Leading real estate companies have committed to prototyping the module, which will be informed by a Fitwel Academic Advisory comprised of health experts from world-renowned institutions.
Fitwel®, the healthy building certification system operated by The Center for Active Design (CfAD), today announced the launch of its Viral Response module, which provides annual, third-party building certification of policies and practices informed by the latest public health research on mitigating the spread of infectious diseases. Fitwel will provide recognition for implementation of the Viral Response module at a company level and/or within individual assets.Read the full press release here
BRE Global and The Center for Active Design, operator of the Fitwel Certification System, have today announced continued alignment to promote physical, mental and environmental health throughout the built environment with the introduction of a new crosswalk that enables users of BREEAM USA and Fitwel to more efficiently secure both certifications. This resource can be downloaded at the BREEAM Resource Center.Read Full Press Release here
The Center for Active Design (CfAD) today announces the 2020 winners of Best in Building Health, its flagship recognition program that identifies the leading firms enhancing human health via Fitwel, the world’s leading certification system committed to building health for all. Winners reflect notable geographic diversity—including projects from Thailand, Ireland, and Sweden—confirming the rapid expansion of Fitwel’s global reach. The number of countries implementing Fitwel-certified projects has doubled over the last year to generate health impacts across four continents.
CfAD will convene Best in Building Health winners and other Fitwel leaders on February 27th at the iconic Ferry Building in San Francisco. This year’s event will feature new awards that reflect Fitwel’s growing breadth of impact, including recognition of Quartier des lumières in Montreal, Canada, the frontrunning project to pilot the Fitwel Community Scorecard. This brand-new standard for neighborhood-scale development was released for public use on January 30, along with a Commercial Sites Scorecard.Read Full Press Release Here