Intro to WELL Building Standard

Introduction to the WELL Building Standard and its impact on three architectural product categories

This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation from a previous live event.

By: Wanda Lau 

Sponsored by: Excel Dryer

This article will review the influence of the WELL Building Standard on the design and specification of commercial interior spaces.

Learning Objectives

After reading this article, you should be able to: 

  • Describe how the WELL Building Standard has helped designers and owners understand how interior environments can support the health and well-being of occupants.
  • Discuss the founding principles, framework, concepts, and award system of the WELL Building Standard version 2.
  • Explain how the hand dryer product category can help a project earn WELL certification.
  • Compare the purpose of circadian lighting with that of tunable lighting.
  • Discuss ways in which furniture can promote human health and activity in the workplace.
  • Understand the interdisciplinary relationship between standards and product manufacturers or suppliers to achieve healthier spaces.

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate
  • AIA

    Credits: 1.25 AIA LU/HSW

    Instructional Delivery Method: On-Demand: Print/Other

    Prerequisites: None

    Program Level: Basic

    Advance learner preparation: N/A

    AIA CES program approval expiration date: 05/09/2027


    AIA CES Provider statement: Endeavor Business Media is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number 10084542. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3). This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.





    This CEU is registered with the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits.