Public Health and Health Education Associate Professor Lynn Herrmann has been named to a concept advisory panel with the International WELL Building Institute. The is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being through the built environment. IWBI administers the WELL Building Standard (WELL) – a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of buildings that impact the health and well-being of the people who live, work, and learn in them.
Herrmann has been named to the WELL Movement Concept Advisory panel to promote movement, physical activity and active living and discourage sedentary behaviors through environmental design strategies, programs and policies.
WELL Building Standard formed this network of global concept advisories to explore, better understand and, ultimately, more accurately quantify the impact of specific health intents captured in the 10 WELL concepts – air, water, nourishment, light, movement, thermal comfort, materials, sound, mind and community.