Southeast Venture Interior Designer Earns WELL AP Credential
Monika Whittenburg, senior interior designer at Southeast Venture Design has earned the WELL Accredited Professional (WELL APTM) credential through the International WELL Building InstituteTM (IWBITM), placing her among a group of leading professionals who are dedicated to supporting human health and well-being in the built environment.
The WELL AP credential is the new, leading credential signifying advanced knowledge of health and well-being in the built environment and specialization in the WELL Building StandardTM (WELL).
“We are excited that Monika has achieved her certification as a WELL AP,” said Southeast Venture Design Partner Iain Shriver. “With this certification, she continues to exemplify our commitment to creating healthy and sustainable buildings for our clients. It places Monika as an expert in people-focused design.”
WELL APs have completed a comprehensive educational program and successfully passed the WELL AP exam, an assessment based on the expertise of leading practitioners in the field of design, health and wellness in the built environment. Developed using GBCI’s rigorous test development best practices, the WELL AP exam is designed to test a candidate’s knowledge and proficiency in building wellness and the principles, practices and applications of the WELL Building Standard.
“Becoming a WELL AP was important to me because I am passionate about expanding my knowledge of how to provide healthy environments to my clients. I want to provide a healthy facility through appropriate materials, healthy air and clean water,” said Whittenburg. “I was drawn to WELL because it goes above and beyond other building certifications. The unique requirements for this accreditation ensure a company implements policies that encourage employees to live a holistically healthy lifestyle. I am excited to implement this knowledge on future projects and be able to encourage our clients to pursue WELL Certification.“
The WELL Building Standard is the first building standard to focus exclusively on the health and wellness of the people in buildings. WELL is an evidence and performance-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring features that impact human health and well-being in the built environment, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.
The WELL Building Standard and more information on the WELL AP is available at www.wellcertified.com.