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Health & Wellness Guidance Crosswalk

Meet Federal requirements and establish operational health and wellness goals by exploring how the Federal Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings relate to standards, guidelines, and building rating systems. Choose the criteria that best suit your project to promote health and wellness as optimally as possible.

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) Fitwel v1 Green Globes GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) LEED v4 WELL v1
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Air Quality and Control of Temperature
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Ventilation and Thermal Comfort

Provision of ventilation systems, control of pollutants, IAQ management, and controls for occupant thermal comfort

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
8 Indoor Environmental Quality (ASHRAE Standard 62.1, 62.2, and 170) & ASHRAE Standard 55
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
3-5.1 Ventilation and Thermal Comfort
Fitwel v1 checked
6 Indoor Environment
7 Workspaces
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.1 Ventilation System
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
5.7 IAQ Management
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.7.4 Health and Comfort: Environmental Controls
3.7.4.1 Ventilation and thermal comfort
5.2 Mechanical Performance Attributes
5.2.1 Temperature
5.2.2 Humidity Control
5.2.3 Air Movement
5.2.4 Pressure
5.2.5 Ventilation
5.2.6 Filtration
LEED v4 checked

BD+C and O+M
Prerequisite: Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance
Credit: Thermal Comfort
Pilot Credit 114: Learning Controls for Thermal Comfort

O+M Only
Credit: Occupant Comfort Survey

WELL v1 checked

Air Feature
01 Air Quality Standards (Precondition)
03 Ventilation Effectiveness (Precondition)
05 Air Filtration (Precondition)
13 Air Flush (Optimization)
14 Air Infiltration Management (Optimization)
15 Increased Ventilation (Optimization)
17 Direct Source Ventilation (Optimization)
18 Air Quality Monitoring and Feedback (Optimization)
21 Displacement Ventilation (Optimization)

Comfort Feature
76 Thermal Comfort (Precondition)
82 Individual Thermal Control (Optimization)

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Air Quality and Exposure to Mold and Mildew
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Mold and Mildew

Provide policies and strategies for moisture control

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
8 Indoor Environmental Quality
8.3.6 Moisture Control
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-3 Ventilation Air and Building Envelope Requirements
3-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
3-5.3 Indoor Air Quality
3-5.3.1 Moisture Control
Fitwel v1 checked
6 Interior Environments
6.2 Provide an asbestos-free interior
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
1.0 Energy
1.8 Envelope
1.16 Maintenance Schedules
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.1 Ventilation System
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.2.4 Moisture and Condensate Control
3.2.4.1 Moisture Control Opaque Assemblies
3.3 Prescriptive Enclosure Requirements
3.3.1 Moisture Control
3.3.4 Wall Systems
3.3.4.2 Materials with Organic Content
3.3.4.3 Air/Moisture Barrier System
3.5.2.27 Acoustical Ceilings: includes moisture resistance
LEED v4 checked

BD+C
Credit: Indoor Air Quality Assessment

O+M
Credit: Existing Building Commissioning - Analysis
Credit: Existing Building Commissioning - Implementation

WELL v1 checked
Air Feature
06 Microbe and Mold Control (Precondition)
12 Moisture Management (Precondition)
16 Humidity Control (Optimization)
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Air Quality and Exposure to Radon
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Radon

Test for radon in buildings to mitigate high levels from occupied spaces

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
8 Indoor Environmental Quality
8.3.4 Isolation of the Building from Pollutants in Soil
Fitwel v1 checked
6 Indoor Environment
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
4.0 Emissions, Effluents and Pollution Controls
4.7 Radon
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.3.3 Substructure: depressurization required when radon is present.
WELL v1 checked
Air Feature
01 Air Quality Standards (Precondition): Radon
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Air Quality and Off-Gassing and Exposure to VOCs
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Low-Emitting Materials

Selection of low-emitting materials

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
Section 8: Indoor Environmental Quality
8.4.2 Materials
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
Fitwel v1 checked
6 Indoor Environment
6.3 Adopt and implement an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) policy for the building
Green Globes checked

Existing Buildings
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
5.7 IAQ Management
6.0 Environmental Management System
6.2 Environmental Purchasing

New Construction
3.7.2 Source Control and Measurement of Indoor Pollutants

GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
5.2 Mechanical Performance Attributes
5.2.5 Ventilation: 3 tiers include low emitting materials requirements
LEED v4 checked

O+M
Credit: Green Cleaning - Products and Materials
Credit: Indoor Air Quality Management Program
Credit: Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Strategies

BD+C
Credit: Low-emitting Materials

WELL v1 checked
Air Feature
01 Air Quality Standards (Precondition)
04 VOC Reduction (Precondition)
09 Cleaning Protocol (Precondition)
25 Toxic Material Reduction (Optimization)
26 Enhanced Material Safety (Optimization)
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Air Quality and Plants
GP IV. Enhance indoor Environmental Quality: Plants

Provide access to indoor and outdoor plants

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning: include how convenient access to plants is being considered and accommodated from the beginning of the design process.

