VCA White Paper – WELL Standards: How to Innovate Your Building

VCA White Paper – WELL Standards: How to Innovate Your Building

The focus for the IWBI moving forward is to encourage WELL projects to focus on innovation. The previous version of the WELL certification placed the Innovation feature as an optimization under the Mind feature. Seeing a need to evolve and include more project types, WELL certification has progressed with the Innovation feature evolving into its own separate category.

The Next Chapter in Green Buildings – the WELL Standard

The Next Chapter in Green Buildings – the WELL Standard

By Moe Fakih, Vice President LEED AP(Rater, O+M) CCP, GPR, BPI, WELL AP   Both buildings and people affect the bottom line. Wellness programs maximize both. Business owners are becoming increasingly aware of employee desires for high quality work spaces. In order to...
A VCA White Paper

A VCA White Paper

10 Critical Changes Project Teams Should Know About LEED® v4 The USGBC has developed and published its newest version of the LEED rating system with significant changes that are setting higher standards for building design and construction. This white paper focused on...
VCA Knowledge Exchange – ZNE

VCA Knowledge Exchange – ZNE

Understanding Net Zero Time Dependent Value: Gas vs. Electricity Second in a Series We invite questions and we will share information regarding building codes like CALGreen, Title 24, Technology and Design, and other ZNE-related subjects. In this article, we...
VCA Knowledge Exchange – ZNE

VCA Knowledge Exchange – ZNE

Understanding Zero Net Energy and Latest Updates to Mandates First in a Series – in this article, we address: – What is ZNE? – definitions defined – TDV – time dependent valuations – City and County enforcement – Outside...
A VCA Green Resource

A VCA Green Resource

Building Commissioning – Frequently Asked Questions About Cx and RCx VCA Green prepared an informative document on questions we are most often asked commissioning, including ROI expectations, new construction and existing buildings. Download the FAQ here:...