Creating Buildings that Support Wellness and Sustainability Sunday, 20 October 2019 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Session Type
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Don't miss this interactive session, where you’ll be guided in a discussion of tactics, tools and case studies that position you to identify and select materials that promote sustainable buildings, good indoor air quality and occupant wellness. Brainstorm important product characteristics that support wellness such as materials with low chemical emissions; furniture that promotes good ergonomics; and design considerations that promote wellness such as access to natural light and products that are third party certified for their superior environmental performance. Overcome common obstacles and gain tips for overcoming objections associated with prioritizing the pursuit of sustainable buildings.

Key Takeaways:

  • Communicate the importance and benefits of considering the sustainability and wellness attributes of their corporate buildings.

  • Enumerate critical criteria when it comes to selecting products that support sustainable indoor environments.

  • Access strategies and tools for selecting products that support occupant wellness and comfort.


Portrait photo of Josh Jacobs Josh Jacobs
Director, Environmental Codes & Standards, UL Environment & Sustainability


Sustainability, Wellness

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  • Engage Studio - Jump in, get involved, and have fun in these hands-on learning opportunities.
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