants' engagement with WELL, or an approved alternative. Tours may be offered on a pre-determined schedule or upon request through the IWBI Event Request Form.

In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website).


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Remove: "a. Describes how a feature normally not applicable to this project type is relevant to this project."


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by engaging a WELL AP as a member of the project team.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Add: "a. Goes above and beyond the current requirements of the existing WELL feature."


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote the continuous evolution of the Standard by enabling projects to propose a new feature that addresses health and wellness in a novel way.'


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by providing free tours of their WELL Certified space. Projects must include a WELL educational component in conjunction with the tours. This can be permanent signage throughout the space describing different WELL features, a case study surrounding WELL Certification, a newsletter or other printed/online publication following the occupants' engagement with WELL, or an approved alternative. Tours may be offered on a pre-determined schedule or upon request through the IWBI Event Request Form.

In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website).


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Remove: "a. Describes how a feature normally not applicable to this project type is relevant to this project."


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by engaging a WELL AP as a member of the project team.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Add: "a. Goes above and beyond the current requirements of the existing WELL feature."


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote the continuous evolution of the Standard by enabling projects to propose a new feature that addresses health and wellness in a novel way.'


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by providing free tours of their WELL Certified space. Projects must include a WELL educational component in conjunction with the tours. This can be permanent signage throughout the space describing different WELL features, a case study surrounding WELL Certification, a newsletter or other printed/online publication following the occupants' engagement with WELL, or an approved alternative. Tours may be offered on a pre-determined schedule or upon request through the IWBI Event Request Form.

In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website).


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Remove: "a. Describes how a feature normally not applicable to this project type is relevant to this project."


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by engaging a WELL AP as a member of the project team.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Add: "a. Goes above and beyond the current requirements of the existing WELL feature."


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote the continuous evolution of the Standard by enabling projects to propose a new feature that addresses health and wellness in a novel way.'


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by providing free tours of their WELL Certified space. Projects must include a WELL educational component in conjunction with the tours. This can be permanent signage throughout the space describing different WELL features, a case study surrounding WELL Certification, a newsletter or other printed/online publication following the occupants' engagement with WELL, or an approved alternative. Tours may be offered on a pre-determined schedule or upon request through the IWBI Event Request Form.

In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website).


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Remove: "a. Describes how a feature normally not applicable to this project type is relevant to this project."


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by engaging a WELL AP as a member of the project team.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Add: "a. Goes above and beyond the current requirements of the existing WELL feature."


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote the continuous evolution of the Standard by enabling projects to propose a new feature that addresses health and wellness in a novel way.'


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by providing free tours of their WELL Certified space. Projects must include a WELL educational component in conjunction with the tours. This can be permanent signage throughout the space describing different WELL features, a case study surrounding WELL Certification, a newsletter or other printed/online publication following the occupants' engagement with WELL, or an approved alternative. Tours may be offered on a pre-determined schedule or upon request through the IWBI Event Request Form.

In order to receive Innovation approval for an active tour program, projects must provide IWBI with the tour script and tour destination descriptions (including at least one destination per WELL concept) as part of their documentation. On an annual basis, projects must also submit the following documentation to IWBI: dates of tours (minimum of six per year), number of attendees (minimum of 50 per year), and evidence of how the project is broadcasting the availability of these tours (i.e., social media, project website).


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Add: "a. Goes above and beyond the current requirements of the existing WELL feature."


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Remove: "a. Describes how a feature normally not applicable to this project type is relevant to this project."


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Projects can earn one Innovation feature by engaging a WELL AP as a member of the project team.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote the continuous evolution of the Standard by enabling projects to propose a new feature that addresses health and wellness in a novel way.'


Feature 103, 104, 105: Innovation III

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Feature 103, 104, 105: Innovation IV

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Feature 103, 104, 105: Innovation V

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

Add new features 103 (Innovation Feature III), 104 (Innovation Feature IV), and 105 (Innovation Feature V). Feature language is identical to Features 101 and 102.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

Add new features 103 (Innovation Feature III), 104 (Innovation Feature IV), and 105 (Innovation Feature V). Feature language is identical to Features 101 and 102.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

Add new features 103 (Innovation Feature III), 104 (Innovation Feature IV), and 105 (Innovation Feature V). Feature language is identical to Features 101 and 102.


Feature P4: Impact reducing flooring

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 May, 2019

The higher the IIC, the greater sound attenuation of impact sound. IIC measurements cover a frequency range of 100-3503150 Hz; the range corresponds to a general “thump” at the lower level, and a sharper “clack” at the higher end.


Feature P6: Education space provisions

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

For Part 1a, remove: "elementary, middle and high school". Add: "primary and secondary schools"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

In part title, remove: "for Elementary School"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

For Part 2a, remove: "Elementary school". Add: "Early education and primary school"


Feature 206: Education space provisions

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Remove: "13.7 m". Add: "4 m²"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Remove: "7.6 m". Add: "2 m²"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Remove: "5.5 m". Add: "1.5 m²"


Feature P7: Strategic Dining Design

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 05 Feb, 2018

In part description, remove: "Early education, elementary, middle, and high school". Add: "Early education, primary and secondary school"


Feature 207: Strategic Dining Design

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

For Verification Methods Matrix, Add: "Owner" to Letter of Assurance column


Feature P8: Injury prevention

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

For Citation 126, remove: "www.ies.org/PDF/MLO/MLO_FINAL_June2011.pdf". Add: "http://www.darksky.org/wp-content/uploads/bsk-pdf-manager/16_MLO_FINAL_J..."