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Introducing the Fitwel Viral Response Module

The Fitwel Viral Response module provides annual, third-party certification of policies and practices informed by the latest public health research on mitigating the spread of infectious diseases. The module is informed by notable industry leaders, academic advisors, and our Research to Action resource series that was developed in response to the current pandemic.

Become an Early User

Use the Fitwel Viral Response module to demonstrate compliance with evidence-based, cost-effective strategies that mitigate viral transmission and build trust to create healthy, resilient environments for all occupants. Join this crucial, collective response to building health for all in the face of COVID-19.

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides detailed information about the Fitwel Viral Response module’s content, pricing, process, application, early users, academic advisors, and more.

Tutorial Sessions

Save the date to attend one of the module tutorial sessions scheduled for August 2020. These sessions hosted by the Fitwel team will guide users through the module, its application, and process for certification. There will be time allocated for Q&A during each session.

Additional COVID-19 Resources

Research to Action
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Join the Healthy Building Movement

Whether you are looking to impact a single project, a portfolio of buildings, or an entire neighborhood, Fitwel offers a streamlined process and an efficient, user-friendly digital platform. Through Fitwel Certification, you'll discover how your efforts are taking occupant health to the next level.

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Fitwel Champion: Tishman Speyer

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Fitwel Champion: Vornado

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Fitwel Champions

Fitwel Champions are companies that have committed to using Fitwel at a portfolio scale. Fitwel streamlines the process for efficient application throughout a portfolio, in order to integrate health-promoting design and operations strategies across multiple projects and a range of typologies.

Become a Champion

Advance through Certification with a Data-Driven, Digital Portal

Certification doesn't have to be a painful process, and the Fitwel Portal makes it easy thanks to its interactive, digital interface that gives you direct access to details about project performance and health impacts.

The Fitwel Portal is an all-encompassing platform that allows you to register, benchmark, and submit a single project or an entire real estate portfolio for Fitwel certification.

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What Our Fans are Saying

Bob Simpson
Vice President of Affordable & Green Financing, Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae believes that the manner in which affordable rental housing properties are designed and maintained creates a strong platform for healthier families and their surrounding neighborhoods. Fitwel’s healthy building certification system strengthens that platform by providing multifamily property owners and developers with the tools they need to create healthier places to live for our nation’s renter population.

Vincent R. Ciruzzi
Chief Development Officer, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc

Alexandria is proud to be recognized by Fitwel for our commitment to creating dynamic and collaborative environments that promote the health and efficiency of our tenants and enable them to develop innovative solutions that advance human health. Our leadership and regional teams are very supportive and enthusiastic about utilizing the tool in our campus development and operations to advance our goal of increasing employee health and wellness.

Jonathan Flaherty
Senior Director, Sustainability & Utilities, Tishman Speyer

Fitwel is an outstanding partner for Tishman Speyer as we prioritize the health and wellness of our tenants throughout our worldwide portfolio. We will apply Fitwel not just in the United States, but introduce it to the Chinese, Indian and European markets, making it a global strategic resource and roadmap to create healthier work environments.

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