101. Innovation I
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.
As the scientific understanding of health continues to evolve, so too does the ability to address complex issues of promoting wellness through the built environment. Recent discoveries in neuroscience, for example, have led to new insights in light’s impact on the human brain, opening the door for addressing sleep disruption through improvements in lighting design. It is likely that similar discoveries will continue to be made. The WELL Building Standard embraces the creative thinking that is needed to address the complex ways in which interior spaces contribute to health and wellness.
The feature meets one of the following requirements:
The feature is supported by the following:
|Core & Shell||New & Existing Buildings||New & Existing Interiors|
|Part 1: Innovation Proposal||O||O||O|
|Part 2: Innovation Support||O||O||O|
|Commercial Kitchen||Education||Multifamily Residential||Restaurant||Retail|
|Part 1: Innovation Proposal||O||O||O||O||O|
|Part 2: Innovation Support||O||O||O||O||O|
Verification Methods Matrix
|Letters of Assurance||Annotated Documents||On-Site Checks|
|Part 1: Innovation Proposal||Innovation Proposal|
|Part 2: Innovation Support||Innovation Proposal|