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Plants

Fitwel v1 checked
3 Outdoor Spaces
LEED v4 checked
BD+C (except Schools, Homes, & Midrise) and O+M (except Schools)
Pilot Credit 82: Local Food Production
WELL v1 checked

Nourishment Feature
51 Food Production (Optimization)

Mind Feature
88 Biophilia I - Qualitative (Precondition)
100 Biophilia II - Quantitative (Optimization)

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Air Quality in Occupied Buildings Under Construction
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Indoor Air Quality during Building Alterations

Control of indoor air quality and impact on occupants during building alterations of existing spaces

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
10 Construction and Plans for Operation
10.3.1.5 Moisture Control
10.3.1.6 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention Idling of Construction Vehicles
10.3.1.7 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention: Protection of Occupied Spaces
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
2-5.3.3 Protect Indoor Air Quality during Construction
Fitwel v1 checked
6 Indoor Environment
6.3 Adopt and implement an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) policy for the building.
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
LEED v4 checked
O+M
Prerequisite: Facility Maintenance and Renovation Policy
Credit: Solid Waste Management - Facility Maintenance and Renovation
Pilot Credit 75: Clean Construction
WELL v1 checked
Air Feature
07 Construction Pollution Management
13 Air Flush (Optimization)
24 Combustion Minimization (Optimization)
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Chemical Exposure from Pest Management Programs
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Integrated Pest Management

Complete and utilize an integrated pest management program within buildings

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
3-5.3.3 Integrated Pest Management
Fitwel v1 checked
3 Outdoor Spaces
3.7 Adoption of an integrated pest management plan
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
4.0 Emissions, Effluents and Pollution Controls
4.13 Pesticides
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
2.5 Landscape Prescriptive Requirements
2.5.5 Pollinators
2.5.5.3 Supplemental Information and Other Considerations
2.5.5.3.4 Site Maintenance: includes IPM
LEED v4 checked
O+M
Credit: Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
WELL v1 checked
Air Feature
09 Cleaning Protocol (Precondition)
10 Pesticide Management (Precondition)
22 Pest Control (Optimization)
28 Cleanable Environment (Optimization)
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Daylight and Circadian Rhythm
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Daylight

Provide occupant access to daylight

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
8.4.1 Daylighting
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-5.2 Daylighting

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Daylight

Fitwel v1 checked
3 Outdoor Spaces
7 Workspaces
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.8 Lighting Features
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.7 Workplace Performance Attributes
3.7.4 Health and Comfort: Environmental Controls
3.7.4.2 Lighting/Daylighting: employee access to natural daylight
3.7.6.2 Partitions and interior walls: Maximize natural light through placement & colors
6.2 Lighting Performance Attributes
6.2.2 Lighting Quantity
6.3 Lighting Prescriptive Requirements
6.3.1 Indoor Lighting and Daylighting Criteria
6.3.2.5 Lighting Controls
LEED v4 checked
O+M
Credit: Daylight and Quality Views
WELL v1 checked
Light Feature
60 Automated Shading and Dimming Controls (Optimization)
61 Right to Light (Optimization)
62 Daylight Modeling (Optimization)
63 Daylighting Fenestration (Optimization)
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Diet
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Healthy Dining Options

Healthy dining options

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Healthy Dining Options
Fitwel v1 checked
10 Cafeteria and Prepared Food Retail (10.1 - 10.4)
11 Vending Machines and Snack Bars (11.1 - 11.4)
LEED v4 checked
BD+C (except Schools, Homes, & Midrise) and O+M (except Schools)
Pilot Credit 82: Local Food Production
WELL v1 checked
Nourishment Feature
38 Fruits and Vegetables (Precondition)
39 Processed Foods (Precondition)
44 Nutritional Information (Precondition)
45 Food Advertising (Precondition)
47 Serving Sizes (Optimization)
49 Responsible Food Production (Optimization)
51 Food Production (Optimization)
52 Mindful Eating (Optimization)
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Diet
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Potable Water

Potable water

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
6 Water Use Efficiency: limits on use of potable water for irrigation and in HVAC systems.
Requirement for water bottle filling stations for half of all drinking fountains. (2017/Addendum 2014)
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Potable Water
Fitwel v1 checked
9 Water Supply (9.1 - 9.2)
10 Cafeteria and Prepared Food Retail (10.4)
11 Vending Machines and Snack Bars (11.4)
Green Globes checked

Existing Buildings
4.0 Emissions, Effluents, & Pollutant Controls
4.10 Is the drinking water safe?

GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.7.5 Health and comfort: Ergonomics
3.7.5.2 Building Amenities: filtered hot/cold water dispensers = one of the High Performance options
LEED v4 checked
O+M and BD+C
Pilot Credit 105: Lead Risk Reduction
WELL v1 checked
Water Feature
30 Fundamental Water Quality (Precondition)
34 Public Water Additives (Optimization)
36 Water Treatment (Optimization)
37 Drinking Water Promotion (Optimization)
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Exercise
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Stairwells as a Desirable Option

Stairwell vertical circulation

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning
2-2.1.4 Site Integration and Design of the Building

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Making stairwells a desirable option for circulation.

Fitwel v1 checked
5 Stairwells
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.5 Interior Construction and Interior Finishes Performance Attributes
3.5.7 Promote the Use of Stairs
WELL v1 checked
Fitness Feature
64 Interior Fitness Circulation (Precondition)
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Exercise
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Active Workstations

Active workstations

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning
2-2.1.4 Site Integration and Design of the Building

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Active Workstations

Fitwel v1 checked
7 Workspaces
WELL v1 checked
Fitness Feature
71 Active Furnishings (Optimization)
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Exercise
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Fitness Centers

Access to fitness centers

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning
2-2.1.4 Site Integration and Design of the Building

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Fitness Centers

Fitwel v1 checked
3 Outdoor Spaces
8 Shared Spaces
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.7.5 Health and comfort: Ergonomics
3.7.5.2 Building Amenities: one of the High Performance options
WELL v1 checked
Fitness Feature
65 Activity Incentive Programs (Precondition)
66 Structured Fitness Opportunities (Optimization)
68 Physical Activity Spaces (Optimization)
70 Fitness Equipment (Optimization)
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Exercise
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Bicycle Commuter Facilities

Access to bicycle commuter facilities

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
5.3.7 Mitigation of Transportation Impacts
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Bicycle Commuter Facilities

Fitwel v1 checked
2 Building Access
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
1.0 Energy
1.18 Cycling Facilities
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.7.5 Health and comfort: Ergonomics
3.7.5.2 Building Amenities: Locker/changing room = Baseline requirement
LEED v4 checked

O+M
Credit: Alternative Transportation

BD+C and ND
Credit: Bicycle Facilities

WELL v1 checked
Fitness Feature
69 Active Transportation Support (Optimization)
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Exercise
GP I. Employ Integrated Design Principles (NC): Sustainable Locations

Mass transit / public transportation access & walkability

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
5.3.7 Mitigation of Transportation Impacts
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 5 Sustainable Installations
5-1 Overview

Appendix B Best Practices
B-1 Promote Sustainable Location and Site Development
B-1.1 Evaluation of Site

Fitwel v1 checked
1 Location
2 Building Access
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
1.0 Energy
1.17 Public Transportation
1.19 Other Measures
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
2.1 Urban Planning and Public Use Performance Requirements
2.2.1 Sustainable Locations
2.2.1.2 Site Supports Transit-Use and Reduced Automobile Commuting
2.2.1.3 Site Supports Neighborhood Connectivity and Walkability
LEED v4 checked
O+M
Credit: Alternative Transportation
WELL v1 checked
Fitness Feature
67 Exterior Active Design (Optimization)
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General Health & Wellness
GP I. Employ Integrated Design Principles (NC) / Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles (EB)

Integrated team approach for assessment, operation and management of existing buildings

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
Informative Appendix F: Integrated Design
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles

Chapter 3 Assessment of Existing Buildings for High Performance and Sustainable Building (HPSB) Compliance
3.2 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles

Green Globes checked

New Construction
3.1 Project Management
3.1.1 Integrated Design Process (IDP)
3.1.1.4 Capital Asset Plan & Business Case Summary

Existing Buildings
4.0 Emissions, Effluents, & Pollutant Controls
4.12 Health & Safety and Management of Hazardous Products
4.12.5 Is there a Health & Safety Committee that meets regularly and carries out regular inspections of the property?

GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
Appendix Submission Requirements
Integrated Design Review
LEED v4 checked

BD+C
Credit: Integrative Process
Pilot Credit 108: Integrative Process for Health Promotion

O+M
Pilot Credit 101: Integrative Process

WELL v1 checked
Mind Feature
85 Integrative Design (Precondition)
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Potential Exposure and Risk to Occupants
GP V. Reduce the Environmental Impact of Materials

Utilize LCA evaluation of products as a basis for product selection. Complete and utilize a Green Purchasing program.

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
9 The Building's Impact on the Atmosphere, Materials, and Resources
9.4 Prescriptive Option
9.4.1 Reduced Impact Materials
9.4.1.1 Recycled Content and Salvaged Material Content
9.4.1.2 Regional Materials
9.4.1.3 Biobased Products
9.4.1.4 Multiple-Attribute Product Declaration or Certification (EPD, NSF/ANSI Standards, Product Life Cycle)
9.5 Performance Option
9.5.1 Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA)
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-6 Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials
3-6.1.1 Recycled Content
3-6.1.2 Biologically-Based Products
3-6.1.3 Other Sustainable Products
3-6.1.4 Ozone Depleting Substances
3-7 Address Climate Change Risk (risk assessment of location & mitigation plan)
Fitwel v1 checked
6 Indoor Environment
6.3 Adopt and implement an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) policy for the building.
6 Indoor Environment
6.4 Adopt and implement a Green Purchasing Policy
Green Globes checked

New Construction
3.5 Materials & Resources
3.5.2 Interior Fit-out
Path A: Performance Path for Interior Fit-Outs
Life Cycle of Interior Fit-Out
Path B: Prescriptive Path for Interior Fit-Outs
Industry-wide and/or Product-specific EPDs
Third-party certifications based upon multiple attribute standards developed by consensus based process (i.e. NSF/ANSI standards).
Third-party certified life cycle product assessment (ISO 14040 and 14044)

Existing Buildings
6.1 Environmental Managaement System (EMS) Documentation
6.1.2 Stated goals and targets in policy?
6.1.2.4 Environmental purchasing?
6.1.2.5 Reduction in use and proper handling of hazardous products?
6.1.2.6 Training and education?
6.2 Environmental Purchasing

NOTE: As part of GBI/ANSI Revision Committee: Risk Assessment for materials is included in the draft.

GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.4 Interior Performance Requirements: many specific materials requirements by building component (recycled, biobased, etc.), too numerous to list
5.2 Mechanical Performance Attributes
5.2.5 Ventilation: 3 tiers include low emitting materials requirements
LEED v4 checked

BD+C
Credit: Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction Option 3. Building and Material Reuse
Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - EPDs
Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Sourcing of Raw Materials
Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Material Ingredients
Pilot Credit 103: Integrative Analysis of Building Materials
Pilot Credit 109: Building Material Human Hazard & Exposure Assessment
Pilot Credit 112: Certified Multi-attribute Products and Materials

BD+C and O+M
Pilot Credit 79: Material Ingredients Product Manufacturer Supply Chain Optimization
Pilot Credit 102: Legal Wood

O+M
Credit: Purchasing - Ongoing
Credit: Purchasing - Facility Maintenance and Renovation

WELL v1 checked

Air Feature
04 VOC Reduction (Precondition)
09 Cleaning Protocol (Precondition)
11 Fundamental Material Safety (Precondition)
26 Enhanced Material Safety (Optimization)

Mind Feature
97 Material Transparency (Optimization)

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Smoking Reduction / Cessation
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Smoking Restrictions

Restrictions on smoking within buildings

ASHRAE 189.1-2014 checked
8.3.1.4 Prohibits Smoking
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.3.4 Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
Fitwel v1 checked
3 Outdoor Spaces
4 Entrances and Ground Floor
6 Indoor Environment
Green Globes checked
Existing Buildings
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
LEED v4 checked
BD+C and O+M
Prerequisite: Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
WELL v1 checked
Air Feature
02 Smoking Ban
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Views of Nature
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Exterior Views

Provide access to quality exterior views

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016) checked

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning: include how convenient access to exterior views is being considered and accommodated from the beginning of the design process.

