WELL Health-Safety

Health-Safety Rating Certification Program




  • An evidence-based, THIRD-PARTY VERIFIED rating
  • Addresses the current COVID-19 environment
  • AND, addresses these broader and future health and safety related issues:
    • Operational Policies – Maintenance Protocols – Emergency Plans




Benefits of having the WELL Health-Safety Rating Certification:

  • Assure your building occupants YOU HAVE TAKEN QUALITY STEPS to:
  • Make the building safe for reentry, meeting high levels of Care
  • Plan and BE PREPARED FOR any future similar issues
  • Further your company emphasis on COLLEAGUE WELL-BEING
  • ENHANCE YOUR HEALTHCARE PLAN being in a Third-Party Certified Healthy building








WELL Health-Safety Rating Enrolled Projects/Organizations:

To date, over 200 organizations have enrolled 6,000 locations world-wide for certification.

• Empire State Realty Trust* (10.1 Million SF)
• Yankee Stadium*
• Carrier*
• Uber
• Adventist Health
• Lendlease
• Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group

* Certified



Amanda Doenges
Client Strategies Leader
Amanda Doenges serves as our Client Strategies Leader in our Education-Corporate practice, where she plays an integral role in developing client relationships, forming strategic partnerships and expanding our geographic reach. She utilizes her knowledge to better serve our clients and advance HEAPY’s strategic framework.
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Ryan Henderson
Practice Director
Ryan brings considerable organizational and market knowledge to his Leadership role as Education and Corporate Practice Director. He has 15 years of experience delivering complex projects in the Education and Corporate Markets and brings a unique ability to address all the critical elements of simple to multi-faceted projects and deliver them expeditiously.
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Michael Berning
Chief Innovation Officer
With over 40 years at HEAPY, Michael Berning serves as our Chief Innovation Officer. He is responsible for the development of new markets and services and to provide corporate leadership for HEAPY Solutions (the wholly owned Construction Management subsidiary of HEAPY). In this role, his team develops the “what’s next” to enhance client service experience and produce colleague advancement opportunities. To emphasize a keen focus on the HEAPY Vision of “Building a more Resilient and Sustainable Society,” new markets and services are centered on SMART Technologies Integration, Distributed Energy Resources, Resiliency Planning, Energy as a Service (EaaS), etc.
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Strategies from the WELL Building Standard that support prevention and preparedness, resilience and recovery relative to COVID-19 were used as a basis to create this Rating Certification.

In March 2020, a group of nearly 600 public health experts, virologists, government officials, academics, business leaders, architects, designers, building scientists and real estate professionals, identified an important need for a third-party designation that would help guide owners and operators towards evidence-based best practices for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and for navigating this crisis and beyond.





Thought Content

Planning for the New Normal
Plumbing Systems Re-Occupancy and Ongoing Operations

Your building may have been shut down these past many months due to WFH/COVID. Minimal use of your building’s water systems creates stagnant water in your plumbing system piping and equipment, which promotes the growth of Legionella and/or other biofilm-associated bacteria. This places your building occupants at risk when re-occupancy occurs. Now is the time to develop and implement a safe and effective Water Management Plan to protect your building occupants, maximizing their health and safety upon re-occupancy.

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