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Introducing Fitwel v2.1
v2.1 advances the Fitwel vision where every building and community is optimized for health
Fitwel v2.1 represents a major system update to reflect a review of the global evidence-base, and two years of industry feedback from our diverse users.
Featuring an increasingly dynamic user experience, v2.1 introduces a new construction pathway, new and updated scorecards for Retail, Workplace and Multifamily Residential, and a pilot for Fitwel Community. Read More for a summary of v2.1.
Join the Healthy Building Movement
Whether you are looking to impact a single project or an entire portfolio of buildings, you can apply the Fitwel Strategies to achieve Fitwel certification through a streamlined and user-friendly system. In the process, you'll also discover how your efforts are taking occupant health to the next level.
Fitwel Recognizes the Best in Building Health
The Center for Active Design announced an 80% increase in Fitwel projects achieving certification between 2017 and 2018, and recognized exceptional real estate, design, and consulting companies for their unique achievements in leading the industry towards building health.
Boston Properties First to Undertake New Construction Pathway
Fitwel Champions are companies that have committed to using Fitwel at a portfolio scale. Fitwel streamlines the process for efficient application throughout a portfolio, by focusing on parallels in the design and operations of buildings.
Who Is Using It?
Check Out Our Data-Driven, Digital Portal
Certification doesn't have to be a painful process, and the Fitwel Portal makes it easy thanks to its interactive, digital interface that gives you faster access to key info on project performance and health impact. The Fitwel Portal is an all-encompassing platform that allows you to register, benchmark, and submit a single project or an entire real estate portfolio for Fitwel certification.
What Our Fans are Saying
Bob Simpson Vice President of Affordable & Green Financing, Fannie Mae
Fannie Mae believes that the manner in which affordable rental housing properties are designed and maintained creates a strong platform for healthier families and their surrounding neighborhoods. Fitwel’s healthy building certification system strengthens that platform by providing multifamily property owners and developers with the tools they need to create healthier places to live for our nation’s renter population.
Vincent R. Ciruzzi Chief Development Officer, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc
Alexandria is proud to be recognized by Fitwel for our commitment to creating dynamic and collaborative environments that promote the health and efficiency of our tenants and enable them to develop innovative solutions that advance human health. Our leadership and regional teams are very supportive and enthusiastic about utilizing the tool in our campus development and operations to advance our goal of increasing employee health and wellness.
Jonathan Flaherty Senior Director, Sustainability & Utilities, Tishman Speyer
Fitwel is an outstanding partner for Tishman Speyer as we prioritize the health and wellness of our tenants throughout our worldwide portfolio. We will apply Fitwel not just in the United States, but introduce it to the Chinese, Indian and European markets, making it a global strategic resource and roadmap to create healthier work environments.