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Exterior Views

Fitwel v1 checked
7 Workspaces
7.2 - Outdoor Views
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017) checked
3.7 Workplace Performance Attributes
3.7.6.2 Partitions and interior walls: Tier 3: Do not block access to views
6.2 Lighting Performance Attributes
6.2.1 Lighting Quality: 3 Tiers require access to views for 50-90% of regularly occupied areas
LEED v4 checked
O+M
Credit: Daylight and Quality Views
WELL v1 checked

Light Feature
61 Right to Light (Optimization)

Mind Feature
88 Biophilia I - Qualitative (Precondition)
100 Biophilia II - Quantitative (Optimization)

Air Quality and Control of Temperature
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Ventilation and Thermal Comfort

Provision of ventilation systems, control of pollutants, IAQ management, and controls for occupant thermal comfort

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
8 Indoor Environmental Quality (ASHRAE Standard 62.1, 62.2, and 170) & ASHRAE Standard 55
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
3-5.1 Ventilation and Thermal Comfort
Fitwel v1
6 Indoor Environment
7 Workspaces
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.1 Ventilation System
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
5.7 IAQ Management
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.7.4 Health and Comfort: Environmental Controls
3.7.4.1 Ventilation and thermal comfort
5.2 Mechanical Performance Attributes
5.2.1 Temperature
5.2.2 Humidity Control
5.2.3 Air Movement
5.2.4 Pressure
5.2.5 Ventilation
5.2.6 Filtration
LEED v4

BD+C and O+M
Prerequisite: Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance
Credit: Thermal Comfort
Pilot Credit 114: Learning Controls for Thermal Comfort

O+M Only
Credit: Occupant Comfort Survey

WELL v1

Air Feature
01 Air Quality Standards (Precondition)
03 Ventilation Effectiveness (Precondition)
05 Air Filtration (Precondition)
13 Air Flush (Optimization)
14 Air Infiltration Management (Optimization)
15 Increased Ventilation (Optimization)
17 Direct Source Ventilation (Optimization)
18 Air Quality Monitoring and Feedback (Optimization)
21 Displacement Ventilation (Optimization)

Comfort Feature
76 Thermal Comfort (Precondition)
82 Individual Thermal Control (Optimization)

Air Quality and Exposure to Mold and Mildew
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Mold and Mildew

Provide policies and strategies for moisture control

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
8 Indoor Environmental Quality
8.3.6 Moisture Control
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-3 Ventilation Air and Building Envelope Requirements
3-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
3-5.3 Indoor Air Quality
3-5.3.1 Moisture Control
Fitwel v1
6 Interior Environments
6.2 Provide an asbestos-free interior
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
1.0 Energy
1.8 Envelope
1.16 Maintenance Schedules
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.1 Ventilation System
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.2.4 Moisture and Condensate Control
3.2.4.1 Moisture Control Opaque Assemblies
3.3 Prescriptive Enclosure Requirements
3.3.1 Moisture Control
3.3.4 Wall Systems
3.3.4.2 Materials with Organic Content
3.3.4.3 Air/Moisture Barrier System
3.5.2.27 Acoustical Ceilings: includes moisture resistance
LEED v4

BD+C
Credit: Indoor Air Quality Assessment

O+M
Credit: Existing Building Commissioning - Analysis
Credit: Existing Building Commissioning - Implementation

WELL v1
Air Feature
06 Microbe and Mold Control (Precondition)
12 Moisture Management (Precondition)
16 Humidity Control (Optimization)
Air Quality and Exposure to Radon
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Radon

Test for radon in buildings to mitigate high levels from occupied spaces

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
8 Indoor Environmental Quality
8.3.4 Isolation of the Building from Pollutants in Soil
Fitwel v1
6 Indoor Environment
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
4.0 Emissions, Effluents and Pollution Controls
4.7 Radon
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.3.3 Substructure: depressurization required when radon is present.
WELL v1
Air Feature
01 Air Quality Standards (Precondition): Radon
Air Quality and Off-Gassing and Exposure to VOCs
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Low-Emitting Materials

Selection of low-emitting materials

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
Section 8: Indoor Environmental Quality
8.4.2 Materials
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
Fitwel v1
6 Indoor Environment
6.3 Adopt and implement an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) policy for the building
Green Globes

Existing Buildings
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
5.7 IAQ Management
6.0 Environmental Management System
6.2 Environmental Purchasing

New Construction
3.7.2 Source Control and Measurement of Indoor Pollutants

GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
5.2 Mechanical Performance Attributes
5.2.5 Ventilation: 3 tiers include low emitting materials requirements
LEED v4

O+M
Credit: Green Cleaning - Products and Materials
Credit: Indoor Air Quality Management Program
Credit: Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Strategies

BD+C
Credit: Low-emitting Materials

WELL v1
Air Feature
01 Air Quality Standards (Precondition)
04 VOC Reduction (Precondition)
09 Cleaning Protocol (Precondition)
25 Toxic Material Reduction (Optimization)
26 Enhanced Material Safety (Optimization)
Air Quality and Plants
GP IV. Enhance indoor Environmental Quality: Plants

Provide access to indoor and outdoor plants

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning: include how convenient access to plants is being considered and accommodated from the beginning of the design process.

