Understanding the WELL Building Standard

Presented in partnership with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) – St. Louis.

Click here to view a list of program attendees (PDF).
Click here to view WELL Building Standard resources on the International WELL Building Institute website.

Developed in partnership with leading physicians, scientists, and industry professionals, The WELL Building Standard® (WELL) is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact the health and wellbeing of the people who live, work, and learn in these buildings.

This session will provide an overview of the seven concepts of the WELL Building Standard, as well as an in-depth look at strategies to address human health through design.  Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of WELL and how our built environment can make a positive impact our health, happiness, and productivity


  • Examine the WELL Building Standard as a resource and design tool to improve health issues in the built environment
  • Recognize the seven WELL Concepts and affiliated Features
  • Identify strategies to address human health through design
  • Discuss pathways to WELL Certification or Compliance


Jessica Rose Cooper, Executive Vice President, Director of Sustainability, Delos Solutions 
Jessica Cooper is a Provisional WELL Accredited Professional (AP). She has been involved with the development of WELL as it applies to live projects since its initial ideation phase and has assumed a management role in the implementation of the first WELL Pilot Projects since the public release of WELL in October 2014. She has led architects, developers, and engineers alike to understand the principles and research behind WELL and successfully build WELL Certified spaces. Her management and insights have influenced and informed the development and implementation of the WELL Building Standard over the past three years.

Jessica graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelors of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis.  She currently serves as a committee member on the Living Building Challenge NYC + NJ Collaborative, the IIDA New York Chapter Sustainability Forum, and Urban Green Council’s Membership Committee.  A LEED Accredited Professional since 2008, Jessica maintains her Interior Design and Construction specialty and also holds a certificate in Green Professional Building Skills Training: Construction Management.

2 GBCI CE Hours and 2 AIA/CES LU

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
8:00-10:00 AM

Professional Office Environments
222 Millwell Drive
Maryland Heights, MO, 63043 map

$30/USGBC-MGC & BOMA Members; $45/Non-members

Click here to register online

QUESTIONS? Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff at hope.gribble@mobot.org  or (314) 577-0225.


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