Is WELL Platinum on a Low Budget Possible? You Betcha! – A Case Study of WELL Platinum Certification

Midwest Virtual Meeting Series

Hosted by:

IES Midwest Regional Director and District Chairs Tuesday, November 17, 2020
12:00pm EST (11:00am CST) Registration information included

 

A small Cincinnati Regional business had a dream to be a healthier place for its staff and set an example of what is possible on a tight budget. Enriching Spaces in partnership with emersion DESIGN navigates toward WELL v2 Platinum pending certification while keeping costs at a minimum. This session will share their successes, struggles, lesson learned, and important partnerships discovered along the way.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the importance of a healthy office environment for employee health and happiness.
  2. Learn where to focus costs to gain the largest return on investment.
  3. Understand the importance (and value) of having a dedicated and knowledgeable team.
  4. Understand the value of education and how educational partnerships can reduce project costs.

Our Presenters:

Dawn Schwartzman, Owner and CEO of Enriching Spaces

Dawn provides leadership and strategic management for Enriching Spaces, a certified woman owned company specializing in the design and project management of inspired workspaces for business, learning and healthcare environments. Enriching Spaces partners with the most respected global leaders in developing sustainable human-centered solutions including Herman Miller, OFS Brands, Exemplis, Vitra and Interface. Enriching Spaces services customers regionally and nationwide. WELL Building principles inform our designs, selections and culture. In our own showroom and studio, the images, textures, and patterns of nature inspire a variety of spaces that nurture community, creative thinking and well-being. Dawn’s interests include the study of environmental psychology, WELL Building, Biomimicry, Biophilia, Feng Shui, Vastu, Sacred Geometry and other forms of Nature Inspired Design.

Yasha Ogg, Emersion Design, WELL AP; WELL Faculty; LEED AP ID+C, BD+C; Fitwel Amb; EcoDistricts AP; LFA

Yasha Ogg is an interior designer, speaker, and advocate for healthy, sustainable building design, both interior and exterior. As a WELL faculty, Yasha leads the movement to improve health and well-being in buildings and communities across the world. Using his expertise in WELL, Fitwel, LEED and Living Building along with industry research, Yasha strives to create healthy, productive environments for building occupants through the design of sustainable human-centric spaces. With a background in higher education campuses, laboratory facilities, multi-family housing, and medical office buildings, Yasha understands that the well-being of employees directly impacts the bottom line of businesses. As such, he enjoys working directly with end users to understand their needs to make their businesses successful and productive.

Date
Nov 17, 2020

Time
12:00 PM EST (11:00 AM CST)