Jared Morello, director of marketing and product management at Legrand, North and Central America, has been selected by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) to be part of the 2020 WELL Concept Advisory for Light. Morello joins a select group of industry professionals who will guide the continuous evolution of concepts in the WELL Building Standard (WELL), a building rating system focusing on the impacts of buildings on human health and well-being.
The nine WELL concept advisories – Air and Thermal Comfort, Water, Nourishment, Light, Movement, Sound, Materials, Mind and Community – align with the 10 WELL concepts introduced in the WELL v2 pilot. WELL concept advisories consist of leading global subject matter experts and practitioners across the fields of public health, design, building and medical science.
Advisors will work with the IWBI Standard Development team throughout the year to help ensure that WELL continues to align with the latest industry research, meets user needs and raises the bar for healthy, high-performing buildings around the world.
“Legrand is proud that it can contribute to the WELL Concept Advisory. Jared Morello’s appointment further validates our commitment to investing in the health and wellbeing of employees and communities,” states Susan Rochford, VP, energy efficiency, sustainability and public policy, Legrand North and Central America.
“It is an honor to join such an esteemed group of experts to shape the future of the WELL Standard,” remarks Morello, “This is a personal passion of mine and I’m grateful to have the opportunity to contribute to the evolution of WELL certified buildings.”