Brain Food: Introduction to Healthy Buildings

Education, Brain Food On-Demand, Membership,

In addition to LEED, this lecture will provide a brief introduction to other green building rating systems like WELL, Fitwel, and Living Building Challenge (LBC).  This lecture will also discuss Vanderbilt University's LBC Journey. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn what a “healthy building” means and how that relates to planning, design, construction, and life cycle operation.
  2. Gain a baseline understanding of the various methods for tracking and certifying the sustainability of projects.
  3. Understand the procedural differences between LEED, WELL, Living Building Challenge (LBC), and other rating systems.
  4. Apply knowledge gained from a case study featuring Vanderbilt University and the lessons it learned from an LBC project.