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RESET and Fitwel Align to Promote Optimal Indoor Air Quality Across Buildings Globally

The Center for Active Design (CfAD) and GIGA循绿 announces an alignment between the RESET Standard and the Fitwel Certification System. Under this alignment, projects using the RESET Air certification can also receive credit towards Fitwel certification, expanding both systems’ impact in communities around the world.

“Fitwel is empowering everybody to engage in the healthy building movement, and RESET is proud to serve as the standard for measuring on-going air quality data and communicating how it affects occupant health,” said Raefer Wallis, CEO, RESET.

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Fitwel Expands to Support Healthier Residential Environments

The Center for Active Design expands Fitwel, offering the only certification system that qualifies access to Fannie Mae’s Healthy Housing Rewards initiative, and welcomes AvalonBay, the first residential-only developer to become a Fitwel Champion.

Recognizing the demand for a health-promoting certification system for residential settings, CfAD, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and experts from the design and development community, expanded Fitwel to directly target multifamily residential buildings and developments.

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