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Plants

Fitwel v1
3 Outdoor Spaces
LEED v4
BD+C (except Schools, Homes, & Midrise) and O+M (except Schools)
Pilot Credit 82: Local Food Production
WELL v1

Nourishment Feature
51 Food Production (Optimization)

Mind Feature
88 Biophilia I - Qualitative (Precondition)
100 Biophilia II - Quantitative (Optimization)

Air Quality in Occupied Buildings Under Construction
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Indoor Air Quality during Building Alterations

Control of indoor air quality and impact on occupants during building alterations of existing spaces

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
10 Construction and Plans for Operation
10.3.1.5 Moisture Control
10.3.1.6 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention Idling of Construction Vehicles
10.3.1.7 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention: Protection of Occupied Spaces
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Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
2-5.3.3 Protect Indoor Air Quality during Construction
Fitwel v1
6 Indoor Environment
6.3 Adopt and implement an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) policy for the building.
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
LEED v4
O+M
Prerequisite: Facility Maintenance and Renovation Policy
Credit: Solid Waste Management - Facility Maintenance and Renovation
Pilot Credit 75: Clean Construction
WELL v1
Air Feature
07 Construction Pollution Management
13 Air Flush (Optimization)
24 Combustion Minimization (Optimization)
Chemical Exposure from Pest Management Programs
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Integrated Pest Management

Complete and utilize an integrated pest management program within buildings

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)
Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5 Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality
3-5.3.3 Integrated Pest Management
Fitwel v1
3 Outdoor Spaces
3.7 Adoption of an integrated pest management plan
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
4.0 Emissions, Effluents and Pollution Controls
4.13 Pesticides
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
2.5 Landscape Prescriptive Requirements
2.5.5 Pollinators
2.5.5.3 Supplemental Information and Other Considerations
2.5.5.3.4 Site Maintenance: includes IPM
LEED v4
O+M
Credit: Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
WELL v1
Air Feature
09 Cleaning Protocol (Precondition)
10 Pesticide Management (Precondition)
22 Pest Control (Optimization)
28 Cleanable Environment (Optimization)
Daylight and Circadian Rhythm
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Daylight

Provide occupant access to daylight

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
8.4.1 Daylighting
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Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-5.2 Daylighting

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Daylight

Fitwel v1
3 Outdoor Spaces
7 Workspaces
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
5.0 Indoor Environment
5.8 Lighting Features
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.7 Workplace Performance Attributes
3.7.4 Health and Comfort: Environmental Controls
3.7.4.2 Lighting/Daylighting: employee access to natural daylight
3.7.6.2 Partitions and interior walls: Maximize natural light through placement & colors
6.2 Lighting Performance Attributes
6.2.2 Lighting Quantity
6.3 Lighting Prescriptive Requirements
6.3.1 Indoor Lighting and Daylighting Criteria
6.3.2.5 Lighting Controls
LEED v4
O+M
Credit: Daylight and Quality Views
WELL v1
Light Feature
60 Automated Shading and Dimming Controls (Optimization)
61 Right to Light (Optimization)
62 Daylight Modeling (Optimization)
63 Daylighting Fenestration (Optimization)
Diet
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Healthy Dining Options

Healthy dining options

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Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Healthy Dining Options
Fitwel v1
10 Cafeteria and Prepared Food Retail (10.1 - 10.4)
11 Vending Machines and Snack Bars (11.1 - 11.4)
LEED v4
BD+C (except Schools, Homes, & Midrise) and O+M (except Schools)
Pilot Credit 82: Local Food Production
WELL v1
Nourishment Feature
38 Fruits and Vegetables (Precondition)
39 Processed Foods (Precondition)
44 Nutritional Information (Precondition)
45 Food Advertising (Precondition)
47 Serving Sizes (Optimization)
49 Responsible Food Production (Optimization)
51 Food Production (Optimization)
52 Mindful Eating (Optimization)
Diet
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Potable Water

Potable water

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
6 Water Use Efficiency: limits on use of potable water for irrigation and in HVAC systems.
Requirement for water bottle filling stations for half of all drinking fountains. (2017/Addendum 2014)
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Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Potable Water
Fitwel v1
9 Water Supply (9.1 - 9.2)
10 Cafeteria and Prepared Food Retail (10.4)
11 Vending Machines and Snack Bars (11.4)
Green Globes

Existing Buildings
4.0 Emissions, Effluents, & Pollutant Controls
4.10 Is the drinking water safe?

GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.7.5 Health and comfort: Ergonomics
3.7.5.2 Building Amenities: filtered hot/cold water dispensers = one of the High Performance options
LEED v4
O+M and BD+C
Pilot Credit 105: Lead Risk Reduction
WELL v1
Water Feature
30 Fundamental Water Quality (Precondition)
34 Public Water Additives (Optimization)
36 Water Treatment (Optimization)
37 Drinking Water Promotion (Optimization)
Exercise
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Stairwells as a Desirable Option

Stairwell vertical circulation

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning
2-2.1.4 Site Integration and Design of the Building

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Making stairwells a desirable option for circulation.

Fitwel v1
5 Stairwells
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.5 Interior Construction and Interior Finishes Performance Attributes
3.5.7 Promote the Use of Stairs
WELL v1
Fitness Feature
64 Interior Fitness Circulation (Precondition)
Exercise
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Active Workstations

Active workstations

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning
2-2.1.4 Site Integration and Design of the Building

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Active Workstations

Fitwel v1
7 Workspaces
WELL v1
Fitness Feature
71 Active Furnishings (Optimization)
Exercise
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Fitness Centers

Access to fitness centers

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning
2-2.1.4 Site Integration and Design of the Building

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Fitness Centers

Fitwel v1
3 Outdoor Spaces
8 Shared Spaces
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.7.5 Health and comfort: Ergonomics
3.7.5.2 Building Amenities: one of the High Performance options
WELL v1
Fitness Feature
65 Activity Incentive Programs (Precondition)
66 Structured Fitness Opportunities (Optimization)
68 Physical Activity Spaces (Optimization)
70 Fitness Equipment (Optimization)
Exercise
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Bicycle Commuter Facilities

Access to bicycle commuter facilities

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
5.3.7 Mitigation of Transportation Impacts
DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Bicycle Commuter Facilities

Fitwel v1
2 Building Access
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
1.0 Energy
1.18 Cycling Facilities
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.7.5 Health and comfort: Ergonomics
3.7.5.2 Building Amenities: Locker/changing room = Baseline requirement
LEED v4

O+M
Credit: Alternative Transportation

BD+C and ND
Credit: Bicycle Facilities

WELL v1
Fitness Feature
69 Active Transportation Support (Optimization)
Exercise
GP I. Employ Integrated Design Principles (NC): Sustainable Locations

Mass transit / public transportation access & walkability

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
5.3.7 Mitigation of Transportation Impacts
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Chapter 5 Sustainable Installations
5-1 Overview

Appendix B Best Practices
B-1 Promote Sustainable Location and Site Development
B-1.1 Evaluation of Site

Fitwel v1
1 Location
2 Building Access
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
1.0 Energy
1.17 Public Transportation
1.19 Other Measures
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
2.1 Urban Planning and Public Use Performance Requirements
2.2.1 Sustainable Locations
2.2.1.2 Site Supports Transit-Use and Reduced Automobile Commuting
2.2.1.3 Site Supports Neighborhood Connectivity and Walkability
LEED v4
O+M
Credit: Alternative Transportation
WELL v1
Fitness Feature
67 Exterior Active Design (Optimization)
General Health & Wellness
GP I. Employ Integrated Design Principles (NC) / Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles (EB)

Integrated team approach for assessment, operation and management of existing buildings

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
Informative Appendix F: Integrated Design
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Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2 Employ Integrated Design Principles

Chapter 3 Assessment of Existing Buildings for High Performance and Sustainable Building (HPSB) Compliance
3.2 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles

Green Globes

New Construction
3.1 Project Management
3.1.1 Integrated Design Process (IDP)
3.1.1.4 Capital Asset Plan & Business Case Summary

Existing Buildings
4.0 Emissions, Effluents, & Pollutant Controls
4.12 Health & Safety and Management of Hazardous Products
4.12.5 Is there a Health & Safety Committee that meets regularly and carries out regular inspections of the property?

GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
Appendix Submission Requirements
Integrated Design Review
LEED v4

BD+C
Credit: Integrative Process
Pilot Credit 108: Integrative Process for Health Promotion

O+M
Pilot Credit 101: Integrative Process

WELL v1
Mind Feature
85 Integrative Design (Precondition)
Potential Exposure and Risk to Occupants
GP V. Reduce the Environmental Impact of Materials

Utilize LCA evaluation of products as a basis for product selection. Complete and utilize a Green Purchasing program.

