Honeywell Joins IWBI Membership Program as a Cornerstone Member
Membership highlights Honeywell’s commitment to creating healthier buildings
ATLANTA, January 20, 2021 – Honeywell [NYSE: HON] has announced its involvement in the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) membership program as a Cornerstone member. Honeywell joins like-minded companies from across the globe that are committed to enhancing buildings and communities to help people thrive.
The membership program at IWBI convenes, celebrates and fosters collaboration with companies and organizations who are leading the movement to advance human health in buildings and communities around the world. This dynamic framework allows Honeywell to tap into IWBI’s expansive resources and knowledge and demonstrates the company’s alignment with IWBI’s mission.
“The IWBI membership community is a dedicated group of leaders that is united in their efforts to elevate the health and well-being of people at every step,” said IWBI president and CEO Rachel Hodgdon. “We are excited to have Honeywell join our journey towards building a healthier future.”
Creating a healthier building environment to enhance the occupant experience has long been an area of focus for Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT), which recently launched an integrated set of Healthy Buildings solutions to help building owners improve the health of building environments, operate more cleanly and safely, comply with social distancing policies, and help reassure occupants that it is safer to return to the workplace. The Honeywell Healthy Buildings solutions can support the needs of any building and features specific solutions for premium commercial buildings, airports, hospitality, healthcare, stadia and education sectors.
“At Honeywell, we are committed to transforming the way every building operates to improve the quality of peoples’ lives and this year has shown a greater need than ever to create healthier building environment,” said Patrick Hogan, chief commercial officer, Honeywell Building Technologies. “Our IWBI membership is another way we can continue to show our commitment to improving the built environment and help provide the tools building owners and operators need to create safer, more efficient and healthier spaces for occupants to work, learn, shop, travel, receive care and return to life.”
Honeywell plans to leverage the multiple IWBI membership benefits, which include opportunities for industry collaborations and access to market updates and quarterly briefings that provide insights into developments at IWBI and the broader industry.
Honeywell’s Healthy Buildings Solutions integrate air quality, safety and security technologies along with advanced analytics to help building owners minimize potential risks of contamination and improve business continuity by monitoring both the building environment and building occupants’ behaviors.
International WELL Building Institute
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is leading the global movement to transform our buildings, communities and organizations in ways that help people thrive. WELL v2 is the most recent version of its popular WELL Building Standard (WELL), and the WELL Community Standard pilot is a district scale rating system that sets a new global benchmark for healthy communities. The WELL Health-Safety Rating is an evidence-based, third-party verified rating focused on operational policies, maintenance protocols, emergency plans and stakeholder education to help organizations get back to business. IWBI mobilizes the wellness community through management of the WELL AP credential, the pursuit of applicable research, the development of educational resources, and advocacy for policies that promote health and wellness everywhere. More information on WELL can be found here.
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About Honeywell Building Technologies
Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT) is a global business with more than 20,000 employees. HBT creates products, software and technologies found in more than 10 million buildings worldwide. Commercial building owners and operators use our technologies to help create safe, energy efficient, sustainable and productive facilities. For more news and information on Honeywell Building Technologies, visit http://www.honeywell.com/newsroom.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 technology company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings and industry; and performance materials globally. Our technologies help aircraft, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.