Frequently Asked Questions
Documentation and PV
What is WELL v2™?
What was the development process for WELL v2?
How long will WELL v2 remain in pilot? How long will WELL v1 be available for registration?
Why should I register my project for WELL early on?
What’s new in WELL v2?
How does WELL v2 take a more unified approach for all projects?
What types of buildings can take advantage of WELL Core?
How has WELL become more localized for markets around the world?
Why have the seven concepts in WELL v1 expanded to 10 concepts in WELL v2?
How has the scoring system changed?
What changes can I expect to see in the features?
What does the addition of a “custom scorecard” entail?
Documentation & performance verification
When will IWBI have sample documentation available for WELL v2 projects?
What is WELL Design & Operations™ (WELL D&O™)?
How has performance verification changed?
Who can I contract to conduct the necessary onsite performance testing?
How does WELL v2 acknowledge continuous monitoring?
Registration with WELL v2: Options for new and registered projects
I’m planning to register a new WELL project. Do I have to register my project under WELL v2?
I’m already registered under WELL v1. What are my options?
Will my project have to sign a new certification agreement if we upgrade from WELL v1 to WELL v2?
How do I determine if WELL v2 is the right fit for registering or upgrading my project?
If my project remains registered under WELL v1, which version of the Performance Verification Guidebook are we required to use?
How does WELL v2 impact my approach to recertification?
What are my options for payment under WELL v2?
Are there discounts available?
What prompted the pricing updates in WELL v2?
Does WELL v2 pricing include the cost of onsite performance testing?
Why is IWBI offering a subscription option?
What else do I get with my subscription contract, beyond what’s included in the single-cycle fees?
How do I determine the size of my project when generating a price quote or creating a scorecard?
WELL APs and WELL AP exams
How does the launch of WELL v2 pilot impact the WELL AP exam? When can I expect changes?
Will the next version of WELL impact the status or value of my current WELL AP credential?