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
9 The Building's Impact on the Atmosphere, Materials, and Resources
9.4 Prescriptive Option
9.4.1 Reduced Impact Materials
9.4.1.1 Recycled Content and Salvaged Material Content
9.4.1.2 Regional Materials
9.4.1.3 Biobased Products
9.4.1.4 Multiple-Attribute Product Declaration or Certification (EPD, NSF/ANSI Standards, Product Life Cycle)
9.5 Performance Option
9.5.1 Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA)
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Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-6 Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials
3-6.1.1 Recycled Content
3-6.1.2 Biologically-Based Products
3-6.1.3 Other Sustainable Products
3-6.1.4 Ozone Depleting Substances
3-7 Address Climate Change Risk (risk assessment of location & mitigation plan)
Fitwel v1
6 Indoor Environment
6.3 Adopt and implement an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) policy for the building.
6 Indoor Environment
6.4 Adopt and implement a Green Purchasing Policy
Green Globes

New Construction
3.5 Materials & Resources
3.5.2 Interior Fit-out
Path A: Performance Path for Interior Fit-Outs
Life Cycle of Interior Fit-Out
Path B: Prescriptive Path for Interior Fit-Outs
Industry-wide and/or Product-specific EPDs
Third-party certifications based upon multiple attribute standards developed by consensus based process (i.e. NSF/ANSI standards).
Third-party certified life cycle product assessment (ISO 14040 and 14044)

Existing Buildings
6.1 Environmental Managaement System (EMS) Documentation
6.1.2 Stated goals and targets in policy?
6.1.2.4 Environmental purchasing?
6.1.2.5 Reduction in use and proper handling of hazardous products?
6.1.2.6 Training and education?
6.2 Environmental Purchasing

NOTE: As part of GBI/ANSI Revision Committee: Risk Assessment for materials is included in the draft.

GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.4 Interior Performance Requirements: many specific materials requirements by building component (recycled, biobased, etc.), too numerous to list
5.2 Mechanical Performance Attributes
5.2.5 Ventilation: 3 tiers include low emitting materials requirements
LEED v4

BD+C
Credit: Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction Option 3. Building and Material Reuse
Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - EPDs
Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Sourcing of Raw Materials
Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Material Ingredients
Pilot Credit 103: Integrative Analysis of Building Materials
Pilot Credit 109: Building Material Human Hazard & Exposure Assessment
Pilot Credit 112: Certified Multi-attribute Products and Materials

BD+C and O+M
Pilot Credit 79: Material Ingredients Product Manufacturer Supply Chain Optimization
Pilot Credit 102: Legal Wood

O+M
Credit: Purchasing - Ongoing
Credit: Purchasing - Facility Maintenance and Renovation

WELL v1

Air Feature
04 VOC Reduction (Precondition)
09 Cleaning Protocol (Precondition)
11 Fundamental Material Safety (Precondition)
26 Enhanced Material Safety (Optimization)

Mind Feature
97 Material Transparency (Optimization)

Smoking Reduction / Cessation
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Smoking Restrictions

Restrictions on smoking within buildings

ASHRAE 189.1-2014
8.3.1.4 Prohibits Smoking
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Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.3.4 Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
Fitwel v1
3 Outdoor Spaces
4 Entrances and Ground Floor
6 Indoor Environment
Green Globes
Existing Buildings
5.6 Control of Pollutants at Source
LEED v4
BD+C and O+M
Prerequisite: Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
WELL v1
Air Feature
02 Smoking Ban
Views of Nature
GP IV. Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality: Exterior Views

Provide access to quality exterior views

DoD UFC 1-200-02 (Dec 2016)

Chapter 2 Building Design & Construction
2-2.1.1 Integrated Planning: include how convenient access to exterior views is being considered and accommodated from the beginning of the design process.

Chapter 3 Employ Integrated Assessment, Operation, and Management Principles
3-5.4 Occupant Health and Wellness: Convenient Access to Exterior Views

Fitwel v1
7 Workspaces
7.2 - Outdoor Views
GSA PBS-P100 (Apr 2017)
3.7 Workplace Performance Attributes
3.7.6.2 Partitions and interior walls: Tier 3: Do not block access to views
6.2 Lighting Performance Attributes
6.2.1 Lighting Quality: 3 Tiers require access to views for 50-90% of regularly occupied areas
LEED v4
O+M
Credit: Daylight and Quality Views
WELL v1

Light Feature
61 Right to Light (Optimization)

Mind Feature
88 Biophilia I - Qualitative (Precondition)
100 Biophilia II - Quantitative (Optimization)