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Why Building Performance Matters More Than Ever

Why Building Performance Matters More Than Ever

Published 09-08-21

Submitted by International WELL Building Institute

Looking up at skyscrapers from the ground below

This article originally published on The Urban Developer

We have seen it before, and we’ll see it again: a new building that looks incredible, designed and constructed to the highest standards available at the time, well-equipped with the latest technology.

It pops right off the skyline, which the owners and architects intended when they paid for the land and received planning approvals.

"The fact is that you can’t manage what you don’t measure, and we need to measure the performance of our buildings to understand them and improve them," said Jack Noonan, vice president, Commercial, APAC Region, International WELL Building Institute.  “As an industry, we have seen more and more examples of poor performing new buildings, and our competitive and solutions-focused community sought to fix the problem,” he said.

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The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) 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. IWBI was established pursuant to a Clinton Global Initiative commitment to improve the way people live by developing spaces that enhance occupant health and quality of life by sharing the WELL Building Standard globally.

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