USGBC-LA created the Healthy Building Commitment (HBC) as an accessible and cost-effective solution for building owners, tenants, and individuals, enabling them to offer healthy and resilient environments for living, working, and recreational activities.
By embracing the Healthy Building Commitment, you have the freedom to determine how you want to achieve your goals, and we are here to provide guidance throughout your journey. Continue reading to discover more!
Did you know?
- Indoor air quality can be 2-5 times worse than outdoor air quality.
- About 50% of illnesses that affect workforces are linked to workplace conditions.
- Employees who are satisfied with their work environment are 16% more productive, 18% more likely to stay in their job, and 30% more inclined to choose their company over competitors.
The 5 healthy building principles
USGBC-LA is dedicated to offering personalized assistance, exclusive cost savings, and access to educational materials to enhance the well-being of your workspace. The Healthy Building Commitment is applicable not only to commercial areas but also to home offices.
Read an article recently published by gb&d Magazine for October 2020 on the Healthy Building Commitment.
Enroll Your Workspace
When you register your workspace, whether it’s a corporate office or a home office, USGBC-LA will support your commitment to creating a healthier environment by:
- Facilitating connections with partner companies to secure reduced prices on indoor air quality sensors.
- Offering green cleaning plans and resources, which includes access to our Green Janitor Education Program (for corporate offices).
- Assisting you in evaluating and connecting you with resources to incorporate greenery or urban gardens into your space.
- Supplying fitness and activity guidelines for your occupants and/or linking you to resources related to active space design, fitness classes, and more.
- Conducting occupant surveys to assist in assessing occupants’ or employees’ preferences for their space, its impact on them, and how they value the workspace.